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Mayo, Virginia 1920-2005

Overview
Works: 244 works in 639 publications in 5 languages and 9,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Film noir  Historical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Copyright holder, Costume designer, Editor, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Virginia Mayo
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

46 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,694 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 )

72 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,555 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 Ben Stiller( Visual )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 935 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 )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 576 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 )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 331 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 silver chalice by Victor Saville( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 266 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 West Point story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 263 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 flame and the arrow by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 223 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 by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 179 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 Howard Hawks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 175 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 )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 116 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 106 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 plant--www.imdb.com
Wonder man by H. Bruce Humberstone( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters have a song-and-dance man killed to prevent his testimony. The dead singer's spirit appears before his intellectual twin brother convincing the latter to impersonate him and get his evidence to the District Attorney. The bookworm finds himself performing at a night club, dealing with his brother's fiancée and steering clear of very confused gangsters
Greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive action: Who killed President Kennedy? Mixing narrative sements with newsreel footage, the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assassination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald
Colorado territory by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 82 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 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
The Kid from Brooklyn by Mike Caracciolo( Visual )

9 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
South Sea woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 67 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?
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
Westbound by Budd Boetticher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the Civil War spills our nation's blood, Capt. John Hays (Randolph Scott) fights on a vital but little-known battlefront. He aims to ship gold to Union banks through a small Colorado town, defying Southern sympathizers who aim to stop him."--Container insert
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, Virginia 1920-2005

Jones, Virginia Clara

Jones, Virginia Clara 1920-2005

Mayo, Virginia

O'Shea, Virginia Clara

Virdžinija Mejo

Virginia Mayo actrice américaine

Virginia Mayo actriz estadounidense

Virginia Mayo aktorka amerykańska

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Virginia Mayo pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

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Virginia Mayu

Βιρτζίνια Μάιο

Вирџинија Мејо

Майо, Вирджиния

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וירג'יניה מאיו

וירג'יניה מאיו שחקנית אמריקאית

ویرجینیا میو بازیگر آمریکایی

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弗吉尼亚·梅奥

維吉尼亞·梅奧

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