WorldCat Identities

McCrea, Joel 1905-1990

Works: 275 works in 1,032 publications in 7 languages and 14,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Western films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Silent films  Short films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joel McCrea
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

38 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

99 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

50 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

60 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old friends have taken drastically different paths growing up. One is a small town sheriff, the other has become a burglar, bent on stealing the gold the other is shipping cross-country
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

92 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic adventure tale of hunter and hunted. An isolated island serves as the proving ground for the unsuspecting human prey of a madman
Dead end by William Wyler( Visual )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 572 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
George Stevens' The more the merrier by Anne Fine( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play Cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
20 great westerns heroes & bandits( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Bird of paradise by King Vidor( Visual )

33 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Handsome South Seas soldier of fortune falls in love with the daughter of a Polynesian native chieftain. Alas, their idyllic romance is destined to come to a sudden and violent end: tribal custom decrees that she is to be sacrificed to the local volcano. After initial resistance, the heroine nobly resigns herself to her fate, realizing that there is no place for her in her white lover's civilization
Edna Ferber's Come and get it by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumberman Barney Glasgow abandons his saloon girl Lotta to marry a timber heiress - only to fall for Lotta's beautiful daughter twenty years later. This time Barney has a rival for the young woman's love - his own son!
The great moment by Preston Sturges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Overseer Jeff Butler is hired by the Union Pacific to root out the saboteurs who have been launching savage attacks on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad."--Container
Edison the invention of the movies by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless gambling boss cannot win the love of the girl he made into a star attraction in his California saloon during the Gold Rush
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen biography of the famous scout, hunter, and showman
Our little girl( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl runs away from home when the growing distance between her parents leads towards divorce
Cry blood, Apache by Lee Van Cleef( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of gold-hungry cowboys slaughters a small band of Apaches. During the massacre, an Indian woman promises to lead them to a hidden gold mine if they will spare her life. As they journey to the mine, they are pursued by the only surviving Apache warrior. They soon discover that Apache revenge is painful, slow and fatal
God's gun : Cry blood Apache by Gianfranco Parolini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In God's gun, Lee Van Cleef plays a man seeking retribution from a gang who brutally murdered his twin brother, a priest trying to defend the interests of his village
Ramrod by André De Toth( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie Dickason has inherited a sheep ranch from her ex-husband and is determined to run the ranch with the help of her new Ramrod and his crew of anti-Ivey locals despite the opposition of Ivey and her father. The resulting bloody range war is much to the dismay of Dave, who wants to resolve Connie's problems with Ivey legally
These three( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The penetrating story of three innocent people whose lives are destroyed by a young girl's malicious lies
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Joel McCrea attore statunitense

Joel McCrea US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Joel McCrea yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

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The Palm Beach storyRide the high countryThe most dangerous gameDead endEdna Ferber's Come and get itCecil B. DeMille's Union PacificEdison the invention of the moviesOur little girlCry blood, Apache