WorldCat Identities

Davis, Joan 1912-1961

Overview
Works: 189 works in 239 publications in 1 language and 1,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Joan Davis Publications about Joan Davis
Publications by  Joan Davis Publications by Joan Davis
posthumous Publications by Joan Davis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Joan Davis
 
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Most widely held works by Joan Davis
Just around the corner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy man loses his wife and his fortune and must do repairs to support himself and his daughter
Hold that ghost by Arthur Lubin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The boys inherit a haunted mansion formerly owned by a mobster."
Show business ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 43 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
I married Joan classic TV collection #1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve episodes from the popular television comedy series which ran from 1952-1955
My lucky star ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 37 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
License to drive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All the comic stops are pulled out in this high-octane comedy about a boy, his car and his date with disaster!
Friday night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 29 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)
I married Joan ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five episodes from the popular television comedy series which ran from 1952-1955
Bing Crosby live WWII radio broadcasts by Bing Crosby ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Winds of change ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 18 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
If you knew Susie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 16 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
Essential family television ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 150 episodes from family television programs
Best of TV comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features 20 episodes of television comedy shows
George White's Scandals ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 14 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
The best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 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
I married Joan classic TV collection #2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shirley Temple collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
WWII radio by Bing Crosby ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I married Joan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes five episodes from the television comedy, I married Joan
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Madonna Josephine, 1912-1961
Languages
English (64)
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