WorldCat Identities

Parks, Larry 1914-1975

Overview
Works: 94 works in 178 publications in 4 languages and 1,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Musical films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Bible films  Film noir  Comedy films  Horror films  Medical films (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Composer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Larry Parks
 
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The Jolson story by Larry Parks( Visual )

21 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson, a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz". After changing his name to Al Jolson, he captivated audiences everywhere with his minstrel and jazz performances
Jolson sings again( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Parks reprises his unforgettable role as Al Jolson in this musical extravaganza. Jolson comes out of retirement only to discover his style of music is no longer popular. He turns to his friend and manager who enlists him to entertain troops during the war. There he falls in love with and marries a beautiful army nurse who encourages Al to sing again
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequel to Here comes Mr. Jordan. Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, comes down from Mount Olympus to help a struggling Broadway producer "correct" the "inaccuracies" in a new show based on Greek mythology
Boris Karloff icons of horror collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man they could not hang: "In the first of his celebrated 'mad doctor' series, Karloff is Dr. Savaard, a scientist who has perfected a device to revive the dead, which comes in handy when he's wrongfully arrested for murder and hanged. Resuscitated by his loyal assistant, he now heads out to seek vengeance on those who condemned him and his remarkable discovery."--Container
Love is better than ever( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor plays a Connecticut dancing teacher who meets a bachelor about town and uses every trick in the book to nab him
Freud by Giovanni Jervis( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization in which Sigmund Freud as a young doctor defies the ridicule of his peers in his efforts to reach the dark recesses of the mind, showing how the various stages in the development of his conclusions appear in his treatment of a young girl with a long history of neurotic disturbances
Before I hang The boogie man will get you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before I hang: The mysterious Dr. Garth kills a man while experimenting with a serum intended to alter the aging process. Sentenced to die, Garth goes to prison where he continues his bizarre work with Dr. Howard, the prison doctor. Suspense lingers when on the day of execution, Garth inoculates himself with a new serum made from the blood of a murderer. Just as he slips into unconsciousness, word is passed that his sentence has been changed to life imprisonment. When Dr. Howard sees Garth recover, looking years younger, he asks for the serum but Garth has murder in his eyes
Silver screen romances : 8 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman fights back( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a mission to capture a Nazi officer deep inside enemy-held territory, paratrooper Alexei Kulkov ends up trapped inside the basement of a bombed-out building along with fellow Russian Lise Elenko and eight other German soldiers. As they await rescue, Kulkov and a Nazi professor probe each other in the hope of learning something that could help their respective sides win the war
The Swordsman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Scotland, Alex MacArden and Barbara Gowan love each other very much but there's just one problem, their families happen to be feuding
The Jolson story plus, Jolson sings again( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A double bill of films making up a biopic of Broadway entertainer Al Jolson. In 'The Jolson Story', young Jolson (Scotty Beckett, and later Larry Parks, whose voice is dubbed for the musical numbers by Jolson himself) has an ambition to perform in vaudeville, although his parents would prefer that he pursued an alternative career. However, Jolson pursues his dream, becoming the biggest Broadway star of his time. 'Jolson Sings Again' chronicles Jolson's 1940s comeback, finding popularity anew as he works to entertain the US forces during World War Two
Bread & Butter : the best of The Newbeats by Larry Parks( )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boogie man will get you( Visual )

2 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines spine-tingling thrills with slapstick comedy. Karloff stars as a bumbling scientist whose experiments have led to the deaths of several traveling salesmen, leaving their bodies piling up in the cellar"--Container
Down to Earth ; Miss Sadie Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Sadie Thompson: The story of a young woman who arrives in Samoa and quickly captures interest of the Marine Sergeant along with the rest of his Marines who are based there. She also catches the eye of a fire and brimstone preacher who wants her removed
Freud além da alma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization in which Sigmund Freud as a young doctor defies the ridicule of his peers in his efforts to reach the dark recesses of the mind, showing how the various stages in the development of his conclusions appear in his treatment of a young girl with a long history of neurotic distrubances
The films of Rita Hayworth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down to Earth: Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he incorporates her changes into the show. Unfortunately, her changes also produce a major flop
You ain't heard nothin' yet! Al Jolson radio rarities : six complete broadcasts by the world's greatest entertainer by Al Jolson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rita Hayworth by Rita Hayworth( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features songs from movie soundtracks and television programs starring actress and entertainer Rita Hayworth
Claude François by Claude François( Recording )

2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High Hoss Baby by Jay Turnbow( )

2 editions published in 1965 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Larry Parks acteur américain

Larry Parks Amerikaans acteur (1914-1975)

Larry Parks amerikansk skådespelare

Larry Parks amerikansk skodespelar

Larry Parks amerikansk skuespiller

Larry Parks amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Larry Parks attore statunitense

Larry Parks US-amerikanischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Larry Parks US-amerikanischer Film- und Theaterschauspielerin

Parks, Larry

Parks, Sam Kleusman Lawrence 1914-1975

Паркс, Ларри

لری پاکز بازیگر آمریکایی

拉里·帕克斯

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