WorldCat Identities

Blondell, Joan

Works: 351 works in 839 publications in 5 languages and 20,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Rock films  Gangster films  Crime films  History  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Joan Blondell
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Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,948 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 )

43 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

33 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 935 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 )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 835 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. Includes the 1934 Warner Bros. cartoon "Honeymoon hotel" and the original theatrical trailer for the Warner Bros. film "Dames."
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 623 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
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 564 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
Nightmare alley by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 491 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( Visual )

48 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and French and held by 466 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 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
A tree grows in Brooklyn( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of life in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her alcoholic father
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
John Cassavetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features 22 song-and-dance numbers staged and directed by Busby Berkeley, from movie musicals released in the 1930s. Included are excerpts from: 42nd Street, Gold diggers of 1933, Fashions of 1934, In Caliente, Footlight parade, Wonder Bar, Dames, Gold diggers of 1935, and Gold diggers of 1937
Hollywood in the 30's by Joan Blondell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Joan Blondell talks about her book entitled Center door fancy and how it relates to her life. She discusses her movies and her career as an actress. Includes portions of productions in which she starred
Bullets or ballots( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Orchid: A gang leader returns from a sojourn in Europe to find that a rival has taken over his crew. In fear for his life, he hides out in a secluded monastery
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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

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جوان بلوندل بازیگر آمریکایی

جوآن بلونڈیل




English (276)

German (13)

French (4)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

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