WorldCat Identities

Raines, Ella 1921-1988

Overview
Works: 84 works in 239 publications in 7 languages and 2,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Prison films  Western films  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ella Raines
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Hail the conquering hero by Preston Sturges( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A quirky soldier (Eddie Bracken) gets an unexpected homecoming when a group of uproarious Marines decides to 'make' a hero out of the comic misfit."
Tall in the saddle by Edwin L Marin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Wayne avoids women until he goes to work at Raines' ranch
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Phantom lady by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

24 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married man spends the evening on a no-names basis with a woman he picks up at a bar. He later returns home, only to find the police in possession and his wife strangled. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly, no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady. In prison, the man gives up hope, but his secretary (secretly in love with him) doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Will she be able to clear her employer in time?
Impact( Visual )

25 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire industrialist Walter Williams is marked for murder by his wife and her lover. When the plot ends in a fiery disaster, Williams is thought dead. In reality, he finds himself without a clue of who he is or what happened. As his memory returns, his life becomes a roller coaster ride of suspense and excitement
The strange affair of Uncle Harry( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging bachelor in a small New England town, Harry Quincey finds love when a New York fashion designer visits the fabric mill where Harry works. But Harry's long-overdue chance at happiness is thwarted by his neurotic sister Lettie, who uses her physical ailments as a means of controlling her kind-hearted brother. When Harry proves himself serious about leaving the family home, Lettie goes to shocking extremes to keep him under her thumb
Western double feature : Tall in the saddle : The train robbers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall in the saddle. A stranger arrives in a western town and finds that the rancher who sent for him has been murdered. The train robbers. A widow wants to clear her family's name by finding and returning the gold stolen by her husband
The Senator was indiscreet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presidential hopeful William Powell, running on a preposterous platform, has kept a detailed journal filled with political scandals that could ruin his party; his cornered opponents try everything--and anything--to force him out of the race
Dark crimes : film noir thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom lady: "Carol Richman ... attempts to clear her boss ... of a murder he did not commit"--Container
Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue dahlia (1 hr., 40 min.): A WWII veteran is accused of killing his unfaithful wife and races against time to find the real murderer with the help of a sympathetic stranger
Singing guns( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhiannon is a notorious stagecoach robber who shoots the new sheriff, but decides to take him to the doctor. With the help of the kind doctor, Rhiannon cleans himself up and is presented to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon, who's fond of singing a tune now and then, is deputized by the sheriff and falls in love with a lovely saloon gal
Impact : strange illusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Strange illusion) : A son is haunted by the mysterious death of his father and dreams which he fears foreshadow future events. The noir tone of the film is accentuated by the clasustrophobic atmosphere of the mental hospital where the son is incarcerated withj its controlled vision of chaos and corruption
L'amazone aux yeux verts by Edwin L Marin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D'après G. YOUNG, scé.M. HOGAN, P. FIX/Int. J. WAYNE/E. RAINES/W. BOND/A. LONG/E. RISDON/D. DOUGLAS ... Un western où le traditionnel rapport de force se déroule entre un cow-boy machiste et une jeune femme volontaire et indépendante, mais belle évidemment!
The great moment by Preston Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hail the conquering hero: Unable to face his home-town folks who think he's gone off to war, Woodrow Truesmith takes a ship-yard job and has his friends help him keep up the deception
A dangerous profession( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-policeman Vince Kane (George Raft) is a partner with Joe Farley (Pat O'Brien) as bail bond brokers, but retains his ties and friendship with the police and Detective Nick Ferrone (Jim Backus as James Backus.) Ferrone picks up Claude Brackette (Bill Williams), a brokerage clerk, as a suspect in the securities robbery in which a policeman was killed, and Kane goes with him when the detective searches Brackett's apartment, and Kane finds that Brackett's wife, Lucy (Ella Raines), is his former sweetheart. She insists her husband is innocent and pleads with Kane to get him out on bail but she has only $4,000 of the $25,000 needed. A mysterious emissary puts up $12,000 and Kanes, over Farley's protest, makes up the rest from the company's money. Brackett is murdered after his release. For Lucy, Kane investigates and finds that Brackett had dealings with night club owner Jerry McKay (Roland Winters) and a hoodlum named Roy Collins (Robert Gist). Suspecting McKay was in back of the robbery, Kane begins a campaign in which he himself behaves like a crook, and demands a heavy bribe from McKay for his silence. Farley denounces this tactic, and is met by Kane for a payment also, or he will be branded in league with the crooks
Tall in the saddle ; The train robbers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall in the saddle. A stranger arrives in a western town and finds that the rancher who sent for him has been murdered. The train robbers. A widow wants to clear her family's name by finding and returning the gold stolen by her husband
Él y su enemiga( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocklin, un tipo hábil con el revólver, viaja a Santa Inés en diligencia. Al parecer, el ranchero Red Cardell ha contratado sus servicios para que limpie la comarca de los cuatreros que hurtan el ganado. Cuando llega a destino, Rocklin se entera de que Red ha sido asesinado. El rancho lo hereda Clara Cardell, que también viajaba en la diligencia. Pero Rocklin intuye una trama oscura en la que quizás esté implicado Garvey, el juez local, y empieza a investigar al tiempo que dos mujeres suspiran por él
Zeuge gesucht Phantom lady( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein Architekt wird unschuldig wegen Mordes an seiner Frau zum Tode verurteilt. Alle Entlastungszeugen verschwinden, sagen gegen ihn aus oder werden ermordet. [...] Spannender, psychologisch stimmiger Kriminalfilm, dessen raffiniert konstruierte Romanvorlage geschickt umgesetzt wurde. Überraschende Wendungen und Perspektivwechsel sowie einige äußerst suggestiv entwickelte Sequenzen machen den Film zu einem der reizvollsten Vertreter des "film noir". [film-dienst.de]
Film noir collector's edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange illusion: A young psychotherapy patient is haunted by recurring dreams about his father, who died years before under suspicious circumstances. A low-budget film noir update of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet", set in California in 1945
 
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Ella Raines actrice américaine

Ella Raines actriz estadounidense

Ella Raines Amerikaans actrice (1920-1988)

Ella Raines amerikansk skådespelare

Ella Raines amerikansk skodespelar

Ella Raines amerikansk skuespiller

Ella Raines attrice statunitense

Ella Raines US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Raubes, Ella 1921-1988

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