WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Iris 1912-1994

Overview
Works: 59 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 1,999 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films 
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 )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 940 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 311 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 223 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 87 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stripper is murdered with her own G-string backstage during a performance. Everyone is a suspect, but the show must go on! Old-time burlesque on the Great White Way before the lights went out in New York's Times Square. Screen legend Barbara Stanwyck, action director William A. Wellman and famed Gypsy Rose Lee team up to create the best backstage musical murder mystery ever made! Based on actual incidents (and folklore) from the underbelly of the show biz world. It ain't Shakespeare, but it's a lot of fun!
Universal horror classic movie archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 49 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 41 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 2. Black brigade: "Set at the time of World War II, the film revolves around Army Captain Beau Carter who, although he is not racist, holds no particular affection for African-Americans. As fate would have it, Carter is assigned an all-black unit of soldiers and must share his directive with an African-American lieutenant, causing racial tensions to flare. But the men must learn to work together and look beyond their outward differences if they hope to destroy the enemy and not each other"--Container. Half-shot at sunrise: A military comedy about two mischief-making soldiers who have gone AWOL. But the misbehaving boys are unconcerned about being court-martialed. Instead they are far more interested in tomfoolery and parading about camp, posing as officers to impress some lovely ladies. Thier monkey business results in a very close call with the firing squad"--Container. They raid by night: "It is the height of World War II, and the conflict between the warring factions has reached a frenzied pitch. Three men band together, forming a British commando unit that is to be dispatched to Norway to execute a raid on a Nazi concentration camp. The goal is to recoup allied officer General Heden, who has been captured and is being held by the hostile Nazis"--Container. Five for hell: "Five of the most capable and courageous soldiers of a squadron are chosen by their commander, Lieutenant Glenn Hoffmann to infiltrate a Nazi camp and retrieve the plans containing the Germans' battle strategy. The men go into the operation knowing that they may fail and that some of them may not come back. The five G.I.s discover the deadly danger behind enemy lines, and learn just how quickly a night can become a terrifying hell on earth"--Container
The Apple Dumpling Gang and, the Apple Dumpling Gang rides again ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apple Dumpling Gang: A roving bachelor inherits three young orphans and a wealth of problems. When the kids discover a gold nugget they must fend off the greedy townspeople, so they join forces with bumbling outlaws to stage a robbery of the gold. 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
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 15 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 8 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
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
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 6 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
Frances Langford double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dixie Jamboree: A gangster on the lam uses the last Mississippi showboat to escape from St Louis
I killed that man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a murder committed right before the eyes of a roomful of crime experts and reporters. A tough district attorney and his newspaper crony try to find who killed a murderer before he got to the electric chair
Swing hostess ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 5 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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Adrian, Iris 1913-
Hofstadter, Iris Adrian 1912-1994
Hostetter, I. A. 1912-1994
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