WorldCat Identities

Brent, George 1904-1979

Overview
Works: 158 works in 500 publications in 6 languages and 10,927 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fiction  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Filmed dance  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Brent
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

60 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,167 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 )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 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 )

55 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 538 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. 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 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 classic episodes from four movie serials
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

42 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who cannot speak is stalked by a repeat killer at her uncle's mansion
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Female: Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 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 )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 333 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 )

13 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 327 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 303 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 263 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 )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 225 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 204 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 )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 167 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 )

9 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. It's also a rags-to-riches story. Originally made before the Production Code, this version was subsequently cut by 4 minutes to pass inspection of the California Board of Censors
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man wanted: Lois, a workaholic magazine editor, hires rowing machine salesman Tom as her personal secretary. A short time later he is promoted to an executive and he falls for Lois. Tom decides to leave the firm and marry Ruth as Lois is married
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

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

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old acquaintance: Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels
The Painted veil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 78 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
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Brent, George

Nolan, George Brendan 1904-1979

Nolan, George Brent 1904-1979

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Dark victoryJezebelThe great lieIn this our lifeForbidden Hollywood collectionThe old maid