WorldCat Identities

Asher, Irving 1903-1985

Overview
Works: 25 works in 44 publications in 2 languages and 421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  History  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Western films  Spy films  Submarine films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irving Asher
Blossoms in the dust by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Edna Gladney, founder of the Texas Children's home and Aid Society, every abandoned child deserves the miracle of a loving home. Edna's devotion echoes today as she declares, "There are no illegitimate babies-- only illegitimate parents."
Elephant Walk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this drama set in Ceylon, Taylor plays a newlywed who accompanies her husband (Finch) to his tea plantation called Elephant Walk and falls for the overseer (Andrews). The love triangle is soon dwarfed by other events, however, as a cholera epidemic breaks out, drought blights the land, and herds of thirst-maddened elephants devastate the plantation
Billy the Kid( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When famed outlaw Billy the Kid runs into childhood friend Jim Sheridan, he chances upon a new way of life-one without violence. But when two members of his old gang kill one of his best friends the Kid once again straps on his guns. Only this time ... he's fighting for justice
The spy in black by Michael Powell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet
The adventures of Tartu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Tartu is a secret British undercover agent sent to sabotage a poisoned gas factory
Q planes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious disappearance of new fighter bombers on their test flights sends Major Hammond of Scotland Yard on the trail of spies, murderers and suspicious women
Q planes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prototype British planes are mysteriously disappearing on their test flights and Major Hammond of London's Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. At first resented as an outsider, he teams up with star pilot Tony McVane to try to unravel the case-while his reporter-sister Kay nearly unravels McVane. The mystery is still unsolved when Tony takes up a new plane and is brought down in the Atlantic by a powerful ray, beamed from a ship, which cuts the plane's radio and engine. He is taken aboard as a captive, where he discovers that the other missing pilots have suffered the same fate. As Hammond, having cracked the case, steams to the rescue, Tony leads the airmen to a daring escape
Illegal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gambler's ex-wife opens an after-hours casino in order to put her two daughters through school
Elephant walk ; A place in the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephant walk: A newlywedded couple accompany a plantation owner to his property called 'Elephant Walk'. But a love triangle begins and soon it is dwarfed by other events
The spy in black by Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exciting spy drama portrays the story of a German World War 1 submarine captain who smuggles himself into England to learn the sailing date of the British fleet. He first lands on the Orkney Islands, where he meets up with a female schoolteacher who, it turns out, is a German agent. The submarine captain falls in love with the schoolteacher, as does a Royal Navy traitor, before discovering she's actually a double agent for the British
Un hombre acusa = The turning point( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Conroy, fiscal del distrito, emprende una cruzada contra el sindicato del crimen, pero la mafia tiene muchos funcionarios de la ciudad bajo su control. Está asistido por un periodista, Jerry McKibbon, pero Conroy piensa que no es lo suficientemente fuerte como para manejar esta tarea casi imposible
End of an era( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the early to mid-twenties, more and more films were made with synchronized sound and music, but it wasn't until 1927 that Warner Brothers gambled on talking pictures with "The Jazz singer". From that moment on, all that had shaped and created Hollywood was utterly transformed
The lion has wings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lion has wings: Semi-documentary, opening with scenes of everyday life in 1937 Britain and focusing on families who have connections with the Royal Air Force, in particular Wing Commander Richardson, his wife and their young Canadian cousin Bobby who is engaged to Merle's friend June. As the Nazi rise in Germany spreads across Europe, so in 1939 war is declared. The RAF is shown ready to defend the nation, raiding Kiel before the film closes with a demonstration of Britain's defences against air attack
Elephant walk [ La senda de los elefantes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

To catch a thief = Złodziej w hotelu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elephant Walk, a novel by Robert Standish( )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The young bride accompanies her husband to his plantation called Elephant Walk, and falls for the overseer. This love triangle is soon dwarfed by a cholera epidemic and a drought that brings herds of elephants to the plantation in a thundering stampede
Korda colección( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Anna Karenina (1948): Beautiful Anna Karenina is comfortably married to a Russian statesman until she falls in love with a dashing young soldier. When she runs away with the officer, she is ostracized by society, denied a divorce by her husband and forbidden to see her son. The hopelessness of her situation prompts Anna to believe life is no longer worth living
The Valerie Hobson collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Salute to courage by Paul Gangelin( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Billy el niño Billy the kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Billy Bonney es un pistolero que finalmente abandona el camino del crimen al entablar amistad con un pacífico granjero que lo contrata, Eric Keating. Cuando Keating es asesinado, Billy buscará venganza contras sus asesinos, incluso si eso significa oponerse a su gran amigo, el marshall Jim Sherwood
 
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Alternative Names
Irving Asher American film producer

Irving Asher Amerikaans filmproducent (1903-1985)

Irving Asher producteur de films américaine

Irving Asher produttore cinematografico statunitense

Irving Asher US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Ирвинг Эшер

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