WorldCat Identities

Hamilton, Margaret 1902-1985

Works: 102 works in 261 publications in 5 languages and 8,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Western films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Margaret Hamilton
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

102 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
W.C. Fields comedy collection by Monte Brice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic comedy about hotshot reporter (March) who exploits Vermont girl's "imminent" death from radium poisoning for headline value in N.Y.C
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
You only live once by Fritz Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ill-fated young couple are separated when he is put in prison for a crime he didn't commit
The daydreamer by Kate Davies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Hans Christian Andersen encounters characters in his daydreams from some of his most famous fairy tales including The Little mermaid and The Emperor's new clothes
John Steinbeck's the red pony by John Steinbeck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck adapted three of his own classic short stories to create a powerful family portrait. Young Tom is unable to find the love and guidance he needs from his parents. For friendship and support, Tom turns to the easy-going hired hand, Billy Buck. In an attempt to become closer to his son, Tom's father gives him a red pony to raise. As the horse becomes the focus of Tom's life, it ultimately drives the family further apart as Tom turns to Billy for help in rearing his beloved pet
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West portrays voluptuous Flowerbelle Lee, whose reputation is tarnished when she is seen embracing a masked bandit in her bedroom. Forced to leave town until she can prove she is respectable-- and married-- Flowerbelle boards a train where she meets incorrigible Guthbert J. Twillie (Fields). Believing he's quite a catch, Flowerbelle accepts Twillie's marriage proposal
Brewster McCloud by Robert Altman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brewster McCloud is a strange young man who lives under the Houston Astrodome and is secretly building a pair of giant wings. A ruthless killer is on the loose in Houston, and some of the city's richest and most illustrious citizens are among the victims. Is it the killer's bizarre trademark or merely a coincidence that each corpse is marked with bird droppings?
The front page by Ben Hecht( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 88 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
The Paul Lynde Halloween special( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Halloween television special featuring the comedic talents of Paul Lynde and a performance by KISS, in the group's first prime-time television apperance
The sin of Harold Diddlebock by Preston Sturges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very strange and funny rampage (with a lion in tow)
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
The mango tree by Margaret Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Recording )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
Journey back to Oz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and Toto travel back to the land of Oz to help their old friend the Scarecrow defeat the wicked witch Mombi and regain control of the Emerald City
Guest in the house( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally disturbed girl turns an idyllic household into a chaotic nightmare
Pardon me for living( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a story which teaches values and the meaning of friendship
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1950, Chico Marx appeared in an episode of the anthology series Silver Theatre called Papa Romani, which was intended as a pilot for a sitcom. Costarring with Chico are a post-Wizard of Oz Margaret Hamilton and a pre-I love Lucy William Frawley. Broadcasting legend Edward R. Murrow hosted a live interview show in the 1950s called Person to Person in which he visited famous celebrities right in their very own homes. Here is a 1954 installment with Groucho as Murrow's guest, complete with a tour of the house, a cat that plays pool, and a charming duet between Groucho and his daughter, Melinda. You'll also see Harpo and his charming family at their Palm Springs hacienda."--Container
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The Wizard of Oz
Alternative Names
Margaret Hamilton actrice américaine

Margaret Hamilton Amerikaans actrice (1902-1985)

Margaret Hamilton amerikansk skådespelare

Margaret Hamilton amerikansk skodespelar

Margaret Hamilton amerikansk skuespiller

Margaret Hamilton attrice statunitense

Margaret Hamilton US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Маргарет Хэмилтон

Хэмилтон, Маргарет

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مارگارت همیلتون بازیگر آمریکایی

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Mae West : the glamour collectionMy little chickadeeThe invisible man the legacy collection