WorldCat Identities

Asher, Irving 1903-1985

Overview
Works: 19 works in 34 publications in 2 languages and 391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Irving Asher, published posthumously.
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 133 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 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 130 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 )
8 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 23 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
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
Elephant walk A place in the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A place in the sun: A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite
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
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
Elephant walk by John Lee Mahin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 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
[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 ( 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. Talking pictures were here to stay, and the art of silent filmmaking--along with many of the stars, directors and producers devoted to it--were sacrificed to technology
To catch a thief Złodziej w hotelu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 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
Elephant walk Filler geçidi ( Visual )
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
Billy el niño Billy the kid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
The lion has wings by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
U-Boat 29 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (30)
Spanish (4)