WorldCat Identities

Turner, Lana 1921-1995

Works: 423 works in 1,121 publications in 7 languages and 16,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Film noir  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Romance films  Swashbuckler films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lana Turner
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Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

82 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,933 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
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

71 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulatve movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Musketeers pledge their loyalty to the throne of France, and match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu, who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a radical doctor whose experiments lead him to the discovery of a destructive potion that transforms him into a hideous creature of unbridled emotions
Ziegfeld girl( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, Ziegfeld Girl centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom- a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
Love finds Andy Hardy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's almost time for the big Christmas Dance and Andy Hardy has a new tuxedo and opera hat to wear to the event and an $20 jalopy to take him there. Now all he needs is a date. Problem is Andy has two gorgeous dates lined up. And a third, a new girl next door named Betsy, is also aching to go
Imitation of life by John M Stahl( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 423 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
The sea chase by John Farrow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German naval officer Karl Ehrlich loves his country and hates Hitler. As World War II erupts, Ehrlich defies orders and takes his freighter on a fox-and-hound pursuit from the Germans and the British
Madame X by David Lowell Rich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackmailed into leaving her politician husband and their baby, a woman, twenty years later, finds herself on trial for murder, inadvertently defended by her own son
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century Europe and New Zealand, this sweeping romance tells the story of two beautiful sisters, one headstrong and one gentle, and of the man who marries one even though he loves the other. The film's riptides of emotion are matched by breathtaking physical tumult: a fierce Maori uprising plus a catastrophic earthquake and tidal wave that earned the film a 1947 Oscar for special effects
Portrait in black ; Madame X( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
The merry widow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the King of Marshovia invites her to visit her late husband's homeland, wealthy American Crystal Radek takes off for Paris when she discovers it's a plot to marry her off so she can pay the Marshovian debt. Followed by Count Danilo, who's been ordered by the King to woo her, Crystal finds that she's attracted to the man although they've never been introduced. Posing as a chorus girl, Crystal quickly wins his heart
Johnny Eager by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny, a paroled gangster pretending to be reformed, seduces the district attorney's daughter for revenge before actually falling in love with her
The Bob Hope show by Bob Hope( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire talks about his new movie, Easter Parade, and he and Bob do a sketch about a pair of down-and-out vaudevillians
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adulterous couple conspires to kill her tyrannical husband. Soon after the murder, the lovers in crime receive an anonymous letter that says only: "Dear Mrs. Cabot: Congratulations on the success of your murder."
Mr. Imperium by Don Hartman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful comedy about an unlikely couple that prove May to December romances can work
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Imitation of life
Alternative Names
Lana Tarner

Lana Turner actrice américaine

Lana Turner actriu estatunidenca

Lana Turner actriz estadounidense

Lana Turner aktorka amerykańska

Lana Turner Amerikaans filmacteur

Lana Turner Amerikaans filmactrice

Lana Turner amerikai színésznő

Lana Turner amerykańska aktorka

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Llana Turner

Turner, Judy 1921-

Turner, Judy 1921-1995

Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances.

Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances 1921-

Turner, Julia Jean Mildred Frances 1921-1995

Turner, Lana

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Лана Търнър

Лана Цёрнер

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The postman always rings twiceThe bad and the beautifulLove finds Andy HardyThe sea chaseGreatest classic films collectionHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe Bob Hope showPortrait in black