WorldCat Identities

Fontaine, Joan 1917-2013

Works: 405 works in 1,376 publications in 7 languages and 17,197 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Melodrama  Biography  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Narrator, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joan Fontaine
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Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

184 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

86 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Jane Eyre by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

85 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
The women by Joan Crawford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( Visual )

69 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century Vienna, Stefan Brand is in the process of fleeing on the eve of a duel he wants no part of. However, before he can do so, he receives an anonymous letter from an unknown woman. Stefan is deeply moved by what he reads and starts to realize that the letter's author is Lisa Berndl, a young woman he's known but disregarded for most of his life
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in German and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and German and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation. Fantastic voyage: Follows the treacherous voyage of five scientists who are reduced to microscopic size and injected into the bloodstream of an injured Czechoslovak scientist to remove a cerebral blood clot which must be repaired from inside the brain
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century England, the story follows one brave man's attempt to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne stolen by his evil brother, Prince John
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

44 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress. A look at a lonely man who finds himself married to two different women
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
A damsel in distress by George Stevens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and French and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman (Fontaine) and a visiting American (Astaire). Features George Gershwin's last completed score
Rebecca( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife's memory haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well
Casanova's big night( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope is a tailor who impersonates the swashbuckling lover Casanova and ends up in absolute boudoir bedlam
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wrong man : "Manny Balestrero, musicien de jazz, est accusé d'un hold-up. C'est en allant chercher de l'argent à sa banque que les employés le reconnaissent comme l'homme ayant commis le vol quelques semaines plus tôt. Manny, avec l'aide de sa femme, va tout faire pour prouver son innocence".--Site allociné.com, consulté le 18 août 2107
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guilty - beyond a reasonable doubt - such is the incontrovertible law which pardons the innocent and condemns the guilty. But just how fallible is the process of law? To what extent can deceit, prejudice and the cruel powers of fate intervene to set a murderer free, or send an innocent man to the electric chair
James Stewart( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Bay: A pair of oil troubleshooters attempt to strike it rich despite devastating hurricanes, dangerous love affairs and a hostile town of Cajun fisherman
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn patrol: British flying aces in World War I face trials and tribulations
Until they Sail( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men of New Zealand march off to war, leaving behind cities and villages filled with women and loneliness. In time, new men come ashore: U.S. Marines facing uncertain futures in Pacific battles yet to come. And new loves, tender or tragic, transitory or lasting, begin to flower
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.16 for The women ... to 0.85 for Mascara IV ...)

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Alternative Names
Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan de.

Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan de 1917-2013

Burfield, Joan 1917-2013

Coan Fonteyn

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Džoana Fonteina

Fontaine-Gagné, André

Fontaine Gagnon, André

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Fontaine-Gagnon, J.-André

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Fontaine, Jean-A

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