WorldCat Identities

Irene 1901-1962

Works: 30 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 6,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Dance films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Teen films 
Roles: Costume designer, Actor, Author, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Irene
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick & Nora Charles!
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives. Now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy
Lady in the lake by Raymond Chandler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Marlow sets out to find the missing wife of a publishing magnate. Several smack-arounds, one dead gigolo, a few angry cops, a booze-soaked frame-up and one dame in the lake later, Marlowe finds the killer and finds that he's also looking at the business end of a gun
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Vivacious lady by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College town life is turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling nightclub singer
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hat check boy is in love with the lead singer at a nightclub. He is slipped a Mickey Finn and dreams that he is Louis IV of 18th century France and that the lead singer is courtesan Madame Du Barry
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triangle plot involving vaudeville musicians in 1912
Intermezzo : a love story by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love affair between a young pianist and a famous violinist, who is married
The Claudette Colbert collection( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no electricity, a house in need of constant repair, and days that ran from four in the morning to nine at night, the MacDonalds had barely a moment to put their feet up and relax. And then came the children. Yet through every trial and pitfall-through chaos and catastrophe-this indomitable family somehow, mercifully, never lost its sense of humor
Fashion and costume sketch collection by Brooklyn Museum of Art( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designs for Hollywood productions include sketches by Travis Banton of Merle Oberon in "Song to Remember," Bonnie Cashin of Gene Tierney in "Laura," Edith Head of Ginger Rogers in "Lady in the Dark," Rene Hubert of Tallulah Bankhead in "Royal Scandal," Irene of Barbara Stanwyck in "B.F.'s Daughter," Charles Le Maire of Betty Grable in "My Blue Heaven," Walter Plunkett of Katherine Hepburn in "Sea of Grass," and Edward Stevenson of Maureen O'Hara in "The Spanish Main."
Costume design for the Barkleys of Broadway by Irene( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Costume design, in pencil and color, signed, for Ginger Rogers in the Barkleys of Broadway
The wife takes a flyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A downed flyer in German-occupied Holland fools the Nazis by playing the role of the mentally unbalanced husband of a women who is ready to divorce her real husband. The flyer and the woman fall in love
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National Velvet
Alternative Names
Gibbons, Irene 1901-1962

Irene Lentz Amerikaans kostuumontwerpster (1900-1962)

Irene Lentz amerykańska kostiumograf

Irene Lentz costumista e attrice statunitense

Irene Lentz US-amerikanische Kostümbildnerin

Lentz, Irene 1900-1962

Lentz, Irene 1901-1962



English (36)

Shall we dance?