WorldCat Identities

Beavers, Louise 1902-1962

Overview
Works: 97 works in 200 publications in 1 language and 7,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Religious films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Biographical 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 )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 1,050 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 )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York advertising man longs to live in the connecticut countryside but finds the way to rural life is hard
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 773 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 )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie and Johnnie."
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 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
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time. Featuring the Academy Award-winning song, "White Christmas", Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
My blue heaven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 190 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
Tammy and the bachelor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homespun Mississippi gal teaches a sophisticated bachelor about love after she and her rascally grandfather help him after a plane crash
Too busy to work( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 69 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
The Beulah show( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 63 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
Make way for tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing their house to foreclosure, an elderly couple is separated when none of their five children will take them in together
Good-bye, my lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 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
Delightfully dangerous( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy in which a young girl learns that her sister isn't a famous Broadway star but instead is a burlesque queen. She then manages to fix everything by marrying the sister off to a big time Broadway producer
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
Stereotypes and minorities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 37 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
Lip by Tracey Moffatt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 37 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 Tracy Moffatt's 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."--Http://www.wmm.com
 
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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 (100)