Carroll, Madeleine 1906-1987
Most widely held works about Madeleine Carroll
Most widely held works by Madeleine Carroll
The 39 steps ( Visual )
125 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Follows the excapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors.
The 39 steps ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors.
Secret agent ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 705 libraries worldwide
An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers.
Prisoner of Zenda ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Design for living: Two free-wheeling Americans share an apartment in Paris and fall in love with the same woman.
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Jamaican Inn: An Irish orphan girl goes to live with an uncle who is discovered to be involved in a group of smuggling highwaymen ravaging the area.
My favorite blonde ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 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.
Irving Berlin's On the avenue ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Actress Mona Merrick infuriates an heiress by portraying her in a hit satire. When the show's producer begins an affair with the heiress, jealous Mona makes her performance even more scathing.
The thirty-nine steps ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A young Canadian, R. Hannay, makes the acquaintance of an international spy. When he finds her murdered in his flat, he takes over her mission and is pursued across Scotland by both the police and a dangerous spy ring. Full of last-minute escapes, the ingenuous climax unravels the whole complicated intrigue.
The General died at dawn ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and German and held by 90 libraries worldwide
O'Hara, a mysterious American soldier of fortune, tries to foil the ambitions of General Yang, a ruthless warlord who plans to take over the provinces of northern China. An intriguing game of double cross ensues.
The 39 steps The lady vanishes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
In The 39 Steps, an innocent Canadian becomes involved in espionage and murder. In The lady vanishes, a young woman who has befriended a mysteriously vanished old woman tries to locate her and is caught up in a web of intrigue.
Lloyd's of London ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1936 and 1996 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A young lad is given an apprenticeship at Lloyds, the great insurance company. Eventually he falls in love with the wife of his business rival and duels with him for her love.
Alfred Hitchcock's The thirty-nine steps ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
An innocent Canadian while visiting England is implicated in the theft of national secrets and murder.
The world moves on ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Covers over one hundred years in the lives of two Louisiana families, the Girards and the Warburtons. Forming an alliance by marriage in 1825, three of Girard/Warburton sons split up to head business operations in England, France, and Germany. Descendants of the original families find themselves fighting on opposite sides during WW I, making (and losing) fortunes after the war, and becoming aware that there is yet another war on the horizon.
On the avenue ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Mona Merrick infuriates an heiress by savagely portraying her in a hit play. When the show's producer begins a love affair with the heiress, jealous Mona makes her satirical performance even more scathing, setting off fireworks between the couple.
Alfred Hitchcock. Montage of mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"The 39 steps": Richard Hanney gets more than he bargained for when he brings home a frightened young woman who confesses to be a British agent on the trail of foreign spies. "Young and innocent": Starlet Christine Clay washes up on a seaside beach and is found by Robert. As he is running for help, he is spotted by swimmers who report him as the murderer. "Rich and strange": Fred Hill and his wife, Emily are a small-town couple leading an ordinary, boring life at home, that is until they inherit some money from a rich uncle.
Blockade ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Marco, a young loyalist peasant-soldier, falls in love with Norma, a rebel spy, during the Spanish Civil War. They struggle against a powerful enemy blockade that is preventing the delivery of food in a battle that could change the course of the war.
Sabotage Secret agent ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Sabotage: A saboteur lives a double life with his wife and brother in law, who know nothing of his secret profession. Secret agent: A British soldier and novelist returns home during World War I to find that a government agency has faked a report of his death.
Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
On April 14, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and foundered within two hours. Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic: This heavily fictionalized feature was the first sound film of the disaster (90 min.). The Titanic chronicles: The American government held a series of hearings to investigate the disaster, chaired by Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan. These hearings were open to the public and filled with eyewitness accounts representing several different points of view. The actual testimony is portrayed in this 1999 presentation (55 min.).
Alfred Hitchcock double feature ( Visual )
in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In Steps, an innocent Canadian becomes involved in espionage and murder.
Brothers Buchan, John,--1875-1940 China Comedy films Comedy films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Divorce Dixon, Campbell Drama Espionage, British Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France.--Armée.--Légion étrangère France--Paris Great Britain Great Britain.--Army.--British Indian Army Great Britain.--Metropolitan Police Office.--Criminal Investigation Dept Hannay, Richard (Fictitious character) Historical films Intelligence service Kings and rulers Lookalikes Male friendship Man-woman relationships Maugham, W. Somerset--1874-1965 Mercenary troops Motion pictures Murder Musical films Orphans Pirates Prisons Sabotage Silent films Soldiers Spies Spy films Spy films Swordsmen Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1914-1918)
O'Carroll, Marie-Madeleine Bernadette, 1906-1987
Multiple languages (14)
No Linguistic content (3)