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Tobias, George 1901-1980

Works: 115 works in 252 publications in 4 languages and 8,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Musical films  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Sports films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about George Tobias
Publications by George Tobias
Publications by George Tobias, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about George Tobias
Most widely held works by George Tobias
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( visu )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
In flashbacks, George M. Cohan recounts the events of his life and theatrical career during a visit with the President of the United States, who then gives George the Congressional Medal of Honor
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( visu )
21 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 libraries worldwide
Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
The set-up by Robert Wise( visu )
19 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 721 libraries worldwide
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
Irving Berlin's This is the army ( visu )
31 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh( visu )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
After a group of paratroopers are dropped into the Burmese jungle to destroy a Japanese radar station, they must make their way back through 200 miles of jungles and swamps while avoiding enemy soldiers
The seven little Foys ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road
Bewitched ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
The complete first season (in color) of the classic television show about a housewife with magical powers
A new kind of love ( visu )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Sam buys (and steals) fashionable dress designs for a New York department store. When the store sends her to Paris for fashion week, she meets a newspaper columnist who takes no interest in her until she pretends to be the worldly call girl, "Mimi."
City for conquest ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Ex-golden gloves fighter Danny Kenny turns pro to bankroll his brother's dream of writing symphonic paean to New York City. Life changes quickly when he's blinded during a brutal 15-round welterweight title bout
Air Force by Howard Hawks( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The Flying Fortress Mary-Ann and its crew leave San Francisco for Honolulu on a routine training flight the day before Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Subsequently, the crew mans the Mary-Ann through action at Wake Island, the Philippines, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and Australia. The B-17 seen in many of the scenes would later be lost in action with its crew over the Pacific
The bride came C.O.D ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
The war is just beginning and France has not yet surrendered to the Germans. A French vessel picks up five semi-conscious men in a canoe. All ex-convicts, they have escaped Devil's Island to do their bit for France. The tale of these men aboard the Marseille-bound ship slowly build to a shattering clash of wills between the men and the ship's Nazi sympathizer
The strawberry blonde by Raoul Walsh( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Young Biff Grimes is the son of an Irishman who's better at blarney than at holding down a job. Determined to make something of himself, Biff takes a mail-order course in dentistry and practices his handiwork on dear old dad. In his spare time he manages to fall for Virginia Brush, "the strawberry blonde," but unfortunately Virginia is more interested in Hugo Barnstead, an up-and-coming financier. Virginia has another girl in mind for Biff: her best friend Amy, a suffragette with plenty of spunk
Marjorie Morningstar by Irving Rapper( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A naive young actress falls in love with an older, more-worldly theatrical producer
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
Captains of the clouds by Gérard Pirès( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A group of bush pilots from Northern Canada feel their patriotic spirit roused during Winston Churchill's famous "Blood, sweat and tears" radio speech to pump up the British/Allied morale. They decide to enlist as pilots, only to find their age and attitude working against them. One of the pilots, Brian McLean, finds that his commander is the former boyfriend of his wife. To make matters worse, Brian needs to do things his way, leading to a tragedy from which he must redeem himself
Torrid zone by David Bunn( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing
Bewitched ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Darrin is an ordinary man married to Samantha, a witch who has promised to stop using witchcraft. Yet, with the influence of her mother, Samantha can't resist using her magic to solve the problems of her family and friends. This season welcomes their new baby, Tabitha
Mission to Moscow ( visu )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"In their relentless battle against Hitler, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. were comrades ... or at least comrades-in-arms. Hollywood joined the fight with Mission to Moscow, based on Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' bestseller about his pre-World War II experiences in the Soviet Union. The film features Academy Award winner Walter Huston as Davies, plus accomplished actors playing the headline-dominating figures of Churchill, Stalin, von Ribbentrop, Litvinov, Molotov and more. For its sometimes-sympathetic picture of Stalin's regime, the film sparked impassioned debate then and remains fascinating now, both for its insights into early American-Soviet relations and its urgent sense of the danger the emerging Axis Powers posed to the world"--Container
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Alternative Names
George Tobias acteur américain
George Tobias Amerikaans acteur
George Tobias amerikansk skådespelare
George Tobias amerikansk skodespelar
George Tobias amerikansk skuespiller
George Tobias attore statunitense
George Tobias US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Джордж Тобиаш
جورج توبياس
جورج توبیاس بازیگر آمریکایی
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Italian (2)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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