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Drake, Charles 1917-1994

Overview
Works: 160 works in 300 publications in 6 languages and 7,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Western films  Romance films  War films  Science fiction films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Editor, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Charles Drake
 
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Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elwood P. Dowd, constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see. To his sister, Veta Louise, Elwood's obsession with Harvey has been a thorn in the side of her plans to marry off her daughter. But when Veta Louise decides to put Elwood in a mental hospital, a hilarious mix-up occurs and she finds herself committed instead. It's up to Elwood to straighten out the mess with his kindly philosophy, and his 'imaginary' friend
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontiersman Lin McAdam is attempting to track down both his father's murderer and his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a diverse group of desperate characters, including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a savage young Indian chief, and McAdam's own murderous brother
A night in Casablanca by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marx Brothers are in another comedy that has them ferret out Nazi spies in a Casablanca hotel
To hell and back by Audie Murphy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and German and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
It came from outer space by Jack Arnold( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering that a meteor-like object buried under a landslide is an inhabited space ship from another planet, a young scientist delays an attack by panic-stricken townspeople so that the alien travellers can repair the ship and leave the earth
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe
No name on the bullet by Jack Arnold( Visual )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western drama about a quiet gunman (Murphy) who arrives in the small town of Lordsburg and sets the whole town buzzing as to which of their citizens will be his next victim
Air Force by Howard Hawks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flying Fortress Mary-Ann and its crew leave San Francisco for Honolulu on the day before Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor ... and fly right into World War II. The Mary-Ann hopscotches from Hawaii to Wake Island to the Philippines to the Coral Sea to Australia
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Endgame by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blind and sequestered to a wheelchair, Hamm is attended by his abject servant, Clov, and occasionally annoyed by his two parents, Nell and Nagg, who live in two rubbish bins owing to their lack of legs. The last of their kind, this sorry but eloquent lot of humanity winds down the final hours of life on earth"--Container
Classic war collection : 4 movie marathon.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U.S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day at the races (1937): A vet posing as a doctor, a race horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race horse ; A night in Casablanca (1946): It's the Nazis vs. the Brothers when the trio foils Axis criminal activity at a hotel swirling in intrigue and whirling with nonstop nonsense
The treasure of lost canyon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1995 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David, an abused orphan boy is adopted by a childless prairie couple, he finally has everything he ever wanted: loving parents, a safe home, and acres of woods to explore. But when he hears that a treasure is lost somewhere in the wild, he's determined to find it ... no matter what the cost
Until they Sail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men of New Zealand march off to war, leaving behind cities and villages filled with women and loneliness. In time, new men come ashore: U.S. Marines facing uncertain futures in Pacific battles yet to come. And new loves, tender or tragic, transitory or lasting, begin to flower
Conflict by Curtis Bernhardt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a man murders his nagging wife because his affections have turned to her far-more-pleasant younger sister, it appears he has executed the perfect crime--until a minor slip-up arouses the suspicions of a family friend
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eagle and the hawk : World War I drama about rival pilots with opposing codes of honor and a reluctant hero struggling to deal with the horrors of war
All that heaven allows by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Scott, an attractive and wealthy New England widow, creates a social outcry in her community and within her family when she becomes romantically involved with Ron Kirby, her much younger gardener
Tobor the great( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Nordstrom creates a highly advanced form of artificial intelligence capable of piloting a starship to other worlds. Some covert agents kidnap the professor's grandson and now must face the mechanical monstrosity bent on revenge
Fannie Hurst's Back street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quintessential tearjerker in which a couple meets and falls in love but is unable to marry due to impossible circumstances
 
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To hell and back
Alternative Names
Charles Drake acteur américain

Charles Drake actor estadounidense

Charles Drake Amerikaans acteur (1917-1994)

Charles Drake amerikansk skådespelare

Charles Drake amerikansk skodespelar

Charles Drake amerikansk skuespiller

Charles Drake US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Charres Drake

Drake, Charles R. 1917-1994

Rupert, Charles 1917-1994

Ruppert, Charles 1917-1994

Чарльз Дрэйк

צ'ארלס דרייק

צ'ארלס דרייק שחקן אמריקאי

چارلز دریک بازیگر آمریکایی

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A night in CasablancaTo hell and backNo name on the bulletThe Marx Brothers collectionTurner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection