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Tobias, George 1901-1980

Works: 118 works in 227 publications in 1 language and 8,328 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Suspense fiction  Biography  Musical films  Love stories  History 
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 )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2003 in English and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( visu )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
The set-up by Robert Wise( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 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
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh( visu )
13 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 354 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 347 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
A new kind of love ( visu )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 285 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."
"This is the Army" ( visu )
16 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 257 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
Irving Berlin's This is the Army ( visu )
15 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Screen adaptation of the stage play that raised nearly $2 million for Army Emergency Relief. Features real-life GIs in a tale of a father and son who put on a show before the son marches off to war
City for conquest ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 249 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 )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 217 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 213 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 204 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 195 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 )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 188 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 Herman Wouk( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 172 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 168 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 157 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 145 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 )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 132 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
Music in my heart ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Singing and dancing illuminate this lighthearted adventure that teams the talents of superstar Rita Hayworth and vocal sensation Tony Martin. An unsuccessful actor is about to be deported when he bumps into and falls for a pretty girl on Avenue A. From that point on, life takes some curious twists and turns for this head-over-heels couple
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