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Bainter, Fay 1892-1968

Overview
Works: 79 works in 189 publications in 5 languages and 5,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Romance films  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Woman of the year by George Stevens ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered mouse who imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story. It's a fantasy tale the entire family
Make way for tomorrow by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home
The children's hour by William Wyler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism--and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair
Our town by Thornton Wilder ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic film based on Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a small New England town fraught with human drama, family conflict, marriage, life, and death
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Jezebel by William Wyler ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie Marsden, a headstrong and unconventional beauty in pre- Civil War New Orleans, lashes out in revenge when she is scorned by the man she loves
Young Tom Edison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mickey Rooney stars as the young boy who grew up to become America's greatest inventor, Thomas Alva Edison, in this heartwarming biographical film based on his early life
Babes on Broadway ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers
State fair ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the first day of the Iowa State Fair, both Margy Frake and her brother Wayne find romance. Will their new-found relationships continue after the fair is over?
Dark waters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about a nervous young heiress driven to attempt suicide by a fake aunt and uncle who want to collect her estate
Journey for Margaret by W. A Van Dyke ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Young stars as veteran journalist John Davis, who is covering the war with the British allies in London. When his pregnant wife Nora injured in an air raid there, the couple is robbed of their chance of ever becoming parents - until John picks up on an assignment that changes their lives forever
Greatest classic legends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Babes in arms: A teen-age boy puts on a show with his friends to avoid being sent to a work farm. Strike up the band: Jimmy Connors is a hot-shot drummer for his desultory high school band, with his "pal" Mary Holden a singer who dreams of snagging Jimmy for her own. When Jimmy learns that the band is in debt, he suggests to the principal that they disband the brass band, and create a modern dance orchestra, so they can throw a dance to pay off the debt. Babes on Broadway: The third in a series about kids who put on their own show. Girl crazy: Danny Churchill, a young philandering playboy, is taken out of college by his concerned father and sent to college out west in the hope that he'll stay away from girls and knuckle down to his studies
Cry havoc ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The priorities are clear for Army nurses on Bataan Peninsula in 1942. Take your quinine, malaria is rampant. Make do: supplies will not arrive. Stay strong, despite the overwhelming odds
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1940 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's Macbeth with Orson Welles in the title role. Moved by his own burning ambition and that of his unscrupulous wife, Madbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland and seizes his crown. But his insatiable lust for power soon leads Macbeth towards his own destruction
Close to my heart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Childless couple Brad and Midge decide to adopt a child, and when they adopt a baby named Danny, Midge loses her heart to him. But Brad is concerned about Danny's background and uses his newspaperman skills to investigate- and makes a shocking discovery
The shining hour by Frank Borzage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joan Crawford plays a New York siren who marries a prosperous farmer (Melvyn Douglas) and moves to Wisconsin. There she is drawn to his handsome brother (Robert Young), even as she befriends the brother's selfless wife (Margaret Sullavan). Her life is made miserable by the older sister who disapproves of her and is out to ruin her marriage
Presenting Lily Mars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lily just knows she has the talent to light up the Great White Way, so when a big Broadway producer ... visits her [Indiana] hometown, she expends all the candlepower of her charisma to impress him. He's not impressed. He heads back to New York and Lily follows, thumbing her way east on what she's sure is a one-way trip to instant stardom"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bainter, Fay, 1893-1968
Languages
English (111)
Spanish (7)
German (4)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
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