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Skirball, Jack H. 1896-1985

Overview
Works: 34 works in 91 publications in 5 languages and 2,365 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jack H Skirball
 
Most widely held works by Jack H Skirball
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
42 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles aircraft worker Barry Kane (Robert Cummings) evades arrest after he is unjustly accused of sabotage. Following leads, he travels across the country to New York trying to clear his name by exposing a gang of fascist-supporting saboteurs led by apparently respectable Charles Tobin (Otto Kruger). Along the way, he involves Pat Martin (Pricilla Lane), eventually preventing another major act of sabotage. They finally catch up with Frank Fry (Norman Lloyd), the man who actually committed the act of sabotage at the aircraft factory
Alfred Hitchcock's shadow of a doubt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse
It's in the bag! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old tycoon decides to leave his fortune to his only living heir, Fred Floogle, a flea circus impresario, but the tycoon's crooked attorney and his old business partners kill the man and frame Fred for the murder. Fred discovers that part of the money and evidence clearing him is stuffed in one of the chairs he ended up selling in an auction to different buyers. The rest of the film goes off on any number of hilarious tangents, each tied-in ever so tenuously to the plot
Payment on demand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After years of driving her husband to succeed, ruthless social climber Joyce Ramsey has driven him away. This decades-spanning drama is notable for its unblinking portrait of the traumatic effect of divorce on a middle-aged woman"--Container
Sam Wood's guest wife ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newlywed Mary Price (Claudette Colbert) poses as Joe Parker's (Don Ameche) wife to impress his old-fashioned boss, to the chagrin of her husband Christopher (Richard Foran)
Frank Borzage's Magnificent doll ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One woman's romantic entanglements have historic repercussions. Dorothea 'Dolly' Payne is torn between her affection for Aaron Burr, Vice President under Thomas Jefferson and something of a scoundrel, and James Madison, a political idealist soon to be known as the "Father of the Constitution"
Alfred Hitchcock's saboteur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 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, and remains a suspense classic
Guest wife ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to impress his sentimental boss, a quick thinking backelor/reporter talks his best friend's bride into posing as his own wife. When the hoax gets hopelessly out of hand, he nearly ruins the couple's honeymoon and their marriage
L'ombre d'un doute Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Newton family lead a quiet life in the North California town of Santa Rosa. The Newton's eldest daughter, 'young Charlie', decides that things need brightening up and resolves to contact her Uncle Charlie (after whom she is named) and invite him to stay. On arrival at the telegraph office she discovers he is already on his way. However, Uncle Charlie is being pursued by a couple of detectives who suspect him of being "The Merry Widow Murderer", an evil strangler wanted in connection with the deaths of several rich East coast widows." (IMDB)
Half a sinner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is suffering from the unwanted advances of an admirer and wishes to end them once and for all. In her desperation to get away from her unwanted suitor, she steals a car and drives off to find some seclusion. Unfortunately, the car contains the body of a murdered gangster and the young woman must now deal with this situation along with the trailing would-be suitor
La cinquième colonne Saboteur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A matter of time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liza Minnelli plays Nina, a young chambermaid working in a once elegant but now neglected hotel. There she is befriended by one of the hotel's boarders, the Contessa Sanziani (Bergman), a woman whose beauty and charm had once made her the most sought after woman in Europe. Nina is entranced by the memories the Contessa shares with her, and begins to visualize herself as the Contessa
2 films : diva double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jinxed! (1982, 103 minutes): "Bette Midler is on a roll through Reno, Vegas, and Tahoe with Rip Torn as her semi-professional gambler husband, and Ken Wahl as a seductive blackjack dealer."--Container
La primera dama = Magnificent doll ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotaje = Saboteur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un obrero de una fábrica aeronáutica de Los Ángeles es testigo del bombardeo, llevado a cabo por un agente nazi, de la planta en la que trabaja. Durante la mortal explosión muere su mejor amigo, y él mismo es injustamente acusado de sabotaje. Para limpiar su nombre, inicia una persecución sin tregua, de un extremo a otro de los Estados Unidos
Articles of incorporation of Nuys Theatre Corporation : including By-laws, Minutes, Ledger and Journal by Nuys Theatre Corporation( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Im Schatten des Zweifels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Charlie Oakley ist ein charmanter, verführerischer Mann - und ein Killer, der auf der Flucht vor der Polizei von Philadelphia nach Kalifornien reist. In der schläfrigen Kleinstadt Santa Rosa will er bei Verwandten Unterschlupf und ein bisschen Ruhe finden. Dummerweise ist seine Nichte, die "kleine Charlie", nicht ganz so naiv, wie angenommen. Sie hat schon sehr bald ihren Onkel in Verdacht, der gesuchte Witwenmörder zu sein, und bringt diesen mit ihrer Neugier schnell in echte Schwierigkeiten
La egoísta Payment on demand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ha pasado mucho tiempo desde que David Ramsey era un abogado sin clientes. En la actualidad, gracias a la habilidad y encanto de su mujer Joyce, ha conseguido una sólida reputación y una envidiable posición económica. Sin embargo, el matrimonio de David y Joyce ha tocado fondo
Shadow of a doubt ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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