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Bennett, Joan 1910-1990

Works: 554 works in 1,673 publications in 9 languages and 20,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror television programs  Domestic comedy films  Film noir  Television mini-series  Swashbuckler films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joan Bennett
Dark shadows( Visual )

71 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,736 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

48 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
Father of the bride by Charles Shyer( Visual )

43 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Father of the Bride is the delightfully humorous story of the trials and tribulations which beset a family prior to thier daughter's big day"--Container
The scarlet letter by Fritz Lang( Visual )

156 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That 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, she 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
Virginia Woolf: her art as a novelist by Joan Bennett( Book )

38 editions published between 1945 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia Woolf, her art as a novelist by Joan Bennett( Book )

33 editions published between 1945 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

109 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to "Father of the bride" in which the newlyweds have a baby. 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
Suspiria by Dario Argento( Visual )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 656 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 )

59 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victoria Winters and Frank Garner anxiously search for clues to Laura Collins' strange origins and are led to a series of bizarre discoveries. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard orders Laura to leave Collinwood, but Laura secretly visits Elizabeth while she sleeps and places her in a trance. Laura warns Victoria that she will take control of her son, David Collins, but becomes frightened when the ghost of Josette Collins appears to her. Against Roger Collins' wishes, a psychic investigator, Dr. Peter Guthrie, is called in to examine the strange occurrences at Collinwood and a séance is held. Victoria and Guthrie learn that the body of a dead woman identified as Laura has disappeared from the morgue in Phoenix, Arizona."--Container
Dark shadows by Jonathan Frid( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Peter Guthrie and Joe Haskell break into Laura Murdoch Stockbridge's crypt at Eagle Hill Cemetery. David Collins informs Victoria Winters that he wants to go away with his mother, Laura. Guthrie arranges to conduct a seance at the Old House to contact Josette Collins' ghost. Victoria makes a bizarre discovery that leads her to believe David's life is in jeopardy after Laura summons him to an abandoned fishing shack. Victoria sees Elizabeth Collins Stoddard coming from the mysterious locked room in the Collinwood basement. A nervous Elizabeth is shocked when Jason McGuire, a devious friend of her missing husband's, arrives in town unexpectedly. He reminds Elizabeth of an old secret that they share. Jason and his traveling companion, a drifter named Willie Loomis, force Elizabeth to let them move into Collinwood. Willie learns that Collins family members have been buried with their jewels and he becomes mesmerized by the portrait of Barnabas Collins hanging in the foyer."--Container
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 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 )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 302 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
Secret beyond the door by Fritz Lang( Visual )

61 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 298 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 Allan Dwan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twin heirs to France's throne were separated at birth. The first-born Louis is raised as a prince, but Philippe is brought up ignorant of his true identity. When Philippe is arrested with his companions, d'Artagnan and the three Musketeers, he meets his brother, now the king, face-to-face. The tyrannical Louis decides Philippe could be useful to him as a look-alike, but complications arise when Philippe meets the king's beautiful fiance. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas
Dark shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 156 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Dark shadows the vampire curse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cursed by the scorned witch Angelique, Barnabas Collins returns to Collinwood as a creature of the night. In this special release, the story behind Barnabas' transformation from mere mortal to living dead is detailed in a selection of storylines from the supernatural series"--Container
The Bennett playbill by Joan Bennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Father of the bride
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Bennett, Joan Geraldine

Bennett, Joan Geraldine 1910-1990

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Little womenFather of the brideThe scarlet letterVirginia Woolf: her art as a novelist