WorldCat Identities

Scott, Zachary 1914-1965

Overview
Works: 139 works in 299 publications in 4 languages and 4,058 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Zachary Scott
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
The southerner by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Realistic drama of life in the rural South in the mid-twentieth century. A family of tenant farmers struggles against poverty, illness, and nature
Let's make it legal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miriam and her chronic-gambler husband, Hugh are at the end of their marriage. Barbara, the daughter of the couple, hopes to bring her parents back together again, a prospect made more difficult when Miriams' old flame, Victor, now a millionaire, arrives in town. Hugh tries to win back his soon-to-be ex-wife, but to no avail. Ultimately, Miriam must choose between the financially solvent Victor and the impishly irresponisible Hugh
Luis Buñuel by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young one: the game warden of a Carolina preserve and the teenage girl who lives on the island are isolated until jazz musician Traver arrives, on the run from a lynch mob. Gran Casino: In Tampico, two jail escapees start working for an oilman who is fighting a local casino owner. When the oilman disappears, his sister comes to take over the business, and finds it being run by one of the men. Believing that he has killed her brother to keep the wells for himself, she starts working as a singer in the same casino where her brother disappeared
The mask of Dimitrios ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mystery writer becomes intrigued by stories of Dimitrios Makropoulos, a notorious criminal who has committed blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason, and whose dead body has been found washed up ashore. Interested in chronicling the criminal's exploits, the writer decides to follow Dimitrios' career around Europe, and is aided by a mysterious man with his own motives
Ruthless by Edgar G Ulmer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multi-millionaire Horace Woodruff Vendig shows himself to the world as an ambitious philanthropist, but that's far from the case. Even as a young man he starts to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end
Joan Crawford collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
Flamingo road ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A determined carnival dancer, an aspiring politician and a malevolent manipulator of public figures form the basis of this drama
Cass Timberlane ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia Marshland is a vivacious young woman from the wrong side of the tracks, whose rebellious ways fascinate small town widowed judge Cass Timberlane. He's lonely enough to believe that his stuffy friends will accept her, and their marriage. But Virginia is too spirited by play the part of a dutiful society wife for long, and soon becomes tempted by a friend of Timberlane's, a man about town who seems to offer the sophistication and adventure she craves
Born to be bad by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using her charm and beauty like a scalpel, Christabel Caine skillfully removes whatever she needs from each man she seduces. Her web of deceit threatens to shatter, however, when both men discover her plans
The Young one ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the American South on a remote coastal island, a black manfleeing a lynch mob meets a racist sheriff and a recently orphaned 13 year old white girl
Colt .45 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one messes with Texas -- not in Fort Worth. Gunsmoke and glory combine as newspaperman Randolph Scott backs up his fiery editorials with a blaze of bullets when lawlessness threatens. He buckles up a brace of six-shooter "hand cannons" in Colt .45 to chase a desperado who uses similar weapons to terrorize locals. Finally, Scott is a Tall Man Riding -- and brawling and shooting -- as he rights an injustice involving a gambler's attemped land grab
Hammer film noir double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wings of danger. "A former pilot suffering from blackouts discovers that a fellow flyer is supected of being mixed up with a web of smugglers. While searching for his missing buddy, he unwittingly becomes entagled in a morass of suspicion."--Container
It's only money by Frank Tashlin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 year old orphan, Lester March is a radio and TV repairman who dreams of someday becoming a private detective like his friend and old role model Pete Flint. One night, Lester sees a report on TV about the elderly owner of a successful electronic empire who's searching for her missing nephew, the heir to her estate. When Lester pays a visit to the woman's estate, more than one person remarks that he looks an awful lot like her missing nephew
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter Veda, including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder
The Joan Crawford collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The women: A catty tale of battling and bonding with this all-female cast -- Mildred Pierce: Mildred ends her middle-class marriage and marries a man she doesn't love in this stylish film noir -- Humoresque: A socialite gets everything she wants except the man she loves -- Possessed: Louise Howell's love for David Sutton turns dark when he marries someone else -- The damned don't cry: A gangster's moll witnesses a murder and has to move back to the poverty she thought she had escaped
Lightning strikes twice by King Vidor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Richard Trevelyan (Richard Todd) was convicted of murdering his wife, given an 11th-hour Death Row reprieve and freed under unusual circumstances after retrial. But his past does not matter to Shelley Carnes (Ruth Roman), an actress visiting the Texas ranchland that Richard calls home. She's fallen in love with him. But after she becomes the second Mrs. Trevelyan, Shelley is beset by doubts and fear." -- Container
The unfaithful ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The wages of sin are deceit, heartbreak and possibly murder in The Unfaithful, a thriller about a wife who has an affair while her GI husband is off fighting in the Pacific."--Container
Appointment in Honduras by Jacques Tourneur ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Appointment in Honduras", a wealthy couple gets taken hostage and meets with many jungle hazards. In "Escape to Burma", there is a race to catch a prince's murderer. Will the prince's father or the local police find the murderer first?
Das junge Mädchen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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