WorldCat Identities

Davis, Joan 1912-1961

Overview
Works: 199 works in 263 publications in 2 languages and 1,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Fantasy films  Angel films  History  Film adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Faraway, so close! by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy man loses his wife and his fortune and must do repairs to support himself and his daughter
I married Joan classic TV collection #1( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve episodes from the popular television comedy series which ran from 1952-1955
Hold that ghost by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boys inherit a haunted mansion formerly owned by a mobster."
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young people: Shunned newcomers Wendy and her "show folk" parents win over their neighbors when disaster strikes
Show business by Edward L Marin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic story of two teams, the boys are in burlesque and the girls are in vaudeville. The boys decide to switch to vaudeville and team up with the girls in a great show
Shirley Temple little darling collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
My lucky star( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a department store tycoon tries to win his father's favor with a business proposal: boost sales by sending package wrapper Kristina Nelson (Sonja Henie) to college to wear their fashions on campus. Things soon go sour, and it's up to Kristina's boyfriend to think of a plan that makes everyone look good
Leading ladies : 20 classic movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"30 hours of America's most beloved leading ladies of the silver screen! Ava Gardner, Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Sally Field, Hedy Lamarr, Elizabeth Taylor, Dorothy Lamour and Judy Garland are just a few of the leading ladies who grace this movie collection with their striking beauty, profound screen presence and extraordinary talent." -- Container
License to drive by 20th Century Fox presents a Davis/Licht/Mueller Production( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les is embarrassed when he fails his driving test, and his buddies are depending on him, but Les is more interested in his date with Mercedes. He 'borrows' the family's prized Cadillac for his date
Vendredi soir Friday night by Claire Denis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jack Benny show: Featuring Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson. The format for this show was well honed after two decades on radio. The transition to television was easy with Jack's personality well established including his stinginess, his vanity about his age, his ancient "Maxwell" automobile and his "lousy" violin playing. The episode title is "The Road to Nairobi" (aired May 23, 1954)
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night in the tropics: Bud and Lou get mixed up in a "Love insurance" scheme. Buck Privates: Bud and Lou accidentally enlists in the U.S. Army and stumble through basic training. In the navy: Bud and Lou are sailors who must help a famous crooner keep his identity. Hold that ghost: Bud and Lou accidentally inherit a "haunted" house where a gangster stashed his loot
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi: A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. Curly top: Edward Morgan, rich trustee of an orphanage, meets and is entranced with little Elizabeth and her older sister Mary. He adopts them and they come to adore Edward. As she grows older, however, Mary begins to fall in love with Edward, so Elizabeth decides to play matchmaker. Little Miss Broadway: A group of orphans live happily enough supporting themselves by performing in theatrical productions until a crabby old lady complains about the noise they make practicing
Bing Crosby live WWII radio broadcasts by Bing Crosby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George White's Scandals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan Jones and Jack Evans are engaged. Both are part of the new Scandals' musical. While Jack's sister, Clarabelle, is determined to force Jack off the show and break off the engagement, Jill, the daughter of a former Scandals' girl, inadvertently becomes part of the chorus and becomes attracted to the director, Tom McGrath. But, another chorus girl, Billie, wants him and discovers Jill's secret that Martin is an assumed name. All the while Joan and Jack are trying to make a match for Clarabelle
Essential family television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 150 episodes from family television programs
If you knew Susie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 19 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
Best of TV comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 20 episodes of television comedy shows
Winds of change by Alen Carter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the effects of Apartheid on South Africa's black majority. Through interviews, reveals how both blacks and whites envision a better future for their country
Comedy kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 50 comedy films from the twentieth century
Around the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bandleader Kay Kyser takes his troupe of nutty musicians, goofball comics and pretty girl singers on a tour around the world to entertain the troops during World War II
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Madonna Josephine, 1912-1961

Joan Davis actrice américaine

Joan Davis Amerikaans actrice (1907-1961)

Joan Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Joan Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Joan Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Joan Davis attrice statunitense

Joan Davis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Дэвис, Джоан

ג'ואן דייוויס

جوآن دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی

琼·戴维斯

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