WorldCat Identities

Main, Marjorie 1890-1975

Works: 154 works in 320 publications in 2 languages and 11,873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Sophisticated comedy films  History  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marjorie Main
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

28 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jess Birdwell es el patriarca de una familia de quáqueros, una secta cristiana que se niega a participar en las guerras. Su hijo Josh desea adherirse al pacifismo familiar, pero temiendo ser tomado por un cobarde si no se alista en el servicio militar, se une a la Guardia de la localidad, lo que provoca el disgusto de su madre Eliza
The long, long trailer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and Desi play newlyweds who hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Summer stock by Charles Walters( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
The women by Clare Boothe Luce( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Manhattan this story follows the lives of rich women. Mary Haines who loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen and is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. These and other women in the midst of a divorce meet in Reno, where they share their stories and continue their friendships in New York
The adventures of Ma & Pa Kettle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's favorite country couple are back together again in a brand-new collection featuring four all-time favorites."
Dark command by Republic Pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the Civil War, emotions run high in the race for federal marshal of Kansas between Robert Seton and William Quantrill. After his loss in the election, Quantrill leads a band of guerillas that raid Kansas towns, including Lawrence in 1863
The egg and I by Fiona Cameros( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just after she has said 'I do,' Betty learns that her new husband, Bob, has left his white-collar job with plans to raise chickens on a rustic farm located miles away from civilization. Betty tries to make the best of her situation in their ramshackle house but never-ending repairs, a malevolent wood-burning stove, rain, ornery livestock and a seductive neighbor do not make it easy!
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 229 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
Ma & Pa Kettle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for some good old-fashioned fun with the hillbilly duo Ma & Pa Kettle who have their hands full with a ramshackle farm and their fifteenf rambunctious children. When the future comes a-callin' in the form of modern houses, exotic locales and newfangled ideas, Ma and Pa must learn how to make the best of it with luck, pluck and a little country charm!
Ma and Pa Kettle back on the farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
Ma and Pa Kettle at home( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma and Pa Kettle try to spruce up their ramshackle nest before judges visit to decide if theirs is the dream farm
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
Ma and Pa Kettle go to town( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pa wins a trip to New York City. In trying to find a babysitter for their 15 kids, they end up with Mike, a mobster who claims to be poet in need of solitude. The Kettles agree to deliver an empty bag to Mike's brother in New York which actually contains $100,000. With mobsters and police trailing Pa there is hilarity abounding. Back at the farm, mobster Mike discovers prison would be paradise compared to a day with the Kettle kids
Ma and Pa Kettle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this hilarious adventure, Ma and Pa's house, a building so rickety it's about to be condemned, is replaced by an ultra-modern prefab that Pa wins by dreaming up a slogan for a tobacco company
Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their newest adventure, the Kettles' eldest daughter wants to go to college and Ma and Pa are at their wits' end trying to raise the money
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aged former playboy dies he winds up in hell, where the ruler of the realm isn't convinced that he's come to the right place. The playboy is required to tell his life story, and with the relating of a lifetime of love it becomes the task of His Excellency to pass final judgment
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.11 for Ma and Pa ... to 0.99 for Marjorie M ...)

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Alternative Names
Marjorie Main actrice américaine

Marjorie Main actriz estadounidense

Marjorie Main Amerikaans actrice (1890-1975)

Marjorie Main amerikansk skådespelare

Marjorie Main amerikansk skodespelar

Marjorie Main amerikansk skuespiller

Marjorie Main attrice statunitense

Marjorie Main US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Tomlinson, Mary

Tomlinson, Mary 1890-1975

Мэйн, Марджори

مارجوری ماین بازیگر آمریکایی

マージョリー・メイン アメリカ合衆国の女優

English (118)

Spanish (1)

The long, long trailerSummer stockThe womenDark commandThe complete Thin Man collectionHeaven can wait