WorldCat Identities

Garnett, Tay

Works: 248 works in 523 publications in 5 languages and 5,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Editor, Film editor, Production personnel, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Tay Garnett
Most widely held works by Tay Garnett
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )
56 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )
11 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Bataan by Tay Garnett( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bataan realistically shows the tensions, the ugly hardships and the ultimate heroism of a small patrol of American and Filipino fighting men in 1942. Their task is to destroy a strategic bridge in a last-ditch battle against Japan's capture of the Philippines. No run-of-the-millitary war movie, Bataan is a stirring tribute to all who believe, in the words of one of the heroes, that "it doesn't matter where a man dies so long as he dies for freedom."
Directing : learn from the masters ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gielgud, Samuel Fuller on the inter-relationship between cinema and the newspaper world, Howard Hawks on the making of To Have and Have Not, George Roy Hill on The Sting, and Fred Zinnemann on Floyd Crosby's photography of High Noon
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
The valley of decision by Tay Garnett( Visual )
5 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steel separates 1873 Pittsburgh into rich and poor, master and worker, powerful and powerless. On one side is Paul Scott, the progressive son of a steel mill owner. On the other is Mary Rafferty, daugher of an imbittered laborer who was crippled in a mill accident. When Mary takes a post as a housemaid at the Scott mansion, she and Paul fall desperately in love. But a bloody strike may tear the city - and the lovers - apart
Mark Twain's a Connecticut yankee in king Arthur's court ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
John Wayne an American icon : 5 movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Navy officer falls in love in "Seven sinners." A moonshiner must struggle with his family's past in "The shepherd of the hills." In a rags-to-riches tale of frindship, love and power are brought together in "Pittsburgh." In one of his most unusual roles ever, John Wayne portrays Genghis Khan in "The conqueror." An American Air Force colonel is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna in "Jet pilot."
Bataan Back to Bataan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bataan: A small band of American soldiers attempts to destroy a strategic bridge during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942
Mrs. Parkington ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Susie Graham was working in her mother's boarding house when she met millionaire Augustus Parkington and became his wife. Now the 84-year-old family matriarch, Mrs. Parkington looks back on the decades of her family's ups and downs
Eternally yours ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a magic show; it's a love triangle; it's escapism at its best. Complete with world cruises, chincilla coats, champagne hangovers, elaborate lodges, and Houdini-like stunts, this melodrama/comedy is refreshing from beginning to end
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
S.O.S. Eisberg ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorer Karl Lorenz is stranded on a steadily eroding iceberg. A rescue crew reaches him only to become stranded themselves. When his wife arrives, she crashes her plane and is stranded too. They soon battle the elements and hope for a miracle
Stand in by Tay Garnett( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a New York bank sends stuffy, bookish Atterbury Dodd to Hollywood to take over the reins of floundering Colossal Studios, the film community eyes the newcomer with thinly-veined amusement. Colliding with Hollywood eccentrics, Dodd uncovers a conspiracy to scuttle the studio and he enlists an unlikely pair of allies who unite to save Colossal Studios
Cause for alarm ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dillusional and ill husband is convinced his wife and best friend are trying to kill him. When his wife accidentally shoots him, she must retrieve aletter he wrote to the district attorney in which he accuses them of plotting his murder
One way passage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seas are calm and the ship is sturdy, but the shipboard romance is doomed. Dan does not know that Joan is dying of an incurable disease. Joan does not know Dan is a convicted murderer en route to San Quentin. Still, they have four weeks to find happiness in each other's arms. Or will Dan forsake the love of a lifetime for his own life, using the vessel's Honolulu layover as a chance to escape the law?
Cheers for Miss Bishop by Tay Garnett( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman, fresh from college, arrives in a midwestern town intent on making a difference in the lives of her students and does so for the next 50 years
The naked city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four segments from the New York based television series with Detective Adam Flint. A death of princes: A crooked detective blackmails a cashier, a prizefighter and a playboy into helping him steal the proceeds from a charity match. Debt of honor: A gambler gets in deep trouble with an underworld crime syndicate, triggering his wife to run away after she learns about his unsavory connections. The man who bit a diamond in half: A man discovers that his wife is involved with a gang of jewel thieves who plan to steal the world's largest uncut diamond. Murder is a face I know: A model husband and father massacres the crew of a cabin cruiser. Now his wife and son must face the fact that he's secretly a hit man for a gang lord
Un Siècle de cinéma : portraits de cinéastes : 42 metteurs en scène répondent à un questionnaire by Tay Garnett( Book )
9 editions published in 1981 in French and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Garnett, Taylor
Garnett, Taylor 1894-1977
Garnett, William Taylor
Garnett, William Taylor 1894-1977