WorldCat Identities

Bacon, Irving 1893-1965

Works: 82 works in 113 publications in 2 languages and 4,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Musical films  War films  Comedy films  Historical films  Epic films  Biography  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irving Bacon
Most widely held works by Irving Bacon
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
The thin man goes home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
Alfred Hitchcock's shadow of a doubt( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse
Frank Capra's Meet John Doe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power. Includes the short documentary, Gary Cooper on film, a biography about the actors life and career
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
Two weeks to live( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, Lum gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts
Ambush at Cimarron Pass( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivors of an Army patrol ambushed by Indians hook up with a group of cowboys who have also been attacked, and together they try to get to safety at the fort. Unfortunately for them, they're carrying a shipment of several dozen rifles that the Indians want, and are determined to get
Sam Wood's guest wife( Visual )

3 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlywed Mary Price (Claudette Colbert) poses as Joe Parker's (Don Ameche) wife to impress his old-fashioned boss, to the chagrin of her husband Christopher (Richard Foran)
Sons of New Mexico( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattleman Gene Autry becomes the guardian of a wayward boy deeply indebted to a gambler. Hoping to straighten him out, Gene sends the boy to the New Mexico Military Institute. But soon the lad flees and is framed for an ex-jockey's murder
Official map of Madera County, California, 1914 Compiled from official records and surveys by F. E Smith( )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey (1936): While on a scavenger hunt looking for a "lost man," an eccentric heiress finds a hobo who seems to fit the bill. She hires him as her family's butler, and he soon teaches them that money isn't everything
Heaven with a barbed wire fence( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a New York department store clerk saves money to buy a piece of land in Arizona, he must hitchhike his way out West, meeting people along the way who change his life" --Container
Kansas Pacific( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-enactment of the problems that occurred during the construction of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. Southern sympathizers made great attempts to keep the road from reaching Western forts
Dakota incident( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a frontier hotel, four people meet while waiting for a stagecoach to Laramie, and though it arrives empty due to Cheyenne Indians attacks the four set out and are also attacked. They flee to a barren gully; one by one the Indians and the passengers pick each other off, until thirst and exhaustion take their toll on the few left
Accent on love( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Depression, a real estate executive tires of his life working for his wealthy father-in-law and becomes a ditch digger, eventually aiding the residents of a slum to better their conditions
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Gone with the wind
Alternative Names
Irving Bacon acteur amricain

Irving Bacon amerikansk skdespelare

Irving Bacon amerikansk skodespelar

Irving Bacon amerikansk skuespiller

Irving Bacon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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English (48)

French (1)

The complete Thin Man collectionAlfred Hitchcock's shadow of a doubt