WorldCat Identities

Main, Marjorie 1890-1975

Works: 164 works in 352 publications in 2 languages and 11,910 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Film noir  Sophisticated comedy films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marjorie Main
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

34 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,743 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 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-warming story about the day-to-day experiences of a Quaker family living in Indiana in 1862, showing their religious beliefs, their worldly temptations, their petty feuds, and their reactions in a time of crisis
The long, long trailer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 856 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 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement
Summer stock by Charles Walters( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 734 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 adventures of Ma and Pa Kettle( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Ma and Pa Kettle, an impoverished hayseed couple and their hillbilly family. Whether they are hobnobbing with the city folk or tangling with their new-fangled appliances, they always remain true their country roots
The Harvey girls by George Sydney( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 501 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 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 475 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 390 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 )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in pre-Civil War Lawrence, Kansas where tensions about slavery ran high, this film tells a fictionalized version of the story of the raider William Clarke Quantrill. Bob Seton runs for Federal Marshall of Kansas and defeats William Cantrell. Cantrell responds by stealing Seton's girl and manipulating her into marrying him. Seton later exposes Cantrell and his band of guerillas who have been raiding both Union and Confederate lines
The egg and I by Fiona Cameros( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 250 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! Bonus materials included
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

2 editions 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 229 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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easter parade: Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but on the day before Easter she refuses to sign a new contract with him. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner. He vows to make Hannah a success before the next Easter parade. After a while Don and Hannah are so successful that Florence Ziegfeld is interested in them. With Nadine dancing for the Follies, Don declines to dance for the Ziegfeld's. Don falls in love with Hannah, but feels he has to keep it strictly business
Ma and Pa Kettle at home( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 192 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
Ma and Pa Kettle go to town( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 172 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
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
Ma and Pa Kettle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 164 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
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 162 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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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

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Tomlinson, Mary 1890-1975

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