WorldCat Identities

Hall, Alexander 1894-1968

Works: 151 works in 321 publications in 5 languages and 4,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Western films  Sports films  Gangster films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Actor, Author, fmd, Editor, Performer, Copyright holder, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alexander Hall
Here comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall( Visual )

31 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe is a boxer who is headed for a championship fight when he is killed in a plane crash. Unfortunately for Joe, he was not supposed to die in the crash, but was instead brought up to heaven too soon by an overeager angel. It is now up to Mr. Jordan, the angel's boss, to find Joe a new body and give him another chance to fight for the title. Joe meets an idealistic young woman to whom he is immediately smitten, and she gives him a reason to live beyond prize fighting
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
Shirley Temple( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and Forever: Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
Forever darling( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in English and Croatian and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorenzo and Susan put their marriage to the ultimate test: they go camping. Susan's guardian angel, seen only by Susan, joins them. Soon we're headed for comedy chaos: tent-raising, forest critters, inflatable rafts, and other elements of roughing it
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
An account of the births and burials in St. Paul's Church, in Philadelphia : from December 25, 1771, to December 25, 1772. by Pa.) St. Paul's Church (Philadelphia( )

16 editions published between 1772 and 1774 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here comes Mr. Jordan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy
Little Miss Marker by Prod Co: Paramount Productions/ B. P. Schulberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this early Shirley Temple star vehicle, a little girl is left in the care of Broadway bookie Sorrowful Jones as IOU for her father's twenty dollar bet on a horse. This story was filmed several times, including as 'Sorrowful Jones' (1949) directed by Sydney Lanfield, 'Forty pounds of trouble'(1962) directed by Norman Jewison and 'Little Miss Marker' (1980) directed by Walter Bernstein
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: If you could only cook: A down-on-her-luck cook charms a millionaire into playing along as her husband so they can get work. Too many husbands: A woman finds herself legally wed to two men
Kiss me Guido by Tony Vitale( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous Italian-American Bronx resident Frankie Zito comes home one night to find his girlfriend making out with his brother. He decides to leave for Manhattan and chase his dream to become an actor. He answers an ad for accommodation that sounds perfect, mistakenly believing GWM stands for 'guy with money', rather than 'gay white male.' A clash of cultures ensues
Because you're mine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera star drafted into the Army has the good fortune to be placed in a unit where the sarge is an opera buff. Sarge has a sister who sings and meeds Rossano's help
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequel to Here comes Mr. Jordan. Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, comes down from Mount Olympus to help a struggling Broadway producer "correct" the "inaccuracies" in a new show based on Greek mythology
Greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long, long trailer: Lucy and Desi play newlyweds who hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow
Goin' to town( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her first western, Mae West shines as Cleo Borden, a saloon girl turned devilish debutante
Alexander Hall's Once upon a time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway producer hopes to recapture the magic and reclaim the crowds after a series of flops by taking advantage of a young boy who owns a caterpillar that dances
I am the law( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a town rife with corruption, law professor John Lindsay is appointed special prosecutor to help clean up the city. Lindsay quickly realizes that not only does he have to deal with gangsters on the streets, but also in his own office, as friends of the mob work within his own department. It is up to Lindsay and his crew of college students to stand up to the mob and clean up the city
Pre-Code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch singer: Sally Trent has an illegitimate child, but cannot support her. She gives the baby up for adoption. Michael Gardner is the father who leaves for China not knowing about the baby. Sally assumes he has abandoned her for life. She gets a job as a torch singer and changes her name to Mimi Benton. She becomes notorious for her drinking and philadering. Then, Mimi fills in on a children's radio program singing and telling bedtime stories. She uses the airtime to find her daughter. She leaves her partying days behind and reunites with Michael
The Lucy and Desi collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too many girls: A heiress goes off to college and her father secretly sends along four Ivy League football stars as her bodyguards. The long, long trailer: Newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot house trailer in tow. Forever darling: Accompanied by a guardian angel, Lucy and Desi go camping
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Here comes Mr. Jordan
Mae West : the glamour collectionShirley TempleLittle Miss MarkerIcons of screwball comedyIcons of screwball comedyKiss me GuidoGoin' to town
Alternative Names
Alexander Hall Amerikaans filmregisseur (1894-1968)

Alexander Hall director de cine estadounidense

Alexander Hall director de cinema estatunidenc

Alexander Hall réalisateur américain

Alexander Hall regista, montatore e attore statunitense

Alexander Hall US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Alexander Hall US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmeditor

Hall, Ai K. 1894-1968

Hall, Al 1894-1968

Hall, Alex 1894-1968

Александр Холл

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