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Wald, Jerry 1911-1962

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Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

35 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Leo McCarey's affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxury liner bound for New York. Although both are involved with other people, they fall in love. When the ship docks they agree to meet in six months, remaining apart as a test of their love. But a tragic accident keeps them from their rendevous and leaves their future uncertain
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays Vincent Parry, a man wrongly accused of murdering his wife, who escapes from prison to prove his innocence. He seeks some illicit plastic surgery to transform his features and, while recuperating in a young artist's (Bacall) apartment, begins to fall in love with her
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
The roaring twenties by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

29 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt mid-nineteenth century Russian village wrongly suspects the assistant of a medicine-show operator of being Napoleon's omnipotent Inspector General in disguise
Destination Tokyo by Delmer Daves( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and French and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely little boy peeks into the window of a Skid Row dive. Mesmerized by the soaring magic played by a small jazz combo, he longs to create the same sounds. So with the guidance of a brilliant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist but as man, struggles with an impossible note trapped in his mind
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
Let's make love by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a wealthy bachelor who learns that he is to be parodied in an upcoming off-Broadway review
Possessed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves him when he goes away for months. She loves him when he refuses to marry her. But when callow David Sutton chooses to marry someone else, Louise Howell's love for him takes a darker turn. Give her a gun and she'll love him to death.--Container
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paratrooper group gets pinned down in the jungles of Burma, and decides to fight back
The damned don't cry!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and French and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethel Whitehead learns there's only one way for a woman to survive in a man's world : be as tempting as a cupcake and as tough as a 75-cent steak. Ethel moves from the wrong side of the tracks to a mobster's mansion in high society one man at a time. Some of those men love her. Some use her. And one, a high-rolling racketeer, abuses her. When the racketeer murders his rival in Ethel's swanky living room, she flees a sure murder rap, right back to the poverty she thought she had escaped. And this time there may not be a man to pick up the pieces of her shattered life.--Container
Across the Pacific by John Huston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941
The Eddy Duchin story by George Sidney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duchin is a talented pianist and bandleader who sets New York society on its ear in the 1930s and 1940s. Duchin arrives in Manhattan dreaming only of a 'red Stutz Bearcat and a bankroll as big as the Ritz.' He goes on to steal the heart of society girl Marjorie Oelrichs, who teaches him that love, not money, brings happiness. But then tragedy happens, it leaves Duchin alone with a newborn son and no will to live
Adventures of a young man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming of age story that chronicles a young man's experiences growing up in the North Woods in the early 20th century, leaving home, and serving in the Red Cross during World War I
Adventures of Don Juan by Sha man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing, but he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III
 
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Mildred Pierce
Alternative Names
Jerry Wald Amerikaans filmproducent (1911-1962)

Jerry Wald amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Jerry Wald producteur de cinéma américain

Jerry Wald produttore cinematografico statunitense

Wald, Jerome Irving.

Wald, Jerome Irving 1911-1962

Джерри Уолд

ג'רי וואלד

جری والد

傑瑞·沃爾德

傑里·沃爾德

杰里·瓦尔德

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Key LargoLeo McCarey's affair to rememberThe roaring twentiesLet's make loveObjective, Burma!The Eddy Duchin story