WorldCat Identities

Bennett, Joan 1910-1990

Works: 562 works in 1,698 publications in 9 languages and 21,140 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Horror television programs  Film adaptations  Film noir  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Domestic comedy films  Romance films  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joan Bennett
Virginia Woolf: her art as a novelist by Joan Bennett( Book )

74 editions published between 1945 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark shadows( Visual )

91 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 1,704 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 )

38 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of four sisters who grew up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
Father of the bride by Charles Shyer( Visual )

43 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,446 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
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

149 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,272 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 )

110 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 874 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 )

49 editions published between 1934 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspiria by Dario Argento( Visual )

34 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 )

61 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 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
Dark shadows( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnabas' secret is threatened by David Collins' curiosity and he orders Dr. Julia Hoffman to accelerate her treatments to cure him. Meanwhile, Victoria Winters mysteriously disappears and finds that she has travelled back in time to the year 1795
Man hunt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 301 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
Secret beyond the door by Fritz Lang( Visual )

61 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 301 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
Dark shadows( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 292 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 )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 282 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
Cary Grant( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of five romantic comedies starring Cary Grant
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English 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
The Son of Monte Cristo( Visual )

34 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swashbuckling adventure about the son of the famous count, leading a double life as a floppish nobleman and a masked avenger, fighting a dictatorship in his country
5 film noir killer classics( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarlet street: Homely, henpecked Chris Cross leads an honorable, if tedious, middle-class life until he falls madly in love with the dangerously seductive young Kitty
Dark shadows( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 144 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
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