WorldCat Identities

Beavers, Louise 1902-1962

Overview
Works: 88 works in 153 publications in 1 language and 6,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  History  Television programs  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise Beavers
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,205 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 MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the sensational musical comedy Holiday Inn. Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Fred 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 (Marjorie Reynolds). 'Tis the season for one of the most enjoyable films of all time!
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 759 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 )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 523 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."
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 234 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 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
Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
The Beulah show( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 57 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
Too busy to work( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 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 life of Jackie Robinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vintage film biography of Jackie Robinson traces his career from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues, and of course, he was the first to break the "color line" in major league baseball
Leo McCarey's Good Sam( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about a small town businessman who helps out all sorts of friends, relatives, and others who need money, but when he needs money, he can find no one to help him
Delightfully dangerous( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy in which a young girl learns that her sister isn't a famous Broadway star but is instead a burlesque queen. She fixes everything by marrying the sister off to a big time Broadway producer
Make way for tomorrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 39 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
Never wave at a WAC( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoiled Washington socialite Jo McBain joins the WACs to be near her boyfriend, Colonel Fairchild, certain that her daddy will pull strings to land her a soft commission in the officer's corps. Instead, father plans to teach the girl a lesson, leaving the horrified Jo to withstand the rigors of basic training on her own
Good-bye, my lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 33 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
Lip by Tracey Moffatt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 30 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
The Jackie Robinson Story Sanders of the river( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jackie Robinson story is a dramatized account of Robinson's journey through the Jim Crow sports establishment to baseball's major leagues
Urban sports legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Jackie Robinson story": Robinson endures racial slurs and threats to become not only the first black ballplayer in the major leagues, but one of its greatest. "The Joe Louis story": Follows the career of Joe Lewis from his early days in boxing to his ill-fated comeback attempt against Rocky Marciano. "It's good to be alive": The heroic story of baseball great Roy Campanella's recovery from a crippling car accident
 
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