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Jones, Carolyn 1930-1983

Overview
Works: 220 works in 554 publications in 2 languages and 12,204 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Science fiction films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Performer, Adapter, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carolyn Jones
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

54 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows three generations of one family and their struggles in the West
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
King Creole by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Orleans teenager struggles to graduate from high school while working at a sleazy French Quarter club to support his family
The Addams family( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. The Addams family, America's first family of ghastly giddiness, are here in all of their ghoulish glory in the original TV series based on the delightfully demented imagination of Charles Addams ... Join Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Lurch, Cousin Itt and the rest of the gang for a fiendishly funny and altogether ooky experience"--Container
The Addams family( Visual )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Addams family returns for more creepy capers and hair-raising hilarity, terrifying their neighbors and delighting viewers like never before. Volume 2 features the ghoulish gang in fine form: Gomez runs for mayor, Lurch becomes a pop star, Uncle Fester turns Pugsley into a chimp, and Cousin Itt loses his hair
The Addams family( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brace yourself for more macabre mayhem and monstrous madness as television's creepiest clan wreaks hilarious havoc on their unsuspecting victims. This time, love is in the air, and it seems that everyone--Pugsley, Ophelia, Uncle Fester, and even Lurch--is being bitten by the bug. Gomez, meanwhile, is burglarizing houses in his sleep, and it's curtains for the new neighbors when Morticia tries her hand at decorating
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges( Visual )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and German and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan vows to bring the killer of his wife to justice. However, the suspect is a cattle baron's son and Matt's longtime friend
The locked room and other horror stories by Louise Greenwood( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tree full of enormous spiders, a living thing with no face, a picture that comes alive, and a boy with no heart. These are some of the frightening things in these stories by M.R. James, one of the greatest horror writers of all time."--Back cover
Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marjorie leaves her family and fiance for a season of summer stock at an east coast resort, where she meets and falls in love with a handsome producer. He sweeps her off her feet and into a once-in-a-lifetime love affair and teaches Marjorie her first lessons about the theater and life
The tender trap( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Reader is successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie spends his time with young actress Julie
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben and Jo McKenna, are an innocent American couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son. But their simple plans turn into a nightmare after a French spy dies in Ben's arms at a Marrakesh market, and their son is kidnapped and taken to another country. A thrilling tale of international espionage, assassinations and terror
Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Young and innocent] When a woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers, he races off to call the police. Two witnesses see him run and think he is the escaping killer. After being arrested, he manages to escape in the confusion at the courthouse. With the assistance of the constable's daughter, he tries to prove his innocence while avoiding pursing the police
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Batman : The complete television series( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman"--Internet movie database
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a steamy summer in New York City, and things are about to heat up even more. A married man, whose wife and son are away for the summer, has his fidelity put to the test when a seductive starlet moves in upstairs. Keeping his marriage vows in the face of her flirtations proves tough when challenged by the notorious 'seven year itch'. Faced with a provocative problem, he's victim to an outrageous mating dance filled with hilarious comedy
Batman : the complete television series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman"--Internet movie database
The Addams family : the complete series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of a macabre-loving family and how they clash with the outside world
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Carolyn.

Baker, Carolyn 1930-1983

Baker, Carolyn Sue 1930-1983

Carolina Jones

Carolyn Jones actrice américaine

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Carolyn Jones aktorka amerykańska

Carolyn Jones Amerikaans acteur

Carolyn Jones Amerikaans actrice

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Carolyn Jones amerikansk skodespelar

Carolyn Jones amerikansk skuespiller

Carolyn Jones attrice statunitense

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Jones, Caroline.

Jones, Caroline 1930-1983

Джонс, Кэролин

Джонс, Кэролин американская актриса

קרולין ג'ונס

קרולין ג'ונס שחקנית אמריקאית

كارولين جونس

كارولين جونس ممثلة أمريكية

کارولین جونز بازیگر آمریکایی

کیرولن جونز

캐럴린 존스

キャロリン・ジョーンズ

卡罗琳·琼斯

Languages
English (259)

German (7)

Covers
Invasion of the body snatchersHow the West was wonKing CreoleThe locked room and other horror storiesThe tender trapThe man who knew too muchFrank Capra's A hole in the headHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde