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Ameche, Don

Overview
Works: 439 works in 993 publications in 5 languages and 15,384 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animal films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Host, Speaker, Author, Director, Costume designer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don Ameche
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

71 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an average American family meets "Harry," a legendary Bigfoot creature, their life is turned upside down until they are able to return him back to his natural environment
Homeward bound, the incredible journey by Walt Disney( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward Bound: A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Himalayan cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family. Homeward bound II: When Chance, the American bulldog; Sassy, the Himalayan cat; and Shadow, the golden retriever accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, the pets navigate the streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Cocoon : the return by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
Columbo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
Down Argentine way( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical romance about Glenda, a rich New Yorker who collects fine horses and Ricardo, an Argentine rancher renowned for his prize jumpers. Their families have been feuding for years so they have to conduct a Romeo and Juliet romance
Goldilocks : original Broadway cast by Leroy Anderson( )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moon over Miami( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. They decide to use the money to travel to Miami in hopes of landing rich husbands. Kay (Betty Grable) poses as a wealthy heiress, her sister Barbara (Carole Landis) pretends to be her secretary and Aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood) acts as their maid
Things change by David Mamet( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gino, an old Italian-American shoeshine man, is asked by the local crime chief to confess to a murder. If he agrees, he will be back on the street in three years, and the mob will give him his dream--a fishing boat of his own in Sicily. First Gino refuses, then he changes his mind. Jerry, a younger syndicate underling, is to guard him over the weekend until he can confess on Monday. The two men retire to a hotel room, where Jerry grows restless, says the hell with it, and decides to take the old guy to Tahoe for the weekend. More complications follow, of purely Mamet-ian sorts, in this combination of comedy and menace
In old Chicago( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in 19th century Chicago. After Dion helps Jack get elected mayor, they lock horns over Chicago's slums. The whole town takes sides and then old Chicago is wiped out by the fire of 1871
Homeward bound : the incredible journey ; Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward bound II: When Chance, the American bulldog; Sassy, the Himalayan cat; and Shadow, the golden retriever accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, the pets navigate the streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge
That night in Rio( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don Ameche and Alice Faye pair up as husband and wife, Baron and Baroness Duarte, and head to South America in this musical classic. In order to avoid some financial problems, the Baron switches places with impersonator Larry Martin "Direto da Broadway" (also Ameche). When Martin's affections for the Baroness are too kind and romantic, both the Baroness and Martin's girlfriend Carmen realize their men are up to something."--Container
Silk stockings : an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 215 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
The boatniks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clumsy ensign is put in charge of Newport Harbor, and has to deal with jewel thieves
Wing and a prayer : the story of Carrier X( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about newly-trained pilots in World War II, their by-the-book leader, and the plans of the U.S. naval leaders to lull the Japanese into a false sense of superiority. Includes actual combat footage
 
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Alternative Names
Amici Dominic Felix

Amici, Dominic Felix 1908-1993

Amici, Dominic Felix Wirkl. Name 1908-1993

Don Ameche

Don Ameche acteur et cinéaste américain

Don Ameche actor american

Don Ameche actor estadounidense

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Don Ameche Aktor Amerika

Don Ameche Amerikaans acteur

Don Ameche amerikai színész

Don Ameche amerikanischer Schauspieler

Don Ameche amerikansk skådespelare

Don Ameche amerykański aktor

Don Ameche attore e regista statunitense

Don Ameche yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ντον Αμέχ

Дон Амичи

Дон Амічі

דון אמיצ'י

דון אמיצ'י שחקן אמריקאי

دان آمچه بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

دان آمچی

دون أميتشي

دون أميتشي ممثل أمريكي

ডন আমিচি মার্কিন অভিনেতা

ドン・アメチー

唐·阿米契

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