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Dunne, Irene 1898-1990

Works: 381 works in 1,047 publications in 4 languages and 13,869 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Screwball comedy films  Western films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Vocalist, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Irene Dunne
The awful truth by Leo McCarey( Visual )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concerns a separated couple sabotaging each other's love affairs while waiting for their divorce decree to become final
Penny serenade by George Stevens( Visual )

127 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,262 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 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 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. A western saga about empire building, it follows the adventures of 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 )

83 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
I remember mama by Shirley Caesar( Visual )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 934 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 )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 855 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 )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dunne, supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Grant remarried to Patrick
Roberta by Otto Harbach( Visual )

26 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 682 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."
Love affair by Leo McCarey( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two people, each engaged to someone else, meet aboard a ship and instantly fall in love"--Container
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 597 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
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

23 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king
The white cliffs of Dover( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Susan moves with her father from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood, 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
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 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 Cary Grant box set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 150 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
A guy named Joe by Victor Fleming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 144 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
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 121 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
Old-time radio's greatest comedies( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penny serenade: A couple tries to hold their marriage together as they experience troubles while trying to start a family and a new business
Gary Cooper Hollywood classics( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing adventure (originally released in 1936, 70 min.) also stars Mary Brian and features Grant as an heir to a large fortune who vows to not rely on his wealth until he meets a poverty stricken young woman./ His girl Friday (originally released in 1940, 120 min.) also stars Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy and features Grant as an newspaper editor trying to prevent the impending marriage of his ex-wife./ Penny serenade (originally released in 1941, 120 min.) also stars Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi and Edgar Buchanan and features Grant as a grieving husband whose marriage falls apart after the death of his daughter. Hollywood without makeup (1950, 50 min./40 min. of trailers) is an hour of behind-the-scenes footage from the golden age of Hollywood. Offers a rare glimpse of William Randolph Hearst and a collection of stars at his castle in San Simeon. 10 Cary Grant movie trailers including North by northwest, An affair to remember, I was a male war bride
Cary Grant( Visual )

2 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being gone for several years and believed dead, a woman explorer returns to find her husband recently remarried; musical dramatization of the life of Cole Porter; a playboy is sentenced by a judge to court her younger sister, a situation leading to unexpected romantic complications; a frustrated New Yorker decides to build a dream house out in the country, but one mishap leads to another before it is finished
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Ajrin Dan

Dune, Irene 1898-1990

Dunn Irène 1898-1990

Dunn, Irene Marie 1898-1990

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Irena Dunne

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English (455)

Spanish (8)

French (4)

Italian (1)

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