WorldCat Identities

Tone, Franchot

Overview
Works: 295 works in 656 publications in 5 languages and 9,451 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Naval history  Romance films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Speaker, Singer, Author, Producer, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franchot Tone
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd( Visual )

52 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1789, the English ship H.M.S. Bounty begins a two-year mission. The ship travels to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit plants that will provide cheap food for slaves in the West Indies, the Bounty's final destination. The captain is William Bligh, a vicious taskmaster who doesn't flinch at giving two dozen lashes to any malcontent on board, for the most minor of infractions. The first mate is Lt. Fletcher Christian, who despises Bligh but has somehow earned the captain's respect. Bligh makes life miserable for the crew, and after the Bounty leaves Tahiti for the West Indies, Bligh orders the ship's doctor, a dying man, to stand on deck despite his illness. The doctor dies, which begins a chain reaction of anger leading to Christian leading a mutiny against Bligh
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
The twilight zone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
Man on the Eiffel Tower( Visual )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of the novel A Battle of Nerves by the great Belgian crime writer Georges Simenon stars Charles Laughton as the famous Detective Maigret. The film, set in Paris, climaxes in a spectular scene atop the Eiffel Tower
The Gary Cooper collection by William A Wellman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Dangerous( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway star hits the skids until a nurturing love nudges her toward recovery, and she becomes murderously "dangerous" to keep that love alive
Each dawn I die( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A muckraking reporter is framed for murder and sent to a particularly brutal prison
Phantom lady by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

21 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married man spends the evening on a no-names basis with a woman he picks up at a bar. He later returns home, only to find the police in possession and his wife strangled. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly, no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady. In prison, the man gives up hope, but his secretary (secretly in love with him) doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Will she be able to clear her employer in time?
Gabriel over the White House by Carey Wilson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
Bombshell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola, whose life is a dizzy whirlpool of studio expectations, adoring fans, familial leeches and most of all, a firecracker of a freewheeling press agent who'd do handsprings through a minefield if it would keep Lola's name in the tabloids. But Lola is ready to provide a final headline herself. She's quitting the biz. Leaving. Abandoning the sham and the glam for the pitter-patter of tiny feet
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

27 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant. Soon, General Rommel makes the inn his general staff headquarters. Now, with the threat of discovery hanging over his head, the spy learns that the identity he has claimed owes a debt to the Nazis -- and they expect him to pay up
My favorite blonde by Bob Hope( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My favorite blonde: It's all aboard for intrigue, laughs and romance as Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll contend with German spies during a daffy but dangerous cross-country chase. Star spangled rhythm: A young sailor thinks his dad is a studio boss, when in fact his father is a gatekeeper
The lives of a Bengal Lancer by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure film set in India with Cooper as the leader of troops fighting the Afghans at the Khyber Pass
Every girl should be married by Don Hartman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving a web of marital entrapment that would do credit to the FBI, Betsy Drake investigates every aspect of Cary Grant's past and present life, from his college days to his favorite color of underwear
Sadie McKee by Warner Bros( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rags-to-riches story, Sadie wins the affections of the singer she loves, the tycoon she marries and the lawyer she grew up with
The girl from Missouri by Jack Conway( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eadie's not easy, but she'll get her man! ... Just point her in the direction of New York's millionaires! Fresh from Missouri, plucky and ambitious Eadie Chapman ... intends to bag a rich hubby without abandoning her virtue. Just act like a lady, she tells gal pal and fellow huntress Kitty ... at a swanky soirée. 'If they wanted ladies, ' Kitty says, 'they'd be home with their wives.'"--Container
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
 
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Advise & consent
Alternative Names
Franchot Tone acteur américain

Franchot Tone aktor amerykański

Franchot Tone Amerikaans acteur

Franchot Tone attore statunitense

Franchot Tone US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Tone, Stanislas Pascal Franchot

Тоун, Франшо

فرانکوت توین بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

フランチョット・トーン

弗朗肖·托恩

Languages
English (227)

German (7)

Spanish (7)

French (5)

Italian (1)

Covers
Advise & consentIn harm's wayThe Gary Cooper collectionForbidden Hollywood collectionEach dawn I diePhantom ladyFive graves to CairoThe lives of a Bengal Lancer