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Joslyn, Allyn -1981

Overview
Works: 48 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 1,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Portraits  Television comedies  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Allyn Joslyn
 
Most widely held works by Allyn Joslyn
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart
I wake up screaming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somebody killed Vicky Lynn and the police are looking at only one suspect, Promoter Frankie Christopher. Frankie believes Inspector Ed Cornell is trying to pin him for the murder of Vicky. Did he really kill her, or does he know who did?
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aged former playboy dies he winds up in hell, where the ruler of the realm isn't convinced that he's come to the right place. The playboy is required to tell his life story, and with the relating of a lifetime of love it becomes the task of His Excellency to pass final judgment
The great McGinty by Preston Sturges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An opportunist (Brian Donlevy) turns corruption into a promising political career but struggles to stay on top when he tries to go honest."
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
As young as you feel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hodges works a hand press at a ACME Printing Company and is forced to retire when he turns sixty-five. When it is discovered that no one at the company knows the parent company's president, John decides to dye his hair and mustache, and gives a convincing impersonation to the executive officers to ignore the mandatory retirement clause. John soon finds himself giving a creditable speech on the dignity of man and gaining national attention to an outmoded retirement policy
They won't forget( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the infamous Leo Frank case. Despite circumstantial evidence, a Southern prosecutor tries to pin a murder on an African American man. The film is an explosive indictment of bigotry that's rich in deceptive motives, sudden violence and courtroom suspense
Harriet Craig( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Craig, to all outward appearances, is a devoted wife and homemaker. But beneath the surface of her meticulously kept, richly appointed mansion, Harriet is a neurotic perfectionist and a stickler for absolute cleanliness. Her servants are kept on their toes by her shrewish orders and she will stop at nothing to ensure no one upsets the status quo of her complacent life with her husband Walter. When it appears that Walter will be promoted and travelling abroad on business, Harriet springs into action to squelch his plans. Harriet's monstrous selfishness and essential heatred of men, a syndrome initiated in girlhood when her father abandoned Harriet and her mother, at last becomes obvious to Walter. In a dramatic final confrontation, Walter finally realizes he too was just another possession in Harriet's loveless, life-size dollhouse
I love Melvin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park. They start to talk and Melvin soon offers to do a photo spread of her. His boss, however, has no intention of using the photos. Melvin wants to marry Judy, but her father would rather she marry dull and dependable Harry Black. As a last resort, Melvin promises to get Judy's photo on the cover of the next issue of Look, a task easier said than done
The Brothers O'Toole( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapstick comedy about the small, poor mining town of Molybdenum, Colorado, where every citizen owns stock in the local mine
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My sister Eileen: A sister, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
The great American Western( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brothers O'Toole: Two con artist brothers swindle their way through Colorado in 1890and fine themselves swept up in a mad dash for gold
The shocking Miss Pilgrim( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A liberated female typist in the late 19th century shocks staid Boston with her outspoken views on women's rights. The luminous Betty Grable and lively Gershwin tunes make this an enjoyable, toe-tapping romp
Colonel Effingham's raid( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a retired Army colonel who takes on the local government of his sleepy Georgia town over the impending demolition of a historic landmark
If you knew Susie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone who's anyone in Brookford can claim ancestors who were heroes of the Revolutionary War. Everyone except Sam and Susie Parker. But then the Parkers find a letter from George Washington that acknowledges the heroism oa a long-ago Parker patriarch and says essentially this to him and his heirs: IOU $7 BILLION."--Container
Junior Miss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She especially turns the household upside-down when she plays matchmaker with the daughter of her dad's boss
For you, for me, for evermore : from the 20th Century-Fox picture "The shocking Miss Pilgrim" by George Gershwin( )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eve Arden show( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes about fashionable authoress and widow Liza Hammond, who lives in a Manhattan high rise with her mother and twin daughters
Hollywood Hotel by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest and has a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star Mona Marshall to a movie premiere. But Mona refuses to go, so the bosses decide to use Mona's double, Virginia. When Mona finds out next morning what happened she insists on firing her double and Ronny. Soon everyone begins to connive and play games to get what they want
Sweet and low-down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young trombonist is given the opportunity of a lifetime to play with Benny Goodman's Orchestra, his growing ego threatens to sabotage him
 
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Alternative Names
Joslyn, Allyn d. 1981

Languages
English (39)

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