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Young, Loretta 1913-2000

Works: 677 works in 1,169 publications in 8 languages and 13,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television plays  Filmed performances  Filmed plays  Anthology television programs  Television programs  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Loretta Young
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The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )
26 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
The stranger by Edward G Robinson( Visual )
129 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )
11 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 339 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
Along came Jones ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowboy Melody Jones rides into town looking for work and is mistaken for the evil desperado Monte Jarrad. Jones lets all the special treatment go to his head until the real outlaw shows up looking for him
The Loretta Young show ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three live television plays, hosted by and starring Loretta Young
The call of the wild by Jack London( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. Whe he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strenght of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1,000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the rewards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure"--Container
Lon Chaney collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unknown (63 min.): Alonzo is an armless knife thrower and marksman for a circus, but he's hiding a secret that will lead to murder and betrayal
Come to the stable ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to fulfill a promise made to God for saving a hospital from destruction during World War II, Sister Margaret and Sister Scolastica arrive in Connecticut with the dream of building a children's hospital. All they need is land and money. They already have the most essential ingredient-- faith
The Cecil B. DeMille collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in "The sign of the cross"; trek through a perilous jungle with "Four frightened people"; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of "Cleopatra"; journey back in time with the glorious story of "The crusades"; and see how the West was really won in the explosive "Union Pacific."
The Farmer's daughter by H. C Potter( Visual )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An independent Swedish farm girl revolts against her boss and beau by running for his seat in Congress
International and transracial adoptions : a mental health perspective by Christopher Bagley( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overview of the factors that contribute to adjustment in adoption. It draws upon the British National Child Development study which indicates that adoption is a powerful environmental influence on children who, without adoption, would be at risk of developing major behavioural problems
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Eternally yours ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a magic show; it's a love triangle; it's escapism at its best. Complete with world cruises, chincilla coats, champagne hangovers, elaborate lodges, and Houdini-like stunts, this melodrama/comedy is refreshing from beginning to end
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
5 film noir killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Tyrone Power matinee idol collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love is News: a young heiress, tired of being hounded by a reporter, announces the two are engaged. That Wonderful Urge: a reporter causes scandal of his own after the heiress he scooped announces that they are married. Also includes special features
Cause for alarm ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dillusional and ill husband is convinced his wife and best friend are trying to kill him. When his wife accidentally shoots him, she must retrieve aletter he wrote to the district attorney in which he accuses them of plotting his murder
The Great steamboat race ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1870 steamboat race between the Natchez and the Robert E. Lee on the Mississippi River is relived in the present with a race between the Delta Queen and the Mississippi Queen. Recounts the history of the steamboats which took cotton from plantations to New Orleans and helped give the South a foundation on which to build its economy
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Alternative Names
Young, Gretchen 1913-2000
Young, Gretchen M. 1913-2000
Young, Gretchen Michaela
Young, Gretchen Michaela 1913-2000
Young, Loretta