WorldCat Identities

Davis, Bette 1908-1989

Overview
Works: 993 works in 2,574 publications in 7 languages and 64,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Juvenile works  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Narrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Artist, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bette Davis
 
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All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

99 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
What ever happened to baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

58 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

53 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

57 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Although she is to be wed to Preston, the engagement is called off due to her insensitivity and unusual behavior. When Preston returns from the North married, Julie's pride and selfish nature resurfaces and she provokes a duel between Buck (Julie's ardent admirer) and Ted (Preston's brother) to the death. Later when a yellow fever epidemic strikes Preston, Julie goes to his side
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

115 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis( Visual )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
The petrified forest by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

32 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, fugitive killer Duke Mantee sweats out a manhunt, holding disillusioned writer Alan Squier, young waitress Gabby Maple, and a handful of others hostage
The letter by William Wyler( Visual )

38 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
Return from Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tia and Tony are teenage sister and brother who possess extraordinary powers. They leave their safe refuge on Witch Mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. There, Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha. Tony is brainwashed into helping Gannon and Letha commit various crimes. It's up to Tia and a gang of juvenile delinquents to rescue Tony and prevent a major disaster
Mother Goddam : the story of the career of Bette Davis by Whitney Stine( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Hollywood's famous actresses offers a running commentary of personal sidelights to the movies in which she appeared
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
"I'd love to kiss you-- " : conversations with Bette Davis by Whitney Stine( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of interviews and conversations with Bette Davis provides a revealing look at the critically acclaimed actress, her personal life, her distinguished career, and her opinions about friends, family, and colleagues
Mr. Skeffington( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
The watcher in the woods by Walt Disney Pictures( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American family moves into a remote English house in the woods, the two daughters begin to see a young girl who vanished in the woods during a solar eclipse 20 years ago. Is it a ghost, or something more?
Bette Davis speaks by Boze Hadleigh( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 'n that by Bette Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts how she recovered from a mastectomy and a stroke, shares her feelings about her daughter's book about her, and discusses the latter part of her long successful film career
 
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Alternative Names
Beta Deivisa

Bett Deyvis

Bette Davis actrice amricaine

Bette Davis actriz estadounidense

Bette Davis aktorka amerykańska

Bette Davis Amerikaans acteur

Bette Davis amerikansk skdespelare

Bette Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Bette Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Bette Davis attrice statunitense

Bette Davis US-amerikanische Bhnen- und Filmschauspielerin

Bette Davisov

Davis, Bette

Davis, Bette 1908-1989

Davis, Elisabeth Ruth 1908-1989

Davis, Elizabeth Ruth.

Davis, Ruth Elisabeth 1908-1989

Davis, Ruth Elizabeth.

Davis, Ruth Elizabeth 1908-

Davis Ruth Elizabeth 1908-1989

Dėvis, Bėtt 1908-

Dėvis, Bėtt 1908-1989

Elisabetha Davis

Μπέτι Ντέιβις Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Бет Дэвіс

Бети Дейвис

Бети Дејвис

Бетте Давис

Бетті Девіс

Бэт Дэвіс амэрыканская акторка

Дэвис, Бетт

Բեթ Դեյվիս

בטי דייוויס

بت دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی

بيت ديفيس

เบตตี เดวิส

ბეტი დევისი

베티 데이비스

ベティ・デイヴィス

贝蒂戴维斯 美国演员

贝蒂戴维斯 美國演員

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What ever happened to baby Jane?Now, voyagerJezebelDark victoryThe little foxesThe petrified forestThe letterReturn from Witch Mountain