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Shirley, Anne 1918-1993

Works: 59 works in 164 publications in 3 languages and 3,822 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anne Shirley
Murder, my sweet by Raymond Chandler( Visual )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member 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
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

30 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member 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
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member 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
Anne of Green Gables by George Nicholls( Visual )

9 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member 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."
Steamboat 'round the bend by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member 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 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member 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 52 WorldCat member 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
Poppy. the original radio adaptation of this classic film by W. C Fields( Recording )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lux presents Hollywood in the story of a carnival bum played by an ex-carnival bum ... W.C. Fields himself! As Dr. Eustice P. McGargle, W.C. is selling snake oil at a country fair. He tries to pass off his daughter as a missing heiress but then a man enters the picture. In the continuation, Drinks a glass of water, W.C. is accused of drinking a glass of water and he explains how he happened to drink the "hideous-looking stuff."
Vigil in the night( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member 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
Sorry, wrong number Stella Dallas( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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 17 WorldCat member 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
Bombardier by Richard Wallace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action-packed excitement when the U.S. Air Force tangles with the Japanese over the Pacific--and Randolph Scott (ace fighter pilot) tangles with Pat O'Brien (head of bombardier school) over the same woman
Four Jacks and a Jill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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 by F. W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
Murder my sweet Adieu ma jolie by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adieu ma jolie by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un poste de police de Los Angeles, des inspecteurs questionnent sévèrement le détective Philip Marlowe, accusé de plusieurs meurtres. Celui-ci raconte alors les faits qui l'ont entraîné dans bien des problèmes depuis le jour où il a accepté de rechercher une jeune fille nommée Velma, pour le compte d'un ex-bagnard
Farewell, my lovely by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private eye searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend [c.f. Halliwell's Film Guide]
Saturday's children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple is challenged by lost jobs and lost dreams. It takes love to rescue them
Stella Dallas( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother sacrifices her own happiness for the benefit of her cherished daughter
Make way for a lady( Visual )

3 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulp novelist Valerie Broughton moves close to her publisher, Christopher Drew, and gives him her latest novel, inscribed "Our Story." She explains that it means only that she couldn't have written it without his help. But when Drew's daughter, June, reads the book and sees the inscription, she jumps to the conclusion that her father is the man and Valerie the woman in her story of unrequited love. Further, she overhears her friend's mother say that Drew would get married if it weren't for his devotion to June. So June resolves to bring Valerie and her father together, not knowing that her father feels Valerie is too pushy, and that he's really fond of June's English teacher, Eleanor Emerson, and has even proposed marriage to her. When June learns of Drew's fondness for Eleanor, she even goes so far as to tell her she would not be welcome as a stepmother. Then June goes back to Valerie to tell her the way is cleared for her, but she sees another man in her house who admits he was the man in her novel. Thoroughly humiliated, June collapses in her bed in tears while Eleanor tells Drew she will not marry him. Drew comforts June, and when she feels better, she wonders how she can make amends to her father
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