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Dunne, Irene 1898-1990

Overview
Works: 365 works in 835 publications in 3 languages and 13,112 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Biography  War films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irene Dunne
 
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The awful truth by Arthur Richman( Visual )
27 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,406 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 1,238 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 1,104 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 1,050 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 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the struggles of a Norwegian immigrant family at the turn of the century in San Francisco
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 830 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 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A funny thing happens to Nick on his way to his honeymoon suite. He meets his wife. No, not his bride. He meets the wife that was lost at sea seven years ago and presumed dead
Roberta by Otto Harbach( Visual )
16 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 687 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 )
19 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the King of Siam and the strong-willed English widow who teaches him how to live in a modern world, while educating the king's harem and children
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )
10 editions published between 1936 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 426 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 )
27 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 362 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 166 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
The white cliffs of Dover ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 152 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
The Cary Grant box set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 141 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
My man Godfrey Life with father ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life with father: Adaptation of Clarence Day's humorous autobiographical account of family life with his strong-minded father in the late 1800's
Edna Ferber's Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a stage star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler
A guy named Joe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A flier is killed but comes back as a ghost to supervise his ex-girl's new romance
Old-time radio's greatest comedies ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Grant classics ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 87 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Hollywood classics by America's great funnymen of the '30s and '40s
 
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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 (348)
French (7)
Spanish (3)
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