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Young, Loretta 1913-2000

Works: 650 works in 1,121 publications in 8 languages and 12,888 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Filmed performances  Filmed plays  Anthology television programs  Television programs  Television plays  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Loretta Young
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,672 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 )
125 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII 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 )
10 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and German and held by 384 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 )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: Other men's women: Bill and Jack are railroad men. When Bill comes to stay with Jack and his wife, Bill and Lily fall in love. Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions and the two fight, leaving Jack seriously injured. The purchase price: Joan Gordon is a singer tiring of her relationship with Eddie. She flees to North Dakota to become a mail-order bride. Happiness is threatened by her stubborn husband, a lecherous neighbor and the appearance of Eddie
Along came Jones ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 273 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
Lon Chaney collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ace of Hearts (75 min.): A romantic rivalry among members of a secret society become even more tense when one of the men is assigned to carry out an assassination
Come to the stable ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 240 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 215 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An independent Swedish farm girl revolts against her boss and beau by running for his seat in Congress
The call of the wild by William A Wellman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strength of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the awards 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
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to obtain supplies for his soldiers, England's king Richard the Lion-Hearted is forced to marry a princess he has never met
Eternally yours ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 168 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
The Loretta Young show ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three live television plays, hosted by and starring Loretta Young
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 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
Born to be bad ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 148 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 )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 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 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Above All: an upper-class idealist joins the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and falls in love. Second Honeymoon: a recently divorced couple meets by accident on vacation and realize the spark is still there
Cause for alarm ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 109 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 101 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. Discusses the history of steamboats
Life along the Mississippi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmakers Linda & Christopher Lewis explore the lower Mississippi along the Great River Road
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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