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Bennett, Joan 1910-1990

Works: 714 works in 1,277 publications in 4 languages and 17,426 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Horror films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Author, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joan Bennett
Publications by Joan Bennett
Publications by Joan Bennett, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joan Bennett
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
22 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harse times of the Civil War
Father of the bride by N Meyers( visu )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
"Father of the Bride is the delightfully humorous story of the trials and tribulations which beset a family prior to thier daughter's big day"--Container
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( visu )
91 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
72 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Sequel to "Father of the bride" in which the newlyweds have a baby
Suspiria by Dario Argento( visu )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Horror film about an American student enrolled in a German dance academy. A series of bizarre incidents and brutal murders puts the academy in chaos
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( visu )
17 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Man hunt ( visu )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A British hunter on vacation in the Bavarian Alps, in the forests near Adolf Hitler's home, gets Hitler in his gun sight, pondering whether or not he should shoot him
Dark shadows ( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Released from his chained coffin after nearly 200 years, Barnabas Collins arrives at the Collinwood estate claiming to be a relative from England. Although noticing Barnabas' resemblance to his "ancestor" in the foyer portrait, the Collins family does not realize he is the same Barnabas who lived at Collinwood in the 18th century
Dark shadows ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
These rare, early episodes of the television series begin with Victoria Winters' arrival in Collinsport, a small and stormy fishing village on the coast of Maine. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by a stranger named Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, her aloof brother Roger Collins, his troubled ten-year-old son David, and Elizabeth's rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn. Collins fishing fleet manager Bill Malloy informs Elizabeth that Burke wants to take everything the Collinses own as revenge for being sent to prison. Collinsport Inn waitress Maggie Evans tells her father, Sam, that she wants an end to the secret conflict between him, Roger and Burke. David warns Victoria that she will regret she came to live at Collinwood and be his governess
Dark shadows ( visu )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Strange occurrences accompany the arrival to Collinsport, Maine, of an ex-criminal drifter and a long lost cousin from England related to the town's leading family. The cousin is actually the ancestor he resembles so closely, freed accidentally from his coffin by the drifter
Dark shadows ( visu )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Dr. Julia Hoffman promises Barnabas that his secret is safe if he will allow her to conduct experiments to cure him of his vampirism. Jealous of Victoria Winters' engagement to Burke Devlin, Barnabas plans revenge against Burke, who becomes suspicious of Barnabas and begins to investigate him. While trying to hide from Barnabas, David Collins becomes trapped in the secret room of the Collins Mausoleum. The frightened boy pleads with the ghost of Sarah Collins to rescue him. Barnabas realizes that David may hold the key to finding his late sister's spirit
Dark shadows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter case that sent Burke Devlin to prison, Collins Fishing Fleet Manager Bill Malloy sets up a private meeting for himself, Roger Collins, Sam Evans and Burke. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard confides to Victoria some of the legends involving Collinwood and Widows' Hill. Carolyn Stoddard and Victoria spot a body floating at the bottom of the cliff and Victoria soon experiences a strange premonition. After Malloy mysteriously disappears, Roger nervously bribes Sam to leave town. A ghost emerges from the Old House on the Collins family property
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( visu )
8 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The twin heirs to France's throne were separated at birth. The first-born Louis is raised as a prince, but Philippe is brought up ignorant of his true identity. When Philippe is arrested with his companions, d'Artagnan and the three Musketeers, he meets his brother, now the king, face-to-face. The tyrannical Louis decides Philippe could be useful to him as a look-alike, but complications arise when Philippe meets the king's beautiful fiance. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas
Dark shadows ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Victoria Winters assures Carolyn Stoddard that her loyalties lie with the Collins family, not with Burke Devlin; Victoria makes a startling discovery near the ocean; David Collins visits Burke at the Collinsport Inn and insists his father is a murderer; Burke makes an offer to Elizabeth Collins Stoddard to buy Collinwood; Roger Collins frantically searches to recover evidence that may incriminate him; annoyed with Carolyn, Joe Haskell begins to turn his affections toward Maggie Evans; David leads Victoria to the closed-off section of Collinwood, where she is stunned by the appearance of a ghost; caretaker Matthew Morgan tries to dissuade Mrs. Johnson from coming to work at Collinwood; and, in Bangor, Victoria meets lawyers Richard and Frank Garner, who she hopes will help to unlock the mysteries of her past
5 film noir killer classics ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why
Cary Grant ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Collection of five romantic comedies starring Cary Grant
Dark shadows ( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Barnabas' secret is threatened by David Collins' curiosity and he orders Dr. Julia Hoffman to accelerate her treatments to cure him. Meanwhile, Victoria Winters mysteriously disappears and finds that she has travelled back in time to the year 1795
Dark shadows ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Forty original episodes, #372-412, of the half-hour drama that aired 1966-1971. In 1795, the beautiful and jealous witch Angelique attempts to destroy Barnabas' romance with his fiance, Josette DuPres. She enslaves Collins family servant Ben Stokes to assist her evil plans. Abigail Collins and Natalie DuPres find evidence they believe proves Victoria Winters is a witch. The family moves into the newly-built Collinwood mansion and the fanatical witch-hunting Reverend Trask is summoned to exorcise the Old House. A vengeful Angelique places a vampire curse on Barnabas
The Son of Monte Cristo ( visu )
26 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A swashbuckling adventure about the son of the famous count, leading a double life as a floppish nobleman and a masked avenger, fighting a dictatorship in his country
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Alternative Names
Bennett, Joan Geraldine
Bennett, Joan Geraldine 1910-1990
Bennett, Joann 1910-1990
English (321)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Russian (2)
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