WorldCat Identities

Tierney, Gene

Works: 328 works in 1,138 publications in 7 languages and 13,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Autobiographies  Detective and mystery films  Political films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gene Tierney
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

47 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Laura( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State brings to light a secret from the past which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Night and the city( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

113 editions published between 1944 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The detective assigned to the murder case of a beautiful young woman named Laura is stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, and finds he, too, is strangely under her spell
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Leave her to heaven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
W. Somerset Maugham's The razor's edge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young man spends his time between WWI & WWII searching for essential truth, eventually landing in India
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger( Visual )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop Mark Dixon is in hot water with his bosses because of his rough style and tactics. He accidentally kills a murder suspect and tries to frame a known racketeer that he despises for the crime
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind."--Container
The razor's edge by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Darrell returns from World War I disillusioned with the Jazz Age values. He undertakes a quest in search of enlightenment which leads him to reject his fiancee, and his superficial lifestyle
Black widow by Nunnally Johnson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in English and French and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Ordway is an aspiring writer hoping to make it big in New York at the expense of everyone around her, including Broadway producer Peter Denver, who reluctantly lets her use his apartment to work during the day. And when Peter's wife, Iris, comes home from a trip to find Nancy dead in the bathroom, the assigned detective, Lt. Bruce, soon realizes this assumed suicide is more likely a murder. Everyone Ordway knew is suddenly suspect while a series of flashbacks reveal the plan she was weaving to climb the social ladder
The return of Frank James by Fritz Lang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabled Missouri outlaw Frank James, brother to the legendary Jesse James, straps on his six-shooters and rides out for revenge against his brother's killer
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen's selfish, possessive love ruins the lives of people around her. Her husband Richard grows increasingly suspicious of Ellen's jealousy and insatiable devotion, as tragedy occurs around them
Son of fury : the story of Benjamin Blake( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

23 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aged former playboy dies he winds up in hell, where the ruler of the realm isn't convinced that he's come to the right place. The playboy is required to tell his life story, and with the relating of a lifetime of love it becomes the task of His Excellency to pass final judgment
Sundown by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2019 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adopted daughter of an Arab trader assists British troops in Africa during World War II
On the Riviera by Man Ray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincingly that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten to get out of hand when Martin, dressed as Duran, is confronted by several of the philanderer's women, not to mention by Duran's ruthless business rival, M. Periton
Dragonwyck by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gothic tale of a country girl who falls in love with and marries an eccentric, mean-spirited man
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Advise & consent
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Džin Tirni

Gene Tierney actrice américaine

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Tierney, Gene 1920-1991

Tierney, Gene Eliza 1920-1991

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