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Irving, George 1874-1961

Overview
Works: 52 works in 72 publications in 2 languages and 3,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Controversial literature  Comedy films  Love stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Irving
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Island of lost souls by Erle C Kenton( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
Lonesome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man on the flying trapeze: Ambrose Wolfinger wants the afternoon off to go to a wrestling match. He tells his boss he needs to attend his mother-in-law's funeral. A series of mishaps lead his boss to send flowers to the house and notify papers of the death
Dangerous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Broadway star hits the skids until a nurturing love nudges her toward recovery, and she becomes murderously "dangerous" to keep that love alive
The divorcée ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a husband cheats on his wife, she decides to pay him back by sleeping with his best friend
David Harum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1890s, a gritty racetrack romp about David Harum, a small-town banker who's betting it all on a happy ending. John Lennox, who works for David, falls in love with the independently wealthy Ann Madison. David aids their relationship by sending them off together in a carriage driven by a balky horse. When the horse won't budge, she gets to know John. He later proposes but tells Ann he won't marry her until he can support her on his own. She is furious and devises a scheme, which involves David and the horse, to make John rich
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cheat: A spoiled socialite is a gambling addict. She borrows money from an exotic art collector in order to replace what she has stolen from a charity. The collateral for the loan may be a shock, a there is a large penalty for default. A catalog of selfishness, desire and revenge, not to mention a touch of kinky
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
Damaged lives ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young man catches syphilis as the result of a wanton night on the town with a rich floozy and passes it onto his wife
Loose ankles The naughty flirt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The naughty flirt: An heiress's love life is the victim of schemes to swindle her money, but will true love win out?
Merrily we go to Hell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry Corbett finally meets and marries Joan Prentiss, the right girl. Unfortunately their wedded bliss is interrupted when Jerry's play becomes a hit and he hooks up with the wrong woman from his past. Joan decides that turn-about is fair play and she picks Charlie to escort her to various parties around New York. Eventually Jerry quits drinking and sends his girlfriend packing, just in time for Joan to take him back
The Mandarin mystery ( Visual )
in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the most valuable stamp in the world is stolen and two people are murdered, Inspector Queen and his young son Ellery Queen must unravel the mystery. With detective father and son trying to out-smart each other at every turn, and the bodies piling up around them, two Queens may not be a strong enough hand to catch the murderer!
Wife, husband and friend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Woman hopes to be a great singer and is encouraged by her scheming teacher. After she flops her husband, encouraged by an amorous professional singer tries opera and also flops" --IMDb
Raffles double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1917 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two versions based on the E.W. Hornung's novel Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman and Eugene Wiley Presbrey's play Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
The actors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two silent feature films, all starring Evelyn Brent. Trapped by the Mormons is an exploitation film of young girls being lured into being co-wives by a mesmerizing missionary. Raffles the Amateur Cracksman, from the story by E.W. Hornung, is about a charming jewel thief
Bright eyes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-year-old Shirley Blake is the daughter of a crack aviator who died in a plane crash, and when her mother also dies she becomes the center of a bitter custody battle
Raffles, the amateur cracksman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Irving George H. 1874-1961
Irving George Henry 1874-1961
Languages
English (38)
French (1)
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