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Landis, Carole 1919-1948

Overview
Works: 101 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 4,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  History  Stand-up comedy routines  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Topper ; Topper returns ( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Dull and stodgy banker Cosmo Topper is spooked by ghosts. In Topper he finds himself the object of his deceased friends' desire to perform a good deed by getting him to loosen up and have some fun. In Topper returns, a beautiful young ghost enlists his help in catching a murderer
I wake up screaming ( visu )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Somebody killed Vicky Lynn and the police are looking at only one suspect, Promoter Frankie Christopher. Frankie believes Inspector Ed Cornell is trying to pin him for the murder of Vicky. Did he really kill her, or does he know who did?
Moon over Miami ( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Don Ameche and Betty Grable star in this musical remake of the play THREE BLIND MICE. When an inheritance turns out to be worth a fraction of its initial value after taxes, Kay Latimer (Grable) convinces her sister, Barbara (Carole Landis), and her aunt, Susan (Charlotte Greenwood), to spend the money on a trip to Miami, where Kay hopes to land a millionaire for a husband. Once there, Kay<U+0092>s relatives pretend to be her servants and help her convince a bartender to obtain invites for them to the parties of the upper class. Kay quickly finds herself tangled up with two men, Phil O'Neil and Jeffrey Bolton (Ameche and Robert Cummings), the former turning out to be penniless while the latter only has eyes for Barbara. Meanwhile, the hotel bartender, who despises gold diggers, discovers that Kay and company are paupers who can't even afford the hotel bill and threatens to blow the lid on the trio of damsels in distress. Grable fanned the fire of her burgeoning fame with a magnetic performance, her notoriously spectacular figure haloed by a series of dazzling outfits. Songs from this tuneful, comedic romp include "Kindergarten Conga, " "Loveliness and Love, " and "Is that Good?"
Orchestra wives by Archie L Mayo( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbott. After marrying him, she joins the band's tour, and learns about life as an orchestra wife
Four Jills in a Jeep ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life adventures of the first female performers to join the U.S.O., Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair play themselves in the film adaptation of Carole Landis's "novel" by the same name
A scandal in Paris ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of Eugene François Vidocq, follows the life story of a French thief from his birth in a prison to his unlikely rise to the position of Paris's chief of police during the Napoleonic era
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( visu )
25 editions published between 1941 and 2017 in English and French and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The third in the Topper comedy-mystery series, Cosmo Topper is besieged by a wisecracking ghost who demands that he help her find her killer. She was murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend Ann Carrington, the intended victim. Despite protestations from his wife, Clara, Topper and Gail set out to find her killer and keep Ann from a similar fate. Carrington Hall is a magnificent old haunted house, complete with a cloaked villain who comes and goes through walls. Falling chandeliers, secret passages, and a trap door with a chute that leads to an underground tunnel add to the mystery. The cast of characters includes a malevolent butler, a straightlaced housekeeper, and a frightfully playful seal. Rochester, Topper's eternally frightened chauffeur, at one point threatens to quit and go back to Jack Benny! But will the murderer be revealed from among the house servants, guests, and family?
Four Jills in a jeep by Carole Landis( Book )
5 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The experiences of four Hollywood stars, Mitzi Mayfair, Martha Raye, Kay Francis and the author, as members of a theatrical task force in Bermuda, England and Africa
Entertaining the troops by Robert Mugge( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Collection of television specials from Bob Hope's career in which he entertains American military members overseas
Three Texas steers ( visu )
9 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The Three Mesquiteers was the umbrella title for a series of 51 B-westerns released between 1936 and 1943. In Three Texas Steers, the sixth of eight John Wayne Mesquiteers films, circus owner Nancy Evans's crooked manager, George Ward, sabotages her circus with a series of mysterious incidents. She has no choice but to sell the ranch her grandfather left her in Mesquite County. Ward vows to drive Nancy off her ranch, but standing in the way are the Three Mesquiteers
My gal Sal ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"The short but colorful life of turn-of-the-last-century tunesmith Paul Dresser is given a lavish treatment as Rita Hayworth and Victor Mature give star wattage to this delightful and snappy musical"--Container
Road show by Hal Roach( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
An elusive, rich bachelor wiggles off the hook on his wedding day for the umpteenth time by begging insanity, but his strong-willed bride calls his bluff and has him committed to the loony bin. He manages to escape with another inmate and joins a traveling carnival, only to fall in love with the leggy owner while he gets involved in one slapstick mishap after another
Winnie the Wac by Vic Herman( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Comedy classics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Father's little dividend: A father endures his daughter's pregnancy soon after surviving her wedding. The original version of "Father of the bride II."
Daredevils of the red circle by William Witney( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Three circus stuntmen track down a ruthless madman known as 39-0-13, bent on destroying the wealth and integrity of his former employer, multi-millionaire Horace Granville. 39-0-13 kidnaps and imprisons Granville, impersonating him in order to facilitate his deeds of destruction
Four Jills in a jeep by Jimmy McHugh( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Groucho and the Marx brothers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Movie previews and promotional clips from several Marx Brothers films including A night at the opera, Room service, At the circus, Go west, and The big store. Also includes a clip of Carole Landis and Groucho singing for American troops and the original television pilot of You bet your life, starring Groucho Marx
One million B.C. ( visu )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A 1940 American historical epic fantasy film produced by Hal Roach Studios and released by United Artists. Boy meets girl - prehistoric style, in this classic of man's battle to survive against the terrors of the prehistoric world. Dinosaurs, savage nature and man and a gigantic erupting volcano are part of the camp adventure classic
The detective collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The Alice Faye collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The great American broadcast: The story of two men and a woman who go into radio after World War II
 
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Alternative Names
Carole Landis actrice américaine
Carole Landis actriz estadounidense
Carole Landis aktorka amerykańska
Carole Landis Amerikaans acteur
Carole Landis Amerikaans actrice
Carole Landis attrice statunitense
Carole Landis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Ridste, Frances 1919-1948
Ridste Frances L. 1919-1948
Кэрол Лэндис
کارول لندیس بازیگر آمریکایی
แคโรล แลนดิส
캐롤 랜디스
キャロル・ランディス
Languages
English (118)
French (3)
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