WorldCat Identities

Manning, Bruce

Overview
Works: 93 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 1,352 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film adaptations  Romance films  Crime films  Legal films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor, htt
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bruce Manning
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Manning
That midnight kiss ; The toast of New Orleans( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The toast of New Orleans: Snooty opera singer, Suzette Micheline, meets rough-and-tumble fisherman, Pepe Duvalle, in the Louisiana bayous and this fisherman can sing. Her agent lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera, but comes to regret this rash decision when the singers fall in love
Payment on demand( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of driving her husband to succeed, ruthless social climber Joyce Ramsey has driven him away. This decades-spanning drama is notable for its unblinking portrait of the traumatic effect of divorce on a middle-aged woman"--Container
Payment on demand (1951): shooting script by Curtis Bernhardt( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mad about music by Norman Taurog( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hollywood darling Deanna Durbin lights up the screen in her charming portrayal of a movie star's lonely daughter who invents the ideal father to impress her Switzerland boarding-school mates."
The invisible host by Gwen Bristow( Book )

5 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred men and a girl( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The daughter of an unemployed musician, Durbin decides she will persuade the famous conductor Leopold Stokowski to help her launch an orchestra that will employ her widowed father and 99 out-of-work musicians."--Container
Sam Wood's guest wife( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlywed Mary Price (Claudette Colbert) poses as Joe Parker's (Don Ameche) wife to impress his old-fashioned boss, to the chagrin of her husband Christopher (Richard Foran)
The Mardi Gras murders by Gwen Bristow( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gutenberg murders by Gwen Bristow( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing Mrs. Holliday( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American schoolteacher pretends she is the widow of a wealthy Commodore to escape war-torn China with eight orphans
Hoodlum empire by Joseph Kane( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII veteran and ex-gangster, Joe Gray is subpoenaed to testify against his uncle and current mob boss, Nick Mancani. Nick must restrain Charley Pignatalli, his violent second-in-command, from killing Joe before his court appearance. Torn from the headlines and shot in a semi-documentary style, it was inspired by the Kefauver investigations of 1950 and 1951
Three smart girls grow up by Deanna Durbin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further adventures of the high-spirited Craig sisters. Penny plays matchmaker for her two older siblings when she becomes convinced that Joan and Kay need to switch suitors in order for wedding bells to ring!
100 men and a girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2020 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of an unemployed musician, Durbin decides she will persuade the famous conductor Leopold Stokowski to help her launch an orchestra that will employ her widowed father and 99 out-of-work musicians. This enchanting musical treat is a jubilant celebration of Hollywood and a tribute to one of the cinema's best-loved stars
Back street by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quintessential tearjerker in which a couple meets and falls in love but is unable to marry due to impossible circumstances
The rage of Paris( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a beautiful French model, jobless and stranded in New York, and her encounters with a businessman
That certain age( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crush on an older man threatens to derail a teeaged girl's high school musical revue
Two and two make twenty-two by Gwen Bristow( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First love( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "modern day" version of Cinderella. A young orphan returns from finishing school to live with her wealthy uncle and his snobbish family. When she is excluded from a party, the service staff jumps into action, pooling their resources to get her to the ball and back by midnight.--Summary adaptated from container
Back street : two movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Back Street is the quintessential tearjerker in which a couple meets and falls in love but unable to marry due to impossible circumstances."--Container
Never say goodbye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dr. Michael Parker (Hudson) unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife (Cornell Borchers) whom he met during WWII and believed to be dead, he is desperate to resume their relationship and re-introduce her to their daughter. However, after a startling accident puts that proposition on shaky ground, the family must come to terms with the possibility that too much time may have passed for them to be together again"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce Manning Amerikaans filmregisseur (1902-1965)

Bruce Manning amerikansk författare

Bruce Manning producteur de cinéma américain

Bruce Manning sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Bruce Manning US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Filmemacher

Maningas Briusas

Брюс Мэннинг

بروس مانينج

بروس مانينغ

Languages
English (79)