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Farrell, Glenda 1904-1971

Overview
Works: 123 works in 222 publications in 6 languages and 4,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Horror films  Film and video adaptations  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member 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 by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
House of wax by Jaume Collet-Serra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
Kissin' cousins by Gene Nelson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member 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
The disorderly orderly Jerry chez les cinoques by Frank Tashlin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bumbling Jerome wants to be a doctor, but he is hopelessly squeamish, so he becomes an orderly at Whitestone Sanitarium. A one-man disaster area, Jerome triggers chaos every time he tried to lend a helping hand
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member 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
Gold diggers of 1937 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Hollywood Hotel by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member 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
House of wax by André De Toth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
The Cary Grant box set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
The girl in the red velvet swing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member 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
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member 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
Lady for a day by Frank Capra ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apple Annie, a cantankerous New York City fruit peddler, has been pretending to be a high-society matron in letters to her daughter. When her daughter comes to visit with her aristocratic fiance, Apple Annie enlists her gangster friends for help
Jerry Lewis the "legendary Jerry" collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kim Novak collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle of the Night: A young woman is in a relationship with her boss, nearly twice her age, and their families' disapproval threatens their happiness
The Mystery of the wax museum by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1933 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a long lost color print, unearthed by the American Film Institute, of a pre-code horror classic about a deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
Johnny Eager ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
42nd Street: A Broadway producer sends in an understudy when his star twists her ankle
Breakfast for two by Alfred Santell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A single Texas heiress sets her sights on a flippant playboy who is already engaged to a clinging actress. Feathers fly as both women fight ruthlessly for his affections
Bell book and candle Middle of the night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member 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
 
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