WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Leslie 1922-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film noir  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Gangster films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Prison films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.85, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leslie Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Brooks
Tonight and every night( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a real theatre troupe who performed every night despite the constant bombing and increasing danger in war time london
Blonde ice by Jack Bernhard( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society reporter comes under suspicion when her series of rich husbands die mysteriously
Hollow triumph( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When med school dropout-turned-master criminal John Muller puts together a major casino heist, not everything goes as planned and a vindictive casino owner knows who's behind it. In order to hide, Muller must do whatever it takes to assume someone else's identity ... but how far is he willing to go?
Matrimonial causes : being an exposition of the Matrimonial Causes Act, 1937, the Summary Procedure (Domestic Proceedings) Act, 1937 by Leslie Brooks( Book )

3 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous dames collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas, Van Heflin. A predatory female (Stanwyck) plots to rid herself of a meek husband (Douglas) and silence a former lover (Heflin) who may have witnessed the "untimely" death of her mean-spirited, wealthy stepmother. Too Late For Tears. Cast: Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy. Pennies from heaven quickly turn to blood money when a married couple (Scott, Kennedy) mistakenly receives a satchel of stolen cash and the faithless wife schemes to keep the loot for herself!. Lady Of Burlesque. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea. A striptease artist (Stanwyck) is up to her neck in trouble when two fellow dancers are found strangled by their own g-strings and she becomes the prime suspect! . Blonde Ice. Cast: Leslie Brooks, Robert Paige. A blonde bombshell (Brooks) rises from humble beginnings to become a successful society columnist by romancing wealthy men who all die under mysterious circumstances. One of the most deadly femme fatales in the history of film noir!. A Life At Stake. Cast: Angela Lansbury, Keith Andes An enterprising businesswoman (Lansbury) has big plans for an out-of-work architect (Andes)--a lucrative job and an illicit love affair. Unfortunately for him, her plans also include murder!. Please Murder Me. Cast: Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr. A sultry femme fatale (Lansbury) accused of killing her husband tricks a love-smitten attorney (Burr) into acquitting her. But when the lawyer learns he's been duped, he sets an ingenious trap to bring the murderess to justice
Classic film noir : double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The scar: When a crooked gambler seeks to hide from a rival mobster, he hatches a plot to take the place of a psychiatrist that he's a dead-ringer for. But it's not long before the good doctor's secretary is on to his scheme
Faith never lost : the tale of dissidence in England by Leslie Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight mysteries collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Scarlet Street a lonely bank clerk is ensnarled in an embezzlement scheme by an alluring streetwalker. In The Red House a reclusive farmer living with his spinster sister and adopted daughter goes to extreme lengths to protect the dark secret of a decaying house on his property. In The Scar a wanted criminal murders a look-alike psychiatrist and assumes his identity, even fooling his lover. In The Stranger a federal agent poses as an antique dealer to snare a Nazi war criminal living incognity with his unsuspecting American fiancée. In Woman on the Run the sole witness to a gangland murder goes into hiding but is trailed by the police and by his wife who suspects he is actually running away from their unsuccessful marriage. In Inner Sanctum a man accidentally kills his fiancée as he exits a train after an eccentric traveler warns him not to get off at the next stop
Hollywood bombshell collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whistle stop: a small town girl returns home as a glamorous femme fatale and ignites a deadly love triangle between a small-time hood and an unsavory nightclub owner
Deadly dames : film noir collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naked kiss: A former prostitute, hoping to fit into mainstream society, moves to an all-American suburb, but her past comes back to haunt her
The scar by Steve Sekely( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-medical student in trouble with gambling debts kills a psychiatrist who is his exact look-alike, except for a scar on the doctor's cheek. The student impersonates the dead psychiatrist, but mistakenly makes his own scar on the wrong cheek. It is not long before the doctor's secretary is on to him and he discovers the doctor had a few gambling debts himself
Secret of the whistler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ralph Harrison is a mediocre artist who lives off the money of his dying wife, Edith. Ralph begins an affair with a model, but when Edith suddenly starts to get better, she visits Ralph and finds out about his dalliance. Ralph devises a plot to get rid of Edith, but she has plans of her own to get revenge from beyond the grave." -- Container
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eye witness: A New York lawyer who comes to England to help a wartime pal wrongly accused of murder. Who is the mysterious missing witness and will she be found in time to save a man's life?
Crime classics DVD collection : 50 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover girl by Charles Vidor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dancer in a Brooklyn night club catches the eye of a magazine publisher, who sees in her potential as a future cover girl
Trouble in flowerland by Leslie Brooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama in which three flowers fight for survival against man's machines
Crime classics : 50 movie pack DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dangerous dames collection( Visual )

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

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers: When old friend Sam Masterson suddenly returns to town after many years away, he approaches Walter to ask his help with the case of Toni Marashek, a friend who has been falsely accused of a crime. Sam is surprised, at first, to learn of Walter's marriage, knowing both of the parties, but quickly begins to put the pieces together. It turns out that Martha's tyrannical aunt (Judith Anderson), met an untimely end on the night that Sam left town, and Martha fears that Sam will reveal what he knows about that night, thereby destroying the lives of both she and her husband
 
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Alternative Names
Gettman, Lorraine 1922-2011

Gettman, Virginia Leslie

Gettman, Virginia Leslie 1922-2011

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Лесли Брукс

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Languages
English (38)

French (1)