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Davis, Bette 1908-1989

Works: 907 works in 2,654 publications in 7 languages and 65,136 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Narrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Artist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about Bette Davis
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Most widely held works by Bette Davis
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

124 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,785 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 )

71 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, and her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident, live in virtual isolation
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

61 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,752 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
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

132 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

51 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 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 )

65 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,348 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 )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first adaptation of The Maltese facon, in which detective Sam Spade searches for a rare statuette while trying to solve the murder of his partner
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

40 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,086 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 )

56 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,063 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 Gabby Maple and a handful of others hostage. As trapped as his captives, Mantee admits: It looks like I'll spend the rest of my life dead
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,058 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 letter by William Wyler( Visual )

54 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,051 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
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape to Witch Mountain: Two young orphans with supernatural powers are adopted by a powerful and ruthless millionaire who plans to hold them captive and use their psychic gifts for his own selfish purposes. The children make a daring escape and learn they are actually castaways from another world
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 746 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
Mother Goddam : the story of the career of Bette Davis by Whitney Stine( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Hollywood's famous actresses offers a running commentary of personal sidelights to the movies in which she appeared
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging apple seller poses as a wealthy grande dame to help her daughter marry into a legitimately wealthy family. A comic collection of gangsters help her in her charade
"I'd love to kiss you-- " : conversations with Bette Davis by Whitney Stine( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 711 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
The watcher in the woods by Pixar (Firm)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 676 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 )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 'n that by Bette Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 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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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.00 for Green zone ... to 0.34 for The films ...)

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Alternative Names
Beta Deivisa

Bett Deyvis

Bette Davis actrice américaine

Bette Davis actriz estadounidense

Bette Davis aktorka amerykańska

Bette Davis Amerikaans acteur

Bette Davis Amerikana nga aktres iti pelikula ken telebision

Bette Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Bette Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Bette Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Bette Davis attrice statunitense

Bette Davis US-amerikanische Bühnen- und Filmschauspielerin

Bette Davisová

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

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