WorldCat Identities

Tierney, Gene

Works: 231 works in 698 publications in 7 languages and 12,422 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Laura by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
99 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Night and the city by Jules Dassin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
W. Somerset Maugham's The razor's edge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young man spends his time between WWI & WWII searching for essential truth, eventually landing in India
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cop Mark Dixon is in hot water with his bosses because of his rough style and tactics. He accidentally kills a murder suspect and tries to frame a known racketeer that he despises for the crime
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind."--Container
The razor's edge by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and French and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Darrell returns from World War I disillusioned with the Jazz Age values. He undertakes a quest in search of enlightenment which leads him to reject his fiancee, and his superficial lifestyle
The return of Frank James by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fabled Missouri outlaw Frank James, brother to the legendary Jesse James, straps on his six-shooters and rides out for revenge against his brother's killer
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
Son of fury the story of Benjamin Blake ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his
Black widow by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy Ordway is an aspiring writer hoping to make it big in New York at the expense of everyone around her, including Broadway producer Peter Denver, who reluctantly lets her use his apartment to work during the day. And when Peter's wife, Iris, comes home from a trip to find Nancy dead in the bathroom, the assigned detective, Lt. Bruce, soon realizes this assumed suicide is more likely a murder. Everyone Ordway knew is suddenly suspect while a series of flashbacks reveal the plan she was weaving to climb the social ladder
Sundown by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adopted daughter of an Arab trader assists British troops in Africa during World War II
Toys in the attic ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and German and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two spinster sisters who are living out their lives in the old, rundown family home in New Orleans try to hold onto their younger brother, the only source of excitement in their otherwise dreary lives
On the Riviera by Walter Lang ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincingly that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten to get out of hand when Martin, dressed as Duran, is confronted by several of the philanderer's women, not to mention by Duran's ruthless business rival, M. Periton
Dragonwyck by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gothic tale of a country girl who falls in love with and marries an eccentric, mean-spirited man
The Egyptian by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A physician to the Pharaoh Akhenaton in ancient Egypt is a participant in the tumultuous events that occurred in his lifetime
The left hand of God by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmody is an American flier who turned adventurer in 1947 China. To escape a savage warlord, he masquerades as a man of God, even performing priestly duties. While on a mission, he falls in love with a beautiful nurse who, though ashamed of her feelings, is drawn to him. When the warlord catches up to him, Carmody must take the most desperate gamble of his life
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Alternative Names
Tierney, Gene, 1920-1991
Tierney, Gene Eliza 1920-1991 Vollstaendiger Name
English (365)
French (24)
Spanish (21)
German (13)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (1)