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Parker, Eleanor 1922-2013

Works: 194 works in 594 publications in 8 languages and 11,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Western films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Musical films  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Eleanor Parker
Publications by Eleanor Parker
Publications by Eleanor Parker, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Eleanor Parker
The sound of music by Robert Wise( visu )
81 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,765 libraries worldwide
As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children
The man with the golden arm by Otto Preminger( visu )
109 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
An ex-convict recovering from heroin addiction returns to the Chicago slums and struggles to become a musician
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman, leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of widowed Captain von Trapp. Maria and the captain marry, and as Nazism envelops Austria, the musically-talented family leaves the country to perform around the world
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A Dutch boy and his sister, whose father is injured and cannot remember where he hid the family's money, work to not only save their father's life, but attempt to compete in an upcoming skating contest which gives as first prize a pair of silver skates
Home from the hill by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Wade Hunnicutt is a big man who looms over the Texas backwoodsmen who work his land, over the embittered wife that he cheats on, and over the sons who strive for their father's respect. An emotionally volatile tale of an epic clash between generations. Wade's sons, determined to be their own men, are in danger of repeating their father's life-crippling legacy of lust and violence
Scaramouche by George Sidney( visu )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution
The naked jungle by Byron Haskin( visu )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A powerful, brooding plantation owner in the wild South American jungle along with his charming American mail order bride are threatened by the advance of relentless killer ants who are making their way across the jungle
Return to Peyton Place ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"This engaging follow-up to Grace Metalious' best-seller is a study in big-time ambition and small-town narrow-mindedness."--Container
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The sound of music by Richard Rodgers( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Sidney Kingsley's detective story by William Wyler( visu )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 236 libraries worldwide
An embittered cop neglects his wife as he leads a New York precinct of characters in their grim battle with the city's lowlife
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( visu )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Any Johhny Reb who tries to escape the Union prison outpost at Fort Bravo faces the unforgiving Arizona Territory desert stretching out before him ... and the even more unforgiving pursuit of Bravo's resolute Captain Roper. Yet there's a common foe that may unite the Civil War rivals: the fierce Mescalero horsemen waging guerilla war against Blue and Gray alike
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
Frank Capra's a hole in the head ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
Caged ( visu )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
19 year-old Marie is sent to prison for being an accomplice in a robbery. When a prison head takes sympathy on her and tries to help, a cruel matron steps in and breaks her efforts
Interrupted melody ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Soon after arriving in France on a music scholarship, young Australian Marjorie takes the opera world by storm. Exhilarated by her achievement, she garners worldwide fame and is heralded as one of the greatest singers of her time. But tragedy strikes in the form of a crippling paralysis
Above and beyond ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. is a distinguished officer in the U.S. Air Force with a brilliant track record in the North African campaign of WWII. But his greatest achievement is yet to come. After successfully testing and modifying the new B-29, he is chosen to command the unit that will deliver an atomic bomb over an enemy target! For months, Paul and his team work in virtual secrecy as the scientists of the Manhattan Project race to complete the bomb. The personal toll exacted by the work is so great that even Pual's wife Lucey is not immune from its effects
Maybe I'll come home in the spring ( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Dennie has returned from a year among the hippies to her superficial, image-conscious suburban family. She must face their disapproval of her actions as they refuse to even try to understand. She must also deal with an ex-lover and a beloved young sister who is following in her footsteps, wanting the idealistic hippie life but making some rash decisions in the process
The man with the golden arm Suddenly ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The man with the golden arm : "Frankie Machine is a card dealing former drug addict trying to stay clean, much to the smug chagrin of his former dealer -- the seedy Louie. The pressure mounts on Frankie as the crushing weight of addiction and the struggle of sobriety grows daily -- can he beat his problems and win the battle? Or is he destined for a short, ruined life?"--Container
The king and four queens by Raoul Walsh( visu )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"This offbeat western finds escaped desperado Gable holed up in desert ghost town, inhabited by only four beautiful young widowsand their flinty, gun-totin' mother-in-law. Oozing an endless supply of charm and masculine virility, Gable sets his sights on this shapely harem - and the 100,000 dollars in stolen gold hidden somewhere close by!"--Container
It's a great feeling ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her
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Parker, Eleanor
Parker, Eleanor, 1922-
Parker, Eleanor (Eleanor Jean), 1922-
Parker, Eleanor Jean 1922-2013
English (277)
Spanish (22)
German (9)
French (9)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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