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Leigh, Janet

Overview
Works: 491 works in 1,591 publications in 10 languages and 28,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Conspiracy films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Musical films  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Commentator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Janet Leigh
 
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Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

225 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

82 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis- induced conditioning that transforms the men into human time bombs. Returned to the United States as war heroes, one of them is used by his mother to promote her Joseph McCarthy-like husband's political career
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

122 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,869 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 )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 1,689 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March live with their mother in New England while their father is off to the Civil War
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 827 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
The naked spur by Anthony Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 825 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
Harper by Jack Smight( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-boiled private investigator Lew Harper is hired to locate a missing millionaire
House of destiny by Janet Leigh( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 516 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
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of revenge by the demonic victims of a century-old shipwreck who stalk their victims in the fog
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 405 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
My sister Eileen by Richard Quine( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 360 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, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line
The dream factory by Janet Leigh( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 360 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
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 347 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 343 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Holiday affair by Don Hartman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently-unemployed man 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--but could she possibly choose a man without a job to the moneyed attorney she's been seeing?
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels join the Pittsburgh Pirates on the field for a wild race to the world series
The manchurian candidate( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot
 
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Marrison, Jeanette Helen, 1927-2004

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