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Ames, Leon 1902-1993

Overview
Works: 108 works in 223 publications in 5 languages and 9,413 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Children's films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

20 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The destructive relationship of two lovers. A drifter hitches a ride from the local District Attorney to an 'out of the way' restaurant/gas station owned by a man and his beautiful wife. They fall in love and together they plot the murder of her husband
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Peyton Place by Mark Robson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The absent minded professor by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and French and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly
By the light of the silvery moon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning World War I soldier MacRae and fiancee Day readjusting to life in the heartland; he wants to postpone their marriage until he is financially secure, and the waiting causes some misunderstandings
On Moonlight Bay by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter@ begins a romance with the neighbor across the street
Lady in the lake by Raymond Chandler( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Marlow sets out to find the missing wife of a publishing magnate. Several smack-arounds, one dead gigolo, a few angry cops, a booze-soaked frame-up and one dame in the lake later, Marlowe finds the killer and finds that he's also looking at the business end of a gun
Angel face by Sarah Weeks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
Mysterious Mr. Moto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate -- a ruthless murderer -- to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader, Mr. Moto must use all of his wits -- and disguises -- to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization -- before he strikes again!"--Container
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello star as the sweethearts of Midvale College in this wacky, laugh-filled campus romp. Kirk is Merlin Jones, the gifted but slightly oddball student who, accompanied by his girlfriend Jennifer (Funicello), sets out on a series of comic misadventures. From trying to solve what appears to be a horrendous burglary and murder plot to having a chimp-napping charge pinned on him, no one is exempt from Merlin's wacky sense of oddball adventure!
They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, two naval officers prove the effectiveness of PT boats in defending the Philippines against the Japanese
Son of flubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to 'The Absent-Minded Professor, ' the scientist has now invented Flubbergas, and anyone who inhales it floats away
Mr. Moto in Danger Island( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danger has a special sparkle when Mr. Moto heads to Puerto Rico to put a stop to the glut of contraband diamonds that are flooding the world's jewel market
The best of Mister Ed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious antics of everyone's favorite talking horse and his hapless owner Wilbur
Murders in the Rue Morgue by Robert Florey( Visual )

12 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deranged scientist searches Paris for a "prospective bride" for his pet gorilla. Inviting young ladies to his sinister laboratory, he injects his victims with gorilla's blood and then disposes of their ravaged bodies through an ingenious trapdoor
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer. The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
 
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By the light of the silvery moon
Alternative Names
Leon Ames acteur américain

Leon Ames actor estadounidense

Leon Ames Amerikaans acteur (1902-1993)

Leon Ames amerikansk skådespelare

Leon Ames amerikansk skodespelar

Leon Ames amerikansk skuespiller

Leon Ames amerykański aktor

Leon Ames attore statunitense

Leon Ames US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Waycoff Leon 1902-1993

Waykoff, Leon, 1902-1993

Wycoff, Leon, 1902-1993

Леон Эймс

لیون امس بازیگر آمریکایی

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The postman always rings twiceBy the light of the silvery moonMurders in the Rue MorgueGreatest classic films collection