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Garnett, Tay

Works: 287 works in 645 publications in 6 languages and 6,038 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Comedy films  Romance films  Musical films  Interviews  Action and adventure films  War films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Restager , Editor, fmd, Film editor, Production personnel, Interviewee, Actor, Other, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tay Garnett
Most widely held works by Tay Garnett
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

79 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Directing : learn from the masters by Tay Garnett( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gielgud, Samuel Fuller on the inter-relationship between cinema and the newspaper world, Howard Hawks on the making of To Have and Have Not, George Roy Hill on The Sting, and Fred Zinnemann on Floyd Crosby's photography of High Noon
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Bataan by Tay Garnett( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan realistically shows the tensions, the ugly hardships and the ultimate heroism of a small patrol of American and Filipino fighting men in 1942. Their task is to destroy a strategic bridge in a last-ditch battle against Japan's capture of the Philippines. No run-of-the-military war movie, Bataan is a stirring tribute to all who believe, in the words of one of the heroes, that "it doesn't matter where a man dies so long as he dies for freedom."
The emperor waltz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
The valley of decision( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steel separates 1873 Pittsburgh into rich and poor, master and worker, powerful and powerless. On one side is Paul Scott, the progressive son of a steel mill owner. On the other is Mary Rafferty, daugher of an imbittered laborer who was crippled in a mill accident. When Mary takes a post as a housemaid at the Scott mansion, she and Paul fall desperately in love. But a bloody strike may tear the city - and the lovers - apart
Mark Twain's a Connecticut yankee in king Arthur's court( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
John Wayne : an American icon : 5 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy officer falls in love in "Seven sinners." A moonshiner must struggle with his family's past in "The shepherd of the hills." In a rags-to-riches tale of frindship, love and power are brought together in "Pittsburgh." In one of his most unusual roles ever, John Wayne portrays Genghis Khan in "The conqueror." An American Air Force colonel is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna in "Jet pilot."
Bataan ; Back to Bataan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan: A small band of American soldiers attempts to destroy a strategic bridge during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942
Mrs. Parkington( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie Graham was working in her mother's boarding house when she met millionaire Augustus Parkington and became his wife. Now the 84-year-old family matriarch, Mrs. Parkington looks back on the decades of her family's ups and downs
Cause for alarm by Tay Garnett( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dillusional and ill husband is convinced his wife and best friend are trying to kill him. When his wife accidentally shoots him, she must retrieve a letter he wrote to the district attorney in which he accuses them of plotting his murder
Eternally yours( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anita (Loretta Young) falls for magician The Great Arturo (David Niven) and dumps her fiancé Donald Barnes (Broderick Crawford) to become the magician's wife and stage assistant. After a few years traveling the world with non-stop performances, Anita longs for the quiet life in a country farmhouse. Unnerved by her husband's flirting, tired of traveling and concerned about Arturo's dangerous escape stunts, Anita pulls a "disappearing act" of her own to force her husband to understand her feelings
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
S.O.S. Eisberg by Arnold Fanck( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorer Karl Lorenz is stranded on a steadily eroding iceberg. A rescue crew reaches him only to become stranded themselves. When his wife arrives, she crashes her plane and is stranded too. They soon battle the elements and hope for a miracle
Stand in by Tony Garnett( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in English and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An efficiency expert is sent to save a Hollywood studio from bankruptcy
Challenge to be free( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Challenge to be free captures the excitement of a marathon manhunt covering over 1,000 miles of the North's most rugged and beautiful terrain
One way passage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seas are calm and the ship is sturdy, but the shipboard romance is doomed. Dan does not know that Joan is dying of an incurable disease. Joan does not know Dan is a convicted murderer en route to San Quentin. Still, they have four weeks to find happiness in each other's arms. Or will Dan forsake the love of a lifetime for his own life, using the vessel's Honolulu layover as a chance to escape the law?
The naked city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four segments from the New York based television series with Detective Adam Flint. A death of princes: A crooked detective blackmails a cashier, a prizefighter and a playboy into helping him steal the proceeds from a charity match. Debt of honor: A gambler gets in deep trouble with an underworld crime syndicate, triggering his wife to run away after she learns about his unsavory connections. The man who bit a diamond in half: A man discovers that his wife is involved with a gang of jewel thieves who plan to steal the world's largest uncut diamond. Murder is a face I know: A model husband and father massacres the crew of a cabin cruiser. Now his wife and son must face the fact that he's secretly a hit man for a gang lord
Love is news( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is News: a young heiress, tired of being hounded by a reporter, announces the two are engaged. That Wonderful Urge: a reporter causes scandal of his own after the heiress he scooped announces that they are married. Also includes special features
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Directing : learn from the masters
Alternative Names
Garnett, Taylor

Garnett, Taylor 1894-1977

Garnett, William Taylor

Garnett, William Taylor 1894-1977

Tay Garnett American film director and writer

Tay Garnett Amerikaans filmregisseur

Tay Garnett amerikansk regissör

Tay Garnett cinéaste américain

Tay Garnett regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Tay Garnett US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Гарнетт, Тэй

تی گارنت فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

가넷, 테이 1894-1977



Directing : learn from the mastersBataanGreatest classic films collectionMark Twain's a Connecticut yankee in king Arthur's courtCause for alarmEternally yours