WorldCat Identities

Campbell, Alan 1905-1963

Overview
Works: 36 works in 126 publications in 3 languages and 1,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Opera films  Film noir  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Campbell
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
A star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Blodgett is a naïve rural ingénue trying to break into the movies. While serving guests at a Hollywood party, she is discovered by alcoholic star Norman Maine who gives her a screen test, and ensnares her in the Hollywood star making machine. She foolishly weds her idol, Norman, but his star soon fades into darkness. The film captures the ruthless cynicism of the Hollywood apparatus
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil southern woman sets out to destroy everyone in the way of her goals of wealth and power
Woman on the Run by Norman Foster( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the wild chase around San Francisco as a man goes into hiding after witnessing a gangland execution. Police bird-dog his wife Eleanor, certain she'll lead them to her husband, whose testimony against the killer could bring down a crime kingpin. But Eleanor and her husband have split up, she never wants to see him again. When newspaperman Danny Legett charms Eleanor into helping him track down the hidden husband, there are unexpected, stunning, and poignant results
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing sacred: A New York reporter is scammed by a fraudulent huckster which disgraces his newspaper. He discovers a story about a young girl dying of radium poisoning and convinces his editor to bring her to New York and run a series of articles. Unfortunately for the reporter, the girl and her doctor only want a free trip to the big city and the whole thing is a hoax
Woman on the run( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Johnson flees police after becoming an eyewitness to murder. He is pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, a reporter, the police, and... the real murderer
Ha nacido una estrella by William A Wellman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Blodgett, una ambiciosa chica pueblerina con mucho talento, llega a Hollywood. En una fiesta donde trabaja como camarera, conoce a Norman Maine, una famosa estrella quien, a pesar del apoyo de Oliver Niles -jefe de su estudio-, ve cómo su fama va declinando. Para sorpresa de Esther, Norman le ofrece un papel en una película y tras realizar una prueba, Oliver queda impresionado y decide convertirla en estrella
La vipère( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil southern woman sets out to destroy everyone in the way of her goals of wealth and power
A star is born : a new novel by Alexander Edwards( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1954 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE FIRE OF BARBRA STREISNAD. THE MAGNETISM OF KRIS KRISTOFFERSON. THE RECKLES WORLD OF BIGTIME ROCK'N'ROLL. ALL THREE CONVERGE TO BRING A NEW PASSION AND TIMELINESS TO A STAR IS BORN ONE OF THE SCREEN'S CLASSIC LOVE STORIES
Sweethearts by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song-filled extravaganza about a loving married couple whose relationship is threatened when Hollywood beckons
Victor Herbert's Sweethearts = Canção de amor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song-filled extravaganza about a loving married couple whose relationship is threatened when Hollywood beckons
Enamorados Sweethearts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una pareja ha logrado un gran éxito en Broadway con su musical Sweethearts. Tras seis años en cartelera, los dos se ven tentados por una exquisita oferta para trabajar en el cine, lo que cambiará sus vidas
Trade winds by Dorothy Parker( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selznick International presents A star is born : screen play by Dorothy Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ha nacido una estrella A star is born( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Garrett, recién nombrado sheriff de Lincoln, recibe la inesperada visita de un viejo amigo, Doc, que anda tras la pista de su caballo desaparecido. El animal está en manos del psitolero Billy el Niño, aunque eso no impedirá que Doc y Billy se acaben haciendo amigos, a pesar de lo que opine Garrett, que sigue buscando la manera de detener al forajido (El forajido)
Pétrus by Marc Allégret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One evening, Migo, a dancer at a Montmartre nightclub, decides to take her revenge on her cheating boyfriend, Rodrigue. She shoots him but misses, and instead wounds Pétrus, a passer-by. Moved by Migo's distress, Pétrus refuses to press charges and wants to make Migo happy, at the risk of becoming involved in a counterfeiting ring
A star is born (1937) by William A Wellman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young actress climbs the ladder of Hollywood success and marries a leading actor, whose popularity is eclipsed, leading to a tragic end
A star is born (1937) : shooting script by William A Wellman( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regeneration of a gangster : draft script, never produced by Dorothy Parker( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forever and a day (1943) : shooting script by Charles Bennett( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The little foxes
Alternative Names
Alan Campbell American screenwriter

Alan Campbell Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1904-1963)

Alan Campbell amerikansk manusforfattar

Alan Campbell amerikansk manusförfattare

Alan Campbell amerikansk manusforfatter

Alan Campbell amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Alan Campbell scénariste américain

Alan Campbell sceneggiatore, scrittore e attore statunitense

Alan Campbell US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Алан Кэмпбелл

آلن کمبل فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

艾倫·坎貝爾

Languages
English (89)

Spanish (17)

French (4)

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