WorldCat Identities

Beavers, Louise 1902-1962

Overview
Works: 99 works in 173 publications in 1 language and 6,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Christmas films  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise Beavers
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York advertising executive is tired of living in a cramped city apartment with his wife and children. He builds a home in the suburbs, encountering more problems than he ever imagined
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and held by 843 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
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The Jackie Robinson story( Visual )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical picture about Jackie Robinson's life and role in baseball. Robinson portrays himself in the picture
She done him wrong by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why don't you come up sometime and see me? Screen legends Mae West and Cary Grant heat up the screen in the racy comedy "She Done Him Wrong"! Nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award, this classic from the pre-code Hollywood era follows a brash saloon singer (Mae West) with a penchant for troubled men - especially the mission director (Cary Grant) who wants to reform her. The unabashed queen of the double-entendre shines in her first starring role, in what has been called "Mae West's best film" (Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide)
Imitation of life by John M Stahl( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bea, an entrepreneurial single mother, and her housemaid Delilah build a fortune together-- but success doesn't save them from sorrow in the passing years. Delilah's daughter rejects her mother and her race, while Bea must choose between the man she loves and the daughter who loves him too
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
My blue heaven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular husband-and-wife entertainer team, making their move from radio to television, believe their lives will be complete when they can start a family. When they decide to adopt, they face problems and disappointments and are ultimately rewarded with an overabundance of babies
Imitation of life( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 186 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
Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by Irving Berlin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song-and-dance man leaves show business and opens up a Connecticut inn with his former partner
Too busy to work( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jubilo becomes a hobo, but his real motive for travelling is to track down the man who made off with his wife and daughter while he was off fighting in World War I. Many years later, he finds his grown daughter living with a half-brother and the man she believes to be her father, a judge. Jubilo then must decide how to handle the situation
Leo McCarey's Good Sam( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Clayton, department store manager, is an incurable Good Samaritan, affectionately known as Good Sam and is so charitable that he finds himself bankrupt
Good-bye, my lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is that strange animal 12-year-old Skeeter spied in the Mississippi swamp? It looks like a dog. But it laughs, even cries real tears, instead of barking. Skeeter brings it home ... and into the best adventure a boy could ever have. Lady is a rare African Basenji. Skeeter certainly can't resist her. She's his pride, his responsibility, his best friend. So when Lady's real owners advertise to find her, the boy is torn between what his heart and his conscience tell him to do
Make way for tomorrow by Leo McCarey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Stereotypes and minorities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stereotypes & minorities: an overview of the treatment of black actors in Hollywood. Actors Della Reese and Nick Stewart offer their insights and reflect on the changing roles of blacks in films. Familiar faces, unknown names: features the character actors -- those supporting players that we recognize but never know who they are
The Beulah show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes of the television sit-com produced in the early 1950s presenting an early example of African American stereotypes on television
Lip by Tracey Moffatt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Hollywood's favorite role for black women: the maid. Sassy or sweet, snickeringly attentive or flippantly dismissive, the performers who play them steal every scene they are in, and this entertaining video collage reveals the narrow margin Hollywood has allowed black actresses to shine in. But shine they do. Giving lip is proven an art form in these scenes from 1930's cinema to present-day movies featuring a remarkable roster of undervalued actresses and their more celebrated white costars
Never wave at a WAC( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind Russell is a society hostess who doesn't realize what she's in for when she joins the Women's Army Corps
 
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Alternative Names
Louise Beavers actrice américaine

Louise Beavers Amerikaans actrice (1902-1962)

Louise Beavers amerikansk skådespelare

Louise Beavers amerikansk skodespelar

Louise Beavers amerikansk skuespiller

Louise Beavers attrice statunitense

Louise Beavers US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Биверс, Луиз

لوئیز بیورز بازیگر آمریکایی

ルイーズ・ビーヴァース

Languages
English (91)

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