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Brent, George 1904-1979

Works: 137 works in 455 publications in 7 languages and 10,629 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Filmed dance  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

62 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,187 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
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

51 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

50 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden, a headstrong and unconventional beauty in pre- Civil War New Orleans, lashes out in revenge when she is scorned by the man she loves
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
The legend of Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 movie serials from the Golden Age of Cinema. Marvel at the exploits of Rin Tin Tin in these four classic serials from the '30s as everyone's hero saves the day. Cliff-hanging thrills and nail-biting excitement have entertained generations of viewers, young and old alike!
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who cannot speak is stalked by a repeat killer at her uncle's mansion
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love
The rains came( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced with disaster
In this our life by John Huston( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
The old maid( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong, beautiful Tina has nothing but disdain for her Aunt Charlotte. Tina does not think that her aunt has any understanding of a young girls heart, but Charlotte knows more than Tina thinks. For unloved, unlovable Aunt Charlotte is really Tina's mother, whose romance with a Civil War soldier who didn't return resulted in Tina's birth
The fighting 69th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
My reputation by Curtis Bernhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers
Tomorrow is forever( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, and Natalie Wood star in a moving, romantic drama about a soldier, previously thought lost in action, who returns years later to find his wife remarried
Baby face by Alfred E Green( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the age-old story of the girl so mistreated by men that she's determined to get revenge. Lilly (Baby Face) sleeps her way from basement speakeasy bartender, literally floor by floor, to the top floor of a New York office building. Bank submanager Jimmy McCoy finds her a job in the bank only to be cast aside as she hooks up with the bank's president
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call it sin: Marion Cullen, a young Kansas girl follows a man to New York, only to be jilted. She tries to make it big in the chorus and learns a lesson about show business
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Experiment perilous by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

21 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Dr. Huntington Bailey falls in love with his patient, Alida Bederaux, the wife of wealthy businessman Nick Bederaux
The Painted veil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays the neglected wife of a busy doctor working in China. After she has an affair with a handsome diplomat, her jealous husband forces her to accompany him to an area where there is a cholera epidemic. While he hopes that both of them will die, instead they rebuild their marriage
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42nd Street
Alternative Names
Brent, George

Nolan, George Brendan 1904-1979

Nolan, George Brent 1904-1979

Dark victoryJezebelThe great lieIn this our lifeForbidden Hollywood collectionThe old maid