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Bennett, Joan 1910-1990

Overview
Works: 667 works in 1,827 publications in 8 languages and 23,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer, Other, Editor, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Bennett
Virginia Woolf: her art as a novelist by Joan Bennett( Book )

73 editions published between 1945 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw, Marvell by Joan Bennett( Book )

75 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains and analyzes five seventeenth-century poets with verse illustrations in order to awaken a ... in metaphysical poetry
Father of the Bride by Charles Shyer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

41 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four sisters who grow up in Massachusetts during the Civil War. The story follows their joys and sorrows as they become the 'little women' their father so proudly calls them
Dark shadows( Visual )

49 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter case that sent Burke Devlin to prison, Collins Fishing Fleet Manager Bill Malloy sets up a private meeting for himself, Roger Collins, Sam Evans and Burke. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard confides to Victoria some of the legends involving Collinwood and Widows' Hill. Carolyn Stoddard and Victoria spot a body floating at the bottom of the cliff and Victoria soon experiences a strange premonition. After Malloy mysteriously disappears, Roger nervously bribes Sam to leave town. A ghost emerges from the Old House on the Collins family property
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

137 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces, but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

82 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spencer Tracy is about to become a grandfather. If he thought he wasn't ready for a son-in-law, he really isn't ready for phase two
Four metaphysical poets : Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw by Joan Bennett( Book )

53 editions published between 1934 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspiria by Dario Argento( Visual )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror film about an American student enrolled in a German dance academy. A series of bizarre incidents and brutal murders puts the academy in chaos
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

38 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Dark shadows( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These rare, early episodes of the television series begin with Victoria Winters' arrival in Collinsport, a small and stormy fishing village on the coast of Maine. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by a stranger named Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, her aloof brother Roger Collins, his troubled ten-year-old son David, and Elizabeth's rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn. Collins fishing fleet manager Bill Malloy informs Elizabeth that Burke wants to take everything the Collinses own as revenge for being sent to prison. Collinsport Inn waitress Maggie Evans tells her father, Sam, that she wants an end to the secret conflict between him, Roger and Burke. David warns Victoria that she will regret she came to live at Collinwood and be his governess
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Man hunt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British hunter on vacation in the Bavarian Alps, in the forests near Adolf Hitler's home, gets Hitler in his gun sight, pondering whether or not he should shoot him. He is then captures, and escapes to go on the run with a beautiful street waif
Dark shadows( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, when Victoria Winters searches the Old House for David Collins, she is abducted and held captive by Matthew Morgan, the Collinses' fugitive caretaker who is hiding following the death of family friend Bill Malloy. A massive search is held to find Victoria. An angry and jealous Joe Haskell fights with Burke Devlin after he catches Carolyn Stoddard, his girlfriend, with Burke in his room at the Collinsport Inn. A mysterious woman visits the diner and asks waitress Maggie Evans about the Collins family. The ghost of Josette Collins appears to Matthew and attempts to protect Victoria. Sam Evans reveals to a stunned Roger Collins that Roger's estranged wife, Laura has returned. Sam begins to paint a bizarre portrait of a woman surrounded by flames, which he cannot explain. Burke hopes to get Laura to clear him of the manslaughter charge that sent him to prison. Laura tells her son, David, the story of the immortal creature known as a Phoenix and he has a terrifying nightmare about his mother
Secret beyond the door by Fritz Lang( Visual )

39 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seemingly trapped within the spare yet surreal and terrifying confines of her husband's mansion, she begins to fear for her life when his sublimated hatred for women starts to bubble over and his strange obsession for violent deaths leads her to believe that she may be next
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rightful King of France is imprisoned by his pretender-to-the-throne twin brother. The legendary musketeer D'Artagnan rallies his now aged swashbuckling companions Porthos, Athos and Aramis to rescue the real King, whom they have raised from infancy
Dark shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
Cary Grant( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of five romantic comedies starring Cary Grant
Dark shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
5 film noir killer classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Father of the Bride
Alternative Names
Bennett, Joan

Bennett, Joan Geraldine

Bennett, Joan Geraldine 1910-1990

Bennett, Joann 1910-1990

Džoun Benet

Joan Bennett actrice américaine

Joan Bennett actriz estadounidense

Joan Bennett Amerikaans acteur

Joan Bennett Amerikaans actrice

Joan Bennett amerikansk skådespelare

Joan Bennett amerikansk skodespelar

Joan Bennett amerikansk skuespiller

Joan Bennett amerykańska aktorka

Joan Bennett attrice statunitense

Joan Bennett US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Джоан Беннетт американская актриса

Џоун Бенет

ג'ואן בנט

ג'ואן בנט שחקנית אמריקאית

جوآن بنت بازیگر آمریکایی

جوان بينيت

جوان بينيت ممثلة أمريكية

جوان بینٹ

조앤 베넷

ジョーン・ベネット

瓊·本內特

Languages
English (681)

German (13)

French (10)

Spanish (10)

Italian (9)

Russian (2)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Five metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw, MarvellFather of the BrideLittle womenDark shadowsScarlet StreetDark shadows