WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Iris 1912-1994

Overview
Works: 58 works in 83 publications in 3 languages and 1,966 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Iris Adrian
The Apple Dumpling Gang by Norman Tokar ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apple dumpling gang rides again: Two bumbling outlaws try to go straight, but can't even seem to get that right. They make a deposit in a bank and are accused of robbing it ; they join the U.S. Cavalry and are court-martialed for blowing up the fort. They are put in the stockade and manage to escape
The paleface ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
The fast and the furious ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Webster, wrongly convicted of murder, escapes from prison and goes on the run. He kidnaps a beautiful woman and commandeers her car, leaving behind a trail of violence and mayhem. His hostage goes from victim to companion to lover as she tries to convince him to turn back and face the authorities
Sorrowful Jones by Damon Runyon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood. The Paleface: "Painless Peter Potter" (Hope) runs into Calamity Jane (Russell)
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 2nd of the "Road" pictures, a couple of scheming carnival performers leave town after selling a phony diamond mine to a tough guy who doesn't appreciate the joke. They end up in Zanzibar where they meet a couple of female entertainers who lure them into the jungle and introduce them to a tribe of hungry cannibals
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stripper is murdered with her own G-string backstage during a performance. Everyone is suspect, but the show must go on: old-time burlesque on the Great White Way, with a little case of murder thrown in for good measure
Universal horror classic movie archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
War classics Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. North Star: "Kolya, Kurin, Damian, and Marina are Ukraine farmers whose whole way of life is turned upside down when Germany, in disregard of former treaties, takes over the land in an iron-fisted occupation. Many of the enraged farmers take up arms in opposition of the Nazi, heading to the countryside to fight, while the people left behind destroy their crops rather than relinquish them to the German regime"--Container. Submarine base: "It is World War II and the Nazis have just sunk an American ship. The ship's engineer Jim Taggart survives and is rescued by a local fisherman off the coast of South America. Taggart recognizes the fisherman as Joe Morgan, a former New York gangster. Morgan has been living on the island, lying low and staying at a halfway house that also serves as a bar for the island's farmers and traders. Soon Taggart discovers that Morgan has been selling torpedoes to the Nazis but he doesn't know that Morgan has designed the missiles to explode when the German boats go to sea, thus sinking them. Confusion and mayhem result when the Allies and the Nazis question just whom Morgan is working for"--Container. Gung ho!: "A true-life epic that revolves around an exclusive division of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, made up of only the strongest, fittest, most talented men nicknamed "Carlson's Raiders". They make their raid on Makin Island, resulting in a volatile confrontation that will go down in history"--Container. The sell out: "An action-drama centered on a former CIA operative who grudgingly rejoins the spy-game due to the machinations of his one-time student, a screw up who goes to work for the Soviets. As his job drags him deeper into a dangerous and under-handed world, the student wants out of the agency and out of the U.S.S.R. But the man's choices have made him a target and now both the United States and Russia want him dead, sending their most able hit men to do it"--Container
Forgotten noir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tough Assignment: "A newspaper reporter pursues a modern-day rustling gang whose truck driving 'cowboys' are far more dangerous than their horse riding counterparts"--Container
The Lucy show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy gets trapped: Lucy calls in sick but goes to a sale, only she gets her picture in the paper as the store's 10 millionth customer. Lucy, The Babysitter: Lucy babysits with three chimps. Substitute secretary: Lucy hires a substitute secretary for Mr. Mooney while she is on vacation only to become jealous and worried that the sub will ultimately replace her. Lucy and the French movie star: Mr. Mooney is asked by his boss, Mr. Cheever, to land the account of a French film-maker (Bergerac) scheduled to produce pictures in Hollywood
The fabulous Dorseys by Alfred E Green ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fabulous Dorseys: With encouragement from home, the Dorsey brothers leave Pennsylvania's coal mines for the concert halls and success
Showtime USA ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everybody's dancin' : A dance hall owner, who needs "name" attractions, is helped by country music legends who agree to star in a TV special at his emporium
Frances Langford double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Career girl: an aspiring actress from Kansas City heads off to New York to try to fulfill her dreams
Jack London ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fast and the furious: Frank Webster, wrongly convicted of murder, escapes from prison and goes on the run. He kidnaps a beautiful woman and commandeers her car, leaving behind a trail of violence and mayhem. His hostage goes from victim to companion to lover as she tries to convince him to turn back and face the authorities
Swing hostess ( )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical features Martha Tilton as Judy Alvin, an unemployed swing-band singer who finds work as a switchboard operator at a juke box company. While working at the switchboard, she meets and falls for a handsome bandleader. This romance leads her back to the stage as the lead singer for her beau's band
Heat on the street Albino alligator ; The heroic trio ; Breach of faith: a family of cops II ; Attica ; Adrenalin: fear the rush ; The lookout ; The fast and the furious ; A real American hero ; Malevolent ; Once a thief: brother against brother ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lookout: Chris Pratt, whose one-bright future has been dimmed by a head injury, falls prey to a con-man's promise of a better life
Delightfully dangerous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stage door canteen: This war-era film tells the touching tale of a romance between an enlisted man and the hostess of New York City's famed Stage Door Canteen nightclub. Full of the stars who helped entertain the troops during World War II
I killed that man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Crane his drums and orchestra play the funny side of TV themes from television's great comedy shows by Bob Crane ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Adrian, Iris, 1913-
Hofstadter, Iris Adrian, 1912-1994
Hostetter, I. A., 1912-1994
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