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Tracy, Spencer 1900-1967

Works: 615 works in 1,761 publications in 8 languages and 48,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Humor  Fiction  Comedy films  Television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Dedicatee, Costume designer, Speaker, Artist, Contributor, Interviewee, Correspondent, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( visu )
58 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,246 libraries worldwide
When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( visu )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,936 libraries worldwide
A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( visu )
66 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,510 libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Adam's rib by George Cukor( visu )
60 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,420 libraries worldwide
Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( visu )
41 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
Desk set ( visu )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
Woman of the year by George Stevens( visu )
53 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
39 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws. The Wedding bills short film humorously relates the difficulties a young couple has staying within the wedding budget
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( visu )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary
Boys Town by Norman Taurog( visu )
13 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Story of Father Flanagan and his founding of Boys Town, a home for juvenile delinquents. Includes bonus movie sequel: Men of boys town
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( visu )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
37 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results. Contains the original uncut long version starring Frederic March, for which he won an Oscar and the 1941 remake with Spencer Tracy in the title role
Pat and Mike by George Cukor( visu )
15 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
The old man and the sea by Jud Taylor( visu )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
An old man catches a magnificent marlin and must battle the elements, the sea and sharks to get his catch home
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
94 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Spencer Tracy is about to become a grandfather. If he thought he wasn't ready for a son-in-law, he really isn't ready for phase two
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
19 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 859 libraries worldwide
A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( visu )
25 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Thirty seconds over Tokyo ( visu )
13 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Set in 1942, tells the story of the first B-25 crews, under the command of General Jimmy Doolittle, training for a bombing mission over Japan
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Libeled lady by Jack Conway( visu )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 656 libraries worldwide
It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancée Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.--Container
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Tracy, Spencer
Tracy, Spencer Bonaventure, 1900-1967
Trėsi, Spenser
English (646)
Spanish (50)
German (37)
Multiple languages (10)
French (8)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
Russian (1)
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