WorldCat Identities

Jessel, George 1898-1981

Overview
Works: 281 works in 414 publications in 2 languages and 4,785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Biography  Musical films  Comedy films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Music  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, pmn, Speaker, Production personnel, Singer, Librettist, Author of introduction, Musician
Classifications: PN2287.J56, 791.4372
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Nightmare alley by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanton Carlisle is an ambitious carnie who plays scams alongside phony mentalist Zeena and her alcoholic husband Pete, working the crowd as Zeena pretends to read their minds. But Stan has no intention of staying with the carnival; he has his heart set on an upscale night club act
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
The toastmaster general's guide to successful public speaking by George Jessel( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The toastmaster general's favorite jokes; openings and closings for speechmakers by George Jessel( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegy in Manhattan by George Jessel( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches in free verse about famous personalities of the theater and the world of politics
The Dolly Sisters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fictionalized account of the singing and dancing duo from Hungary, the two sisters take to vaudeville in order to pay off their uncle's card debt
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
Jessel, anyone? by George Jessel( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You too can make a speech by George Jessel( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shalom : music of the Jewish people( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and Hebrew and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivacious lady by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College town life is turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling nightclub singer
Bloodhounds of Broadway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bookie flees to Florida while his girlfriend, Yvonne, testifies to get him off the hook. When he drives back, he runs into Emily, who saves his life. He takes her to New York where she has always wanted to go, but when Yvonne finds out, things go awry
Halo over Hollywood by George Jessel( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hello, Momma," by George Jessel( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars of the silver screen, 1929-1930( Recording )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny by Jack Benny( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the radio comedy: Jack Benny
Cavalcade of comedy : U.S. 1929-31( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic shorts from the Paramount Studios. An anthology from the late 1920s and early '30s. It showcases the early works of such American legends as Jack Benny, Burns & Allen, George Jessel, Eddie Cantor and Smith & Dale
Comedy minus one by Albert Brooks( Recording )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show biz by Abel Green( Recording )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
George Jessel acteur américain

George Jessel actor estadounidense

George Jessel Amerikaans acteur (1898-1981)

George Jessel attore, cantante e produttore statunitense

George Jessel US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Jessel, George.

Jessel, George Albert 1898-

Джордж Джессел

جورج جيسيل

ジョージ・ジェッセル

喬治·傑西爾

Languages
English (96)

Hebrew (1)

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