WorldCat Identities

La Plante, Laura 1904-1996

Overview
Works: 48 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 620 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3545.I443, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Laura La Plante
 
Most widely held works by Laura La Plante
The cat and the canary by Paul Leni( Visual )
21 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The potential heirs to a large fortune gather at their benefactor's mansion twenty years after his death but the reading of his will is interrupted by a series of disturbing events
Directed by William Wyler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Directed by William Wyler is a tribute to the great Hollywood director William Wyler. Film clips from some of his best loved movies are intercut with anecdotes and reminiscences from such legendary figures as Bette Davis, Billy Wilder, Lillian Hellman, John Huston and Wyler himself. The love trap is a part-silent, part-sound motion picture about a fired chorus girl who is rescued by a young businessman and then must set an elaborate trap for his uncle to regain her new husband's confidence
The Cat and the canary Haunted spooks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cat and the canary: A beautiful heroine, heiress to a possible fortune, is menaced by a mysterious killer disguised as a hideous monster. Haunted spooks: Unlucky Harold loses every girl he loves until along come Hilary, who needs a husband to inherit a house. The house is haunted by an uncle, but not for long
American silent horror collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the beginnings of horror films from the 1890s through the silent era; an embittered criminal seeks revenge on the doctors who erroneously amputated his legs as a child; possibly insane, an heir to a fortune must spend the night in a creepy mansion to receive the payout; a scientist finds a way to reveal the darkest side of man; with a smile permanently carved into his face, a man becomes a clown and falls for a blind orphan
Columbia Pictures pre-code collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arizona: Bob Denton, a West Point football star, discovers that his commanding officer is married to his former girlfriend, a woman bent on revenge after he jilted her
The church mouse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This romantic comedy stars Laura La Plante as a dowdy secretary whose fortunes change when she begins working for rich banker Ian Hunter. As she adjusts to her new job, she encounters the boss's beautiful ladyfriend and starts to blossom into a dynamic figure--in and out of the office
The complete Show boat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In all four versions of Show boat as a motion picture, the dashing Gaylord Ravenal and the lovely Magnolia Hawks grapple with love, disappointment, loss and acceptance both on and off her father's Mississippi riverboat in a turbulent relationship in which Magnolia transforms from a shy, guileless girl into a mature woman
Smouldering fires ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough, fortyish woman, who took over her father's business and turned it into a thriving enterprise, falls in love with an ambitious young employee fifteen years her junior and marries him. Her husband becomes infatuated with her younger sister as the suppressed emotions in the triangle build to a climax
Arizona ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While at West Point, Denton rebuffs Evelyn Palmer who shows up later as the wife of his commanding officer in Arizona. When he takes a shine to her sister Bonita, Evelyn accuses him of making illicit advances toward her while the Colonel's away. " -- IMDB
The love trap ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lonely wives ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on an old German stage play, Lonely wives stars Edward Everett Horton in a dual role as Richard, a lawyer known as quite a womanizer, and as Felix, the Great Zero, a vaudeville impressionist who wants to add Richard to his list of impersonations. Over the course of the picture as complication piles upon complication, Richard attempts to convince Laura La Plante to divorce her husband, who turns out to be Felix. Meanwhile, Richard's wife Madeline (Esther Ralston) returns early from vacation and spends the night with Felix, disguised as Richard."--Container
God's gift to women ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to win the hand of the virtuous Mary, a philadering casanova realizes he must stop pursing other women
Skinner's dress suit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A social comedy, about how, while clothes don't make the man, they allow you to disguise who you are. Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week. Meanwhile, business is bad and Skinner loses his job but Honey is still spending the salary he doesn't have
El legado tenebroso The cat and the canary ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los parientes del viejo rico Cyrus West están esperando su muerte para heredar. Pero el viejo Cyrus estipula que su voluntad deberá ser leída 20 años después de su muerte. Durante el día designado, sus expectantes herederos llegan a su mansión. La voluntad es leída y resulta que la única heredera es Annabelle West, siempre y cuando ella demuestre que está cuerda. Si no fuese así, el dinero y algunos diamantes irían a parar a otra persona, cuyo nombre está en un sobre sellado. El señor Crosby, abogado del viejo Cyrus, desaparece antes de poder revelar a Annabelle el nombre que contiene el sobre sellado
La volonté du mort by Paul Leni( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last warning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Show boat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old swimmin' hole ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The silent horror collection clásicos del cine de terror mudo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una joven podrá heredar una suculenta fortuna si demuestra que está totalmente cuerda. Pero no se lo pondrán fácil (El legado tenebroso)
Home, James ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
La Plant, Laura 1904-1996
La Plante, Laura
Plant, Laura la 1904-1996
Plante, Laura la 1904-1996
Languages
English (54)
Spanish (1)
French (1)