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Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Works: 322 works in 823 publications in 5 languages and 18,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Records and correspondence  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Translator, Costume designer, Singer, Collector, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
117 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,873 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 )
50 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,756 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 )
27 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Charlotte was a Southern belle preparing to elope with her married lover-- until he was murdered. Now, 37 years later, she lives alone in her mansion, slowly going mad as she is haunted by the memory of the unsolved crime and tormented by the local townspeople who believe she killed him. But when her cousin comes to visit, the skeletons begin to tumble out of the closet-- and that's when the terror really begins
Dodsworth by William Wyler( visu )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 679 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
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
An Englishman on holiday in Ruritania finds himself helping to defeat a rebel plot by impersonating the kidnapped king at his coronation. The fourth of numerous screen adaptions of Hope's schoolboy adventure novel is directed decisively by Cromwell with obvious affection for the original story
Midnight ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 456 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 )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( visu )
27 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 363 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
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( visu )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content 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 )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 307 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 298 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 295 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
Act of violence Mystery street ( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Act of violence (1948): Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be
Return to Peyton Place ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 250 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 235 libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
The Mark of Zorro and Don Q, son of Zorro by Fred Niblo( visu )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Don Q, son of Zorro: Don Cesar de Vega crosses swords with a viscious member of the queen's guard and steals the affection of a young heiress. When the officer frames the young upstart for murder, Don Cesar fakes his own death and retreats to the crumbling ruins of the family castle where he plots his vengeance
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 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
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The story of four sisters who grow up together in Massachusetts during 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 acteur
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
Мери Астор
Мері Астор
Мэри Астор
مری آستور بازیگر آمریکایی
میری استور
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