WorldCat Identities

Jenkins, Allen 1900-1974

Overview
Works: 129 works in 217 publications in 2 languages and 5,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Western films  Fiction  Filmed dance  Gangster films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady, and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted attitudes begin to change
Dead end by William Wyler( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the mean streets on New York's Lower East Side, Drina hopes to save her brother from a life of crime. But notorious hoodlum Baby Face Martin has come back to his old haunts looking for trouble and threatening to drag the boy down with him. Drina turns to her childhood friend Dave for help. But can he stop Martin without becoming just like him?"--Container
A slight case of murder( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prohibition's ban on booze is over and bootlegger Remy Marco must make some changes and go legit
Dive bomber by Frank Wead( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new flight surgeon and a Navy pilot overcome personal differences to work on solving the problem of altitude sickness which causes blackouts at high altitude. The real stars of the film are the pre-World War II Navy aircraft as well as the USS Enterprise featured in full color
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob
Brother Orchid( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Cartoon crack-ups : 7 favorite Hanna-Barbera cartoons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon episodes
Gold diggers in Paris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gold Diggers are heading for Paris, bringing their feathers, frills, New York tawk, and ballet shoes! A French diplomat has mistaken 43rd Street's Club Ballé for the American Academy Ballet, and the chorus cuties aren't going to turn down a free trip to the City of Light over such a tiny misunderstanding
The mayor of Hell by Archie Mayo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politicos award gangster Patsy Gargan a cushy job as a honcho at a woefully run boys reform school-- no experience necessary, no expectations, no problems. But firebrand Patsy runs up against plenty of problems. He sees something in the kids-- himself. He, too, was raised in the slums. And he decides to defy everyone to give the kids opportunities he never had. Yet all the good Patsy does could collapse when he missteps into his life of crime
The amazing Dr. Clitterhouse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Clitterhouse wants to find out what makes a criminal tick. Eager to study the physical and mental states of lawbreakers, he joins a gang of jewel thieves. Rocks Valentine is an ice-blooded tough guy the doc calls "a magnificient speciment of pure viciousness," is part of the gang. Jo Keller is a savvy crime queen the doc hooks up with
Top Cat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of great conmen - one of the few with a visible tail - Top Cat holds a top spot. The smooth-talking New York City cat, known as T.C. to his furry cohorts Benny the Ball, Choo-Choo, Spook, the Brain and Fancy-Fancy, Top Cat is always on the make toward a big score or swindle. And the bothersome - and ever exasperated - Officer Dibble is relentlessly on his case (although always one step behind)
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hatchet man: A Tong executioner allows his wife to run off with a gangster only to learn she's been sold into prostitution
Lady on a train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman on a New York-bound train is witness to a murder outside her compartment window. When police refuse to believe her story, she draws on her penchant for reading mystery novels and sets out to solve the case herself
Jimmy the gent by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Cagney and Bette Davis star as a less-than-scrupulous private detective and the woman he loves--who has just left him for an even less scrupulous employer. Jimmy Corrigan (Cagney) is jealous when his operative and sweetheart, Joan Martin (Davis), goes to work for his seemingly upper-crust rival Charles Wallingham (Alan Dinehart). But Corrigan discovers that Wallingham is just as crooked as Corrigan; he's just better at concealing it. Now--even as Corrigan tricks an eyewitness into marrying a guilty client so she can't testify in court--he must prove Wallingham is a crook to win Martin back"--Container
Eyes in the night( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry
Three on a match by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three childhood friends reunite after ten years apart from each other, altering all of their lives in unexpected ways
The Falcon mystery movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscreants beware! The Falcon is on the hunt! Suave, sophisticated, hard-boiled and high-minded, amateur sleuths Gay and Tom Lawrence
 
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Destry rides againPillow talkThe amazing Dr. ClitterhouseTop CatLady on a train
Alternative Names
Allen Jenkins acteur américain

Allen Jenkins Amerikaans acteur (1900-1974)

Allen Jenkins amerikansk skådespelare

Allen Jenkins amerikansk skodespelar

Allen Jenkins amerikansk skuespiller

Allen Jenkins attore statunitense

Allen Jenkins US-amerikanischer Bühnenschauspieler

McGonegal, Alfred 1900-1974

Аллен Дженкинс

אלן ג'נקינס שחקן אמריקאי

آلن جنکینس بازیگر آمریکایی

ألين جنكينز

อัลเลน เจนกินส์

알렌 젠킨스

アレン・ジェンキンス

亞倫・詹金斯

艾伦·詹金斯

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