WorldCat Identities

Astor, Mary 1906-1987

Overview
Works: 411 works in 1,179 publications in 6 languages and 20,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Autobiographies  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Astor
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

185 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,916 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 )

76 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,917 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 Maltese Falcon by John Huston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

39 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young wife leaves her husband and heads for Palm Beach where she meets one of the world's richest men. When the husband shows up to reclaim his wife, the millionaire's man-mad sister falls for him!
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 614 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
Hush ... hush, sweet Charlotte( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
The prisoner of Zenda by John Cromwell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 580 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
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 464 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
A place called Saturday by Mary Astor( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle
Across the Pacific by John Huston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 343 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
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 313 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Other men's women: Bill and Jack are railroad men. When Bill comes to stay with Jack and his wife, Bill and Lily fall in love. Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions and the two fight, leaving Jack seriously injured. The purchase price: Joan Gordon is a singer tiring of her relationship with Eddie. She flees to North Dakota to become a mail-order bride. Happiness is threatened by her stubborn husband, a lecherous neighbor and the appearance of Eddie
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in English and held by 266 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
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 253 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
The Palm Beach story( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Don Q son of Zorro by Donald Crisp( Visual )

21 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks stars. Don Q, Son Of Zorro. Don Cesar De Vega (Fairbanks) crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard (Donald Crisp, who also directed), and steals the affection of a young heiress (Mary Astor)
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 202 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
 
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Meet me in St. LouisThe Palm Beach storyDodsworthMidnightThe great lieForbidden Hollywood collectionGreatest classic films collection
Alternative Names
Astor, Mary 1906-

Campo, Mary del

Del Campo, Mary

Del Campo, Mary 1906-1987

Hawks, Mary

Hawks, Mary 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucile

Langhanke, Lucile 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos

Langhanke, Lucile Vasconcellos 1906-1987

Langhanke, Lucille

Mary Astor actrice américaine

Mary Astor actriu estatunidenca

Mary Astor actriz estadounidense

Mary Astor American actress and author

Mary Astor Amerikaans actrice

Mary Astor amerikansk skådespelare

Mary Astor amerikansk skodespelar

Mary Astor amerikansk skuespiller

Mary Astor amerykańska aktorka

Mary Astor attrice cinematografica statunitense

Mary Astor US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Meri Astor

Thorpe, Mary

Thorpe, Mary 1906-1987

Vasconcellos Langhanke, Lucile

Wheelock, Mary

Wheelock, Mary 1906-1987

Μαίρη Άστορ

Астор Мэри

Мери Астор

Мері Астор

Мэри Астор

מרי אסטור

ماري أستور

مری آستور بازیگر آمریکایی

میری استور

ম্যারি অ্যাস্টর

മേരി ആസ്റ്റർ അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

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メアリー・アスター

玛丽·阿斯特

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