WorldCat Identities

Landis, Carole 1919-1948

Overview
Works: 106 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 4,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Carole Landis
 
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Most widely held works by Carole Landis
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
I wake up screaming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somebody killed Vicky Lynn and the police are looking at only one suspect, Promoter Frankie Christopher. Frankie believes Inspector Ed Cornell is trying to pin him for the murder of Vicky. Did he really kill her, or does he know who did?
Moon over Miami( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
Orchestra wives by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbott. After marrying him, she joins the band's tour, and learns about life as an orchestra wife
Four Jills in a Jeep( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life adventures of the first female performers to join the U.S.O., Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair play themselves in the film adaptation of Carole Landis's "novel" by the same name
A scandal in Paris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Eugene François Vidocq, follows the life story of a French thief from his birth in a prison to his unlikely rise to the position of Paris's chief of police during the Napoleonic era
Topper returns( Visual )

19 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third in the Topper comedy-mystery series, Cosmo Topper is besieged by a wisecracking ghost who demands that he help her find her killer. She was murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend Ann Carrington, the intended victim. Despite protestations from his wife, Clara, Topper and Gail set out to find her killer and keep Ann from a similar fate. Carrington Hall is a magnificent old haunted house, complete with a cloaked villain who comes and goes through walls. Falling chandeliers, secret passages, and a trap door with a chute that leads to an underground tunnel add to the mystery. The cast of characters includes a malevolent butler, a straightlaced housekeeper, and a frightfully playful seal. Rochester, Topper's eternally frightened chauffeur, at one point threatens to quit and go back to Jack Benny! But will the murderer be revealed from among the house servants, guests, and family?
Four Jills in a jeep by Carole Landis( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of four Hollywood stars, Mitzi Mayfair, Martha Raye, Kay Francis and the author, as members of a theatrical task force in Bermuda, England and Africa
Entertaining the troops : American entertainers in World War II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War II affected everyone, and everyone found his or her own way of helping the cause. For American entertainers, choices included enlisting, selling war bonds, visiting the wounded, and entertaining the troops. In this documentary, filmmaker Robert Mugge pays tribute to hundreds of well-known (and not so well-known) performers who assisted the military both at home and abroad"--Container
I wake up screaming( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime thriller of a cafe society celebrity who is murdered. Sports promoter Frankie Christopher is accused, while the dead woman's sister falls in love with him
Three Texas steers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Mesquiteers was the umbrella title for a series of 51 B-westerns released between 1936 and 1943. In Three Texas Steers, the sixth of eight John Wayne Mesquiteers films, circus owner Nancy Evans's crooked manager, George Ward, sabotages her circus with a series of mysterious incidents. She has no choice but to sell the ranch her grandfather left her in Mesquite County. Ward vows to drive Nancy off her ranch, but standing in the way are the Three Mesquiteers
My gal Sal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The short but colorful life of turn-of-the-last-century tunesmith Paul Dresser is given a lavish treatment as Rita Hayworth and Victor Mature give star wattage to this delightful and snappy musical"--Container
Comedy classics( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road show: Wrongfully committed to an asylum by his spurned finacée, Colonel Carleton Carraway escapes and joins a bankrupt carnival
Road show by Hal Roach( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elusive, rich bachelor wiggles off the hook on his wedding day for the umpteenth time by begging insanity, but his strong-willed bride calls his bluff and has him committed to the loony bin. He manages to escape with another inmate and joins a traveling carnival, only to fall in love with the leggy owner and gets involved in one slapstick mishap after another
Groucho and the Marx brothers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie previews and promotional clips from several Marx Brothers films including A night at the opera, Room service, At the circus, Go west, and The big store. Also includes a clip of Carole Landis and Groucho singing for American troops and the original television pilot of You bet your life, starring Groucho Marx
Four Jills in a jeep by Jimmy McHugh( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young rich couple who die "prematurely" come back to haunt their banker; Topper helps a lovely young girl discover her murderer and saves the life of the intended victim in the process
John Wayne matinee double feature no. 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First feature: a female circus owner is saved by "The Three Mesquiteers" from being swindled out of her land by her manager. Second feature: a Texas soldier returns home from serving in the Union army and kicks out the carpetbaggers
The detective collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George & Ira Gershwin's Lady, be good! by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Carole Landis actrice américaine

Carole Landis actriz estadounidense

Carole Landis aktorka amerykańska

Carole Landis Amerikaans acteur

Carole Landis Amerikaans actrice

Carole Landis attrice statunitense

Carole Landis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ridste, Frances 1919-1948

Ridste Frances L. 1919-1948

Кэрол Лэндис

کارول لندیس بازیگر آمریکایی

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캐롤 랜디스

キャロル・ランディス

Languages
English (90)

French (1)

Covers
Carole Landis : a tragic life in HollywoodWintertime