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Irving, George 1874-1961

Overview
Works: 52 works in 72 publications in 2 languages and 3,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Controversial literature  Comedy films  Love stories 
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 1,861 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 529 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 285 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 226 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You're telling me!: 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 175 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
Dangerous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 143 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 111 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 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period (1929-1934), censorship barely existed and filmmakers had free reign to make the movies they wanted and the public demanded. No subject was taboo including adultery, murder or sex
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 7 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 5 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
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 double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1917 and 2005 in English and held by 3 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
Cadfael the Holy thief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prior Herluin and his apprentice, Tutilo, arrive from a distant abbey that has been sacked in the civil war, requesting the loan of the bones of St Winifred. Abbot Radulfus finds it hard to refuse him, but then a local benefactor comes to his rescue, and he decides to keep the holy casket. Then a beautiful slave girl, Daalny, and the bones of St Winifred are abducted from the Abbey, and Cadfael is commissioned by the abbot to find them both. But a man is found murdered before Cadfael can determine what has been happening
 
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Alternative Names
Irving George H. 1874-1961
Irving George Henry 1874-1961
Languages
English (37)
French (1)
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