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Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Works: 293 works in 907 publications in 7 languages and 18,617 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Romance films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Collector, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )
191 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 5,055 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 )
69 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,822 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 )
37 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 809 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 )
18 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 675 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 )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 620 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
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 454 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Singin' in the rain: Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the darlings of the silent silver screen. Offscreen, Don is aided by his happy-go-lucky friend and piano accompanist, Cosmo Brown. Don tries to dodge Lina's romantic overtures. In the transition period from silent movies to talking pictures, Don happens to meet Kathy Selden while escaping from his fans and falls in love with her. The movie becomes a talking musical and Lina has a horrible voice. Cosmo and Don decides to dub her, using Kathy's voice instead. When the jealous Lina finds out, she doesn't want to share the credits with Kathy and tries to force the studio to use Kathy in the shadow to dub her in other productions. When Lina decides to talk and sing to the audience, the truth arises
The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( visu )
29 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( visu )
15 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 341 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
Across the Pacific by John Huston( visu )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 305 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 )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Return to Peyton Place ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
"This engaging follow-up to Grace Metalious' best-seller is a study in big-time ambition and small-town narrow-mindedness."--Container
The Mark of Zorro and Don Q, son of Zorro by Fred Niblo( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Mark of Zorro: Don Diego Vega is a comically effete young nobleman with a taste for tasseled sombreros and juvenile silk-hanky magic tricks. But when danger calls, Diego swathes himself in black, straps on a well-honed sword and storms the countryside as the mysterious Zorro, slicing his initial into the faces of the sentinals of oppression, pausing only to boldly romance the woman to whom his shy alter-ego can hardly summon the courage to speak
Act of violence Mystery street ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 212 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
Casablanca Maltese falcon by Murray Burnett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March live with their mother in New England while their father is off to the Civil War
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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
ماري أستور
مری آستور بازیگر آمریکایی
میری استور
English (398)
Spanish (36)
German (21)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Turkish (1)
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