Most widely held works by Faye Emerson
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships.
Hollywood canteen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen.
The mask of Dimitrios ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A mystery writer becomes intrigued by stories of Dimitrios Makropoulos, a notorious criminal who has committed blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason, and whose dead body has been found washed up ashore. Interested in chronicling the criminal's exploits, the writer decides to follow Dimitrios' career around Europe, and is aided by a mysterious man with his own motives.
The Jackie Gleason collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
See funny man Jackie Gleason in a variety of television programs that he appeared in throughout the 1950's and 60's. Disc one contains the uncut feature film of Lady Gangster. Disc 2, Jackie Gleason appears as a guest star on The Frank Sinatra Show and see him host his first variety show on Calvacade of Stars.
Between two worlds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
After a Nazi bomb raid on an English port town, a group of passengers aboard a luxury liner see their tickets are stamped for passage to heaven. And hell.
Lady gangster ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"A tough-talking beauty gets mixed up in a bank robbery and lands in prison. Before she is jailed, she steals the loot from her partners-in-crime and hides it. While in jail, she is befriended by an influential newspaper man, Kenneth Phillips. The lady ganster attempst to earn her release by turning over the money, but a series of double-crossings by her former henchmen stand in the way"--Container back cover insert.
The hard way ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"Helen Chernen wants to get herself and her talented kid sister Katie out of their jerkwater hometown. And if that means using people and throwing them away, that's what Helen will do."--Container.
Battle of the sexes ( Recording )
in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Faye Emerson, Moss Hart, Ashley Montagu and Clifton Fadiman discuss the attempt of women to compete against men in creativity and whether or not creative women are neurotic.
Game shows of the 50s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Includes two episodes of I've got a secret and two episodes of Beat the clock.
Gangsters 10 movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Ten gangster films.
Biography Faye Emerson in S.N. Behrman's sophisticated comedy by S. N Behrman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Battle of the sexes experts discuss men and women as makers of culture ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Love in America a discussion of the psychological and cultural history of love ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A discussion about the "hit song" kind of love that is prevalent in the United States. The talk covers the commercialization of love in advertising as well as the American tendency to embellish upon fantasy.
Find the blackmailer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Find the Blackmailer: Private eye, D.L. Trees, is hired by mayoral candidate, John M. Rhodes, to prevent adverse publicity. Somewhere in town, there's a talking blackbird who insists that Rhodes will commit a murder. When the killing occurs, Rhodes is implicated, and Trees is off on pursuit of the bird and the murderer. The Smiling ghost: An heiress seems to be cursed as each of her intended grooms meets with a horrible end.
Mary Stuart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
National Theatre, The American National Theatre and Academy presents Eva Le Gallienne, Faye Emerson and The National Repertory Theatre, Michael Dewell and Frances Ann Hersey, producers in Maxwell Anderson's "Elizabeth the Queen," and Friedrich Schiller's "Mary Stuart," adaptation by Jean Stock Goldstone and John Reich also starring Scott Forbes with Paul Ballantyne, Dalton Dearborn, Claude Horton, Pirie Macdonald, Geddeth Smith, Dee Victor, Sydney Walker, Jonathan Farwell, Terence Scannell, Frederick Worlock, directed by Jack Sydow, settings by Jac Venza, lighting by Tharon Musser, costumes by Alvin Colt.
Prison break classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A compilation of 12 prison break films originally released between 1932 and 1942.
Mobster movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sixteen classic gangster feature films.
The Faye Emerson show. [1951, unidentified issue, no. 70 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1951 and 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Faye Emerson interviews Nancy Talbot, James Montgomery Flagg, and Russell Patterson.
Prison break classics. Disc 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Men Of San Quentin: A warden implements reforms to the San Quentin prisons that revolutionize the way prisons are run. Bride Of Sighs: A sister pleads guilty to murder to protect her brother from prison. Lady Gangster: An aspiring actress must walk the line between living the life of a gangster and remaining a lady. Prison Train: Convicts revolt while being taken to Alcatraz aboard a train.
TV variety, IV ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Features three telecasts of television variety programs from the early 1950's, the Perry Como Show, the Faye Emerson Show and the Frankie Laine Show. The Frankie Laine Show features Patti Page, Frank Fontane and Tommy Dorsey.
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