WorldCat Identities

Blanke, Henry 1901-1981

Works: 123 works in 329 publications in 4 languages and 11,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Henry Blanke
Most widely held works by Henry Blanke
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

65 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 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. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 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 )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 657 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!
Hell is for heroes by Don Siegel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's autumn 1944, and Nazi forces along the Siegfried Line have the numbers, the fortifications and the firepower to break through. And a handful of GIs have little more than a dogged determination and the ingenuity to fool the Germans into thinking they represent a great Allied Task Force. But can they make the ruse last until reinforcements finally arrive?
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 416 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
Old acquaintance by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 286 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 )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 279 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
Young at heart by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young at Heart centers on a family headed by a music-loving patriarch ... and his musically inclined daughters looking for romance. Doris Day ... plays the youngest daughter. Laurie, and Gig Young ... plays Alex Burke, a likable composer who comes for an extended visit and eventually wins the hearts of all three sisters. Frank Sinatra ... plays Barney Sloan, a cynical songwriter hired by Alex to do arrangements for an upcoming Broadway show"--Container
Cash McCall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 214 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
My reputation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 201 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
Lucky me by Jack Donohue( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 179 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
Room for one more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 134 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
Bright leaf( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 105 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
Edge of darkness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 104 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 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The mask of Dimitrios( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 99 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!
Beyond the forest by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selfish, cruel young woman will go to any lengths to satisfy her desires
Anthony Adverse( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This expansive drama follows the plucky, indomitable adventures of the eponymous hero (Fredric March). Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman father, Don Luis (Claude Rains), Anthony is later mentored by his kind grandfather, John Bonnyfeather (Edmund Gwenn), and falls for the beautiful Angela Giuseppe (Olivia de Havilland). When circumstances separate Anthony and Angela and he embarks on a long journey, he must find his way back to her, no matter what the cost
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The treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Maltese falconThe fountainheadThe nun's storyDeceptionLucky meEdge of darknessErrol Flynn adventures
Alternative Names
Blanke, Heinz 1901-1981

Henry Blanke American film producer

Henry Blanke Amerikaans filmproducent (1901-1981)

Henry Blanke producteur américain

Henry Blanke productor de cine estadounidense

Henry Blanke productor de cinema estatunidenc

Henry Blanke produttore cinematografico tedesco

Генри Блэнк

הנרי בלאנק מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

هنری بلنکه


English (160)

Spanish (10)

French (2)

Italian (1)