WorldCat Identities

Polglase, Van Nest 1898-1968

Overview
Works: 120 works in 169 publications in 1 language and 7,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Film adaptations  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Journalism films  Documentary television programs  Films à clef 
Roles: ard, adi, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Van Nest Polglase
 
Most widely held works by Van Nest Polglase
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The path of true love is roughened by mistaken identities. [Halliwell's]
Swing Time by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Follow the fleet by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 631 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
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The Informer by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalryman lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
Mary of Scotland by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland and France but only sometimes ruler of her own heart, careens through a tumultuous life doomed to end with the flash of an executioner's blade. Men flatter her and then betray her. Her people embrace her and then vilify her. And her cousin Elizabeth I, fearful of Mary's claim to England's throne, imprisons her and then sends her to the scaffold
Gilda( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deceitful woman plays with the lives of her husband, his crime lord boss, and his right-hand man
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Annie Oakley by George Stephens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energetic biographical drama based on the life and legend of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her on-off relationship with Wild Bill Hickock
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 167 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 Devil and Daniel Webster by Douglas Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 103 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
Vivacious lady by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College town life is turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling nightclub singer
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika in den 1920er Jahren: Charles Foster Kane herrscht über eine Vielzahl von Zeitungen und Radiostationen, doch sein Erfolg hat ihn grössenwahnsinnig gemacht. In völliger Einsamkeit stirbt er schliesslich auf seinem riesigen Schloss Xanadu. Ein Journalist versucht das Rätsel um sein letztes Wort "Rosebud" zu lüften und kommt einem faszinierenden Leben auf die Spur
Room service by William A Seifer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Ann Vickers by John Cromwell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a woman's passions, betrayals, and ultimate search for happiness through the portrayal of Ann (Dunne) as an unwed mother who struggles for the reformation of social causes, and her eventual meeting of Judge Barney Dolphin (Huston), who finally gives her the happiness she had been seeking
 
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Shall We DanceThe InformerThe lost patrolMary of ScotlandGreatest classic films collectionIcons of screwball comedy
Alternative Names
Van Nest Polglase

Van Nest Polglase Amerikaans scenograaf (1898-1968)

Van Nest Polglase Art director

Van Nest Polglase escenógrafu estauxunidense (1898–1968)

Van Nest Polglase scenografo statunitense

Van Nest Polglase US-amerikanischer Art Director

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范·內斯特·波格拉斯

Languages
English (53)