WorldCat Identities

Quirk, Lawrence J.

Overview
Works: 46 works in 287 publications in 4 languages and 11,536 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PN2287.D32, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence J Quirk
Fasten your seat belts : the passionate life of Bette Davis by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

12 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of Hollywood legend, Bette Davis
Bob Hope : the road well-traveled by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

STORY OF BOB HOPE BEGINNING WITH HIS EARLY YEARS OF PRIVATION IN ENGLAND, MOVING ON TO HIS STINTS AS A VAUDEVILLAIN HOOFER AND COMIC. BROADWAY MUSICAL STAR AND RADIO COMEDY PIONEER
Totally uninhibited : the life and wild times of Cher by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Czech and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of Cher as singer and actress
Joan Crawford : the essential biography by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"" Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography explores the life and career of one of Hollywood's great dames. She was a leading film personality for more than fifty years, from her beginnings as a dancer in silent films of the 1920s, to her portrayals of working-class shop girls in the Depression thirties, to her Oscar-winning performances in classic films such as Mildred Pierce. Crawford's legacy has become somewhat tarnished in the wake of her daughter Christina's memoir, Mommie Dearest, which turned her into a national joke. Today, many picture Crawford only as a wire hanger-wielding shrew r
The films of Paul Newman by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Stewart : behind the scenes of a wonderful life by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Joan Crawford by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Ingrid Bergman by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedys in Hollywood by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the continuing saga of one of America's most revered families or in an engaging portrait of Hollywood through the ages and especially if you are intrigued by the often destructive and scandalous intersection of the two
The talkies : articles and illustrations from a great fan magazine 1928-1940 by Richard Griffith( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Photoplay" Magazine is the source of these articles and photographs, which date from the start of the sound era to the start of World War ii. Sections are devoted to stars, living and working in Hollywood, contributions of the production crew to films, trends in motion pictures, and a sample of film fans' favorite columns. (Jk)
Norma : the story of Norma Shearer by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great romantic films by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Fredric March by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of William Holden by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rat Pack : the hey-hey days of Frank and the boys by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Gloria Swanson by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Wyman, the actress and the woman : an illustrated biography by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyman's childhood, struggle for success in Hollywood, marital encounters--including her eight-year marriage to Ronald Reagan--and real-life roles as wife and mother are detailed
The Sundance Kid : an unauthorized biography of Robert Redford by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the career and contributions of the popular film actor and director, describing his breakout performance in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," his activist role in support of endangered species conservation, and his relationships with Hollywood contemporaries
Claudette Colbert : an illustrated biography by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Ronald Colman by Lawrence J Quirk( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bob Hope : the road well-traveled
Alternative Names
Lawrence J. Quirk American journalist

Lawrence J. Quirk Amerikaans schrijver (1923-2014)

Lawrence J. Quirk US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Filmhistoriker

Quirk, Larry

Languages
English (154)

Spanish (3)

Polish (2)

Czech (2)

Covers
Joan Crawford : the essential biographyJames Stewart : behind the scenes of a wonderful lifeThe Kennedys in HollywoodThe Rat Pack : the hey-hey days of Frank and the boysThe Sundance Kid : an unauthorized biography of Robert Redford