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Caron, Leslie

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,165 publications in 9 languages and 22,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Other, Costume designer, Speaker, Contributor, wpr, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

173 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Gigi by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

121 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set in Paris in which a girl trained as a high society courtesan falls in love with a rich and handsome boulevardier
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilite - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Father Goose( Visual )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
Daddy long legs by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire playboy Jervis Pendleton III becomes enamored with a young woman living in a French orphanage, and decides to anonymously sponsor her college education in America. When they finally meet face-to-face two years later, romance blossoms but is complicated by Jervis's hesitance towards their age differences
The Durrells in Corfu : the complete first season( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoversihed but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to leave 1930s England in hopes of a better life for her children. As Louisa relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends, rivals, lovers, and animals
Carola by G.F Karliczek( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary filmmaker Jean Renoir's suspenseful and romantic tale of a beautiful French actress struggling to avoid the deadly politics and forbidden passions of Nazi-occupied France
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
The Durrells in Corfu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Fanny by Marc Allégret( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny, a fishmonger's daughter with eyes for the barkeeper's son, Marius, has a powerful rival. Marius yearns for a life at sea, not one behind the bar in Marseilles with his blustery but devoted father Cesar. But after Fanny and Marius surrender to their desires, complications separate them, and a solution comes from an unlikely source: the wise, aging sailmaker Panisse
Gene Kelly : a celebration by Sheridan Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Kelly pioneered a style of dancing that was muscular and dynamic, yet always deceptively casual. The pinnacle of his career was "Singin' in the Rain" in 1952, which established him as one of the screen's most enduring icons. This biography assesses Kelly's films and his worldwide appeal
Lili by Charles Walters( Visual )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets, and their lonely puppeteer
Damage by Louis Malle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged man and his son's fiancee are entangled in an intensely erotic affair that is as irrestible as it is destructive
Courage mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Heidi, the Swiss heroine loved by generations
Le martyre de Saint Sébastien = [The martyrdom of St. Sebastian] by Claude Debussy( Recording )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien: Musique de scène sur le mystère en cinq actes de Gabriele d'Annunzio pour récitant, soli, choeur et orchestre
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While writing his autobiography, a French bachelor tells of his lifelong obsession with women, often going to ridiculous lengths to meet a woman who has caught his eye
Valentino by Ken Russell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films. Freely mixing fact and fiction, director Russell, a man of ideas as well as baroque images, uses Valentino's life to comment on the destrucitve nature of the early Hollywood system and American code of machismo
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Caron, Leslie Claire Margaret 1931-

Lesli Karon

Leslia Caron

Leslie Caron actress

Leslie Caron aktorka francuska

Leslie Caron ballerina e attrice francese

Leslie Caron danseuse et actrice

Leslie Caron francia származású amerikai színésznő, balett-táncos

Leslie Caron Frans actrice

Leslie Caron französische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin

Leslie Caron pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Leslie Caronová Francouzská herečka a tanečnice

Λέσλι Καρόν ηθοποιός και χορεύτρια

Карон, Лесли

Лесли Карон

Леслі Каран

Леслі Карон

לסלי קארון

לסלי קארון שחקנית צרפתייה

لزلی کارون بازیگر و رقاص فرانسوی

ليزلي كارون

레슬리 카론

レスリー・キャロン

李絲妮嘉儂

萊斯利·卡儂

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GigiGene Kelly : a celebrationDamageCourage mountainLeslie Caron : thank heaven : her frank and intimate autobiographyThank heaven-- : my autobiographyThank heaven : a memoir