WorldCat Identities

Catlett, Walter 1889-1960

Works: 87 works in 180 publications in 3 languages and 6,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Screwball comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Romance films 
Roles: Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Walter Catlett
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wooden puppet must earn the right to be a real boy by proving that he is brave, truthful, and unselfish. Includes: all-new digital restoration; an alternate ending; never-before-seen deleted scene; Pinocchio's Puzzles game; music video; and much more
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and held by 276 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town poet inherits $20,000,000 from his uncle and wants to give it away to people who need help. However, moochers, relatives, lawyers and executives who want to get a piece of the action attempt to have the poet incarcerated in a mental hospital
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire- and brimstone minister who masquerades his desire for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat. Sadie turns to a naive Marine and continues her dissolute lifestyle
Varsity show( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash! Dick Powell leads an A+ cast of coed cuties and BMOC, including film-debuting sisters Priscilla and Rosemary Lane and fluty-voiced comic character Sterling Holloway, in this exhuberant college musical
The Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt Russian village incorrectly believes that a medicine-show entertainer is the omnipotent inspector general in disguise
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The star crime reporter at a sleazy Chicago tabloid prepares to file his final story for the paper before moving on to more dignified work, but his desperate editor will stop at nothing to keep him on board, not even blackmail or the kidnapping of his future mother-in-law!" -- insert back
Walt Disney's Pinocchio by Ned Washington( Recording )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the story as presented in the Walt Disney film version with songs from the film, "When you wish upon a star," and "Give a little whistle."
It started with Eve( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grumpy old millionaire's dying wish is to meet the young lady his son is to wed. Unfortunately, the future bride in question is unavailable. Believing his father is not long for this world, the dutiful son finds a quick replacement in a random hat-check girl. But when she steals the father's heart and he perks up, the son must juggle the phoney bride-to-be with the newly arrived true bride of his heart
Universal horror classic movie archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead
Perfect understanding( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of manners in which two people marry on the condition that each will retain his or her individual freedom. But when each subsequently flaunts their extra-marital escapades in the face of the other, it precipitates an amusing battle of the sexes
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1974 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Tom Sawyer, Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi with an escaped slave
Banjo on my knee( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he thinks he has killed a wedding guest, the groom disappears on his wedding night. His bride and father trace him to New Orleans and try to persuade him to return home
Lewis Milestone's production of Rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable tragedy of a handful of human beings thrown together during a monsoon in Pago Pago. Rain dissects the elemental nature of tyranny under the guise of religious fervor. When a fanatical missionary and his equally zealous wife are marooned in a hut with a former prostitute during a week-long tropical storm, the conflict swells to explosive proportions--frightening in its intensity and realism
Every day's a holiday( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peaches O'Day (Mae West) is a con artist who befriends a cop, Captain Jim McCarey (Edmund Lowe). As usual, Mae causes a commotion as she deftly maneuvers her way through a battle between the good and the corrupt
Big city blues( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a modest inheritance, Bud Reeves leaves his small Indiana town for New York City, where he joins his cousin Gibby. Gibby throws a party, delighted to spend Bud's money, then introduces him to attractive Vida Fleet. As bootleg whiskey flows, several revelers become drunk, a fight breaks out and a young woman is killed. Bud and Vida flee to a gambling club, where Bud loses his money and is then picked up by police for the murder
Wake up and live( Visual )

2 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Winchell and bandleader Ben Bernie play fictionalized versions of themselves to portray their supposed feud
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Bringing up Baby
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Walter Catlett acteur américain

Walter Catlett Amerikaans acteur (1889-1960)

Walter Catlett amerikansk skådespelare

Walter Catlett amerikansk skodespelar

Walter Catlett amerikansk skuespiller

Walter Catlett attore statunitense

Walter Catlett US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Walter Catlett yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ουόλτερ Κάτλετ

Уолтер Кэтлетт

Ուոլթեր Կատլետ

والتر کتلت بازیگر آمریکایی



English (103)

German (3)

French (1)

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