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Peterson, Dorothy 1897-1979

Overview
Works: 49 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 2,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Peterson
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Hitchcock's exciting 1942 wartime thriller stars Robert Cummings as a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses his plant's firebombing by a Nazi agent. During the deadly explosion, Cumming's best friend is killed and he, himself, is wrongly accused of sabotage. To clear his name, Cummings begins a relentless crosscountry chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall, and finally, to a harrowing confrontation atop the Statue of Liberty."--Container
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
Irving Berlin's This is the Army( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen adaptation of the stage play that raised nearly $2 million for Army Emergency Relief. Features real-life GIs in a tale of a father and son who put on a show before the son marches off to war
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Lillian Russell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of American actress and singer Lillian Russell, from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor until her retirement in 1912, when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore
Ebony and topaz; a collectanea by Charles Spurgeon Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright lights : Reckless hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright lights: A dancer faces murder charges and must confront her past
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you could only cook: A down-on-her-luck cook charms a millionaire into playing along as her husband so they can get work. Too many husbands: A girl finds herself legally wed to two men
Edward G. Robinson crime dramas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman in the window: An intellectual college professor is mesmerized by the painting of a beautiful woman in a gallery window. When he, by chance, meets the subject of the alluring painting, he becomes trapped in a murder plot and witnesses his own investigation. He must now protect the temptress
Sabotage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tommy Grayson (Gordon Oliver) is arrested on suspicion of sabotage of the local manufacturing plant, his family and fiancée rush to his aid. But his neighbors and the factory workers are not convinced of his innocence. His father, Major Matt Grayson, a watchman at the plant, is sure that his upright son had nothing to do with the incident that caused the death of a test pilot. With the help of Tommy's fiancée (Arleen Whelan) and a group of his old friends, Major Grayson sets out to prove that his son was framed and bring the true culprits to justice"--Container
The cabin in the cotton by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Marvin Blake is the bright son of a poor tenant farmer in the American South, but he hopes to escape poverty by getting an education. When his father dies, Marvin is put through school by plantation owner Lane Norwood, and he becomes romantically involved with Lane's daughter, Madge. But as time goes by, the nearby tenants claim they are being exploited by Lane, forcing Marvin to choose sides
Cheers for Miss Bishop by Tay Garnett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, fresh from college, arrives in a midwestern town intent on making a difference in the lives of her students and does so for the next 50 years
The country doctor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physician has a bumpy time acquiring the money for delivering his services in a lumber town until he delivers the Dionne quintuplets
Stage Door Canteen by Frank Borzage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage Door Canteen: Three soldiers meet three girls and find romance at New York City's famous canteen before going overseas. This World War II-era musical features cameo appearances by nearly seventy Hollywood celebrities
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

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

Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A sister, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
The adventures of Penrod and Sam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best pals Penrod and Sam are leaders of a super-secret neighborhood society, the In-Or-In Boys Club. Troubles arise when a pompous prig tries to join the club and when the boys lose their clubhouse in a land sale. But there's also plenty of time to play pranks, put on a carnival, experience the pangs of first love, and romp with Duke, the world's best dog
Stage Door Canteen ; At war with the Army( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At war with the Army: At war with the Army: Two buddies suffer many mishaps at an army training camp during World War II. Vic Puccinelli is a newly promoted sergeant who finds himself head over heels for a pretty girl. Desperate, Puccinelli enlists the aid of his bumbling pal Alvin Corwin to help him win her over
The thrill of youth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an old man preaches against the sexual promiscuity of the early 1930s, the man's middle-aged son runs around with a married woman, while his sons regularly entertain women in their own bedrooms
 
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Alternative Names
Dorothy Peterson actrice américaine

Dorothy Peterson Amerikaans actrice (1897-1979)

Dorothy Peterson amerikansk skådespelare

Dorothy Peterson amerikansk skodespelar

Dorothy Peterson amerikansk skuespiller

Dorothy Peterson attrice statunitense

Dorothy Peterson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Peterson, Bergetta 1897-1979

Peterson, Dorothy 1901-

Ντόροθι Πέτερσον

Дороті Петерсон

Петерсон, Дороти

دورتی پیترسون بازیگر آمریکایی

ドロシー・ピーターソン

Languages
English (56)

German (1)

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