WorldCat Identities

Bacon, Irving 1893-1965

Works: 90 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 4,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 940 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 )

3 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Academy Award-winning classic stars Janet Gaynor as farm girl Esther Blodgett, who leaves her small-town life with dreams of becoming a successful Hollywood movie star. She soon discovers that achieving stardom is more difficult than she had ever dreamed. Unable to find work as an actress, Esther takes a waitress job at a Hollywood party. While there, she is discovered by boozy leading man Norman Maine (Fredric March), who promises to make her a star. He convinces the head of a major movie studio (Adolphe Menjou) to give Esther a chance to prove herself on screen, and the film is a smashing success. Esther and Norman marry, but as her career skyrockets, his tragically fades away
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 758 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 (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 725 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 551 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 )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 295 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 229 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
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 208 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
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 110 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 47 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 39 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 31 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 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattleman Gene Autry becomes the guardian of a wayward boy who is deeply in debt to a gambler. Gene sends him to the New Mexico Military Institute, hoping to straighten him out, but the lad flees and falls in with bad companions again and is framed for the murder of an ex-jockey
Official map of Madera County, California, 1914 : Compiled from official records and surveys by Frank Eugene( )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven with a barbed wire fence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 11 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
True confession( Visual )

2 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Bartlett (Lombard) would never bore anyone with the truth. A chronic liar married to a struggling lawyer (MacMurray), the aspiring writer claims she is innocent when the cops accuse her of murder. Unable to tell if she is really telling the truth, Helen's husband pleads self-defense and manages to convince the jury. After her newfound notoriety makes them rich, a mysterious blackmailer (Barrymore) threatens to reveal the real killer's name unless Helen pays for his silence --Container
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
Dakota incident by Lewis R Foster( 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. The coach arrives--empty. It has been attacked by Indians and everyone has been murdered. The four set out and are attacked by Cheyennes and fight for their lives until only two are left alive along with a young Indian. When they refuse to kill the Indian he loans them two horses and promises to talk peace with his people. John and Amy, now deeply in love, set out for California and a new life
Kansas Pacific( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 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
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Gone with the Wind
Alternative Names
Irving Bacon acteur américain

Irving Bacon Amerikaans acteur (1893-1965)

Irving Bacon amerikansk skådespelare

Irving Bacon amerikansk skodespelar

Irving Bacon amerikansk skuespiller

Irving Bacon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Ирвинг Бэйкон

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אירווינג בייקון שחקן אמריקאי

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English (58)

French (1)

The complete Thin Man collectionShadow of a doubt