WorldCat Identities

Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Overview
Works: 305 works in 930 publications in 6 languages and 18,822 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Film noir  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Interviewee, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Astor
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

191 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Meet me in St. Louis by Amy Ross( Visual )

56 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte was a Southern belle preparing to elope with her married lover-- until he was murdered. Now, 37 years later, she lives alone in her mansion, slowly going mad as she is haunted by the memory of the unsolved crime and tormented by the local townspeople who believe she killed him. But when her cousin comes to visit, the skeletons begin to tumble out of the closet-- and that's when the terror really begins
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

29 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle. A competitor in a Long Island dog show is found dead, and Vance is hot on the trail of the killer
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love
Across the Pacific by John Huston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form of a killer on the run from the law; A young woman with her eye on marriage wonders why she still hasn't met her boyfriend's mother; The week before his retirement, the longtime employee of a jewelry store serves an unusual client; A middle-aged secretary shows how she will do anything to make her romantic fantasy a reality; A retired Scotland Yard inspector goes to extreme lengths to prove the guilt of a suspect in an old murder case
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Act of violence Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Return to Peyton Place( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This engaging follow-up to Grace Metalious' best-seller is a study in big-time ambition and small-town narrow-mindedness."--Container
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet me in St. Louis: 1903. The well-off Smith family has four beautiful daughters, including Esther and little Tootie. 17-year old Esther has fallen in love with John, the neighbor who has just moved in. He, however, barely notices her at first. The family is shocked when Mr. Smith reveals that he has been transfered to a nice position in New York, which means that the family has to leave St. Louis and the St. Louis Fair
Casablanca Maltese falcon by Murray Burnett( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four sisters who grow up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
 
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Alternative Names
Astor, Mary 1906-

Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate del.

Del Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate.

Del Campo, Mary

Del Campo, Mary 1906-1987

Hawks, Mary

Hawks, Mary 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucile 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucille

Langhanke, Lucille 1906-1987

Mary Astor actrice américaine

Mary Astor actriz estadounidense

Mary Astor Amerikaans actrice

Mary Astor amerikansk skådespelare

Mary Astor amerikansk skodespelar

Mary Astor amerikansk skuespiller

Mary Astor amerykańska aktorka

Mary Astor attrice cinematografica statunitense

Mary Astor US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Meri Astor

Thorpe, Mary

Thorpe, Mary 1906-1987

Wheelock, Mary

Wheelock, Mary 1906-1987

Μαίρη Άστορ

Мери Астор

Мері Астор

Мэри Астор

ماري أستور

مری آستور بازیگر آمریکایی

میری استور

메리 애스터

メアリー・アスター

玛丽·阿斯特

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Meet me in St. LouisThe Palm Beach storyDodsworthMidnightThe great lieForbidden Hollywood collectionGreatest classic films collectionCasablanca Maltese falcon