WorldCat Identities

Blanke, Henry 1901-1981

Overview
Works: 139 works in 291 publications in 4 languages and 10,963 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Henry Blanke
 
Most widely held works by Henry Blanke
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

53 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three prospectors succomb to greed in their search for gold
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic, uncompromising architect (Cooper) refuses to change his designs. When he finds out that his plans for a public housing project have been radically altered, he blows up the building and winds up in court defending his actions
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, expecting to work as nun in Congo with tropical diseases"--IMDb
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 420 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
Hell is for heroes by Don Siegel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's autumn 1944 along the Siegfried Line, a hopelessly out-numbered army squad tries to fool the Germans into thinking they represent a great Allied task force until reinforcements arrive
Old acquaintance by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bette Davis plays established writer Kit Marlowe, whose friend Millie, a melodramatic writer of trashy novels, is envious of Kit's husband and child. The 20-year friendship endures until Kit meets an exciting new man, and their friendship is put to the test
Deception by Irving Rapper( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II has separated pianist Christine Radcliffe from her great love, cellist Karel Novak. Thinking Karel has been killed in action, she is unexpectedly reunited with him. Now, Christine desperately strives to hide her wartime dalliance as the mistress of a wealthy, sadistic composer. She'll lie to keep her shameful past a secret
My reputation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers
Young at heart by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical hard-luck musician finds happiness and a new outlook when he falls in love with a small-town girl
Lucky me by Jack Donohue( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Candy, Hap, Duke, and Flo are four small-time performers who find themselves stranded in Miami. Forced to take domestic jobs in a fancy hotel, the foursomes's spirits are lifted when songwriter Dick checks in. On the verge of writing a big-time Broadway show, Dick invites the four entertainers to participate. The hitch: In order to bankroll the show, Dick must woo and win the daughter of a Texas oil magnate-- and Candy has fallen in love with Dick."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Cash McCall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who is enjoying himself plenty of late. He buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is just said business. This is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever
Room for one more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation"--IMDb
Edge of darkness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Norwegian villagers rally against the Nazis occupying their town in this wartime film
Errol Flynn adventures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bright leaf( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brant Royle buys and sells tobacco, building a cigarette manufacturing empire, but his empire is starting to crumble. He is romantically drawn to the daughter of the tycoon who had earlier brought ruin to his family, and she may have an agenda of her own
Beyond the forest by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selfish, cruel young woman will go to any lengths to satisfy her desires
The mask of Dimitrios( Visual )

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

When the body of Dimitrios Makropoulos (Zachary Scott) washes ashore in Istanbul, there is cause for celebration all across Europe. The devious sociopath has left as his legacy an array of crimes including blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason. Interested in chronicling the dead man's unscrupulous exploits, mystery writer Cornelius Leyden (Lorre) takes up his trail, aided by a mysterious man named Peters (Greenstreet). But as Leyden zeroes in on the truth about Dimitrios, he finds that his new associate has an ulterior motive in helping him-- with Leyden as the unwitting accomplice!
The Mystery of the wax museum by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a long lost color print, unearthed by the American Film Institute, of a pre-code horror classic about 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The treasure of the Sierra Madre
Alternative Names
Blanke, Heinz 1901-1981

Henry Blanke American film producer

Henry Blanke Amerikaans filmproducent (1901-1981)

Henry Blanke produttore cinematografico tedesco

Генри Блэнк

هنری بلنکه

Languages
English (132)

Spanish (5)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
The Maltese falconThe fountainheadThe nun's storyDeceptionLucky meEdge of darknessErrol Flynn adventures