WorldCat Identities

Leigh, Janet

Overview
Works: 322 works in 979 publications in 7 languages and 25,100 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Janet Leigh Publications by Janet Leigh
posthumous Publications by Janet Leigh, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Janet Leigh
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un héros de la guerre de Corée rentre aux États-Unis où il est décoré. En fait, un lavage de cerveau subi durant sa captivité en a fait un robot tueur, manipulé par un agent communiste qui est sa propre mère. Sa mission est de tuer le président
Touch of evil by Orson Welles ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Bye bye Birdie ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When rock star Conrad Birdie gets drafted, his manager organizes a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl wins a farewell kiss on The Ed Sullivan show
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's alimony high payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
The naked spur by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'Plain arithmetic. Money splits better two ways instead of three,' smooth-talking outlaw Ben Vandergroat reasons to his captors, three bounty hunters thrown together by chance. They're taking him to justice in Abilene, but Ben has other ideas." -- Container
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King
House of destiny by Janet Leigh ( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bellboy rises to become a famous Hollywood producer. While working in a resort, the bellboy, Jude Abavas, meets an actor who hires him as a personal assistant. The job is Jude's first step to fame, but brings drama when the actor steals his woman
Harper ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard-boiled private investigator Lew Harper is hired to locate a missing millionaire
The dream factory by Janet Leigh ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Eve Handel, one of the few women in Hollywood with the power to make or break a star, is hospitalized due to a life-threatening illness, those closest to her become concerned for their reputations, because Eve's journal full of dark secrets is missing
Scaramouche by George Sidney ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music by Charles Strouse; produced and adapted by Irwin L. Fisch. Lyrics by Lee Adams; book by Michael Stewart. Hallmark Entertainment. Starring Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Tyne Daly
My sister Eileen by Richard Quine ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer. Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters
Angels in the outfield ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angels join the Pittsburgh Pirates on the field for a wild race to the world series
Houdini by George Marshall ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
Words and music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
Holiday affair by Don Hartman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mason is helping a child who'd otherwise find disappointment under the Christmas tree. The boy's war-widowed mom notes the gesture, and she's drawn to the handsome stranger
Act of violence Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
John Carpenter's The fog ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and German and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of revenge by the demonic victims of a century-old shipwreck who stalk their victims in the fog
 
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Alternative Names
Brandt, Janet Leigh
Brandt, Janet Leigh, 1927-2004
Brandt, Janet Leigh 1927-2004 Wirklicher Name
Morrison, Janet Helen
Morrison, Jeanette, 1927-2004
Morrison, Jeanette Helen
Morrison, Jeanette Helen, 1927-2004
Morrison, Jeanette Helen 1927-2004 Frueherer Name
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Languages
English (426)
German (15)
Spanish (14)
French (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
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