WorldCat Identities

Davis, Joan 1912-1961

Overview
Works: 215 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 1,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Film adaptations  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Davis
Just around the corner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English 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 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve episodes from the popular television comedy series
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hold that ghost by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boys inherit a haunted mansion formerly owned by a mobster."
The best of Abbott and Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who done it?: Slapstick comedy thriller in which two radio writers become involved in a real murder while they are recording a whodunit play
Show business by Edward L Marin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of small-time performers who reach for stardom
Shirley Temple : little darling collection( Visual )

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

Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
Leading ladies : 20 classic movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 39 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
My lucky star( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 34 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
Bing Crosby live : WWII radio broadcasts by Bing Crosby( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live World War II radio broadcasts featuring popular music and performers. Broadcast dates are from 1943-1945
License to drive by 20th Century Fox presents a Davis/Licht/Mueller Production( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 25 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
Shirley Temple little darling collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little colonel: A tiny Southerner inspires her mom and estranged grandfather to reconcile
Vendredi soir = Friday night by Claire Denis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 24 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)
Essential family television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 150 episodes from family television programs
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 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
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
Best of TV comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 20 episodes of television comedy shows
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
Comedy kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 50 comedy films from the twentieth century
Wind of Change by Quality Council of Alberta( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 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
 
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My lucky star
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 שחקנית אמריקאית

جوان ديفيس

جوآن دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی

琼·戴维斯

Languages
English (80)

Covers
My lucky star