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Owen, Reginald 1887-1972

Overview
Works: 158 works in 425 publications in 4 languages and 15,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  War films  Romance films  Christmas films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Reginald Owen
 
Most widely held works by Reginald Owen
Mrs. Miniver by William Wyler( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story of an average English middle-class family begins with the summer of 1939; when the sun shone down on a happy, careless people, who worked and played, reared their children and tended their gardens in that happy, easy-going England that was so soon to be fighting desperately for her way of life and for life itself." -- Title screens. [The film] dramatizes the effect of the Second World War on the English at home. Mrs. Kay Miniver's tranquil domestic existence is torn to shreds by the winds of war: her husband, Clem, disappears on a secret volunteer mission; eldest son, Vin, joins the RAF; and the village faces regular German bombings with a typically British stiff-upper-lip. Embodying understated British courage in the face of danger, Mrs. Miniver's mission is to stay alive, and keep her family together with hope, strength, and dignity
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
Disney's a Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic screen version of Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas story with Bob Crachit, an overworked and underpaid clerk, Ebenezer Scrooge, Crachit's rich but miserly employer, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who shocked all of Europe when she relinquished her throne for love
Random harvest by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A showgirl falls in love with an amnesiac, who suddenly remembers his past life three years into their marriage
Mary Poppins by Dick Van Dyke( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them, a change in the wind blows in a magical nanny who matches the children's qualifications, but not those of their very proper father. As Mary Poppins helps the children magically explore the world around them, their father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and he must eventually deal with his own distance from his children
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shop around the corner: Two bickering employees at a gift shop don't realize that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
The pirate by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young heroine suffering under the burden of an impending "arranged" marriage meets an itinerant magician who becomes the pirate of her dreams
Captain Kidd( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adapted account of famed 17th century pirate captain William Kidd, who, in an effort to enhance his fortune, persuades King William III to hire him as the guardian of a royal ship carrying a cargo of his majesty's treasure. Kidd has the task of keeping enemy ships at bay to allow the King's riches a safe voyage, but the Captain has his own lascivious plans for the loot
Madame Curie by Ju li( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and German and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young Polish physics student who falls in love with and marries Dr. Pierre Curie, and the experimentations they worked on that changed science forever
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic adventure of a young orphan sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle and his crippled son. Led by a strong will and a stubborn temperament, Mary Lennox discovers the existence of a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his son's embittered lives. Eventually, the beloved garden becomes the only hope for their happiness and restoration from the haunting grip of the past
Rudyard Kipling's Kim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century India, Errol Flynn is the dashing horse-trader and secret British agent who enlists the aid of Kim O'Hara (Dean Stockwell) to help thwart enemy forces rising against England. Kim launches a series of perilous experiences as a courier and a spy
The good fairy by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrooge the miser is reformed when visited on Christmas Eve by apparitions of the past present and future
Charley's aunt( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley and Jack pressure fellow student Fancourt to pose as Charley's Brazilian aunt. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of crusty Stephen. Things go awry when love enters the drama
 
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The great Ziegfeld
Alternative Names
Owen, John Reginald 1887-1972

Reginald Owen acteur britannique

Reginald Owen attore britannico

Reginald Owen britischer Schauspieler

Reginald Owen britisk skodespelar

Reginald Owen britisk skuespiller

Reginald Owen Brits acteur

Reginald Owen brittisk skådespelare

Reginaldus Owen

Оуэн, Реджинальд

رجینالد اوئن بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (172)

German (9)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
Woman of the yearThe great ZiegfeldRandom harvestAnna KaréninaGreatest classic films collectionCharles Dickens' A Christmas carol