WorldCat Identities

Asher, Irving 1903-1985

Overview
Works: 17 works in 34 publications in 2 languages and 398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irving Asher
Blossoms in the dust by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 142 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 by William Dieterle ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 134 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 73 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
Spy in black by Michael Powell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The conspirators plot to destroy the British fleet off Scotland's coast during World War I, but complications develop when tensions in their personal relationships confuse their loyalties
Q planes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 9 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
The adventures of Tartu ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British agent is sent to Czechoslovakia to blow up a secret German poison gas factory
Billy el niño = Billy the kid ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy intenta olvidar su pasado, guardar su arma y convertirse en un pacificador durante la guerra de ganaderos del Condado de Lincoln. Pero el oeste no ha cambiado. Así que Billy se entrega de nuevo a su naturaleza temeraria y se enfuda su pistola, una decisión que puede costar la vida de algunos hombres... incluyendo la del propio Billy
El espía negro = The spy in black ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante la Primera Guerra Mundial, un oficial alemán se introduce en la base naval británica de Scapa Flow, sin darse cuenta de que su contacto ha sido descubierta y sustituida por una agente británica
[Salute to courage by Paul Gangelin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
End of an era by Kevin Brownlow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Elephant walk by John Lee Mahin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
U-Boat 29 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers by Irving Asher ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection contains correspondence to Asher from Louis Mountbatten, Errol Flynn, and Joseph P. Kennedy; letters written by James Garfield and Calvin Coolidge; a scrapbook of newspaper clippings on James J. Walker (1935); photographs including several of Laura La Plante and Elizabeth Taylor; postcards and newspaper clippings dealing with British royalty; speeches by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; and miscellaneous other materials
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Korda colección ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The spy in black (1939): The conspirators plot to destroy the British fleet off Scotland's coast during World War I, but complications develop when tensions in their personal relationships confuse their loyalties
The lion has wings by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Q planes: 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! Filmed just before the onslaught of World War II, this film's tongue-in-cheek humour is an interesting reflection of the tensions in Europe during this time
 
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Languages
English (30)
Spanish (4)