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Mayo, Virginia 1920-2005

Works: 266 works in 679 publications in 4 languages and 9,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Gangster films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Musical films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Copyright holder, Costume designer, Contributor, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

48 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three veterans returning from World War II face life's challenges and try to start life again
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

63 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

38 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
Captain Horatio Hornblower by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleanic Era, and outthought, outmanouvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!
The princess and the pirate( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates
The West Point story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet
The silver chalice by Victor Saville( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He is struggling with his feeling and is torn between his adoring wife and a wily temptress. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks
The flame and the arrow by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overlord Count Ulrich takes it one step too far. It was bad enough when he kidnapped the pretty wife of the young archer Dardo, but when Ulrich takes the man's son, a rebel leader is born
The proud ones( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a flood of lawless gunmen invades his once peaceful town, Marshal Cass Silver knows it's up to him to force them out. But the only chance he might have is to gain the help of a gunslinger named Thad, who wrongly believes the marshal is responsible for his father's death. To save the town, Silver will have to earn the aid, and trust, of a man sworn to send him to his grave!
A song is born by Danny Kaye( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious and high-spirited musical stars Danny Kaye as a professor of high-brow music who inadvertently becomes involved with a sensual saloon singer (Virginia Mayo) and a crooked criminal gang
Along the great divide by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Marshal rescues an accused murderer from mob justice, sets out to escort the wily old coot to trial, and confronts pursuing vigilantes, a desert windstorm, a rebellious deputy and a beautiful woman along the way
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heat: Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma, ' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical
Greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven days in May: It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?
Wonder man by H. Bruce Humberstone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters have a song-and-dance man killed to prevent his testimony. But not to be outdone, the dead singer's spirit appears before his intellectual twin, convincing the brainy brother to impersonate him and get his evidence to the District Attorney. Suddenly the bookworm is performing at a nightclub, dealing with his late brother's fiance, and steering clear of very confused gangsters
Colorado territory by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western remake of the 1941 film noir High Sierra. Joel McCrea plays veteran outlaw Wes McQueen (Humphrey Bogart in the original) who escapes from jail and hopes to pull off one last big train robbery. McQueen doesn't care for his new partners -- except perhaps Colorado Carson (Virginia Mayo), a dance-hall girl who may be the only person who genuinely cares about his well-being. McQueen, meanwhile, also has eyes for Julie Ann (Dorothy Malone), who is newly arrived from the east and setting up a new farm with her father. With a $10,000 reward on his head, McQueen makes a futile bid for escape to the mountains, with tragic consequences
Starlift( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red-white-and-blue fun abounds as Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Virginia Mayo, Jane Wyman, Randolph Scott and others perform for - or just shoot the breeze with - starstruck flyboys in uniform
South Sea woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seargent O'Hearn is facing a court-martial for desertion. He needs the help of Ginger Martin to provide the evidence of his innocence, but will she?
The Kid from Brooklyn by Mike Caracciolo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Kaye stars as a shy milkman who accidentally becomes the world's middleweight boxing champion after knocking out the current champ in a street brawl
Backfire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadline at dawn: A gangster's sister lies dead. All clues point to sailor Bill Williams. He has mere hours to prove that he is innocent
King Richard and the crusaders by Warner Brothers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard the Lionhearted, leaders of the Third Crusade, intends to take the figh to Moslem leader Saladin - and never suspects that the physician who comes to the Christian camp to tend him is Saladin himself. The wiley foe is captivated by the alluring Lady Edith, even though errant knight Kenneth also seeks Her Ladyship's hand
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White heat
White heatThe secret life of Walter MittyThe princess and the pirateThe silver chaliceGreatest gangster films collectionStarliftThe Kid from BrooklynBackfireKing Richard and the crusaders
Alternative Names
Jones, Virginia 1920-2005

Jones, Virginia Clara

Jones, Virginia Clara 1920-2005

Mayo, Virginia

Mayo, Virginia, 1920-

O'Shea, Virginia Clara

Virdžinija Mejo

Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo actrice américaine

Virginia Mayo actriz estadounidense

Virginia Mayo aktorka amerykańska

Virginia Mayo Amerikaans filmacteur

Virginia Mayo Amerikaans filmactrice

Virginia Mayo attrice statunitense

Virginia Mayo pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Virginia Mayo US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin

Virginia Mayu

Βιρτζίνια Μάιο

Вирџинија Мејо

Майо, Вирджиния

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וירג'יניה מאיו

וירג'יניה מאיו שחקנית אמריקאית

فيرجينيا مايو

ویرجینیا میو بازیگر آمریکایی




English (288)

French (7)

German (2)

Spanish (1)