WorldCat Identities

Tone, Franchot

Overview
Works: 258 works in 494 publications in 4 languages and 8,712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Naval history  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Detective and mystery films  Sea stories  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Speaker, Producer, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franchot Tone
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd( Visual )
32 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1789, the English ship H.M.S. Bounty begins a two-year mission. The ship travels to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit plants that will provide cheap food for slaves in the West Indies, the Bounty's final destination. The captain is William Bligh, a vicious taskmaster who doesn't flinch at giving two dozen lashes to any malcontent on board, for the most minor of infractions. The first mate is Lt. Fletcher Christian, who despises Bligh but has somehow earned the captain's respect. Bligh makes life miserable for the crew, and after the Bounty leaves Tahiti for the West Indies, Bligh orders the ship's doctor, a dying man, to stand on deck despite his illness. The doctor dies, which begins a chain reaction of anger leading to Christian leading a mutiny against Bligh
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 782 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
In harm's way ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Dangerous ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Broadway star hits the skids until a nurturing love nudges her toward recovery, and she becomes murderously "dangerous" to keep that love alive
Each dawn I die ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A muckraking reporter is framed for murder and sent to a particularly brutal prison
The man on the Eiffel Tower ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commissaire Maigret attempts to discover the true identity of the criminal mastermind who killed a wealthy American vacationing in Paris
Gabriel over the White House ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
Bombshell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen siren Lola Burns is fed up with the scandalous stories her publicist, Space Hanlon puts out, the endless arguments on the sets of her films and her family's constant drain on her money and peace of mind. Her attempts to get married, adopt a baby and quit the business altogether are constantly thwarted, unbeknownst to her, by Space, who is secretly in love with her
Phantom lady by Robert Siodmak( Visual )
13 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unhappily married man spends the evening on a no-names basis with a woman he picks up at a bar. He later returns home, only to find the police in possession and his wife strangled. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly, no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady. In prison, the man gives up hope, but his secretary (secretly in love with him) doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Will she be able to clear her employer in time?
My favorite blonde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My favorite blonde: It's all aboard for intrigue, laughs and romance as Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll contend with German spies during a daffy but dangerous cross-country chase. Star spangled rhythm: A young sailor thinks his dad is a studio boss, when in fact his father is a gatekeeper
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )
12 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant
The lives of a Bengal Lancer by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
16 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventure film set in India with Cooper as the leader of crack troops fighting the Afghans at the Khyber Pass
Every girl should be married by Don Hartman( Visual )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weaving a web of marital entrapment that would do credit to the FBI, Betsy Drake investigates every aspect of Cary Grant's past and present life, from his college days to his favorite color of underwear
The girl from Missouri ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eadie's not easy, but she'll get her man! ... Just point her in the direction of New York's millionaires! Fresh from Missouri, plucky and ambitious Eadie Chapman ... intends to bag a rich hubby without abandoning her virtue. Just act like a lady, she tells gal pal and fellow huntress Kitty ... at a swanky soirée. 'If they wanted ladies, ' Kitty says, 'they'd be home with their wives.'"--Container
Sadie McKee ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this rags-to-riches story, Sadie wins the affections of the singer she loves, the tycoon she marries and the lawyer she grew up with
Joan Crawford collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
 
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Alternative Names
Tone, Stanislas Pascal Franchot.
Languages
English (161)
French (2)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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