Marshall, George 1891-1975
Most widely held works about George Marshall
Most widely held works by George Marshall
How the West was won ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history.
Destry rides again ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container.
Pot o' gold ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy about an out of work music lover. While working for his uncle, he becomes involved in a feud between his uncle and a group of noisy musicians who happen to live next door. He goes through an amusing chain of events as he falls in love with the girl next door.
Fancy pants ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A zany red-head and her mother bring back a bogus butler to frontier New Mexico.
The ghost breakers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Larry Lawrence (Hope), a Manhattan radio commentator sought in connection with a murder he did not commit, eludes New York police by hiding in a steamer trunk. Soon the trunk and Larry are aboard a ship bound for Cuba, where the trunk's owner, pretty Mary Carter (Goddard), is sailing to take possession of a recent inheritance: a haunted castle.
You can't cheat an honest man ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Whipsnade's circus is the greatest show on earth, for keeping ahead of the sheriff. When luck runs thin, he races elephants and wagons to the state line.
Blue dahlia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A returning war veteran finds his faithless wife murdered and himself a suspect.
The perils of Pauline ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Fictionalized story of the way Pearl White broke into the movies and how motion pictures were made in the early days. Pearl White, a sweatshop worker, entertains coworkers by singing to them. When an actress comes to pick up a costume, she hears White singing and helps her break into show business.
Houdini ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container.
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection. Volume one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Eight films from the comedy team of Martin and Lewis.
Red garters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Vivacious Rosemary Clooney heads up a gaggle of high-kicking, red-gartered girls at the Red Dog Saloon in this amusingly tuneful spoof of the Western film. Rosie plays Calaveras Kate, a saloon owner who has her eye on the town's big shot.
My favorite blonde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
My favorite blonde: It's all aboard for intrigue, laughs and romance as Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll contend with German spies during a daffy but dangerous cross-country chase. Star spangled rhythm: A young sailor thinks his dad is a studio boss, when in fact his father is a gatekeeper.
The Blue Dahlia ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Johnny, a returning Navy veteran, finds his wife cheating on him. When she is killed with his gun, he tries to find the real killer. In the meantime Johnny meets Joyce, a woman discontented with her husband but interested in Johnny. Joyce helps Johnny look for the killer and sticks around for romance.
Life begins at 40 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con to work at his paper, the town's rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie, shuts down Clark's operation. Undaunted, Clark starts a new paper in direct opposition to Abercrombie and recruits the town bum to run against Abercrombie for mayor.
In old Kentucky ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Rogers, with help from tap-dancing Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, carries this story of two opposing clans residing in the hills.
The ghost breakers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Larry Lawrence (Hope) is a hapless victim of circumstances who gets hounded by the police until he is helped by beautiful heiress Mary Carter (Goddard). She enables him to escape by stowing him in a trunk bound for Cuba. In return, he promises to help rid her inherited castle of the ghoulish creatures who refuse to leave their favorite haunt.
Houdini ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1953 and 1991 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Tony Curtis is the great Houdini, the struggling circus performer who emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist. From his beginnings as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man.
Texas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A comedy/action-adventure western about two confederate veterans aimlessly wandering around Texas after the Civil War. They go their separate ways, then eventually both end up falling in love with the rancher's daughter.
The mating game ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
An IRS investigator comes to check on an unpredictable farmer who hasn't paid his taxes, and ends up falling in love with the man's pretty daughter.
The Goldwyn follies ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and French and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Oliver Merlin, a big-time movie producer, has lost touch with the "little people" and his films have lost mass appeal. He hired a country girl to act as his ear to the public... but he soon falls in love with her. When a shy crooner becomes smitten with the girl as well, Merlin uses all the glamour of Hollywood to woo her.
Action and adventure films Biographical films Brand, Max,--1892-1944 Cardsharping Comedy films Comedy films Corruption Cuba Detective and mystery films Drama Escape artists Etiquette Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Germany Great Britain Haunted castles Historical films History Houdini, Harry,--1874-1926 Magicians Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Murder Murder--Investigation Musical films Musical films Musicians Revenge Romance films Romantic comedy films Roommates Sheriffs Singers Texas United States Valets Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Western films Western films White, Pearl,--1889-1938 Women entertainers
Marshall, George E. 1891-1975
Multiple languages (19)
No Linguistic content (7)