WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Iris 1912-1994

Overview
Works: 68 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 2,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Children's films  Road films  Film adaptations  Western plays  Car-chase films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery 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 Jack M Bickham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,034 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
The paleface( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 320 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 )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 251 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
Million dollar kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East Side Kids take in a rich kid who's leading a life of crime in the hopes of reforming him and helping his family
Sorrowful Jones by Damon Runyon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 105 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)
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 81 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
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 71 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
Universal horror classic movie archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 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 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope : classic comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 38 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)
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 27 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
The Apple Dumpling Gang : and, the Apple Dumpling Gang rides again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 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
Comedy kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 50 comedy films from the twentieth century
The Lucy show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 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
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 13 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
The Apple Dumpling Gang rides again by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Charlie Chan 3-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three classic Charlie Chan mysteries made by famed B-movie titans Monogram pictures gives us two different Charlies in the persons of Sidney Toler (The Red Dragon) and Roland Winters (The Feathered Serpent, The Sky Dragon), but both styles of supersleuth must tackle truly draconian mysteries and murder. The Red Dragon finds Charlie (Toler) and Number Three Son Tommy (Benson Fong) cracking codes and uncovering killers down in Mexico City. The Feathered Serpent sees Charlie (Winters), Number One Son Lee (Keye Luke), and Tommy Chan (Victor Sen Yung) once again in Mexico on a deadly expedition for Aztec gold. The Sky Dragon presents Charlie and Lee with an inflight locked-cabin murder mystery high above the clouds on board a commercial airliner
Showtime USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties on parade: It's vaudeville on film as the camera passes a box office and ticket taker, proceeds to a front-row seat, and watches as master of ceremonies, Jackie Coogan, comes out on stage to introduce singers, dancers, acrobats, jugglers, cyclists--even a skit spoofing the silent film "The Kid" which made Coogan a famous child star.- - container
Swing hostess( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 10 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
 
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Road to Zanzibar
Alternative Names
Adrian, Iris 1913-

Hofstadter, Iris Adrian 1912-1994

Hostetter, I. A. 1912-1994

Iris Adrian actress

Iris Adrian actrice américaine

Iris Adrian Amerikaans actrice (1912-1994)

Iris Adrian amerikansk skådespelare

Iris Adrian amerikansk skodespelar

Iris Adrian amerikansk skuespiller

Iris Adrian attrice statunitense

Iris Adrian US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ирис Адриан

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