WorldCat Identities

Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Works: 301 works in 776 publications in 5 languages and 17,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Western films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Collector, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Mary Astor, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mary Astor
The Maltese falcon by John Huston ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,845 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 )
49 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,698 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 )
28 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 772 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 )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 697 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 Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor ( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Midnight ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 439 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 364 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 )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 347 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 by John Huston ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 286 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
Act of violence Mystery street ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 279 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
Return to Peyton Place ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 245 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
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of four sisters who grow up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
The Mark of Zorro and Don Q, son of Zorro ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark of Zorro: Don Diego Vega is a comically effete young nobleman with a taste for tasseled sombreros and juvenile silk-hanky magic tricks. But when danger calls, Diego swathes himself in black, straps on a well-honed sword and storms the countryside as the mysterious Zorro, slicing his initial into the faces of the sentinals of oppression, pausing only to boldly romance the woman to whom his shy alter-ego can hardly summon the courage to speak
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 179 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 178 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
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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 Vasconcellos 1906-1987
Langhanke, Lucille
Langhanke, Lucille 1906-1987
Thorpe, Mary
Thorpe, Mary 1906-1987
Wheelock, Mary
Wheelock, Mary 1906-1987