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Turner, Lana 1921-1995

Overview
Works: 360 works in 791 publications in 7 languages and 16,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results. Contains the original uncut long version starring Frederic March, for which he won an Oscar and the 1941 remake with Spencer Tracy in the title role
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulatve movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
Love finds Andy Hardy by George B Seitz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's almost time for the big Christmas Dance and Andy Hardy has a new tuxedo and opera hat to wear to the event and an $20 jalopy to take him there. Now all he needs is a date. Problem is Andy has two gorgeous dates lined up. And a third, a new girl next door named Betsy, is also aching to go
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes
Alexandre Dumas' The three Musketeers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man joins the Musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France
Madame X by David Lowell Rich ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blackmailed into leaving her politician husband and their baby, a woman, twenty years later, finds herself on trial for murder, inadvertently defended by her own son
The sea chase ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German naval officer Karl Ehrlich loves his country and hates Hitler. As World War II erupts, Ehrlich defies orders and takes his freighter on a fox-and-hound pursuit from the Germans and the British
Green Dolphin Street ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two beautiful daughters of a wealthy merchant fall in love with the same man. He goes abroad to seek his fortune, and drunkenly addresses his proposal to the wrong sister
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
Portrait in black Madame X ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
The Bob Hope show by Bob Hope ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Side 1 : "Starring Bob Hope. Mel Blanc, Frances Langford and Jerry Colonna entertain the troops aboard a Navy ship docked in San Francisco. Lionel Hampton performs 'Jump King of Swing' from the Sweets Ballroom in Oakland. AFRS. Broadcast 10-23-45."
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
The prodigal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father's rural life, demands his inheritance so he can try his luck in the city. Once in Damascus, he falls under the spell of a beautiful pagan priestess who induces him to squander his money and betray his faith. Only after many trials and tribulations does Micah recover his senses and return home to his forgiving father
Johnny Eager ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the last great gangster movies from the studio system's heyday. Taylor plays Johnny, a racketeer looking to tighten his grip on local gambling operations. Turner is the sociology student (and daughter of district attorney Edward Arnold) who falls for Johnny and then becomes a pawn in his schemes. Van Heflin won the 1941 Academy Award as best supporting actor for his role as Johnny's alcoholic, poetry-sprouting friend
The Three musketeers by George Sidney ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Three Musketeers pledge their loyalty to the throne of France, and match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu, who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Mr. Imperium ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colorful comedy about an unlikely couple that prove May to December romances can work
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
 
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Alternative Names
Turner, Judy, 1921-
Turner, Judy, 1921-1995
Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances.
Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances, 1921-
Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances, 1921-1995
Turner, Lana
Languages
English (290)
German (16)
French (12)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (2)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
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