WorldCat Identities

Blondell, Joan

Overview
Works: 361 works in 791 publications in 4 languages and 20,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Film noir  Rock films  Gangster films  Dance films  History  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Blondell
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 1,629 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 )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bunny Watson is the head of the research department at a large television network. The network executives hire Richard Sumner, an absent-minded systems engineer, to computerize operations to maximize their efficiency. Bunny fears that Sumner intends to replace her staff with a giant computer. His presence makes the staff nervous and begins to affect her strained romance with network executive Mike Cutler
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 949 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 )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and German and held by 855 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. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley. Includes the 1934 Warner Bros. cartoon "Honeymoon hotel" and the original theatrical trailer for the Warner Bros. film "Dames."
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and German and held by 618 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 )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 602 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
Support your local gunfighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 558 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
Topper Topper returns( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 545 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
Nightmare alley by William Lindsay Gresham( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 473 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 )

49 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and French and held by 467 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 437 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
Will success spoil Rock Hunter?( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad man tries to convince a Hollywood star to endorse a line of lipstick
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 299 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 3: Heroes for sale: A man stands up during a WWI battle and becomes a hero, but he doesn't get the credit. He becomes injured and soon gets hooked on morphine, causing him to fall apart when he returns home. He eventually marries, but soon the Depression hits. Wild boys of the road: Tom and Ed are high school students whose parents, thanks to the Depression, have lost their jobs. Wanting to help make money, they set off on the rails looking for work. They finally end up in New York and Ed thinks he might have found a job
The twilight zone( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
John Cassavetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Alternative Names
Blondell, Rose Joan

Blondell, Rose Joan 1906-1979

Joan Blondel

Joan Blondell actrice amricaine

Joan Blondell actriz estadounidense

Joan Blondell Amerikaans acteur

Joan Blondell amerikansk skdespelare

Joan Blondell amerikansk skodespelar

Joan Blondell amerikansk skuespiller

Joan Blondell amerykańska aktorka

Joan Blondell attrice statunitense

Joan Blondell US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Джоан Блонделл американская актриса

ג'ואן בלונדל

جوان بلوندل بازیگر آمریکایی

جوآن بلونڈیل

Languages
English (290)

German (5)

French (4)

Spanish (1)

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