WorldCat Identities

Head, Edith

Overview
Works: 225 works in 341 publications in 1 language and 29,173 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Horror films 
Roles: Costume designer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edith Head
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Roman holiday by William Wyler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern-day princess rebelling against her royal obligations explores Rome on her own
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia
Sabrina by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Edith Head : the life and times of Hollywood's celebrated designer by David Chierichetti ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of one of Hollywood's most controversial costume designers describes her early work as a sketch artist in 1923, four decades as Paramount's top designer, numerous Oscar nominations and awards, and complex personal life
The sting by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry's corpse is found in the autumnal New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it. The body is unearthed several times, humorous situations occur, and love affairs develop before the real cause of Harry's death is revealed
How to dress for success by Edith Head ( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fashion icon who dressed stars from Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor to Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn offers advice on what, and what not, to wear to achieve success in life, love, and career
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis plays a timid university chemistry teacher who creates a magical potion which tranforms him into a suave and smooth-talking Romeo. Unfortunately, the potion wears off at embarassing moments
Donovan's reef by John Ford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight-laced Bostonian comes searching for her father, a brawling ex-Navy man living on a South Pacific island
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
Family plot by Alexander Lockwood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A phony psychic and a private eye search for a lost heir, getting mixed up in a diamond theft at the same time. This version has been digitally remastered
The dress doctor by Edith Head ( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The furies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
 
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Alternative Names
Ihnen, Edith Head
Ihnen, Edith Head 1897-1981
Posener, Edith Claire
Languages
English (115)
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