WorldCat Identities

Westley, Helen 1875 or 1879-1942

Overview
Works: 73 works in 163 publications in 2 languages and 5,713 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Romance films  History  Romantic comedy films  Romance fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Helen Westley
 
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Most widely held works by Helen Westley
Heidi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Roberta by Otto Harbach( Visual )

15 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun's in fashion when Fred and Ginger enter the world of Paris fashions. Marvelous Jerome Kern music graces standards like "Smoke gets in your eyes" and "I won't dance."
Dimples by William A Seiter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom
Stowaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After befriending American Tommy Randall in Shanghai, tiny Chinese orphan Ching-Ching falls asleep in Tommy's car, which soon becomes cargo on a ship bound for San Francisco. Along the way, Ching-Ching plays matchmaker to Tommy and Susan Parker, who eventually marry and adopt her. But when the couple's clashing personalities lead them to divorce court, the one-time orphan must again work her magic to try to keep her new family together
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
The Theatre Guild : the first ten years by Walter Prichard Eaton( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
Dimples( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a stage star who falls for the dashing riverboat gambler, Gaylord Ravenal
Edna Ferber's Show Boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pre-code classic, Death, intent on entering the human world for a holiday, takes the form of a prince visiting a family of wealthy soclialites and encounters all of the pleasures and pains that go with a flesh-and-blood existence
Anne of Green Gables by George Nicholls( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited orphan with a vivid imagination endears herself to the older couple who take her in, and to everyone else around her
Lillian Russell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of American actress and singer Lillian Russell, from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor until her retirement in 1912, when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore
Stowaway by William A Seiter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Shanghai orphan girl ends up on a ship bound for America after getting packed with an American playboy's luggage
Meet Joe Black( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Joe Black: Death appears to claim a man who bargains for more time, during which Death falls in love with his daughter
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle: Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the early-1900's renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
Shirley Temple : little darling collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
Bright eyes ; Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
The Shirley Temple collection by Shirley Temple( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimples (1936): A tiny performer encourages her pickpocket grandfather (Frank Morgan) to go legit. -- The Little Colonel (1935): A tiny Southerner inspires her mom and estranged grandfather to reconcile. -- The Littlest Rebel (1935): Amidst the sorrow of the Civil War, an irrepressible tot gains an audience with President Lincoln himself! -- The Blue Bird (1940): In a rare departure from her bubbly screen persona, Shirley plays a spoiled little girl in search of true happiness. -- The Little Princess (1939): In this heart-tugging adaptation of a children's classic, Shirley plays an orphan forced into servitude-until Queen Victoria steps in! -- Stand Up and Cheer! (1934): Shirley stars as a charming little performer who spurs the depression-era "Secretary of Amusement" on to success!
Curly Top by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her mega-watt personality and disarming smile, a talented youngster named Shirley Temple danced, acted and sang her way into the hearts of cinema lovers worldwide, creating film history as she did! Never before has there been a more comprehensive DVD collection of Shirley's beloved classics than this set, which contains eighteen uniquely charming films. - Publisher
 
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Death takes a holiday
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Alternative Names
Conroy, Henrietta, 1875 or 1879-1942

Conroy, Henrietta, 1879-1942

Manney, Henrietta Remsen Meserole, 1875 or 1879-1942

Westley, Helen, 1879-1942

Languages
English (106)

Chinese (1)