WorldCat Identities

Slesinger, Tess 1905-1945

Overview
Works: 45 works in 162 publications in 4 languages and 3,534 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3503.U198, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tess Slesinger
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese farmer named Wang Lung (Paul Muni) marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land, takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
The unpossessed by Tess Slesinger( Book )

29 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Details the ins and outs and ups and downs of left-wing New York intellectual life and features a cast of litterateurs, layabouts, lotharios, academic activists, and fur-clad patrons of protest and the arts."--Back cover
A tree grows in Brooklyn by Elia Kazan( Visual )

36 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of life in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her drunken father
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
On being told that her second husband has taken his first lover, and other stories by Tess Slesinger( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time: the present : a book of short stories by Tess Slesinger( Book )

8 editions published in 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bride wore red( Visual )

2 editions published between 1937 and 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Italian count, seeking to prove that social position is a matter of luck, sends a struggling nightclub singer to a luxury resort to masquerade as a wealthy lady
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: A deformed bell ringer at Notre Dame cathedral in late 15th century France rescues a gypsy girl from the evil intentions of her guardian. Dance, girl, dance: Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string-- and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. The Spanish main: Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch sea captain, is shipwrecked on the coast of Cartagena, a Spanish-held island. Sentenced to be hanged, Van Horn and his crew escape from jail and take up piracy as revenge against Spain. Soon afterward, they capture a ship carrying Francesca, the fiance of Cartagena's corrupt governor Don Alvarado. Van Horn vengefully forces Francesca to marry him instead, which causes dissension at the Pirate colony of Tortuga. The wings of eagles: Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen
Remember the day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly schoolteacher reminisces about a nominee for president who use to be her student
A tree grows in Brooklyn : screenplay by Tess Slesinger( )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember the day by Tess Slesinger( Book )

3 editions published between 1941 and 1942 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mayflower presents a preview of Claudette Colbert in "Remember the Day," with John Payne, a Twentieth Century-Fox picture. Directed by Henry King, produced by William Perlberg, screen play by Tess Slesinger, Frank Davis, Allan Scott, based on the play by Philo Higley, Philip Dunning, director of photography: George Barnes, ASC
Dance, girl, dance by Tess Slesinger( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two chorus girls who aspire to fame and fortune. One eventually becomes a ballerina, the other a strip-tease artist in burlesque
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wang Lang, a simple peasant farmer, takes as a wife a battered slave girl who becomes an indomitable, loyal woman. Working the land together, they prosper and increase their holdings, yet Wang eventually betrays his family and neglects the earth he had worshipped
Girls' school( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natalie Freeman is a student monitor at a prestigious girls' school for etiquette. When she reports on the popular Linda Simpson for staying out all night, Linda risks expulsion, and Natalie must deal with the scorn of her fellow students. It is up to Natalie to try to fix the wrongs that were done and keep Linda in school
Die gute Erde( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tree grows in Brooklyn (a Twentieth century-Fox production) by Tess Slesinger( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember the day : screenplay by Tess Slesinger( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Braut trug rot( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briarcliff, NY by Tess Slesinger( )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Declining her invitation to speak; offering to visit a meeting at a later date
Dance, girl, dance (1940) : shooting script by Frank Davis( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The unpossessed
Alternative Names
Davis, Tess Slesinger 1905-1945

Slesinger, Theresa 1905-1945

Tess Slesinger American screenwriter

Tess Slesinger Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1905-1945)

Tess Slesinger US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Тесс Слезингер

Languages
English (134)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
On being told that her second husband has taken his first lover, and other stories