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Dreier, Hans 1885-1966

Works: 276 works in 320 publications in 1 language and 7,704 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Film noir 
Roles: ard, adi, Author, prs, Other, Production personnel, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hans Dreier
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father O'Malley is the new priest at the Church of St. Dominic in a working-class New York City neighborhood. He fails to make a good first impression with crusty old Father Fitzgibbon, who doesn't approve of O'Malley's golf playing, baseball game attending, or fishing. But O'Malley starts spiffing up the church and its neighborhood: dealing with the church mortgage, which is in arrears, and straightening out the street gangs by getting the boys to help him start a choir. Romantic matches are made; neighborhood busybodies are appeased. Many songs are joyfully sung, and O'Malley even arranges a big surprise for Fitzgibbon, who's homesick for Ireland
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories
The uninvited by Dorothy Macardle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man
Ministry of fear by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
I married a witch by René Clair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a witch who was burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
Design for living( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult 'gentleman's' agreement, in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht (Notorious) from a play. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist unable, or unwilling, to choose between the equally dashing painter and playwright she meets on a train en route to the City of Light
The major and the minor by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated city girl decides to disguise herself as a youngster in order to get a cheaper train ticket home. But little "Sue Sue" finds herself in a whole heap of grown-up trouble when she hides out in a compartment with handsome Major Kirby and he insists on taking her to his military academy after the train is stalled
So proudly we hail!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the lives of three U.S. Army nurses who leave San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Led by Lt. Janet Davidson, the nurses are sent to Bataan, in the Philippines. Faced with untested nurses, the group quickly become battle-weary veterans. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom and Gerry are a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner"--Container
The docks of New York by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roughneck stoker Bill Roberts gets into all sorts of trouble during a brief shore leave when he falls hard for Mae, a wise and weary dance-hall girl
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
Copper Canyon by America's Scenic Rail Journeys( Visual )

2 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In San Quentin prison, baby photographer and amateur detective Ronnie Jackson, awaiting execution for murder, tells the press the story of his demise: Ever aspiring to be a detective, Ronnie invents a keyhole camera lens and buys a gun, hoping to work for private detective Sam McCloud, whose office is across from Ronnie's studio in San Francisco's Chinatown. When Sam goes to Chicago, he leaves Ronnie behind to man the telephones, and Ronnie takes the case of Carlotta Montay, a beautiful brunette whose uncle, Baron Montay, is in trouble. Carlotta is being tailed by Kismet, the henchman of Major Simon Montague, who is trying to steal the mineral rights to Montay's uranium mine in San Dimas, California. Carlotta gives the encoded map to the mines to Ronnie, and he hides it in the cup dispenser for his water cooler. He then drives to an address Carlotta gave him on the Monterey peninsula, an unoccupied mansion being used as Montague's headquarters. Montague, believing Ronnie is Sam, tells him that Carlotta is suffering from delusional tendencies, but after Ronnie takes a keyhole photograph of the wheelchair-bound baron walking, he realizes that one of Montague's men is posing as the baron, and that Carlotta is in danger. Kismet follows Ronnie to Sam's office to confiscate the photograph and knocks him out, then burns the negative. Ronnie then brings two policemen to the mansion, but they find it deserted except for Kismet, who poses as an immigrant gardener. Kismet plants a clue in Carlotta's room, which leads Ronnie to the Seacliffe Lodge, an expensive sanitarium, where he is taken hostage and held with Carlotta and the real baron. While Montague's men are away searching for the map, Ronnie and Carlotta escape. Following a tip from the baron, Ronnie and Carlotta meet James Collins, the engineer who encoded the map, and Ronnie and Collins go to the police. Outside the police station, Kismet shoots Collins dead with Ronnie's gun. Wanted for murder, Ronnie, in disguise, travels to Washington, D.C., with Carlotta in order to expose Montague, who is to meet with a representative from the State Department named Dawson. Ronnie and Carlotta pose as hotel service staff, enter Montague's suite after his meeting with Dawson and record Kismet confessing to the murder of Collins. Kismet switches the record albums, however, and Ronnie is arrested instead. In the present, Ronnie is pardoned because Sam has discovered that one of Ronnie's clients had the negative of his keyhole photograph. Now, as Carlotta and Ronnie embrace, his executioner frowns, disappointed. ... Satirizes the Maltese falcon"--AFI catalog, 1941-1950
The glass key by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intricate mystery about a slightly corrupt politician, accused of murder, who solicits his right-hand man (Ladd) to hunt down the real killer
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman kills her wealthy aunt in a row over the woman's boyfriend; another man protects the woman from prosecution in return for her agreement to marry him; eighteen years later the boyfriend returns and the woman openly renews her romance with him
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Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
Dreier, Hanns 1885-1966

Hans Dreier

Hans Dreier Duits scenograaf (1885-1966)

Hans Dreier german art director

Hans Dreier német díszlettervező

Hans Dreier scenografo tedesco

Ганс Дрейер

Ханс Драйер

هانس درایر




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The big clockCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionThe glass key