Shirley, Anne 1918-1993
Most widely held works about Anne Shirley
Most widely held works by Anne Shirley
Murder, my sweet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder.
The Devil and Daniel Webster ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.
Stella Dallas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence.
Anne of Green Gables ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A lonely couple on Prince Edward Island arrange to adopt a boy but instead end up with the wide-eyed, quixotic "Anne of Green Gables." The fanciful adolescent settles into the rural household and into the hearts of filmgoers everywhere. Similar in tone and style to RKO's celebrated Little women, this tender and humorous 1934 coming-of-age tale was acclaimed by the New York Times as an "enormously fine and touching bit of homespinning."
Stella Dallas ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A mother sacrifices everything for her daughter's happiness and eventually gives up the girl for her own good.
Steamboat 'round the bend ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 libraries worldwide
When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver.
Three on a match ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Three childhood friends reunite after ten years apart from each other, altering all of their lives in unexpected ways.
Alice in cartoonland ( Visual )
5 editions published between -2000 and 2007 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Presents 10 of Walt Disney's 57 'Alice' cartoons that were produced between 1923 and 1927. A young girl, Alice, interacts with cartoon characters in many different adventures.
William Dieterle's The devil and Daniel Webster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
When a farmer who sold his soul to the devil reneges when it comes time to repay, only the genius of lawyer Daniel Webster can save him.
Poppy. the original radio adaptation of this classic film ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Sorry, wrong number Stella Dallas ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Original radio adaptations of movie classics as heard on the Lux Radio Theatre Series.
A man to remember De plattelands dokter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Film recounts the life of small-town doctor John Abbot - a selfless hero who sacrifices his own career advancement for the welfare of his patients.
Murder my sweet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The story of a private detective who gets drawn into a complex web of murder, blackmail, and double-dealing while searching for a missing jade necklace.
Four Jacks and a Jill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
When they lose their original torch singer, four "Jacks" desperately seek a "Jill" to round out their nightclub act. They find one, but are soon in danger of losing her too-- this time to an exiled prince.
City Girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems in this 1930 film.
Murder my sweet Adieu ma jolie by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Poppy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the 1936 Paramount motion picture of the same title, based on a play by Dorothy Donnelly. The story of a snake-oil salesman who tries to pass off his daughter as an heiress.
Vigil in the night ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Nurse Anne Lee arrives at understaffed, underfunded Hepperton General Hospital with an eagerness to serve. Dealing with an epidemic, a multi-casualty bus accident and other emergencies, she'll find opportunities to do so again and again. She'll also find something else: redemption for a fatal past error for which she, although innocent, accepted the blame.
Bombardier ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Action-packed excitement when the U.S. Air Force tangles with the Japanese over the Pacific--and an ace fighter pilot tangles with the head of bombardier school over the same woman.
Adieu ma jolie by Edward Dmytryck ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Adultery Benét, Stephen Vincent,--1898-1943 Burman, Ben Lucien,--1896-1984 California--Los Angeles Comedy films Coming-of-age films Country life Deals Detective and mystery films Devil Drama False imprisonment Farmers Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Lawyers Love, Maternal Man-woman relationships Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) Melodramas (Motion pictures) Mississippi River Montgomery, L. M.--1874-1942 Mothers and daughters Murder--Investigation New England Orphans Paddle steamers Prince Edward Island Private investigators Prouty, Olive Higgins,--1882-1974 Radio programs River boats Self-sacrifice Ship captains Shirley, Anne (Fictitious character) Single mothers Social classes United States Videocassettes Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Webster, Daniel,--1782-1852
O'Day, Dawn, 1918-1993
Paris, Dawn, 1918-1993