WorldCat Identities

La Plante, Laura 1904-1996

Overview
Works: 49 works in 95 publications in 4 languages and 625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 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 ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 370 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 68 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
American silent horror collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 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
The cat and the canary ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thriller that centers around the murderous misdoings over a will of an eccentric millionaire
Columbia Pictures pre-code collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virtue: An honest, enterprising taxi driver mistakes a prostitute for an unemployed stenographer. After a whirlwind courtship and marriage, the woman's past comes back to haunt her when a duplicitous acquaintance implicates her in a sordid affair
The church mouse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 13 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 )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 13 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 )
7 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in English and held by 12 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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Lonely wives ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Felix, a Broadway impersonator, wants to add Richard to his list of people he impersonates and would get permission only if he can fool Richard's mother-in-law, Mrs. Mantel, for a night. Meanwhile, Richard goes to meet Diane, about getting a divorce from her husband, who happens to be Felix, although Richard doesn't know it. And Richard's wife, Madeleine, comes home from a vacation early and spends the night with Felix, disguised as Richard
God's gift to women ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to win the hand of the virtuous Mary, a philandering casanova realizes he must stop pursing other women
La volonté du mort by Paul Leni ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and French 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
Carl Laemmle presents The cat and the canary from the stage play by John Willard = Spuk im Schloss ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last warning by Paul Leni ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1929 in Undetermined and 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)
Sporting youth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
La Plant, Laura, 1904-1996
La Plante, Laura
LaPlante, Laura
Plant, Laura la, 1904-1996
Plante, Laura la
Plante, Laura la, 1904-1996
Languages
English (56)
German (1)
French (1)
Spanish (1)