WorldCat Identities

Payne, John 1912-1989

Overview
Works: 166 works in 354 publications in 3 languages and 7,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Christmas films  Music  Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Payne
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this Oscar-winning classic, a Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
W. Somerset Maugham's The razor's edge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young man spends his time between WWI & WWII searching for essential truth, eventually landing in India
Kansas City confidential by Phil Karlson ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With three thugs as accomplices, disgruntled ex-cop Tim Foster, masterminds a foolproof million dollar bank robbery. But he's also hatched a scheme to double-cross his accomplices and frame an innocent man for the crime. Hapless truck driver, Joe Rolfe, becomes caught in Foster's corrupt plan. In order to set things right, Rolfe tries to clear his own name and seek vengeance on the bad guys, all while falling in love with Foster's daughter
The Dolly Sisters ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and French and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this fictionalized account of the singing and dancing duo from Hungary, the two sisters take to vaudeville in order to pay off their uncle's card debt
Week-end in Havana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a cruise ship runs aground, an ocean liner executive is forced to offer a winsome passenger a free trip to Havana in this colorful, zesty musical
To the shores of Tripoli ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A care-free playboy joins the marines, is whipped into shape by a veteran sergeant, and earns the love of a navy nurse in this patriotic World War II film
Sun Valley serenade ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The romance between a singer and piano player in a struggling band is shaken by a publicity stunt set up the band manager
Hello, Frisco, hello ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talented singer is abandoned by her ambitious saloon-owner beau for a heartless socialite. After becoming a huge star in England, she returns when his marriage crumbles, hoping that he still loves her
The razor's edge by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Darrell returns from World War I disillusioned with the Jazz Age values. He undertakes a quest in search of enlightenment which leads him to reject his fiancee, and his superficial lifestyle
Springtime in the Rockies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two Broadway dance partners rekindle their romance in a series of comic misunderstanding set against the backdrop of the Canadian Rockies." -- Container
Slightly scarlet by Allan Dwan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters--one radiant and respectable, the other a kleptomaniac--both love the same man, an irresistible charmer with questionable scruples
The great American broadcast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together
Silver lode by Allan Dwan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Payne's past catches up with him just as he's about to slip the ring on lovely Lizabeth Scott's finger. Dan Duryea interrupts the wedding ceremony and accuses our hero of a murder and robbery he did not commit. Through several cruel twists of fate and the vengeful manipulations of the villain, almost the whole town turns against the innocent man. Payne must stay alive long enough to clear his good name and bring the real bad guys to justice
Tennessee's partner by Allan Dwan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This fast-paced, offbeat Western shows Ronald Reagan as the friend of a frontier gambler who tries to save him from a golddigger
Tin Pan Alley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy featuring the singing Blane Sisters and two struggling songwriters in New York's music district. After a mix-up separates the foursome, they are reunited during WWI
College swing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A musical comedy about a small-town college that gets turned upside down when it is inherited by a new owner, played by Gracie Allen. She decides that school is a bore, so she hires vaudeville actors to teach classes. With such an uproar, the only thing to do is sing & dance!"--Container
Iceland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unaware of Icelandic customs, a flirtatious Marine finds his romantic talk is taken as a marriage proposal. He tries to avoid a wedding, but the appearance of a jilted lover and an extraordinary mix-up lead him into a matrimonial trap
Footlight serenade ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Caucasian and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical comedy about the production of a Broadway show starring heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Lundy. Tommy is an egotistical womanizer who always gets what he wants. However the woman he wants is Pat Lambert, a chorus girl in his show who is already engaged. Pat's fianceĢ Bill lands a job as Tommy's opponent in the performance and the rehearsals heat up as the two begin to fight for real over Pat
Mystery classics 50 movie pack ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 50 mystery films with intrigue and suspense. Most seem to be from the 1930s through the 1950s
Brother, can you spare a dime? ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Payne, John Howard 1912-1989
Languages
English (190)
French (2)
Caucasian (1)
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