WorldCat Identities

Warner, Jack L. 1892-1978

Works: 171 works in 379 publications in 4 languages and 16,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Football films  Arthurian romances  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Collector, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jack L Warner
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Most widely held works by Jack L Warner
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )
64 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets with his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )
20 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case ... and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rouges, the spoiled rich and more
The letter by William Wyler( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Leslie Crosbie, the wife of a British rubber planter in Malay, shoots and kills Jeff Hammond, and claims that she was defending her honor. To defend Leslie, her husband Robert sends for family friend and attorney Howard Joyce, who questions Leslie's story. Howard's suspicions seem justified when Ong Chi Seng, his clerk, offers to sell the attorney a letter that Leslie wrote Hammond on the day of his death, asking him to visit her. Howard confronts Leslie with the damning evidence, forcing her to confess to Hammond's cold-blooded killing, but Leslie cleverly manipulates the attorney into agreeing to buy back the letter. The document is in the possession of Hammond's widow, who demands that Leslie personally deliver $10,000 for the letter. The transaction is completed and, without the evidence of the letter, Leslie is acquitted of her crime. It is only after she is freed and Robert plans to draw $10,000 out of his savings account in order to buy a rubber plantation in Sumatra, that he learns of the high cost of the letter and of his wife's duplicity. Confronted with the truth, Leslie confesses her guilt and her love for Hammond, and although her husband forgives her, Mrs. Hammond cannot and stabs Leslie, making her pay for Hammond's life with her own"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don JoseĢ Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Knute Rockne, All American ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
Mr. Skeffington ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
"This is the Army" ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Irving Berlin's This is the Army ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen adaptation of the stage play that raised nearly $2 million for Army Emergency Relief. Features real-life GIs in a tale of a father and son who put on a show before the son marches off to war
The old maid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Headstrong, beautiful Tina has nothing but disdain for her Aunt Charlotte. Tina does not think that her aunt has any understanding of a young girls heart, but Charlotte knows more than Tina thinks. For unloved, unlovable Aunt Charlotte is really Tina's mother, whose romance with a Civil War soldier who didn't return resulted in Tina's birth
City for conquest ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-golden gloves fighter Danny Kenny turns pro to bankroll his brother's dream of writing symphonic paean to New York City. Life changes quickly when he's blinded during a brutal 15-round welterweight title bout
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster's hard-boiled persona finds itself at war with his compassionate side, a side that will ultimately be his downfall
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Alternative Names
Eichelbaum, John, 1892-1978
Leon Zuardo 1892-1978
Warner Jack L. 1892-1978
Warner, Jack Leonard
Warner, Jack Leonard 1892-1978
Warner, Jacob, 1892-1978
Zuardo, Leon, 1892-1978
English (222)
Spanish (6)
Italian (3)
German (1)