WorldCat Identities

Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Overview
Works: 274 works in 751 publications in 7 languages and 17,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Mary Astor Publications about Mary Astor
Publications by  Mary Astor Publications by Mary Astor
posthumous Publications by Mary Astor, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mary Astor
The Maltese falcon by John Huston ( Visual )
145 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlotte was a Southern belle preparing to elope with her married lover-- until he was murdered. Now, 37 years later, she lives alone in her mansion, slowly going mad as she is haunted by the memory of the unsolved crime and tormented by the local townspeople who believe she killed him. But when her cousin comes to visit, the skeletons begin to tumble out of the closet-- and that's when the terror really begins
Dodsworth by William Wyler ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
Prisoner of Zenda by John Cromwell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To save the crown, an English gentleman masequerades as his cousin, the King
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor ( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Midnight ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle. A competitor in a Long Island dog show is found dead, and Vance is hot on the trail of the killer
The great lie by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 350 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
Across the Pacific ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart plays a U.S. officer of artillery who is court martialled in disgrace in 1941 and leaves the country. He gets a job offer in central America with a stop off in Panama. While there he discovers Japanese plot to attack the Panama Canal along with the Pearl Harbor attack
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 282 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
Act of violence Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form of a killer on the run from the law; A young woman with her eye on marriage wonders why she still hasn't met her boyfriend's mother; The week before his retirement, the longtime employee of a jewelry store serves an unusual client; A middle-aged secretary shows how she will do anything to make her romantic fantasy a reality; A retired Scotland Yard inspector goes to extreme lengths to prove the guilt of a suspect in an old murder case
Return to Peyton Place ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This engaging follow-up to Grace Metalious' best-seller is a study in big-time ambition and small-town narrow-mindedness."--Container
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March live with their mother in New England while their father is off to the Civil War
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
Casablanca Maltese falcon ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience
A kiss before dying ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1955 and 2002 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A college boy gets his rich girlfriend pregnant and as such she is thretened with disinheritance. The boy murders her, but stages it as a suicide and the plan works until the girlfriends sister starts investigating
 
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Alternative Names
Astor, Mary, 1906-
Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate del
Del Campo, Maria Martha Esther Aldunate.
Del Campo, Mary
Del Campo, Mary, 1906-1987
Hawks, Mary
Hawks, Mary, 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucile, 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucile 1906-1987 Frueherer Name
Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos, 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos 1906-1987 Frueherer Name
Langhanke, Lucille
Thorpe, Mary
Thorpe, Mary, 1906-1987
Wheelock, Mary
Wheelock, Mary, 1906-1987
Languages
English (324)
Spanish (17)
German (14)
Multiple languages (6)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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