Farrell, Glenda 1904-1971
Most widely held works about Glenda Farrell
Most widely held works by Glenda Farrell
I am a fugitive from a chain gang ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in English and French and held by 806 libraries worldwide
"World War I is over. Johnny has come marching home. But there's little fanfare and no meaningful work for one war vet. There's only the desperate life of an unjustly convicted fugitive. Twice he is sentenced to a chain gang. Twice he escapes. They can put his hands and feet in irons, but not his will to be free." -- Container.
Gold diggers of 1935 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort.
House of wax ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
[House of wax] Classic horror movie about an insane sculptor that builds a wax museum out of things that used to be alive.
Kissin' cousins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
In his 15th film, the King plays dark-haired Air Force Lt. Josh Morgan and blond good ol' boy Jodie Tatum. On an assignment that's "like biting into a beehive," Josh wants to negotiate with the Tatums for military use of their Smoky Mountain homestead as a missile site. But Jodie is right wary of federal "revenooers" and of this lookalike who claims to be kin. Includes songs "Barefoot ballad," "[It's a] Long lonely highway," "Tender feeling," "Kissin' cousins," "Smokey Mountain boy" and others.
Little Caesar ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and French and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Cesare, alias Rico, Bandello (Robinson) and his cohort Joe Massara (Fairbanks) head for the big city looking for power and quick riches. A determined man, he ruthlessly pushes his way to the top of the mob.
The disorderly orderly ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Jerry Lewis is the mad medicine man. Before he flunks out of med school, he'll have you in stitches. Even if you don't bust a gut when he sets a patient's hair on fire, you could die laughing during the high-speed ambulance chase.
The Cary Grant box set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Holiday: An iconoclastic young man engaged to a snooty heiress discovers he's really in love with his fiancee's down-to-earth sister.
Hollywood Hotel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
If you love music, check into Hollywood Hotel. The story's about a filmland newbie caught between a spoiled star and her likeable look-alike. But the movie's about Busby Berkeley's ace direction--and music, music, music.
Gold diggers of 1937 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobart, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts.
Gold diggers of 1935 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"It's summer season at New England's Wentworth Plaza Hotel. And that means it's time for the rich to come out to play--and for gold diggers of every persuasion to try to reel in a sucker or two. Dick Powell heads the cast of this musical romp, playing a desk clerk who agrees to be a gentlemanly escort for the sheltered daughter (Gloria Stuart) of a wealthy widow"--Container.
The girl in the red velvet swing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Evelyn Nesbit is young, beautiful and the object of much affection. But she only has eyes for older, suave Stanford White. Despite White's marriage and their significant age difference, they become secret lovers until White decides it is best to break off the affair. Desperate to remain close to her true love, Evelyn decides to marry Harry K. Thaw, a competitor of White's. But haunted by his new wife's past, Thaw won't rest until he make sure he is the only man in her life.
Jerry Lewis the "legendary Jerry" collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
4 film favorites. Elvis Presley musicals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her.
The Kim Novak collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Picnic: A slice-of-life drama set in small town Kansas; a drifter drops in on his old college buddy, and falls for the buddy's girl.
House of wax ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
A sculptor of wax figures for a museum is horrified when his partner proposes setting fire to the unpopular museum in order to collect the insurance money. As the wax figures melt amid the blaze, the two men begin to fight. The sculptor is knocked out and left to 'perish' amongst the flames. He resurfaces many years later for the launch of his own wax museum. However, the opening coincides with the sudden disappearance of some dead bodies from the city morgue. His assistant begins to suspect his boss of foul play, especially after the deranged wizard of wax begins eyeing the friend of his assistant's lovely girlfriend as a model for a waxed figure of Marie Antoinette.
Johnny Eager ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Johnny, a paroled gangster pretending to be reformed, seduces the district attorney's daughter for revenge before actually falling in love with her.
Greatest classic films collection. Busby Berkeley musicals ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
42nd Street: A Broadway producer sends in an understudy when his star twists her ankle.
Bell book and candle Middle of the night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Bell Book and Candle: A witch gets bored, and longs for a more 'normal' existence, only to fall in love with her upstairs neighbor.
Breakfast for two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Texas heiress sets her sights on flippant playboy who is already engaged to a clinging actress. Feathers fly as both women fight ruthlessly for his affections.
Go into your dance ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"The story is a quick-stepping backstager, with Jolson as an irresponsible stage star beholden to a gangster and Keeler as a devoted hoofer who helps the star launch a new show."--Container.
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