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Dunne, Irene 1898-1990

Overview
Works: 353 works in 823 publications in 3 languages and 12,958 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romantic comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Irene Dunne Publications by Irene Dunne
posthumous Publications by Irene Dunne, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Irene Dunne
The awful truth by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A separated couple sabotages each other's love affairs while waiting for their divorce decree to become final
Penny serenade by George Stevens ( Visual )
101 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic soap opera, Penny Serenade is the story of a young couple who seem to have everything, but must overcome a great tragedy to learn the value of true love
Cimarron ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A nation rising to greatness through the work of men and women, new country opening, raw land blossoming, crude towns growing into cities, territories becoming rich states. In 1889, President Harrison opened the vast Indian Oklahoma lands for white settlement--2,000,000 acres free for the taking, poor and rich pouring in, swarming the border, waiting for the starting gun, at noon, April 22nd ..."--Prologue from title screens. Cimarron is a sprawling western saga, an earnest tale about empire building, and a film of its time, which viewers should keep in mind. It follows the adventures Yancey Cravat, a lawyer and newspaperman from Wichita, who joins the Oklahoma Territory land rush in 1889. Soon he and his family are citizens of Osage. Beset by wanderlust, Yancey joins the Cherokee Strip land rush in 1893, leaving wife Sabra behind to run the newspaper and raise their son, Cimarron. by 1907, Yancey is back at home as Oklahoma becomes a state. During the oil boom, he refuses to join a scheme to cheat the Indians out of their oil rich land, and then disappears again. In 1929, Sabra is elected Oklahoma's first Congresswoman, Cimarron is married to an Indian princess, and Yancey still hasn"t returned
Life with father by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
I remember mama by George Stevens ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the struggles of a Norwegian immigrant family at the turn of the century
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dunne, supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Grant remarried to Patrick
Roberta by Otto Harbach ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 681 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."
Anna and the King of Siam by John Cromwell ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king
Show boat by George Sidney ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 490 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
Love affair by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man and a woman who are to marry other people meet on a ship, flirt, part, and discover that they are in love. This is the film that was later remade as "An affair to remember."
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Cary Grant ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
The white cliffs of Dover ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Susan (Dunne) moves with her father (Frank Morgan) from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood (Alan Marshal), an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion picture history
My man Godfrey Life with father ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
A guy named Joe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year was 1944. Overseas, World War II raged. Back home, a war-torn population suffered the loss of loved ones. Along came A Guy Named Joe, a fanciful, heart-warming tale based on the legend that pilots never die but return to guide fledgling airmen, and the public welcomed it with open arms
Old-time radio's greatest comedies ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Grant classics ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc One Amazing Adventure (1936) and His Girl Friday (1940), Disc 2 Penny Serenade (1941) and Charade (1963)
Hollywood's comedy classics great comedy teams and legends ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comedy legends of yesteryear in classic film performances
Life with father Father's little dividend ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Elizabeth Taylor double feature includes Father's Little Dividend; the sequel to Father of the Bride; and Life with Father
 
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Alternative Names
Dune, Irene 1898-1990
Dunn Irène 1898-1990
Dunn, Irene Marie 1898-1990
Dunne, Irene Marie 1898-1990
First Lady of Hollywood 1898-1990
Griffin, F. D. 1898-1990
Griffin, F. D. 1898-1990 Mrs
Griffin, F. D. Mrs. 1898-1990
Languages
English (346)
French (7)
Spanish (4)
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