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Calleia, Joseph 1897-1975

Overview
Works: 130 works in 420 publications in 8 languages and 11,697 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Animated films  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Author, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph Calleia
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

18 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories
Gilda by Charles Vidor( Visual )

41 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even"--Container
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

103 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kipling's classic menagerie comes to dazzling life in this lush adaptation, featuring Sabu as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves. He gradually reacclimates himself to civilization with the help of his long-lost mother and a beautiful village girl, whose father is convinced that Mowgli is dangerous
After the thin man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now back in San Francisco after their holiday in New York, Nick and Nora Charles find themselves trying to solve another mystery. Nora's cousin Selma is accused of having murdered her husband, but for Nick it's clear that she is not the murderer and he starts to investigate, supported by Nora and Asta
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and French and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne plays Davy Crockett in the fatal defense of the small garrison of the Alamo against the onslaught of the mighty armies of Santa Anna in 1836
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

22 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer plays Pepe le Moko, a notorious thief hiding out in the Casbah, who falls in love with a wealthy tourist, played by Heddy Lamarr
Golden boy by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
Juarez by William Dieterle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revolutionary leader causes the downfall of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
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
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the eagle: "A legendary mapmaker roams the forests accompanied by a majestic golden eagle"--Container
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mowgli, a savage jungle boy raised by a pack of wild wolves, thwarts a group of thieves stealing a treasure from a lost jungle city
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West portrays voluptuous Flowerbelle Lee, whose reputation is tarnished when she is seen embracing a masked bandit in her bedroom. Forced to leave town until she can prove she is respectable-- and married-- Flowerbelle boards a train where she meets incorrigible Guthbert J. Twillie (Fields). Believing he's quite a catch, Flowerbelle accepts Twillie's marriage proposal
Pirates of the golden age movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with these four swashbuckling films
The light in the forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by Indians as an infant, a teenager is returned to his parents but finds the white man's ways disturbing
Riffraff by J. Walter Ruben( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fisherman and a cannery work fall in love, but their life thereafter is hardly idyllic
Dashiell Hammett's The glass key by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associates with the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph's son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul's sister Opal, is murdered, Paul's right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street. Nick uses the financial situation of The Observer to force the publisher Clyde Matthews to use the newspaper to raise the suspicion that Paul Madvig might have killed Taylor
 
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After the thin man
Alternative Names
Calleia, Joseph Spurin-

Calleja, Giuseppe Maria Spurrin- 1897-1976

Calleja, Joseph Spurin-

Calleja, Joseph Spurin- 1897-1975

Calleja, Joseph Spurin- 1897-1976

Joseph Calleia acteur américain

Joseph Calleia acteur uit Malta (1897-1975)

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Joseph Calleia attore statunitense

Joseph Calleia maltesischer Schauspieler

Spurin Calleia, Joe

Spurin Calleia, Joe, 1897-1975

Spurin Calleia, Joe 1897-1976

Spurin-Calleia, Joseph

Spurin-Calleia, Joseph, 1897-1975

Spurin-Calleia, Joseph 1897-1976

Spurin-Calleja, Joseph

Spurin-Calleja, Joseph 1897-1975

Spurin-Calleja, Joseph 1897-1976

Spurrin-Calleja, Giuseppe Maria

Spurrin-Calleja, Giuseppe Maria, 1897-1975

Spurrin-Calleja, Giuseppe Maria 1897-1976

Джозеф Каллея

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ジョセフ・カレイア

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The jungle bookAfter the thin manMae West : the glamour collectionGolden boyThe complete Thin Man collectionMy little chickadee