O'Brien, Pat 1899-1983
Most widely held works about Pat O'Brien
Most widely held works by Pat O'Brien
Some like it hot ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
The wind at my back; the life and times of Pat O'Brien by Pat O'Brien ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Full of stories and anecdotes of the greats and not-so-greats of Hollywood and Broadway, this book gives an intimate view of the theater world.
Angels with dirty faces ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways, one eventually becoming a criminal and the other a parish priest. Years later they are reunited, with unexpected results.
Knute Rockne, All American ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse. But victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men.
The last hurrah ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley.
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence.
The over the hill gang ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 276 libraries worldwide
With the help of three "over-the-hill" old pals, a retired Texas Ranger cleans up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff.
The fighting 69th ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 248 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.
Some like it hot ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.
San Quentin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Undetermined and English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
What happens during the long years spent behind the walls of San Quentin? The new yard captain wants to make those years a time of rehabilitation rather than punishment, but not everyone is buying it.
The front page ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Earle Williams, a convict about to be executed, escapes, throwing the Criminal Court Building into chaos. Newspaper reporters attempt to "scoop" the story by holding Williams in a roll top desk in the press room.
Front page ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Earle Williams, a convict about to be executed, escapes, throwing the criminal court building into chaos. Newspaper reporters try to "scoop" the story by holding Williams in a roll-top desk in the press room.
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary.
Bombshell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Screen siren Lola Burns is fed up with the scandalous stories her publicist, Space Hanlon puts out, the endless arguments on the sets of her films and her family's constant drain on her money and peace of mind. Her attempts to get married, adopt a baby and quit the business altogether are constantly thwarted, unbeknownst to her, by Space, who is secretly in love with her.
The Boy with green hair ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A young child sits quietly at the police station, unwilling to answer questions about himself or how he lost his hair. But when he finds out that his parents are killed in an air raid, his hair turns green. While the townspeople label him as an outcast, fellow war orphans stand behind him, encouraging Peter to turn his green hair into a symbol of the futility of war.
Torrid zone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing.
American madness by Frank Capra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors.
The Over-the-hill gang rides again ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Four retired Texas Rangers come to the aid of the legendary Baltimore Kid when he has been falsely accused of a crime. A 1970 TV-movie sequel to the 1969 "Over-the-hill gang" motion picture.
Ring of fear ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The Clyde Beatty Circus seems jinxed, falling victim again and again to apparent accidents which are actually the acts of a murderous saboteur. Mystery writer Mickey Spillane comes to the scene to solve the cases.
Hell's house ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A naive child takes a rap for a bootlegger and is sent to an appalling reformatory.
Actors Banks and banking Biographical films Brown, Rowland,--1897-1963 California--San Quentin California State Prison at San Quentin Comedy films Comedy films Criminals Depressions Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Female impersonators Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Florida Football coaches Football films Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Illinois--Chicago Impersonation Journalists Man-woman relationships Melodrama Musical films Musicians New England New York (State)--New York Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Football team) Political films Politicians Priests Prison films Prisons Records and correspondence Resorts Rockne, Knute,--1888-1931 Sports films Teenage boys United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films World War (1914-1918)
O'Brien, Pat J. 1899-1983
O'Brien, William Joseph Patrick, 1899-1983
Multiple languages (6)
No Linguistic content (4)