WorldCat Identities

George, Gladys 1904-1954

Overview
Works: 43 works in 130 publications in 5 languages and 7,617 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gladys George
The Maltese falcon by John Huston ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 4,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The best years of our lives by William Wyler ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Standard version. Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
The roaring twenties by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s
Lullaby of Broadway ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Doris Day plays a singer who arrives in New York never dreaming it will begin an alternately funny and heartfelt shot at stardom on the Great White Way."--Container
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer. The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Greatest gangster films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The roaring twenties: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere--www.imdb.com
The Maltese falcon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette. He encounters a gallery of high-living lowlifes who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the jewel-encrusted falcon
Essential classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur: Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Madame X ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman's lover is shot by a jealous competitor. Fearing scandal she begs for her husband's mercy but he throws her out, forbidding her to see her young son ever again. Falling into a sordid life, she finally faces the truth about her past as an unscrupulous gambler tries to extort money from her husband
Bright leaf ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brant Royle buys and sells tobacco, building a cigarette manufacturing empire, but his empire is starting to crumble. He is romantically drawn to the daughter of the tycoon who had earlier brought ruin to his family, and she may have an agenda of her own
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hard way ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Helen Chernen wants to get herself and her talented kid sister Katie out of their jerkwater hometown. And if that means using people and throwing them away, that's what Helen will do."--Container
Christmas holiday ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An army lieutenant, jilted by his fianceĢe, meets Jackie Lamont, a woman with a dark past and an even darker secret. Her husband, Robert, a convicted murderer serving life in prison escapes from jail, is intent on tracking her down and he's decided the lieutenant is her lover
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
Minstrel man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A minstrel singer gives his daughter to another couple to raise when his wife dies in childbirth. He continues on tour with his career. When the daughter grows up, she becomes a performer. Father and daughter are re-united onstage to sing a tune he wrote
The public enemy the roaring twenties ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Public enemy (1931): A story of two brothers, one an honorable war veteran, the other a high-class gangster that sold alcohol during the prohibition. Roaring twenties(1939): Three WWI buddies work for a bootlegging racket after returning to New York City
Humphrey Bogart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brother Orchid: Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Humphrey Bogart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia City: It's 1864 and the Confederacy's last hope is an infusion of gold to buy war materials. The gold is available, if someone can smuggle it from a town far west of all the fighting - Virginia City, Nevada. An undercover Union officer is determined to stop a gold-laden train from rolling into Dixie
Fiesta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Up in the air: This murder mystery takes place at a radio station where an unpopular singer and other performers are murdered at the station. A page boy and his friend, the janitor, begin investigating the deaths with hopes to find the killer and also to get a chance to perform on the air. Supported by a hopeful singer and the station receptionist, the boys look into the killings while the singer fills in on the air. Our duo gets closer to the truth all the while the killer stalks them and the lovely new on air singer
Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
 
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Alternative Names
Clare, Gladys Anna, 1904-1954
Clare, Gladys Anna 1904-1954 Wirklicher Name
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