WorldCat Identities

Hale, Alan 1892-1950

Works: 216 works in 495 publications in 3 languages and 15,651 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Road films  History  Biographical films  War films  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alan Hale
Most widely held works by Alan Hale
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

22 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
Destination Tokyo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A WW II drama about a submarine mission to Tokyo Bay and the lives of the sailors on board
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer plays Pepe le Moko, a notorious thief hiding out in the Casbah, who falls in love with a wealthy tourist, played by Heddy Lamarr
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalryman lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In WW I, dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was before his fathers assistant, gets the order to stage a new all-soldier show, called THIS IS THE ARMY. But is personal life has problems, because he refuses to marry his fiancě until the war is over
Robin Hood by Allan Dwan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big-screen spectacle that ranks as one of the monumental accomplishments of the era, 'Robin Hood' is a timeless story of romance and intrigue, staged on a herculean scale. Its sets were erected by an army of 500 carpenters and towered 90 feet in the air, covering ten acres of land, historically accurate to the smallest detail. Robin Hood recreates 'the chivalry of England in all its glory' as it unveils the conflicts and betrayals that threaten to destroy the kingdom of Richard the Lion-Hearted (Wallace Beery). As the Earl of Huntington, Fairbanks epitomizes the valiant, loyal knight immortalized in Arthurian legend, gently wooing the virtuous lady Marian (Enid Bennett). When King Richard, Huntington and a band of warriors embark on a crusade to Palestine, Richard's conniving brother John (Sam De Grasse) assumes the throne and turns the once-idyllic empire into a Dante-esque sty of corruption. In the darkest hour, Huntington shirks off his noble demeanor and is transformed into Robin Hood, a hyper-animated avenger who, just a few leaps ahead of his merry men, breathlessly storms the battlements in pursuit of Prince John, the High Sheriff of Nottingham (William Lowery) and all who stand in the way of justice
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and French and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
Adventures of Don Juan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing, but he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III
The Inspector General by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant salesman with a traveling fair is mistaken by villagers for the dreaded inspector general
The fighting 69th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
Captains of the clouds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of bush pilots from Northern Canada feel their patriotic spirit roused during Winston Churchill's famous "Blood, sweat and tears" radio speech to pump up the British/Allied morale. They decide to enlist as pilots, only to find their age and attitude working against them. One of the pilots, Brian McLean, finds that his commander is the former boyfriend of his wife. To make matters worse, Brian needs to do things his way, leading to a tragedy from which he must redeem himself
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It happened one night
Alternative Names
Alan Hale acteur américain

Alan Hale attore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Alan Hale senior US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Alan Hale sr Amerikaans filmacteur

Hale, Alan 1892-1950 Sr

Hale, Alan Sr

Hale, Alan, Sr. 1892-1950

Hale, Allan 1892-1950

Mackahan, Rufus Edward

Mackahan, Rufus Edward 1892-1950

MacKahn, Alan 1892-1950

McKahan, Rufus Alan 1892-1950

Алан Хейл

אלן היל

آلن هیل بازیگر آمریکایی

English (189)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

The adventures of Robin HoodThe lost patrolGentleman JimCaptains of the clouds