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Darwell, Jane 1880-1967

Overview
Works: 150 works in 377 publications in 5 languages and 11,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Children's films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Fiction  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jane Darwell
Publications by Jane Darwell
Publications by Jane Darwell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jane Darwell
The grapes of wrath by John Ford( visu )
101 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,207 libraries worldwide
The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues, Scarlett becomes a widow, all while still pining for Ashley. After the war, Scarlett travels to her family's plantation only to find it in ruins, with no food, animals and her mother dead. Later, Rhett courts Scarlett and they get married and have a daughter, Bonnie. When Bonnie dies, Rhett goes mad. Then Melanie dies. Rhett feels that Scarlett will go to Ashley to be with him. Not understanding Scarlett's intentions, Rhett walks out on Scarlett
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( visu )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Bright eyes ( visu )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley--until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster
Curly top ( visu )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2002 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
"Before going to sleep one stormy evening, Elizabeth Blair sees through her window at the Lakeside Orphanage that her pony 'Spunky' is getting soaked and motions for Spunky to come in. In the morning, kindly matron Mrs. Henrietta Denham finds Spunky asleep in a bed next to Elizabeth's and sends Elizabeth to Mrs. Higgins, the stern superintendent, who orders that the pony and Elizabeth's duck 'Betsy' be sold immediately. The animals were once part of the theatrical act of Elizabeth's parents, who were killed in an automobile accident. Later that day, the trustees of the orphanage come into the dining hall just as Elizabeth finishes singing a song that her older sister Mary, a drudge at the orphanage, wrote. When one of the trustees, Mr. Wyckoff, calls Elizabeth a wicked child, Mary retorts by calling him a mean and hateful man. After Wyckoff and the other trustees leave, attorney Edward Morgan, the richest trustee, who has just inherited his father's estate, praises Mary for her spunk and confesses that he too likes to write songs. Later, when Wyckoff catches Elizabeth imitating him and threatens to send her to a public institution, Edward decides to adopt Elizabeth, whom he calls 'Curly Top.' Because he does not want her to feel obliged to him, Edward invents a client, Hiram Jones, who, he tells Elizabeth, wants to adopt her. When Mary explains that she promised her parents that she and Elizabeth would never be
3 godfathers by John Ford( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
John Ford's Western retelling of the Biblical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece. Fugitive bank robbers Robert, William and Pedro stand at a desert grave. Caring for the newborn infant of the woman they just buried will ruin any chance of escape. But they won't go back on their promise to her; they won't abandon little Robert William Pedro
The Lemon drop kid ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Con man Sidney Melbourne offers some "good advice" to mobster Moose Moran's girlfiriend at the race track. When the horse looses to Moran's original pick, Melbourne has until Christmas to pay back the money and organizes a group of his pals to hit the streets of New York dressed as Santa Claus to collect money for a bogus elderly ladies' home
Design for living by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult 'gentleman's' agreement, in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht (Notorious) from a play. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist unable, or unwilling, to choose between the equally dashing painter and playwright she meets on a train en route to the City of Light
John Ford's My darling Clementine ( visu )
3 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
Wagon master by John Ford( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A Mormon wagon train headed for Utah hooks up with two horse traders, the members of a traveling medicine show, and a tribe of Navajo Indians. The group is threatened by a gang of outlaws who use the wagon train as a hideout
Jesse James by Henry King( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The legend of the most infamous bandit in the history of the West. Jesse James is the bold bandit whose name became synonymous with train hold-ups, daylight bank heists and every other daredevil crime associated with the lawless West of the 1800s
All through the night by Vincent Sherman( visu )
2 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A big shot gambler investigating the murder of his favorite German baker stumbles upon a Nazi plot to blow up an American warship and is framed for murder in this comedy-thriller
Hit the deck ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Compassionate look at a lonely man who finds himself married to (and in love with) two different women
Life begins at 40 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con to work at his paper, the townś rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie, shuts down Clarkś operation. Undaunted, Clark starts a new paper in direct opposition to Abercrombie and recruits the town bum to run against Abercrombie for mayor
Craig's wife ( visu )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A heartless woman marries a good and simple man only for the security he can bring to her. Her obsessive, narrow-minded search for perfection leaves her to the loneliness she has plotted for herself
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
The last hurrah ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley
Bright eyes Heidi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Damon Runyan's the lemon drop kid ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Con man Sidney Melbourne offers some "good advice" to mobster Moose Moran's girlfriend at the race track. When the horse looses to Moran's original pick, Melbourne has until Christmas to pay back the money and organizes a group of his pals to hit the streets of New York dressed as Santa Claus to collect money for a bogus elderly ladies' home
 
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Džejn Darvel
Jane Darwell actrice américaine
Jane Darwell actriz estadounidense
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Woodard, Patti 1879-1967
Woodward, Patti 1880-1967
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