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Fowley, Douglas 1911-1998

Overview
Works: 166 works in 289 publications in 2 languages and 5,838 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Animal films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Fowley
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

48 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An affectionate spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the motion picture industry in the late 1920s during the change over from silent films to sound
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
Behind locked doors by Budd Boetticher( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Ross Stewart checks himself into a mental hospital in an attempt to locate a corrupt judge hiding from justice. But before Stewart can reveal the truth, his true identity is discovered and he becomes a victim of his own ruse
The good guys and the bad guys by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of an aging outlaw, an aging lawman battles a gang of gold thieves
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chan sets out to investigate the link between several suspicious deaths and a mysterious psychic named Dr. Zodiac, he soon finds himself up to his third eye in intrigue. But as the great detective edges closer to the shocking truth, he finally begins to see that behind every great mystic is an even greater magician
Charlie Chan on Broadway( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York nightclub gal is turning from singer to canary -- with a tell-all diary about her mobster ex-boyfriend! But when she breaks more than a leg - and Chan's Number One Son is accused of the murder -- Charlie is determined to unmask the culprit!
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This favorite musical comedy is a gentle parody of Hollywood's frantic transition to the "talkies" during the late '20s. The unappealing voice of Lina Lamont, a silent movie queen, nearly forces her producer to scrap their new talking film, until an aspiring young singer, Kathy Selden, is found to dub Lamont's lines. Trouble brews on the set when Lamont's leading man, Don Lockwood, and Kathy fall in love
Mr. Moto's gamble( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Moto comes out fighting when a brutal boxing match turns into cold-blooded murder. Assisted by detective-in-training Lee Chan, Moto sets out to track down the killer based on a single ominous clue: a poisoned boxing glove
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters
5 film collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee Doodle Dandy: A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
The North Avenue irregulars by Anchor Bay Entertainment( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minister and six ladies from his congregation set out to put an end to an illegal gambling operation
The man behind the gun ; Thunder over the plains ; Riding shotgun( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tall Randolph Scott is every inch a hero in three bullet-laced westerns. The secessionist fervor of the 1850s comes to California, and undercover Army officer Scott aims to thwart the separatist passions in The man behind the gun. There's Thunder over the plains and lightning in Scott's holsters in the second film. He portrays an Army captain assigned to a lawless area of Texas after the Civil War. Next, Scott is Riding shotgun and heading into a whirlwind of trouble: a mob bent on vigilante justice wrongly suspects him of robbing a stagecoach. An action bull's-eye all the way!"--Container
Charlie Chan in "Docks of New Orleans"( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan, along with his enthusiastic "number-two son," Tommy, and his chauffeur, Birmingham, are brought to New Orleans to investigate the mysterious goings-on with the partners at the LaFontanne Chemical Company Soon after, the head of the company is found dead, and a series of unexplainable deaths follow the investigation
Cornered by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cornered" (102 min.) From England to continental Europe to Buenos Aires, ex-RCAF pilot Dick Powell stalks the Nazi collaborator who murdered his bride. But one fact constantly surfaces during his quest: no one can describe the mysterious man
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slick nightclub owner discovers the giant ape frolicking in Africa as the beloved pet of young girl. He brings both to Hollywood as a floor-show sensation, until some no-goods ply Joe with booze and the blitzed behemoth goes bonkers
Singin' in the rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove and shrewish co-star"--Container
One body too many( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big-city salesman arrives at the spooky mansion of a tyrannical millionaire hoping to sell him an expensive life insurance policy. He is surprised to find that the prospective customer is lying in his coffin surrounded by greedy hears awaiting the reading of his will. A mysterious killer is at large, picking off the conniving relatives one-by-one
The Laurel and Hardy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great guns: Laurel and Hardy play a chauffeur and a gardener whose hypochondriac employer, a wealthy young man with little experience, is drafted. Convinced that he needs them in order to survive in the service, they join up as well. The Texas cavalry post to which they're all assigned is made far worse for the wear by the presence of these well-meaning troublemakers
Warner Oland is Charlie Chan. [Cinema Classics collection]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black camel: When beautiful starlet Shelah Fane is murdered in Hawaii, suspicion points to a psychic advisor with a spirited nature. But when Chan uncovers a link to the unsolved murder of screen heartthrob Denny Mayo, the Chinese supersleuth soon discovers that, in Hollywood, fame can be murder
The life and legend of Wyatt Earp( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh O'Brian stars as the famed marshal whose exploits with Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson and the Clanton Gang are boldly brought to life in episodes based on actual events. With his signature Buntline Special pistol in hand, Wyatt Earp held posts in a series of increasingly lawless towns and battled dangerous men in his efforts to keep the peace. Wyatt's reputation as a just and formidable marshal grew, culminating in a storied gunfight that would seal his legend
 
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Alternative Names
Douglas Fowley acteur américain

Douglas Fowley actor estadounidense

Douglas Fowley aisteoir

Douglas Fowley aktor merikano

Douglas Fowley Amerikaans acteur (1911-1998)

Douglas Fowley amerikansk skådespelare

Douglas Fowley amerikansk skodespelar

Douglas Fowley amerikansk skuespiller

Douglas Fowley attore statunitense

Douglas Fowley US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Fowley, Daniel Vincent 1911-1998

Fowley, Doug

Fowley, Doug 1911-1998

Fowley, Douglas V.

Fowley Douglas V 1911-1998

Frowley, Douglas V.

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Languages
English (113)

French (1)