WorldCat Identities

Arnold, Edward 1890-1956

Overview
Works: 191 works in 579 publications in 5 languages and 13,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Political films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Gangster films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Speaker, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Arnold
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

104 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?
The Devil and Daniel Webster by Douglas Moore( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley
Belles on their toes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Cheaper By The Dozen, Ann Gilbreth is forced to take over as the primary breadwinner after the death of her husband, but she soon discovers that not every company who hired her and her husband is eager to work with her on her own
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 383 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
Easy living( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Smith is a poor working girl who literally has a fortune dropped in her lap when a wealthy financier tosses a sable coat out a window and it lands on her. Everyone automatically assumes she's his mistress, and soon her fairytale-like rags-to-riches lifestyle threatens a very real romance with an inept waiter"--Container
Edna Ferber's Come and get it by Howard Hawks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumberman Barney Glasgow abandons his saloon girl Lotta to marry a timber heiress - only to fall for Lotta's beautiful daughter twenty years later. This time Barney has a rival for the young woman's love - his own son!
The Genesis suite( )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Command decision( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Crime & punishment by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

15 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former law student kills an old pawnbroker and is driven mad by guilt
Lillian Russell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of American actress and singer Lillian Russell, from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor until her retirement in 1912, when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore
City that never sleeps by John H Auer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir police thriller juggles around five characters through a particularly bad night in a Chicago police precinct: Johnny Kelly, a stressed out cop ready to crack; Sally 'Angel Face' Connors, a lounge singer looking for a way out; Hayes Stewart, a thug-for-hire who's dying to move up in the syndicate; Penrod Biddle, a smooth and corrupt district attorney; and Sgt. Joe, an honest cop trying to keep Joe on a straight path
Kismet by Robert Wright( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hafiz, the jovial King of Beggars, dons new garments and slips into the royal palace to woo his regal 'Lady of the Moonlight.' Meanwhile, Bagdad's new Caliph carries out his own masquerade, posing as a gardener's son and roaming the city ... where he falls in love with a peasant girl who happens to be Hafiz's daughter. How will it all work out? It depends on the machinations of court intrigue and on fate -- kismet"--Container
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're never too young: Wilbur is a young man whose dream is to become a great barber, but for now, he's working just as an assistant, at a hotel's barber shop. When one day he gets involved (by mistake) in some big robbery, he is forced to disguise himself as a 12 year old boy, so that he can get away from his persecutor
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Sadie McKee by Warner Bros( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rags-to-riches story, Sadie wins the affections of the singer she loves, the tycoon she marries and the lawyer she grew up with
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Alternative Names
Arnold Ed 1890-1956

Edward Arnold acteur américain

Edward Arnold actor estadounidense

Edward Arnold actor estatunidenc

Edward Arnold Amerikaans acteur

Edward Arnold amerikansk skådespelare

Edward Arnold amerikansk skodespelar

Edward Arnold amerikansk skuespiller

Edward Arnold amerykański aktor

Edward Arnold attore statunitense

Edward Arnold US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Schneider, Guenther 1890-1956

Schneider, Günther Edward Arnold 1890-1956

Έντουαρντ Άρνολντ

Эдвард Арнольд

אדוארד ארנולד

אדוארד ארנולד שחקן אמריקאי

ادوارد آرنولد بازیگر آمریکایی

إدوارد أرنولد ممثل أمريكي

エドワード・アーノルド

爱德华·阿诺德 (演员)

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Mae West : the glamour collectionEdna Ferber's Come and get itCommand decisionThe premiere Frank Capra collectionSadie McKee