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Coburn, Charles

Overview
Works: 285 works in 673 publications in 3 languages and 12,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Charles Coburn
 
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Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )
44 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy about the adventures of two beautiful showgirls--an apparently stupid blonde golddigger and her provocative brunette friend--during a voyage from New York to Paris
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )
30 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune, a wealthy but naive snake enthusiast, and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )
2 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )
15 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and French and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an aged former playboy dies he winds up in hell, where the ruler of the realm isn't convinced that he's come to the right place. The playboy is required to tell his life story, and with the relating of a lifetime of love it becomes the task of His Excellency to pass final judgment
Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A secretary (Monroe) marvels at her boss' (Cary Grant) antics after he accidentally ingests a youth pill
Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )
60 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and French and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
George Stevens' The more the merrier ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
The Paradine case by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
13 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a suspenseful courtroom drama, a beautiful woman is accused of having murdered her husband
Kings Row ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Howard Hawks' Gentlemen prefer blondes ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical about two showgirls from Little Rock searching for love and marriage aboard a luxury-liner bound for France
Road to Singapore by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When junior shipping mogul Josh Mallon comes too close to getting hitched, he and his best buddy Ace Lannigan run to the furthest point they can find on a map--Singapore. The first of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a team of irrepressible bachelors. The scenery includes Dorothy Lamour as the beautiful live-in housekeeper they bring home
In this our life by John Huston( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )
6 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detention. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Bachelor mother by Garson Kanin( Visual )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployed Polly Parrish impulsively picks up a baby left at orphanage doors at Christmas. Everyone assumes the foundling is hers, including Polly's playboy ex-boss, who offers her a job if she'll live up to her maternal duties. A paycheck would be handy, so Polly complies. Then the boss's tycoon dad assumes the infant is his secret grandson, and things really spin out of control
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
Green grass of Wyoming ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken McLaughlin has a new horse, Crown Jewel, with whom he hopes to win enough money to help his father raise money for Goose Bar Ranch's financial crisis. Crown Jewel's heart is not in the race, since she is more captivated by the stallion Thunderhead
Trouble along the way ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A night to remember: A woman and her mystery writer husband take an apartment in Greenwich Village and almost immediately find themselves in the middle of a genuine murder case
 
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French (7)
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