WorldCat Identities

Shannon, Harry 1890-1964

Works: 63 works in 164 publications in 2 languages and 4,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Film noir  Journalism films  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery films  Films à clef  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harry Shannon
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 440 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
Three little words by Harry Ruby( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just-married lawman Will Kane is about to retire as a small-town sheriff and begin a new life with his bride when he learns that gunslinger Frank Miller is due to arrive at high noon to settle an old score. Kane seeks assistance from deputies and townsfolk but soon realizes he'll have to stand alone in his showdown with Miller and his henchmen
The Jackie Robinson story( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vintage film biography of Jackie Robinson traces his career from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues, and of course, he was the first to break the "color line" in major league baseball
Executive suite by Robert Wise( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mama Rose lives to see her younger daughter, June, succeed on Broadway by way of vaudeville. But, June runs away and gets married. Rose then turns her hope and attention to her elder, less obviously talented, daughter Louise. However, having her headlining as a stripper at Minsky's Burlesque is not what she initially has in mind. Louise changes her name to Gypsy Rose Lee. She has a volatile relationship with her overly ambitious mother
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in German and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane (1941, 119 min.): Chronicling the stormy life of an influential publishing tycoon, the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winner is rooted in themes of power, corruption, and vanity: the American Dream lost in the mystery of a dying man's last word, 'Rosebud'
Once upon a honeymoon by Leo McCarey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light comedy adventure about a charming journalist who saves a naive American woman from the clutches of her vicious Nazi husband
Classic westerns collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four western films on one DVD
The Middleton family at the New York World's Fair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour the fair and see "Moto-man" the robot, woman vs. dishwasher, the microvivatium, the junior science labs, and a televishion show
Fighting Father Dunne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the early 20th century in the city of St. Louis where Father Dunne, a tough but kind-hearted parish priest, befriends a group of unfortunate newsboys. A tough lot, but as the kindly Father knows, there's no such thing as a bad boy
The great American western( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of the most legendary stars of the Western genre, John Wayne and Roy Rogers, team up to bring fans 12 iconic films in this classic cowboy collection. From The Lawless Frontier to a spot Under California Stars, these two heroes will take you all across the West on unforgettable adventures
Cow town( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbed wire is brought to the open range, and the ranchers are urged to fight against it. Harry Shannon secretly plans to bring sheep into the territory but forgets to count in Gene Autry, who makes certain nothing dishonest goes on for very long
The Jackie Robinson Story ; Sanders of the river( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jackie Robinson story is a dramatized account of Robinson's journey through the Jim Crow sports establishment to baseball's major leagues
Roy Rogers cowboy classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The yellow rose of Texas": Dale's father has broken out of jail where he was doing time for a robbery five years earlier. "Cowboy and the Senorita": Chip has inherited a supposedly worthless gold mine from her father, and town boss John Hubbard is about to buy it. "Home in Oklahoma": Flying U Ranch owner Sam Talbot dies after a fall from a horse, a St. Louis reporter comes to check a rumor about murder. "The Carson City Kid": The Kid is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds for killing his brother
Citizen Kane by H. G Wells( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of a powerful newspaper publisher, told by those who knew him best, or thought they did
Roy Rogers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Bill Hickok: "Freight agent Bill Hickok assigns his friend Gabby Whittaker to secretly take a gold shipment across the California line with the horses he is driving, accompanied by Calamity Jane Canary. Bill confides his plans to his love Louise who, concerned with Bill's safety, expresses her worry to Nicholas Tower. Unfortunately, Nicholas is a representative of the very forces Bill is assigned to guard against"--Container
Kansas Pacific( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-enactment of the problems that occurred during the construction of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. Southern sympathizers made great attempts to keep the road from reaching Western forts
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Harry Shannon acteur américain

Harry Shannon actor estadounidense

Harry Shannon Amerikaans acteur (1890-1964)

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Harry Shannon amerikansk skodespelar

Harry Shannon amerikansk skuespiller

Harry Shannon attore statunitense

Harry Shannon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Shannon, Harry J. 1890-1964

Shannon, Harry T. 1890-1964

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