WorldCat Identities

Blondell, Joan

Overview
Works: 310 works in 824 publications in 5 languages and 20,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy television programs  Film noir  Rock films  Gangster films  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Blondell
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teenage gang leader and his naive girlfriend set in the 1950's
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

46 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Desk set( Visual )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

38 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

29 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

37 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
Topper Topper returns( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Support your local gunfighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Garner plays a gambler who runs away from a madam with marriage on her mind, and is mistaken for a gunfighter in the troubled town of Purgatory
Nightmare alley by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanton Carlisle is an ambitious carnie who plays scams alongside phony mentalist Zeena and her alcoholic husband Pete, working the crowd as Zeena pretends to read their minds. But Stan has no intention of staying with the carnival; he has his heart set on an upscale night club act
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

55 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Center door fancy by Joan Blondell( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith( Visual )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl in turn of the century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together
Will success spoil Rock Hunter?( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad man tries to convince a Hollywood star to endorse a line of lipstick
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In What you need, a two-bit thug thinks he's found the key to a better life in an sidewalk salesman who has the uncanny ability to tell people what they need the most. In What's in the box, Joe Britt sees his secret revealed and its horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set. He frantically tries to alter his fate by confronting his wife. In The mirror, after a poor, but ambitious Central American farm worker overthrow's his country's tyrannical leader, he believes he sees assasins everywhere. A look in the mirror reveals his most dangerous enemy. In The old man in the cave, a mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth. But spurred on by the bullying outsider Major French, the townspeople become an angry mob bent on learning the secret of the old man in the cave
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Languages
English (352)

German (19)

Spanish (8)

French (6)

Italian (5)

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Desk setGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley discTopper returnsForbidden Hollywood collection