WorldCat Identities

Taylor, Kent 1907-1987

Overview
Works: 136 works in 190 publications in 2 languages and 1,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kent Taylor
I'm no angel by Wesley Ruggles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story begins with the bewitching Tira (West), who, in addition to circus acts, performs some shady business maneuvers and takes a job as a lion tamer to escape jail. After her first show at Madison Square Garden catapults Tira to stardom, she attracts the attention of wealthy but engaged Kirk Lawrence (Kent Taylor). But Kirk's handsome business partner Jack Clayton (Cary Grant) blows his friend's cover and begins a romance with Tira. This time Tira is in love for real and is devastated when a misunderstanding causes Jack to break off the affair. Serving as her own counsel, Tira sues Jack for breach of contract and takes him through a cross-examination he'll never forget!
Death takes a holiday ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
Meet Joe Black by Martin Brest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Joe Black: Death appears to claim a man who bargains for more time, during which Death falls in love with his daughter
The crawling hand ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale of a man with a hand that chokes people!
The phantom from 10,000 leagues ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The phantom from 10,000 leagues: A fisherman is found dead on a deserted beach. Did radiation kill him or something else? The beast with 1,000,000 eyes: An alien lands in the desert and takes over some locals. Then people start acting strangely
David Harum ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1890s, a gritty racetrack romp about David Harum, a small-town banker who's betting it all on a happy ending. John Lennox, who works for David, falls in love with the independently wealthy Ann Madison. David aids their relationship by sending them off together in a carriage driven by a balky horse. When the horse won't budge, she gets to know John. He later proposes but tells Ann he won't marry her until he can support her on his own. She is furious and devises a scheme, which involves David and the horse, to make John rich
Payment on demand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After years of driving her husband to succeed, ruthless social climber Joyce Ramsey has driven him away. This decades-spanning drama is notable for its unblinking portrait of the traumatic effect of divorce on a middle-aged woman"--Container
Brides of blood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood Island chiefs sacrifice beautiful young virgins to "The Evil One"--A horrid creature, bred by radiation, and like a werewolf, metamorphosed from an innocent man. Scientists search the island jungle for evidence of mutated lifeforms, even as they are attacked by living vegetation and frightening animal life. The film's climax ends in a burning inferno as the Evil Creature attacks the villagers and scientists, who are unprepared to combat this inhuman monster
Brain of blood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant politician's brain is implanted into the body of the deformed village idiot by a mad doctor and the politician seeks revenge
Gang busters ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kent Taylor fights a supposed dead group of criminals, who form "The League of Murdered Men" headed by Ralph Morgan. Our hero finally breaks up the gang and Morgan is killed by a speeding subway train as he tries to escape through a secret exit
Horror classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The last man on earth (Based on the novel, I am legend, by Richard Matheson)]: Thinking himself the only person alive after a plague that has also killed his wife and child, a scientist fights a nightly battle with what appear to be vampires, trying to break into his house
Ramona ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household"--Container
I take this woman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor marries a glamour girl after preventing her from committing suicide. He then abandons his clinic for the poor to treat wealthy hypochondriacs in order to support his wife in the style to which she was accustomed
Detectives Adventures of Ellery Queen ; Boston Blackie ; Dragnet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chilling 20 movie pack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of classic films featuring monsters, aliens, and the unknown
Forgotten noir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mask of the Dragon: "An American soldier in Korea agrees to deliver a jade dragon to a curio shop in Los Angeles. Soon after his return to the States, he is murdered in this tale of intrigue and mystery produced on a dime store budget!"--Container
Mae West collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Mae West's films, from her first secondary role in 'Night after night', to her most unusual role as a 'sister' during the gold rush of the 1890s
Horror classics. 50 movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of classic films featuring monsters, aliens, and the unknown
The rifleman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The schoolmaster, Mark and a schoolmate play hooky, but their holiday turns into a nightmare when Mark becomes trapped in an old mine tunnel. In Three-legged terror, a teenager ransacks the schoolhouse and then shows up drunk, waving a gun in the North Fork saloon. In The Wyoming story, Lucas agrees to take a job as an undercover Federal Agent. During a mission in Wyoming to investigate reports that government arms are being sold to renegade Indians, an old town drunk accidentally uncovers Lucas' real identity. In The young Englishman, Lucas finds himself in the middle of a vicious gun battle when some of his cattle turn up at a nearby ranch owned by a young nobleman
The iron sheriff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samuel Galt is a sheriff faced with continuing moral dilemmas. Should he relate a deathbed confession which falsely implicates his son in a murder? Should he carry out his threat to cold-bloodedly kill the real murderer or bring him to legal justice?
 
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Alternative Names
Weiss, Louis, 1907-1987
Languages
English (58)
Portuguese (1)
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