WorldCat Identities

Jones, Grover 1893-1940

Overview
Works: 120 works in 200 publications in 2 languages and 1,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Sports films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.L6, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Grover Jones
 
Most widely held works by Grover Jones
Trouble in paradise( Visual )

9 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women"--Container
Dark command by Republic Pictures( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the Civil War, emotions run high in the race for Federal Marshal of Kansas
The trail of the lonesome pine by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains, two men are caught in the middle of a bitter feud between the Toliver and Falin families while fighting for the romantic attention of a beautiful woman
The shepherd of the hills by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Ozark community the Matthews family live in the shadow of tragedy. Their only daughter had died in childbirth, after the man she loved had betrayed and deserted her. Young Matt had lived his life under the shadow of a curse; the promise to kill the man who abandoned his mother. A stranger arrives in the mountains and becomes known as "the Shepherd" because of his kindness to the people of the mountains
The Milky way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a timid milkman who is deluded into believing he is a great prize-fighter
One Sunday afternoon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After meeting beauty Fay Wray one Sunday afternoon in the park, aspiring dentist Gary Cooper has her stolen away by his best friend. Even though he can't forget her, he marries another woman and attempts to move on with his life. But when fate reunites the pair, can they figure out a way to make it work?"--Movies Unlimited website
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up in arms: Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his best friend Joe
Souls at sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuggin Taylor is a first mate on a slave ship in 1842. When a mutiny overthrows the ship's skipper and leaves him in charge, he frees his cargo. Back in England, charges against Nuggin and his fellow shipmate Powdah are dropped. Nuggin is approached by British intelligence agents and asked to embark on a secret information-gathering mission that could end the African slave trade for good. Nuggin agrees and Powdah accompanies him on a ship bound for America. Both men fall in love while on shipboard, Nuggin with Margaret and Powdah with Babsie. The action is just getting under way when a girl accidentally sets fire to the ship by leaving a lantern next to the straw floor below deck. During the fire and with rough seas, the men are culled from the boys, and Nuggin's sweetheart's brother, who is a slave trader, is killed and she blames Nuggin. Nuggin is finally put on trial for his life and the loss of the ship
Four feature films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn: A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter. War wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger along with a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time. Spoilers: Adventure about gold and greed in an Alaskan boomtown during the 1890's. Shepherd of the hills: As part of a family of Ozark moonshiners, a simple man is sworn to protect the land he loves and a secret that threatens to tear the community apart
The milky way ; Kid Dynamite( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Milky way, a milkman becomes a boxer after it appears that he has knocked out a middleweight champion in a street brawl. In Kid Dynamite, East Side boxing champion has been challenged to fight the West Side champ after a pool game hustle gone wrong, but is kidnapped before the match
There were giants : a story of blood and steel by Grover Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heiress Cora Jordan vows to make her own way in the world and, after a day of job-hunting, couldn't be more surprised. Why? One: no one hires her. Two: she meets Bill Overton, a flat-broke Knight-errant of a gambler, and teams with him to parlay a nickel into hundreds of dollars, win a car in a raffle, spend a whirlwind neon night on the town and woozily awaken together next morning in the Regent Plaza with only eleven dollars
Universal rarities : films of the 1930s( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souls at sea: Gary Cooper stars as a ship captain opposed to the slave trade in this rousing period adventure co-starring George Raft and directed by Henry Hathaway
Trouble in paradise Haute pègre by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women"--Container
Les trois lanciers du Bengale by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If I had a million by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of eight vignettes depicting how various people react when given a million dollars
The Virginian by -( Visual )

3 editions published between 1929 and 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, and Steve, his best fiend, soon become rivals for her affection. Steve falls in with bad guys led by Trampas, and the Virginian catches him cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away, but returns in time for the obligatory climactic shootout in the streets
Duck soup : [screenplay] by Harry Ruby( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"SECOND TEMPORARY SCRIPT."
["The dark command" by Grover Jones( )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pre-civil War saga, Walter Pigeon, as Confederate renegade William Cantrell, along with his raiders, clashes with the new marshal of Kansas City, Bob Seton (John Wayne). Their long-standing rivalry of love and power reaches dangerous proportions when Seton exposes Cantrell and his guerillas, who have been raiding both Union and Confederate lines. Roy Rogers co-stars in one of his earliest film roles. 1940
Slow as the lightning( Visual )

2 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmie March loses his job as a clerk but a gypsy fortune teller predicts that he will get rich playing his hunches. The prophecy turns out to be true, but cad Mortimer Fenton, Jimmie's rival for the hand of the fair Eleanor Phillips, plots to ruin Jimmie
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Trouble in paradiseTrouble in paradise Haute pègre
Alternative Names
Grover Jones Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1893-1940)

Grover Jones cinéaste américain

Grover Jones regista statunitense

Grover Jones US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Jones, G. 1893-1940

Гроувер Джонс

Ґровер Джонс

گروور جونز فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

グローヴァー・ジョーンズ

格羅弗·瓊斯

Languages
English (71)

French (4)

Covers
Dark commandThe trail of the lonesome pineThe shepherd of the hillsTrouble in paradise Haute pègre