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Landis, Carole 1919-1948

Overview
Works: 76 works in 141 publications in 5 languages and 3,585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Anecdotes  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Carole Landis
Publications by Carole Landis
Publications by Carole Landis, published posthumously.
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Topper Topper returns ( visu )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2003 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
I wake up screaming ( visu )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 376 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 )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 217 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?"
Four Jills in a Jeep ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 203 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
Orchestra wives ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 195 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
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( visu )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Four Jills in a jeep by Carole Landis( Book )
5 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A scandal in Paris ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 114 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
Three Texas steers ( visu )
5 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 51 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
Topper Topper & Topper returns ( visu )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2003 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A young rich couple who die "prematurely" come back to haunt their banker; Topper helps a lovely young girl discover her murderer and saves the life of the intended victim in the process
Road show ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 23 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
Comedy classics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Road show: Wrongfully committed to an asylum by his spurned finacée, Colonel Carleton Carraway escapes and joins a bankrupt carnival
Groucho and the Marx brothers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 19 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
Four Jills in a jeep by Jimmy McHugh( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
My gal Sal ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 13 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
The detective collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
George & Ira Gershwin's Lady, be good! by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Great Gabbo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The dancing pirate: Musical about a timid dancing master mistaken for a pirate in early 19th-century Boston. One of the first live-action color films made
The Alice Faye collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The great American broadcast: The story of two men and a woman who go into radio after World War II
One million B.C ( visu )
5 editions published between 1940 and 1988 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
From the package - Astounding saga of primitive cavemen battling dinosaurs and other monsters in our prehistoruc world
 
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Alternative Names
Ridste, Frances, 1919-1948
Ridste, Frances L., 1919-1948
Languages
English (86)
German (1)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
Spanish (1)
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