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Harrison, Joan 1907-1994

Overview
Works: 80 works in 205 publications in 4 languages and 5,331 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Motion picture plays  History  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Joan Harrison, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joan Harrison
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master of mystery Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant, in the first of his enormously successful collaborations with Hitchcock, is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aircraft factory worker is accused of perpetrating an act of sabotage to which he was merely a witness
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish orphan girl (Mary) ... lives on the rugged coast of Cornwall with her uncle. After several vessels smash on the deadly rocks, Mary begins to suspect it's more than accidental. By the time she realizes what's going on, she is a target for the marauding smugglers and highwaymen who are ravaging the area
Rich and strange by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rich and Strange] Instead of waiting for their inheritance, Fred and Emily Hill ask for it in advance. Their rich uncle surprisingly obliges. They set out to use the money in the best possible way--by spending it
Phantom lady by Robert Siodmak ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unhappily married man spends the evening on a no-names basis with a woman he picks up at a bar. He later returns home, only to find the police in possession and his wife strangled. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly, no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady. In prison, the man gives up hope, but his secretary (secretly in love with him) doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Will she be able to clear her employer in time?
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaperman stumbles across the biggest story in pre-World War II Europe-- a group of "Fifth columnists" poised to wreak havoc
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dip in the pool: "Keenan Wynn, a crass passenger aboard a luxury liner, learns of ship's pool in which wealth passengers wager on the number of miles the ship will travel in the next 24 hours. He takes the plunge, betting low...and then decides to increase his chances by taking a different kind of plunge into a different kind pool...the Atlantic Ocean"--Container
Rebecca (1940) draft script, version B by Robert E Sherwood ( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock premiere collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Dark waters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about a nervous young heiress driven to attempt suicide by a fake aunt and uncle who want to collect her estate
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock delves into the many facets of gambling with four episodes from the classic television show
Rebecca (1940) continuity script, version C by Robert E Sherwood ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nocturne (1946) shooting script by Jonathan Latimer ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspicion (1941) shooting script by Samson Raphaelson ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspicion Soupc╠žons by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark crimes film noir thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phantom lady: "Carol Richman ... attempts to clear her boss ... of a murder he did not commit"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock, the legend begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 3. Easy virtue: (silent) A woman has an affair with an artist painting her portrait and is subsequently caught by her boorish husband, who drove her into the artist's arms due to his lack of attention ; Jamaica Inn: A gang of ship wreckers using the local inn as their base of operations must try to keep their activities hidden from a gang member's niece and also a Lloyd's of London investigator who have recently arrived ; The lodger: (silent) In Alfred Hitchcock's first thriller, the city of London is in the grips of fear as a killer known as "The Avenger" murders young blonde women during foggy evenings ; The ring: (silent) A fighter boxes in small venues and his marriage is eroding, due to the advances of a champion fighter upon her ; Young and innocent: A writer accused of murdering his girlfriend escapes police custody with a young woman in tow and the two fugitives attempt to find the real killer to prove the man's innocence
Alfred Hitchcock's saboteur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barry Kane is a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant. However, it is Barry who is accused of the fiery sabotage, and to clear his name he sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall to the top of the Statue of Liberty. Hitchcock's first film with an all-American cast moves with breakneck speed toward its final heart-pounding confrontation
Alfred Hitchcock classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The farmer's wife: Samuel is a widower whose daughter is now married. He unsuccessfuly searches for a companion. All the while, his sweet housekeeper, Minta, secretly pines for Samuel's affection. It will take elaborate intervention before Samuel comes to his senses. The sorcerer's apprentice: When circus magician Victor Sadini and his wife, Irene, take in Hugo, a runaway, things take a disastrous turn. In an attempt to kill off her husband, Irene tells Hugo that if he kills Victor and takes his wand, he will inherit Victor's magical powers. When the conspiracy unfolds, it's Irene who pays the ultimate price
 
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English (89)
French (10)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
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