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Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Overview
Works: 356 works in 960 publications in 6 languages and 19,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Collector, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mary Astor
Publications by Mary Astor
Publications by Mary Astor, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mary Astor
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
184 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,981 libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
54 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( visu )
34 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
A young wife leaves her husband and heads for Palm Beach where she meets one of the world's richest men. When the husband shows up to reclaim his wife, the millionaire's man-mad sister falls for him!
Hush...hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( visu )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Dodsworth by William Wyler( visu )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 655 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( visu )
4 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( visu )
13 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love
The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( visu )
27 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle. A competitor in a Long Island dog show is found dead, and Vance is hot on the trail of the killer
Across the Pacific by John Huston( visu )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form of a killer on the run from the law; A young woman with her eye on marriage wonders why she still hasn't met her boyfriend's mother; The week before his retirement, the longtime employee of a jewelry store serves an unusual client; A middle-aged secretary shows how she will do anything to make her romantic fantasy a reality; A retired Scotland Yard inspector goes to extreme lengths to prove the guilt of a suspect in an old murder case
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Return to Peyton Place ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
"This engaging follow-up to Grace Metalious' best-seller is a study in big-time ambition and small-town narrow-mindedness."--Container
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
Act of violence ; Mystery street ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Don Q son of Zorro by Donald Crisp( visu )
17 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Douglas Fairbanks stars. Don Q, Son Of Zorro. Don Cesar De Vega (Fairbanks) crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard (Donald Crisp, who also directed), and steals the affection of a young heiress (Mary Astor)
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
Casablanca ; Maltese falcon by Max Steiner( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience
 
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Alternative Names
Astor, Mary 1906-
Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate del.
Del Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate.
Del Campo, Mary
Del Campo, Mary 1906-1987
Hawks, Mary
Hawks, Mary 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucile 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucille
Langhanke, Lucille 1906-1987
Mary Astor actrice américaine
Mary Astor actriz estadounidense
Mary Astor Amerikaans actrice
Mary Astor amerikansk skådespelare
Mary Astor amerikansk skodespelar
Mary Astor amerikansk skuespiller
Mary Astor amerykańska aktorka
Mary Astor attrice cinematografica statunitense
Mary Astor US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Meri Astor
Thorpe, Mary
Thorpe, Mary 1906-1987
Wheelock, Mary
Wheelock, Mary 1906-1987
Μαίρη Άστορ
Мери Астор
Мері Астор
Мэри Астор
מרי אסטור
ماري أستور
مری آستور بازیگر آمریکایی
میری استور
메리 애스터
メアリー・アスター
玛丽·阿斯特
Languages
English (399)
Spanish (18)
German (10)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (7)
French (1)
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