WorldCat Identities

Fontaine, Joan 1917-2013

Overview
Works: 357 works in 1,015 publications in 6 languages and 16,196 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Collector, Narrator, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joan Fontaine
 
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Most widely held works by Joan Fontaine
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

134 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

56 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Jane Eyre by Orson Welles( Visual )

43 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
The women by Clare Boothe Luce( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

38 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale of chivalric romance and courtly intrigue among the knights of medieval England
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

24 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( Visual )

30 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of unrequited love in which a woman is obsessed with a self-centered concert pianist
Voyage to the bottom of the sea Fantastic voyage by Irwin Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navy Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
A damsel in distress by George Stevens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman (Fontaine) and a visiting American (Astaire). Features George Gershwin's last completed score
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
Casanova's big night( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope is a tailor who impersonates the swashbuckling lover Casanova and ends up in absolute boudoir bedlam
Irwin Allen's Voyage to the bottom of the sea( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine scientific expedition to the North Pole turns into a race to save all mankind when a radiation belt in space causes a fiery inferno on Earth. The crew of atomic submarine Seaview battle saboteurs, giant-sea creatures, and enemy submarines
James Stewart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Next time we love: When an ambitious newsman marries an aspiring actress, their love is put to the test as their careers move them in different directions
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guilty - beyond a reasonable doubt - such is the incontrovertible law which pardons the innocent and condemns the guilty. But just how fallible is the process of law? To what extent can deceit, prejudice and the cruel powers of fate intervene to set a murderer free, or send an innocent man to the electric chair
Until they sail( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men of New Zealand march off to war, leaving behind cities and villages filled with women and loneliness. In time, new men come ashore: U.S. Marines facing uncertain futures in Pacific battles yet to come. And new loves, tender or tragic, transitory or lasting, begin to flower
Decameron nights by Hugo Fregonese( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of love stories. Seeking to win the affection of a young widow, Boccaccio, the famous medieval teller of risqué tales, vies with her in relating stories about love, marriage, and infidelity. Setting: 14th century Italy
Serenade( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie features the turbulent life of an opera star from the beginning of his career to his great final success
Born to be bad by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using her charm and beauty like a scalpel, Christabel Caine skillfully removes whatever she needs from each man she seduces. Her web of deceit threatens to shatter, however, when both men discover her plans
 
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Alternative Names
Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan de 1917-2013

Burfield, Joan 1917-2013

De Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan 1917-

De Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan 1917-2013

de Havilland, Joan

De Havilland, Joan 1917-

De Havilland, Joan 1917-2013

DeHavilland, Joan 1917-

DeHavilland, Joan 1917-2013

Fontaine-Gagné, André

Fontaine Gagnon, André

Fontaine-Gagnon, André-J

Fontaine-Gagnon, J.-André

Fontaine, J.-André

Fontaine, J. André Gagnon-

Fontaine, Jean-A

Fontaine, Joan

Fontaine, Joan, 1917-

Gagné, André Fontaine-

Gagnon, André Fontaine

Gagnon, André-J. Fontaine-

Gagnon-Fontaine, J. André

Gagnon, J.-André

Gagnon, J.-André Fontaine-

Gagnon, Julien

Havilland, Joan de 1917-

Havilland, Joan de 1917-2013

Havilland, Joan de Beauvoir de

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Languages
English (444)

French (16)

Spanish (11)

German (9)

Chinese (3)

Italian (2)

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SuspicionJane EyreThe womenIvanhoeVoyage to the bottom of the sea Fantastic voyageThe emperor waltzA damsel in distressCasanova's big night