Hayward, Susan 1917-1975
Most widely held works about Susan Hayward
Most widely held works by Susan Hayward
The Snows of Kilimanjaro ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life.
Valley of the dolls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom.
I want to live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds.
I'll cry tomorrow ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Biographical film that tells the story of Lillian Roth, who battled alcoholism as she worked her way to Broadway stardom. After her fall from fame to a booze-hazy existence on L.A.'s Skid Row, she fought her way back with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous.
David and Bathsheba ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with a married woman and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself.
Ernest Hemingway's the snows of Kilimanjaro ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Injured on a hunting trip in Africa, a writer reflects on the compromises in his life in a series of flash-backs.
Demetrius and the gladiators ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Sequel to The robe set in Rome after the death of Christ. The mad emperor Caligula is obsessed with obtaining the robe of Christ which has been entrusted to Demetrius, a devout Christian who turns his back on God, enters the arena and becomes the most famous gladiator in Rome.
The fighting seabees ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
A tough civilian construction man and a navy officer organize a work force to repair installations close to Japanese lines in World War II. The story of the formation of the U.S. Navy's construction corps--the Seabees.
Tulsa ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 266 libraries worldwide
A red-haired proud and domineering woman fights her way alone in the war for an oil empire after the death of her father.
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Design for living: Two free-wheeling Americans share an apartment in Paris and fall in love with the same woman.
House of strangers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet.
I want to live ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
A screen adaptation of the dramatic events in the life of a "B-Girl," Barbara Graham, which led to a sensational murder trial and afterwards, her execution.
Demetrius and the gladiators ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
In a sequel to The robe, taking place in Caligula's Rome, a devout Christian is entrusted with Christ's robe after the crucifixion.
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Musical retelling of the extraordinary life of 1940s songstress Jane Froman. When an overseas flight crashes off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, Jane barely survives the wreck. Ripped from the spotlight into a series of life-threatening operations, hope seems a distant memory for Jane as she sets out on a journey of recovery that's more than heroic-- it's what music is made of.
Beau Geste ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic.
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A sea captain is locked in battle in 1840s Key West with lawyer Steve Tolliver for the affections of a beautiful ship owner. Tolliver attempts to prosecute the captain for the murder of a girl who was allegedly on board.
Garden of evil ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and German and held by 179 libraries worldwide
When a ship carrying three American fortune hunters strands them in Mexico, fate deals them a great hand - from the bottom of the deck. In exchange for a fat payday, they must journey into the heart of evil to rescue a trapped miner. With death surrounding them and murderous Apache warriors at their heels, it will take all their cunning, ingenuity and bravery to escape with their reward, as well as their lives.
Soldier of fortune ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
An expatriated American, undisputed ruler of Hong Kong's waterfront, a man with a checkered past and a shady present, helps a woman in the search for her photo-journalist husband who has recently disappeared in China.
Classic Western round-up. Volume 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Journey back to the Old West and relive all the gunfights, barroom brawls and romance in these four classic Westerns.
I married a witch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a witch and her father who were burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
Action and adventure films Actresses Africa Authors Bathsheba--(Biblical figure) Biographical films Biography Brothers California--Los Angeles--Hollywood China Comedy films Crime films Criminal justice, Administration of David,--King of Israel Death row inmates Drama Executions and executioners Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired France.--Armée.--Légion étrangère Friendship Gladiators Hayward, Susan,--1917-1975 Hemingway, Ernest,--1899-1961 Holy Coat Hunters Man-woman relationships Melodrama Motion picture actors and actresses Musical films Outlaws Rome Singers Tanzania--Mount Kilimanjaro Trials (Murder) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States United States.--Navy.--Seabees Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films World War (1939-1945)
Marrener, Edythe, 1917-1975
Marrenner, Edythe, 1917-1975
Marriner, Edythe 1917-1975
Marrener, Edythe 1918-1975
Multiple languages (29)
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