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Corey, Wendell 1914-1968

Overview
Works: 164 works in 530 publications in 5 languages and 8,958 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Film noir  Western films  Romantic comedy films  History  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wendell Corey
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

178 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Sorry, wrong number by Lucille Fletcher( Visual )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A confidence man, hired by a south-western rancher to produce rain within twenty-four hours for a drought-stricken farming area, brings hope and faith into the barren life of the rancher's frustrated daughter, who seems destined for spinsterhood in spite of her family's efforts to find her a husband
The furies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
The light in the forest( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 377 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
Holiday affair by Don Hartman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently-unemployed man is helping a child who'd otherwise find disappointment under the Christmas tree. The boy's war-widowed mom notes the gesture, and she's drawn to the handsome stranger--but could she possibly choose a man without a job to the moneyed attorney she's been seeing?
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hollywood superstar Charlie Castle has it all ... except a way out. When he tries to leave show business, his tyrannical studio boss Stanley Hoff blackmails him with a lethal, covered-up secret that could land him in jail. A loose-lipped starlet also knows too much, and when she starts talking, Hoff plans murder."--Container
The search by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In post-World War II Germany, a small boy who survivied Auschwitz wanders alone -- feral, mute and terrified. He finds a makeshift home with a big-hearted GI, while the mother he does not remember searches desperately for him. Starring a then-unknown Montgomery Clift in his movie debut, directed in a near-documentary style by Fred Zinnemann and filmed in the ragged, rubble-strewn skeleton of Nuremberg, The Search vividly captures the horrifying human cost of war. This milestone of filmmaking won two 1948 Academy Awards: Best Motion Picture Story and a special award to Ivan Jandl for his haunting performance as the lost child."--Container
The file on Thelma Jordon by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1950 film noir directed by noir veteran Robert Siodmak. Barbara Stanwyck plays Thelma Jordon, a woman who seduces the married Assistant District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder. Her aunt's mansion is burglarized and the woman is murdered. Thelma calls the Assistant DA to help her cover up evidence that may incriminate her. When she emerges as the prime suspect, the infatuated Assistant DA tries to sabotage the prosecution
Alias Jesse James( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Milford sells a large life insurance policy to 'T.J. James, ' a young man who says he's well-known, the broker thinks he has made a killing. But his elation is short-lived when he realizes that his new client is none other than Jesse James - who is already worth more dead than alive. Suddenly Milford finds himself saddled with a new commission: to go west, join the James gang and do everything possible to keep the deadliest outlaw in history alive
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 3 : In North by northwest, an ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
The Joe Louis story : the Lou Gehrig story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two biographical sports films. The Joe Louis story is the story of a boy who traded his violin for a pair of boxing gloves and went on to become the world's heavyweight champion. Includes original fight footage. The Lou Gehrig story is the story of the great baseball player chiefly remembered for his prowess as a hitter, his consecutive games-played record and its subsequent longevity, and the pathos of his farewell from baseball at age 36, when he was stricken with a fatal neurological disease
Loving you by Hal Kanter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deke Rivers is a small-town boy with big-time talent. Holding down a series of menial jobs, he's going nowhere until an accidental on-stage appearance shows off a style of singing all his own
Carbine Williams( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-life convicted killer who, while in prison, invents the short-stroke piston, an innovation that revolutionizes the M1 carbine
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of four seasonal films
Alfred Hitchcock's rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Harriet Craig( Visual )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Craig, to all outward appearances, is a devoted wife and homemaker. But beneath the surface of her meticulously kept, richly appointed mansion, Harriet is a neurotic perfectionist and a stickler for absolute cleanliness. Her servants are kept on their toes by her shrewish orders and she will stop at nothing to ensure no one upsets the status quo of her complacent life with her husband Walter. When it appears that Walter will be promoted and travelling abroad on business, Harriet springs into action to squelch his plans. Harriet's monstrous selfishness and essential heatred of men, a syndrome initiated in girlhood when her father abandoned Harriet and her mother, at last becomes obvious to Walter. In a dramatic final confrontation, Walter finally realizes he too was just another possession in Harriet's loveless, life-size dollhouse
Hell's half acre( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the ex-racketeer Chet Chester, who is blackmailed by his former criminal partners. Chester's girlfriend Sally kills one of his enemies, but Chester takes the blame, assuming that he has enough clout to escape with a lighter sentence. Meanwhile, Dona Williams arrives on the scene, certain that Chester is her long-lost husband. When Sally is murdered, Chester escapes from Jail intending to find her killer and clear his name
The killer is loose( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank teller is the inside man on a robbery. The teller's wife is accidentally shot and killed by a detective during the teller's arrest. He escapes to kill the detective's wife as retribution. Despite the detective's protest, the police decide to use his wife as a lure
 
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Alternative Names
Wendell Corey acteur américain

Wendell Corey Amerikaans acteur (1914-1968)

Wendell Corey amerikansk skådespelare

Wendell Corey amerikansk skodespelar

Wendell Corey amerikansk skuespiller

Wendell Corey attore statunitense

Wendell Corey pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Wendell Corey US-amerikanesche Politiker

Wendell Corey US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Politiker

Уэнделл Кори американский актёр

ונדל קורי

ונדל קורי שחקן אמריקאי

وندل کوری

وندل کوری بازیگر آمریکایی

ويندل كوري سياسي أمريكي

ウェンデル・コーリー

溫德爾·科瑞

温德尔·科里

溫戴爾·柯瑞

Languages
English (240)

Spanish (23)

German (18)

French (14)

Dutch (3)