WorldCat Identities

Matthews, Jessie

Overview
Works: 131 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 1,138 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Records and correspondence  Popular music  Film adaptations  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Motion picture music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2598.M, 791.430280924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jessie Matthews
 
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Most widely held works by Jessie Matthews
Over my shoulder : an autobiography by Jessie Matthews( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in poverty in London, the author danced in revue and musical comedy before becoming an international film star of the 30's, the waif with sex appeal. 1974
The roaring 'twenties( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 25-track compilation pop music of the decade's the most favored singers and performers such as Al Jolson, Irving Aaronson, Paul Whiteman, the Savoy Orphans, Gertrude Lawrence, Helen Kane, Fred Astaire, Claude Hulbert, Whispering Jack Smith, and Noel Coward
Evergreen by Victor Saville( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman impersonates her mother, a former music hall star in retirement many years, in order to make her own mark. The public accepts her, believing she has discovered eternal youth
It's love again( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter is a gossip columnist on a paper, and is attracted to Elaine, a young actress. He decides to invent a character to write about, an English beauty from India, who instantly becomes a celebrity. Since no one has ever seen this person, Elaine impersonates this fictitious woman to gain attention, and Peter is mystified that his creation is 'real.'
The good companions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three people who are prodded by events into taking to the open road meet up with each other and a small group of entertainers called the Dinky Doos. They all decide to join together and form a new group called "The Good Companions." Will any of them break out to the big time?
First a girl( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl leads a double life, pretending to be a boy who is a female impersonator at a famed Paris cabaret. She becomes an overnight sensation, but it also complicates her love life greatly
Sailing along( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kay Martin is sailing a barge down the River Thames, and dreams of becoming a star. The Skipper's son, Steve, is also on board and although the two are devoted to each other, they bicker and argue constantly. When Kay is spotted by a producer, Steve is reluctant to let her go, but she leaves, and is transformed into a great dancer and a perfect lady. She has London at her feet, including a producer who is madly in love with her. Are she and Steve still destined to be together?
The man from Toronto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leila and Fergus are bequeathed a fortune, but there is a condition to it. The two must marry within a year
There goes the bride( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the morning of an unwanted marriage, the bride, Annette, runs away to Paris. She meets a wealthy passenger, Max, who's determined to have Annette as his bride instead
Alfred Hitchcock's Waltzes from Vienna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In old Vienna, Johann Strauss Junior wants to be a composer like his famous father. His father however feels his son has no talent and dissuades him from pursuing a musical career. Johann Junior's fiance, played by Jessie Mathews, also does not encourage his creative side and prefers him to work as a baker. Enter Countess Helga von Stahl, who recognizes the younger Strauss' talent, and helps hatch a scheme to get his Blue Danube heard by the public. However, Strauss' girl thinks there is something romantic going Johann and the Countess, and Johann Senior thinks his son is trying to embarrass him"--Amazon.com
Friday the thirteenth by Betsy Palmer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightning strikes a crane on Friday the thirteenth. Swerving to avoid it, a bus crashes into a shop killing two passengers. The film flashes back twenty-four hours earlier and tells the stories of passengers on the bus
25 unforgettable songs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hits of '34( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Kern : master of melody by Jerome Kern( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jessie Matthews songbook( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Whiting in Rodgers & Hart's On your toes and Cole Porter's Anything goes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing on the ceiling by Jessie Matthews( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prescriptions and promises by Jessie Matthews( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangway( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl reporter poses as a star's maid and is accused of theft
Jack Whiting in Rodgers & Hart's "On your toes" and Cole Porter's "Anything goes." Jessie Matthews in Rodgers & Hart's "Evergreen." by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jessie Matthews actrice britannique

Jessie Matthews britische Schauspielerin

Jessie Matthews Brits actrice (1907-1981)

Jessie Matthews English actress, singer and dancer

Matthewsová, Jessica

Мэттьюс, Джесси

جسی متیوز بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (88)