WorldCat Identities

Leigh, Janet

Overview
Works: 327 works in 1,205 publications in 12 languages and 25,905 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Fiction  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Commentator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Leigh
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

237 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

79 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

139 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Bye bye Birdie( Visual )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rock star Conrad Birdie gets drafted, his manager organizes a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl wins a farewell kiss on The Ed Sullivan show
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March live with their mother in New England while their father is off to the Civil War
The Naked Spur by Anthony Mann( Visual )

36 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Plain arithmetic. Money splits better two ways instead of three,' smooth-talking outlaw Ben Vandergroat reasons to his captors, three bounty hunters thrown together by chance. They're taking him to justice in Abilene, but Ben has other ideas." -- Container
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King
Harper by Jack Smight( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and French and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-boiled private investigator Lew Harper is hired to locate a missing millionaire
House of destiny by Janet Leigh( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bellboy rises to become a famous Hollywood producer. While working in a resort, the bellboy, Jude Abavas, meets an actor who hires him as a personal assistant. The job is Jude's first step to fame, but brings drama when the actor steals his woman
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's high alimony payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
The dream factory by Janet Leigh( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eve Handel, one of the few women in Hollywood with the power to make or break a star, is hospitalized due to a life-threatening illness, those closest to her become concerned for their reputations, because Eve's journal full of dark secrets is missing
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
My sister Eileen by Richard Quine( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer. Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line
Words and music by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( Recording )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Charles Strouse; produced and adapted by Irwin L. Fisch. Lyrics by Lee Adams; book by Michael Stewart. Hallmark Entertainment. Starring Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Tyne Daly
Angels in the outfield( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels join the Pittsburgh Pirates on the field for a wild race to the world series
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
Holiday affair by Don Hartman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently-unemployed man is helping a child who'd otherwise find disappointment under the Christmas tree. The boy's war-widowed mom notes the gesture, and she's drawn to the handsome stranger--but could she possibly choose a man without a job to the moneyed attorney she's been seeing?
Halloween H20 twenty years later by Steve Miner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie Strode, using an assumed name and now the dean of a Northern California private school, is still struggling with the horrifying 20-year-old memories of the maniacal killer Michael Meyers. When he reappears, she must conquer her fears and battle him one last time, for the life of her son hangs in the balance
 
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Brandt, Janet Leigh

Brandt, Janet Leigh 1927-2004

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Morrison, Janet Helen

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The Manchurian candidateTouch of EvilBye bye BirdieThe Naked SpurHouse of destinyThe dream factoryThe fogMy sister EileenHoliday affair