Reed, Donna 1921-1986
Most widely held works about Donna Reed
Most widely held works by Donna Reed
It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
154 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel.
From here to eternity ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition.
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life.
The Picture of Dorian Gray ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
After viewing a portrait of himself, a young, wealthy man expresses his desire to stay youthful while the portrait grows old. His friend, Lord Henry, points out that his wish was made in the presence of an ancient Egyptian god quite capable of granting his wish. Gradually a sinister plot evolves, fueled by sadism and self-loathing that results in five terrible deaths and a horrifying secret locked behind a schoolroom door.
They were expendable ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers.
The last time I saw Paris ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Tragedy strikes an American WWII veteran with literary ambitions who falls in love in Paris.
Shadow of the thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis.
From here to eternity ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love.
The Benny Goodman story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938.
The Donna Reed show. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Meet the Stones: housewife and mother Donna, pediatrician husband and father Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Join them as they solve family problems and live their lives in the Midwestern town of Hilldale. Includes rare photos.
Dallas. The complete eighth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The saga of the wealthy Ewing family in Dallas. The show chronicled the exploits of the Texas oil millionaires.
Green Dolphin Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 136 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.
Merry sitcom! Christmas classics from TV's golden age ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Features timeless Christmas-themed episodes from shows viewers grew up with, but never outgrew.
The far horizons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
This adventure drama portrays the Lewis & Clark Expedition's trek through the Pacific Northwest with guidance from the the Native American maiden Sacajawea.
Trouble along the way ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability.
Hangman's knot ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Major Matt Stewart and a band of Confederate soldiers capture gold bullion from Union soldiers, only to learn the war has ended. When Stewart decides to take the gold back down south, he and his men are pursued by renegade vigilantes.
Dallas. The complete tenth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The saga of the wealthy Ewing family in Dallas. J.R. plots with a mercenary eager to blow up Saudi oilfields, and the Feds get wind of it. A ranch hand has Jock's letters, belt buckle, and memories. Could it be Jock?
The Human comedy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of William Saroyan's tale of the Macauley family's experiences during the dark days of World War II, focusing on the coming of age of the teenaged son, Homer, as he comes to understand the meaning of life and love.
Gun fury ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Hudson and Reed are newlyweds traveling to the West. A psychotic outlaw kidnaps Reed. Hudson is then forced to pursue the gang and tries to maintain his composure but ends up becoming just as crazed as the psychotic outlaw.
Angels Big band music Biography Charles, Nick (Fictitious character) Charles, Nora (Fictitious character) Christmas films Christmas films Comedy films Detective and mystery films Drama Families Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fighter planes Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France--Paris Friendship Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character) Hawaii Horse racing Influence (Psychology) Jockeys Man-woman relationships Men--Conduct of life Military campaigns Motion picture actors and actresses Murder Murder--Investigation Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941) Philippines Portraits Reed, Donna,--1921-1986 Romance films Soldiers Solomon Islands--Guadalcanal Success Suicidal behavior Suicide Television comedies Torpedo-boats United States United States.--Army Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War films World War (1939-1945)
Mullenger, Donna Belle, 1921-1986
Multiple languages (20)
No Linguistic content (6)