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Swerling, Jo 1897-1964

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Most widely held works by Jo Swerling
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

52 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

53 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight survivors of a torpedoed Allied freighter, along with a rescued Nazi, fend for themselves aboard a lifeboat
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life by Albert Hackett( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Feuer and Martin present Guys & dolls : a musical fable of Broadway by Frank Loesser( )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vocal selection is a collection of all of the major songs from a Broadway show. Each song is arranged for piano and voice. Many vocal selections also feature photos from the original stage production of the show. 8 songs with photos and an introduction
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
Guys and dolls : the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and German and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )

40 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and French and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Carole Lombard and likeable James Stewart are Jane and John Mason, a couple who meet, fall madly in love, marry, and quickly have a baby. But while they--and the audience--are confident that they are meant for each other, life intercedes and the couple must meet with disapproving in-laws, job stress, financial challenges and, finally, a devastating illness
The Westerner by Gary Cooper( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Brennan's Academy Award winning portrayal of "Judge" Roy Bean, along with the Academy Award-nominated story. Judge Roy Bean is a hard-nosed judge who dispenses his own unique brand of justice. Cole Harden, a stranger accused of stealing horses, attempts to talk himself out of the hangman's noose and the two men end up with a grudging friendship, until Bean's deadly scheming against the homesteaders puts the two on opposite sides
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )

22 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An heiress plans to marry a newspaperman and turn him into a gentleman, but he's not suited for that. A newswoman comes to his rescue in this romantic comedy
Blood and sand by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan is the naïve son of a once-famous bullfighter who tries to recapture the glory of his family's name. Though he is branded fifth rate, he soon becomes Spain's greatest matador and returns home to marry his childhood sweetheart. But when a beautiful, passionate aristocrat seduces him, Juan succumbs to her temptations, only to see his own happiness and success crumble
It's a wonderful life : screenplay by Frances Goodrich( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
Crash dive( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, this adventure features two Navy men vying for the love of the same woman and having to serve together on a dangerous mission to destroy a Nazi base
Pennies from Heaven( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter befriends an orphaned girl and her grandfather in Middletown, New Jersey. Features music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and Arthur Johnston including "Pennis from heaven", "So do I", "Skeleton in the closet", and "Let's call a heart a heart."
Guys & dolls : original cast album by Frank Loesser( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real glory by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the Spanish-American war, military doctor Bill Canavan arrives at a war-torn Filipino outpost. Infested with cholera and under attack from a vicious local Moro chieftain, the troops are terrified and their commanding officer has all but given up hope. Outnumbered and out of supplies, Canavan decides to trade his scalpel for a rifle and rally the few remaining troops into one last stand before the outpost and everyone inside becomes just another footnote in history
Guys and dolls : the 50th anniversary cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Capra's "It's a wonderful life"( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
Guys and dolls--off the record( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the Broadway cast album for the 1992 revival of the musical Guys and dolls. Includes interviews with cast members and others
 
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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
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Feuer and Martin present Guys & dolls : a musical fable of BroadwayThe Westerner
Alternative Names
Jo Swerling

Jo Swerling Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1897-1964)

Jo Swerling amerikansk manusforfattar

Jo Swerling amerikansk manusförfattare

Jo Swerling drammaturgo, paroliere e sceneggiatore statunitense

Jo Swerling US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor russischer Abstammung

Swerling, Jo 1893-1964

Swerling, Joseph.

Swerling, Joseph 1897-1964

Джо Сверлинг

ג'ו סוורלינג

ジョー・スワーリング

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