Bennett, Bruce 1906-2007
Most widely held works about Bruce Bennett
Most widely held works by Bruce Bennett
The treasure of the Sierra Madre ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 1,853 libraries worldwide
Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune.
Mildred Pierce ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,322 libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered.
Dark passage ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent.
Sahara ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 421 libraries worldwide
An explosive war story about a ragtag battalion stranded in the great African desert, after the fall of Tobruk during World War II.
Sudden fear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
On a train headed home to California, Myra Hudson falls in love with and marries actor Lester Blaine, whom she has just fired from her most recent New York play. Back on her San Francisco estate, something evil appears to be lurking beneath the surface of the couple's idyllic life.
Act of violence Mystery street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Act of violence (1948): Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be.
Mildred Pierce ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) is a woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter Veda (Ann Blyth), including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder.
Love me tender ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, one home from the Civil War, have a falling-out over money and a young woman who, thinking the Confederate veteran was dead, married the younger brother who stayed at home.
Daniel Boone trail blazer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Daniel Boone helps defend the fort from Indian attacks until he can negotiate a peaceful resolution.
Boris Karloff icons of horror collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
The black room: "In a tiny European nation, a baron has fathered twin sons--Anton and Gregor--but a local legend has it that one will someday kill the other, so Anton is sent into exile while Gregor remains. Decades later, Gregor has become a tyrant; sensing revolution in the air, he summons Anton back to take over. But is that really what he has in mind?"--Container.
The new adventures of Tarzan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Tarzan travels to the jungles of Guatemala in search of a native idol that contains a formula for a powerful explosive.
The alligator people ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
After he disappears on their wedding day, a young wife tracks her new husband to his ancestral home in the bayous of Louisiana. There she finds he was saved from death by an experimental medical procedure involving serum derived from alligators, but now he is developing horrible side effects.
Tarzan ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Tarzan and the trappers: Tarzan becomes very angry when animal trappers invade his jungle domain. When he frees his animal friends, it is Tarzan himself who becomes the big game, viciously tracked down by an evil hunter ; Tarzan and the Green goddess: Tarzan retells the story of his adventure from the comfort of his recnetly recouped English manor, in perfect, unbroken English; very strange ; Tarzan of the apes: Tarzan, in actuality, is Lord Greystoke. A female ape takes to mothering the orphaned boy and raises him over the course of many years until a rescue mission is finally launced and the search party combs the jungle for the missing Lord Greystoke.
The man I love ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A nightclub singer falls for a no-good mobster and becomes dangerously involved with her brother's descent into crime. Excellent music selections.
Tarzan and the Green Goddess ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Tarzan has left his native Africa and ventured to the jungles of Guatemala in search of a missing friend. Tarzan teams up with an expedition looking for a fabled lost city that contains the Green Goddess, a legendary jeweled idol worshipped by the ancients. Tarzan and company travel through the steaming jungles; battling wild animals, the heat and humidity; to suddenly find themselves at the lost city and surrounded by the descendants of the ancients.
The cosmic man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The Cosmic man is a chess-playing invisible alien who arrives in a giant floating white sphere. Only Dr. Sorenson, the famous astrophysicist who created the A-bomb, believes in the advanced alien's message of peace.
Before I hang The boogie man will get you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Before I hang: The mysterious Dr. Garth kills a man while experimenting with a serum intended to alter the aging process. Sentenced to die, Garth goes to prison where he continues his bizarre work with Dr. Howard, the prison doctor. Suspense lingers when on the day of execution, Garth inoculates himself with a new serum made from the blood of a murderer. Just as he slips into unconsciousness, word is passed that his sentence has been changed to life imprisonment. When Dr. Howard sees Garth recover, looking years younger, he asks for the serum but Garth has murder in his eyes.
Well of love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Lassie, America's favorite collie, is lost in the mountains and must begin a long and perilous journey to find homes for her two puppies.
Dream wife ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Tarji is beautiful and trained from birth to anticipate her husband's every need and she is Clemson Reed's bride-to-be. So why is he whispering romantic endearments to another woman?
Act of violence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Act of violence: Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be.
Africa Air pilots Americans Bombardiers Brothers Cain, James M.--1892-1977 California California--San Francisco California--San Quentin Carjacking Desert survival Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Forensic pathology Fugitives from justice Gangster films Historical films Horror films Judicial error Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Massachusetts--Cape Cod Mexico Mexico--Sierra Madre Mothers and daughters Murder Prospecting Restaurateurs Single mothers Soldiers Tarzan (Fictitious character) Tarzan films Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States--Confederate States of America Uxoricide Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films World War (1939-1945)
Brix, Herman, 1906-2007
Brix, Herman, 1909-
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