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MacArthur, Charles 1895-1956

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Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

56 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

38 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Burns, editor of a major Chicago newspaper, is about to lose his ace reporter and former wife, Hildy to an insurance salesman, but not without a fight. The crafty editor uses every trick in his fedora to get Hildy to write one last big story about murderer Earl Williams and the inept Sheriff Hartwell. The plot snowballs as Williams' friend Molly Malloy, the crooked mayor, and his mother get tied up in Walter's web
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a British army post in India, native water carrier Gunga Din dreams of becoming a soldier. When the regiment learns that the telegraph wires to one of their outposts have been cut, Sergeants Cutter, MacChesney and Ballantine are sent to investigate. The three sergeants find the compound in the hands of a fiendish band of killers known as the Thugges, members of a fanatic religious order that worships the goddess Kali and has sworn to annihilate the British in India. The sergeants fend off the fanatics' attack, and upon their triumphant return to the post, Ballantine announces that he is foresaking the army to marry Emmy Stebbins and take a job in a tea company. His announcement is met with consternation by his pals, who immediately begin to scheme to keep their buddy in the service. Meanwhile, Gunga Din leads Cutter, who is obsessed with discovering hidden treasure, to a temple of gold, which, they discover, is the holy shrine of the Thugges. As he decoys the Thugges, Cutter sends Gunga Din to the post for reinforcements. MacChesney uses Cutter's dangerous position to trick Ballantine into reenlisting in the rescue mission, and the two ride out, leaving Ballantine's sweetheart behind. The sergeants have misunderstood Gunga Din however, and believing that Cutter is being held captive by priests, arrive with no reinforcements. Captured by the Thugges, the three sergeants watch helplessly as the Scottish troops march in to the fanatics' ambush. Then Gunga Din, imbued with the soldier's spirit, realizes his dream by sounding the bugle to warn the troops, heroically sacrificing his life for his sense of duty. Saved by Gunga Din's warning, the British defeat the Thugges. Later, Ballantine decides that his place is in the army, and Gunga Din is appointed a corporal in the British army and is buried with military honors"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representative Plays of the Greatest Playwrights in America today
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story finds hard-nosed editor Walter Burns trying every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter Hildy Johnson from leaving the newspaper business to get married
Twentieth century by W. F Norton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )

51 editions published between 1928 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arena Stage, Zelda Fichandler, producing director, Thomas C. Fichandler, executive director, presents "The Front Page," by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, directed by Edward Payson Call, setting by Karl Eigsti, costumes by Marjorie Slaiman, lighting by Hugh Lester, technical director Henry R. Gorfein, associate producer George Touliatos
The front page : a play in three acts by Ben Hecht( Book )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistible comedy with thrills and derring do set in the news room. Hildy wants to break away from journalism and go on a belated honeymoon. There is a jailbreak and into Hildy's hands falls the escapee as hostage. He conceals his prize in a rolltop desk and phones his scoop to his managing editor. Their job is to prevent other reporters and the sheriff from opening the desk and finding their story. Some hoods are enlisted to remove the desk, but they get mixed up with a Boy Scout troop and the mayor and a cleaning woman, among others. It's a whirlwind wrap up with Hildy finally making his breakaway, but the cynical managing editor has him arrested before he leaves town for having stolen a watch he planted on Hildy
Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and French and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire d'un propriétaire de cirque dont les deux principales attractions sont sa fille et les très populaires pachyderme Jumbo. Un joyeux charivari que vient troubler l'arrivée d'un beau rival. Le père, sa fiancée à la répartie facile et sa fille pourraient bien devoir renoncer au plus grand spectacle du monde
The stage works of Charles MacArthur by Charles MacArthur( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbary Coast by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless gambling boss cannot win the love of the girl he made into a star attraction in his California saloon during the Gold Rush
War bugs by Charles MacArthur( Book )

9 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page : from theater to reality by Ben Hecht( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page by Ben Hecht( Recording )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildy Johnson, star reporter of the Herald Examiner, is quitting to marry and move to New York. His editor is waiting for the lid to blow off the story of the year (1928), and doesn't want Hildy to quit yet
Twentieth century by Ken Ludwig( Book )

7 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Olney, Maryland, Richard Skinner, Redge Allen, Evelyn Freyman present Eugenie Leontovich, Jose Ferrer in "Twentieth Century," a play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (based on a play by Charles Bruce Millholland), staged by Joseph Kramm, settings by S. Syrjala
Ladies and gentlemen : a comedy in three acts by Charles MacArthur( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1941 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction, Rapley Theatre Company, Edmund Plohn, manager, Gilbert Miller presents Helen Hayes and Philip Merivale in "Ladies and Gentlemen," by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht, from a play by L. Bush-Fekete, staged by Mr. MacArthur, assisted by Lewis Allen, settings by Boris Aronson
Johnny on a spot : a comedy in three acts by Charles MacArthur( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Dec. 21, 1979
Rasputin and the Empress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Barrymore plays Rasputin, the Siberian monk with an uncanny influence over Czarina Romanoff (played by Ethel Barrymore) in this film about White Russia before the Revolution. John Barrymore appears as Prince Chegodieff
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Ditzy socialite Carole Lombard thinks she's giving tramp William Powell a break-- and it's the best break anyone's ever given her whole family. 2. Conniving editor Cary Grant thinks news of a jailbreak is just the ticket to keep reporter Rosalind Russell from leaving her job-- and him. This pair of classic comedies turn disasters: the Depression, alcoholism, crime and death, and bad choices: a warm-hearted but empty-headed gesture that brings a man into the orbit of a selfish, suspicious family, and a manipulative attempt to stop a proposed marriage, into health, wealth, and happy romantic endings
Twentieth century (1934) : shooting script by Ben Hecht( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Charles MacArthur Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1956)

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusforfattar

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusförfattare

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusforfatter

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Charles MacArthur scénariste américain

Charles MacArthur US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Mac Arthur Charles 1895-1956

MacArthur, Charles Gordon 1895-1956

Mc Arthur Charles 1895-1956

McArthur Charles 1895-1956

Чарльз МакАртур

מקארתור, צ׳ארלס 1895־1956

צ'ארלס מקארתור

چارلز مک‌آرتور فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

चार्ल्स मॅकआर्थर



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