WorldCat Identities

Blondell, Joan

Overview
Works: 383 works in 908 publications in 5 languages and 20,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Rock films  Gangster films  Crime films  Dance films  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Blondell
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During their summer vacation, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson meet at a beach. Sandy enrolls at Rydell High School, where Danny is a student. Sandy's new friend Frenchy is a member of the schoolgirl clique 'The Pink Ladies.' Danny is the leader of the 'The T-Birds' gang. Kenickie is his second-in-command. Neither Danny or Sandy know they are attending the same school. The Pink Ladies decide to reunite Danny and Sandy, but Danny wants to protect his cool image, and his behavior towards Sandy concerns and upsets her. Sandy's good girl behavior makes is difficult for Danny since he wants to remain cool, but wants to be with Sandy at the same time. On the last day of school the two get back together
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

50 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Desk set by Phoebe Ephron( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bunny Watson is the head of the research department at a large television network. The network executives hire Richard Sumner, an absent-minded systems engineer, to computerize operations to maximize their efficiency. Bunny fears that Sumner intends to replace her staff with a giant computer. His presence makes the staff nervous and begins to affect her strained romance with network executive Mike Cutler
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

37 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends and family members caught in the middle
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Support your local gunfighter by James Garner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Garner plays a gambler who runs away from a madam with marriage on her mind, and is mistaken for a gunfighter in the troubled town of Purgatory
Nightmare alley by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanton Carlisle is an ambitious carnie who plays scams alongside phony mentalist Zeena and her alcoholic husband Pete, working the crowd as Zeena pretends to read their minds. But Stan has no intention of staying with the carnival; he has his heart set on an upscale night club act
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

54 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Center door fancy by Joan Blondell( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
A tree grows in Brooklyn( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together
Will success spoil Rock Hunter? by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adman Rockwell P. Hunter must come up with a new idea to propel him one more rung up the corporate ladder in this satire on Madison Avenue, television and the cult of the movie star
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime king is a fired police detective who goes to work for the city's top gangster. Although he soon becomes one of the underworld's most powerful figures, he is constantly stalked by a rival gangster who continues to remain suspicious of the former cop
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 302 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
The twilight zone( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fifth and final season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring all 36 episodes aired in 1963-1964
 
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Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Alternative Names
Blondell, Rose Joan

Blondell, Rose Joan 1906-1979

Joan Blondel

Joan Blondell actrice américaine

Joan Blondell actriz estadounidense

Joan Blondell Amerikaans acteur

Joan Blondell Amerikaans actrice

Joan Blondell amerikansk skådespelare

Joan Blondell amerikansk skodespelar

Joan Blondell amerikansk skuespiller

Joan Blondell amerykańska aktorka

Joan Blondell attrice statunitense

Joan Blondell US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Joan Blondell yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Джоан Блонделл американская актриса

ג'ואן בלונדל

ג'ואן בלונדל שחקנית אמריקאית

جوان بلوندل بازیگر آمریکایی

جوآن بلونڈیل

ジョーン・ブロンデル

瓊·布朗迪爾

琼·布朗德尔

Languages
English (373)

German (13)

French (6)

Spanish (4)

Italian (3)

Covers
Desk setGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley discTopper returnsForbidden Hollywood collection