WorldCat Identities

Griffin, Eleanore

Overview
Works: 65 works in 185 publications in 3 languages and 3,622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Western films  Musical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Eleanore Griffin
 
Most widely held works by Eleanore Griffin
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

36 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "chronicles two widows and their troubled daughters as they struggle to find true happiness amidst racial prejudice. Lora [is] a single white mother whose Hollywood starlet ambitions come at the expense of any meaningful relationship with her daughter, Susie. Lora's black housekeeper, Annie, has troubles of her own as she faces the rejection of her own fair-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, who abandons her heritage for a chance to be accepted as white. As years of selfishness and denial pass, tragedy strikes and forces the women to come to terms with their own identities."--Container
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

28 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
A man called Peter by Henry Cöster( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish-born minister Peter Marshall becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate
Third man on the mountain : conquering the past would be the climb of his life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a deceased climber, who died on a Swiss Alps mountain peak, wants to visit the place of his father's death. He follows a 19th-century British climber to the peak
Roland West's Alibi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prohibition-era gangster rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion and the detective squad employs its most sophisticated and barbaric techniques to bring him to justice
Boys Town by Norman Taurog( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of Father Flanagan and his founding of Boys Town, a home for juvenile delinquents
Fannie Hurst's Back street( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fashion designer falls in love with a department store owner. Several years later they meet and resume their love affair
Good morning, Miss Dove( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hospitalized school teacher reviews her career through visits from her former students
War of the wildcats by Republic Pictures( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there's a lovely lady in the middle, sometimes even ordinary business becomes complicated and dangerous. Dan, a rugged cowboy and Jim, a prosperous oil baron, both fall head-over-heels for Catherine, a pretty school teacher. Vying for her attention, their battle spills over onto the oil fields of Oklahoma. A fierce and emotional battle breaks out on the frontier between supporters of the two men
Back street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 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
Imitation of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything. Includes both the 1934 and 1959 releases
Imitation of life two movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two widows and their troubled daughters. In the search for success as an actress, Lora neglects her daughter. Lora's black housekeeper's daughter repudiates her mother by trying to pass for white. As the years pass, each of the four women realizes that she has been living an emotionally fruitless existence
Tenth Avenue angel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folks who live in the teeming tenements lining Manhattan's Tenth Avenue could sure use an angel. And they have one Flavia Mills, a little girl with big dreams who touches the lives and hearts of everyone in her run-down neighborhood
Back street : two movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 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
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Solange es Menschen gibt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirage de la vie Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sur la plage de Coney Island, près de New York, Lora Meredith, une jeune mère célibataire aspirant à devenir actrice, rencontre Annie Johnson, une sans-abris noire s'occupant elle aussi seule de sa fille. Les deux femmes sympathisent et Lora propose bientôt à Annie de rester chez elle, devenant ainsi la nourrice et la domestique de la maison. La fille d'Annie, Sarah Jane, semble ne pas supporter la couleur de sa peau à une époque où cela l'exclut socialement; elle est jalouse de Susie, la petite fille blonde de Lora. Cependant, les deux enfants grandissent ensemble, comme de véritables soeur. Son père était pratiquement blanc : Sarah Jane a donc la peau très claire et se fait passer pour blanche, provoquant la tristesse de sa mère."
Imitation of life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 picture, "A film by Douglas Sirk. Screen siren Lana Turner stars as Lora Meredith, an aspiring actress and single mother battling to survive postwar New York. During an outing to Coney Island, Lora meets two people who will change her life forever: kindred spirit Annie Johnston, a black woman in need of a home for herself and her pale-skinned daughter Sarah Jane, and photographer Steve Archer. As Lora's career and love life take her ever further away from her daughter Susie, Annie discovers the shame she brings to the spiteful Sarah Jane, and the lives of the two mothers and daughters begin to parallel in this incisive masterpiece by one of the American lifestyle's most ardent ardent admirers, and staunchest critics."--Back container cover
One man's way by Ed Davis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Murray is wonderful in his portrayal of Norman Vincent Peale in a moving biographical drama based on the life of the world-famous minister, lecturer, and best-selling author. Diana Hyland makes her film debut
A man called Peter by Eleanore Griffin( Book )

3 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Eleanore Griffin Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1904-1995)

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Eleanore Griffin amerikansk manusförfattare

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Eleanore Griffin amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Eleanore Griffin guionista estadounidense

Eleanore Griffin scénariste américaine

Eleanore Griffin US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

Griffin, Eleanor

Griffin, Eleanor 1904-1995

Griffin, Eleanore 1904-1995

Griffith, Eleanore

Griffith, Eleanore, 1904-1995

Элеанор Гриффин

אליאונור גריפין תסריטאית אמריקאית

Languages
English (106)

German (9)

French (8)