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Barnes, George 1892-1953

Works: 144 works in 292 publications in 5 languages and 4,541 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about George Barnes
Publications by George Barnes
Publications by George Barnes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Barnes
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
23 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A mystery drama in which a timid young woman marries a troubled widower who is accused of murdering his first wife
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
Dames by Busby Berkeley( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's "numbers banks" but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( visu )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
With the backing of the ultra-wealthy publisher, and a simple message of hope and human kindness, reporter Ann Mitchell builds a naive but willing drifter into a national hero : the champion of the common man
Mr. Lucky by H. C Potter( visu )
4 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Spirited comedy of a professional gambler trying to raise a new bankroll by fleecing a wealthy young woman
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( visu )
3 editions published between 1945 and 1988 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the entire school may be razed to make way for a parking lot
Our dancing daughters by Harry Beaumont( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Diana is outwardly the hit of the party but inwardly virtuous and idealistic. Her friend Ann is thoroughly selfish and amoral. Both are attracted to Ben Black, soon-to-be millionaire. He takes Diana's flirtations with other boys as a sign of disinterest in him and marries Ann. Big mistake. Ben and Diana begin to realize their true love for each other and plan a new life together as drunken Ann falls down the stairs to her
Jesse James by Henry King( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The legend of the most infamous bandit in the history of the West. Includes Movietone News of Hollywood Spotlight, Jesse James at the Roxy, theatrical trailer, and much more
Street scene by King Vidor( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"In a New York slum street on a hot summer night, an adulterous woman is shot by her husband."--Halliwell's Film Guide. 2d ed
The son of the sheik by Geo Fitzmaurice( visu )
5 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Adventure-romance about the involvement of a handsome prince with a lovely dancer. Believing that he has been betrayed, the son of the sheik seeks revenge
Leo McCarey's The bells of St. Mary's ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Parish priest Father Chuck O'Malley (Bing Crosby back after introducing the affable O'Malley in the 1944 film Going my way) is sent to revive a financially-ailing parochial school and immediately finds himself at odds with the no-nonsense Sister Benedict on how to educate the children. Beyond their battle of wits lies a bigger problem--the skinflint businessman next door wants St. Mary's condemned, so he can build a parking lot for his employees
The greatest show on earth by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Academy Award winning film set behind the scenes of the circus, with an all-star cast
Leo McCarey's Good Sam ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Black comedy about a small town businessman who helps out all sorts of friends, relatives, and others who need money, but when he needs money, he can find no one to help him
The Rudolph Valentino collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of five classic silent feature films starring Rudolph Valentino
Bulldog Drummond ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, a casualty of World War I, finds peacetime is too tame for him, so he puts an ad in the Times, offering his services...for anything. Here he helps a young woman save her father from the clutches of villains who have him held in a nursing home while they attempt to get him to sign over his fortume to them
Ladies in retirement ( visu )
2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A psychopathic companion-housekeeper strangles her employer, a retired actress, to prevent the institutionalization of the her two mentally ill sisters. Set in a lonely mansion on the Thames estuary
Alfred Hitchcock's spellbound ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Dr. Constance Petersen is a psychiatrist with a firm understanding of human nature - or so she thinks. That is until the mysterious Dr. Anthony Edwardes becomes the new chief of staff at the Green Manors Mental Asylum. The bookish and detached Constance plummets into a whirlwind of tangled identities and feverish psychoanalysis, where the greatest risk is to fall in love
Jane Eyre by Orson Welles( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A young orphaned girl (Joan Fontaine) takes the position of governess to the daughter of the mysterious Edward Rochester (Orson Welles), master of a large and eerie house on the Yorkshire moors. Will she receive the same harsh treatment she has always known as a child - or will she find the love she has always longed for? ... And what dark secret lies hidden at the top of the house?
The boy with green hair by Joseph Losey( visu )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Peter Frye, typical American boy, is orphaned when his parents are caught in the London Blitz. He is not told of their fate, but shuttled from one selfish relative to the next, ending with "Gramp," a kindly ex-vaudevillean. Peter and Gramp, both fond of "Irish bulls," get along fine; but the morning after Peter finally learns he's an orphan, his hair spontaneously turns green! The absurd over-reactions of stupid people overturn his life as the story becomes a parable
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Alternative Names
Barnes, George
Barnes, George S.
Barnes, George S. 1892-1953
Barnes, George Scott 1893-1953
English (88)
Spanish (5)
French (2)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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