WorldCat Identities

Leslie, Joan 1925-2015

Overview
Works: 195 works in 458 publications in 4 languages and 7,850 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Musical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Gangster films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Leslie
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Sergeant York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

56 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, a man from Tennessee is torn between his pacifist principles and his patriotic duty. He goes on to become a hero, despite his opposition to killing. True story of Alvin C. York, the most famous hero of that war
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and German and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup
Hollywood singing and dancing : a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
"This is the Army" by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

22 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan plays Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip Yip Yaphank. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the Army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Robert Alda( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin and his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Thank your lucky stars( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-Hollywood-scenes story about young talents hoping for their big break
Man in the saddle by André De Toth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Randolph Scott portrays a pioneer of few words and unerring aim who jumps in the saddle when his ex-girl's new husband threatens to ruin his ranch
The sky's the limit by Edward H Griffith( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fred portrays an ace with the highly regarded Flying Tigers squad. On leave in New York City on an eight-day furlough, Fred decides to forego any possible hero worship because of his uniform and dons civilian clothes. It so happens he meets and falls for Joan, a magazine photographer, and sets out to win her heart at all costs. The twist is that Joan is dedicated to the war effort and considers Fred-- who is keeping his military role a secret-- a n'er-do-well for not displaying any interest. But the pair are interested in each other and manage to set New York awhirl with some great dance numbers before Fred must return to the wartorn skies"--Container
The male animal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Fonda plays bookish Prof. Tommy Turner, struggling to get in touch with his man-of-action side during the weekend of the big football game, the arrival of an ex-gridiron star ... fancied by Turner's wife and the academic tussle that treatens the professor's tenure"--Container
The wagons roll at night( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tents are leaky. The troupers are weary. The carnival limps into town and sets up for another show. To the public, the carnival means exciting performers. To Nick Coster, those performers are 'mugs and grifters and riffraff - all under one tent.' Nick should know. He puts the show together"--Container
Born to be bad by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving amoral young woman lies and schemes through San Francisco society to get a rich husband while continuing her affair with her former lover--an affair that threatens to destroy her life
Warner Bros. and the homefront collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the army: Jerry Jones, a singer/dancer, is drafted into the army in WWI and sent to Camp Upton in New York. There, he becomes responsible for putting on an all military musical show. As the U.S. enters WWII, Johnny Jones, Jerry's son, is drafted to Camp Upton too. During open house, the old-timers return and decide to do another stage show with Johnny directing
The hard way( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Helen Chernen wants to get herself and her talented kid sister Katie out of their jerkwater hometown. And if that means using people and throwing them away, that's what Helen will do."--Container
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musicals from Hollywood's golden age( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen fabulous feature-length musicals from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s
 
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Alternative Names
Brodel, Joan 1925-

Brodel, Joan 1925-2015

Brodel, Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie 1925-

Brodel, Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie 1925-2015

Brodell, Joan 1925-2015

Caldwell, Joan Leslie 1925-2015

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Sadie Brodel, Joan Agnes Theresa 1925-2015

Τζόαν Λέσλι

Лесли, Джоан

Џоун Лесли

ג'ואן לסלי

ג'ואן לסלי שחקנית אמריקאית

جوآن لزلی بازیگر آمریکایی

جوان ليزلي ممثلة أمريكية

ジョーン・レスリー

Languages
English (238)

German (10)

French (2)

Spanish (1)