WorldCat Identities

Blondell, Joan

Overview
Works: 403 works in 883 publications in 5 languages and 20,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Film noir  Rock films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Dance films 
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 )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

46 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,641 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 )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

35 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 929 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 )

27 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 838 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 733 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 )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 622 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 586 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
Support your local gunfighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 561 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
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 560 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
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 559 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 William Lindsay Gresham( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 492 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 )

49 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and French and held by 470 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 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 415 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 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-WWI Brooklyn, young Francie struggles to keep her idealism alive in the face of grinding poverty, her father's alcoholism, and the comedies and tragedies of ordinary life
Will success spoil Rock Hunter? by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad man tries to convince a Hollywood star to endorse a line of lipstick
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 299 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 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
 
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Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Languages
English (353)

German (12)

French (5)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

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