Duryea, Dan 1907-1968
Most widely held works about Dan Duryea
Most widely held works by Dan Duryea
The little foxes ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and French and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter.
Winchester '73 ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 804 libraries worldwide
An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother.
Scarlet Street ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results.
Criss cross ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
An armored car driver is suckered into a burglary by his ex-wife and her hoodlum husband. Multiple back-stabbing and double-crosses ensue.
The twilight zone. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.
The woman in the window ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist.
Black angel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover.
Night passage ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Railroad workers have not been paid for months because Whitey and his gang keep holding up the train.
Battle Hymn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"As a WWII fighter pilot Colonel Dean Hess (Hudson) accidentally bombed a German orphanage, killing thirty-seven children. After entering the ministry to atone for the tragedy, Hess eventually rejoins the Air Force to train pilots in South Korea, while devoting his spare time to building a shelter for orphans. But now, to protect these children in a territory fraught with danger, he must fight ... and face the past once again!"--Container.
5 film noir killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why.
Too late for tears ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A bag containing $60,000 is thrown into the convertible of a young couple. The wife murders her husband to keep the money and is prepared to murder anyone who gets in her way.
Sahara ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
An explosive war story about a ragtag battalion stranded in the great African desert, after the fall of Tobruk during World War II.
Lady on a train ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A young woman on a New York-bound train is witness to a murder outside her compartment window. When police refuse to believe her story, she draws on her penchant for reading mystery novels and sets out to solve the case herself.
Killer bait ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A bickering couple finds a bag of money in the back seat of their car. The husband wants to turn the illicit cash in, but his money-hungry wife has a different idea -- and she'll do anything to realize it.
James Stewart. Screen legend collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Next time we love: When an ambitious newsman marries an aspiring actress, their love is put to the test as their careers move them in different directions.
Scarlet Street The stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Scarlet Street. Homely, henpecked would-be artist Chris Cross leads an honorable, if tedious, middle-class life until he falls madly in love with the dangerously seductive young Kitty.
Thunder Bay ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A pair of oil troubleshooters team up to search for black gold in the Gulf of Mexico. They must stand up to devastating hurricanes, dangerous love affairs and a hostile town of Cajun fishermen to strike pay dirt.
Classic film noir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Disc 1. Too late for tears: A man just found $60,000 and his wife insists that he keep it rather than turn it in to the cops. Wanting the money for herself, she kills her husband then reports him missing. The man who cheated himself: Ed Cullen, a San Francisco police officer, is in love with socialite Lois Frazer. Ed seems to find himself stuck between a rock and a hard place when Lois decides to kill her husband and Ed's brother is assigned to solve the case. The stranger: Charles Rankin, a college professor living Connecticut, is hiding an evil Nazi past. When one of his guilt-stricken ex-soldiers shows up in town, the two men go for a long walk into the woods, but Rankin comes out alone.
Silver lode ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
John Payne's past catches up with him just as he's about to slip the ring on lovely Lizabeth Scott's finger. Dan Duryea interrupts the wedding ceremony and accuses our hero of a murder and robbery he did not commit. Through several cruel twists of fate and the vengeful manipulations of the villain, almost the whole town turns against the innocent man. Payne must stay alive long enough to clear his good name and bring the real bad guys to justice.
Edward G. Robinson The red house ; Scarlet Street ; The stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The red house: A farmer employs a man to keep the curious away and protect the terrifying secret of a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods, but the farmer's niece and the young hired hand learn the horrible truth.
Alabama Alcoholics Avarice Brothers Brothers and sisters Burglary Cashiers Comedy films Death Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Drama Extortion Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Ghost towns Hellman, Lillian,--1905-1984 Historical films Historical films Husband and wife La Fouchardiere, Georges de,--1874-1946 Life change events Magic Man-woman relationships Mothers and daughters Murder Murder--Investigation Nazis Orphans Painters Science fiction television programs Swindlers and swindling Train robberies Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War films Western films Western films Winchester rifle World War (1939-1945)
Multiple languages (19)
No Linguistic content (3)