WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Jean 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 240 works in 1,206 publications in 8 languages and 18,080 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Screwball comedy films  Political films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Contributor, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Arthur
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington( Visual )

32 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 2,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

57 editions published between 1952 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )

76 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent
Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogul, the two families clash. Their love will change everything
Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

128 editions published between 1939 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
You can't take it with you by Frank Capra( Visual )

44 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arise when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks( Visual )

65 editions published between 1939 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

57 editions published between 1952 and 2021 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter helps a homestead family fight against an aging cattleman and his hired gunman
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2022 in English and Multiple languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This western interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
George Stevens' The talk of the town( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
George Stevens' The more the merrier( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play Cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
Easy living( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2019 in English and Multiple languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor secretary is continually mistaken for a wealthy financier's mistress, with humorous results
Howard Hawks' only angels have wings( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling entertainer gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town. There she meets a handsome yet aloof daredevil pilot, who runs an airmail company, staring down death while servicing towns in treacherous mountain terrain. Both attracted to and repelled by his romantic sense of danger, she decides to stay on, despite his protestations
History is made at night( Visual )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2021 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suffused with intoxicating romanticism, History Is Made at Night is a sublime paean to love from Frank Borsage, classic Hollywood's supreme poet of carnal and spiritual desire. On the run through Europe from her wealthy, cruelly possessive husband, an unhappy socialite (Jean Arthur) is thrown together by fate with a suave stranger (Charles Boyer)--and soon the two are bound in a consuming, seemingly impossible affair that stretches across continents and brings them to the very edge of catastrophe. Lent a palpable erotic charge by the chemistry between its leads, this delirious vision of lovers beset by the world passes through a dizzying array of tonal shifts--from melodrama to romantic comedy to noir to disaster thriller--smoothly guided by Borsage's unwavering allegiance to the power of love""--Container
A foreign affair by Billy Wilder( Visual )

36 editions published between 1948 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phoebe Frost, an upright Republican member of Congress, travels to Berlin to look into reports of corruption among the occupying American forces. She enlists an Army captain in her crusade and finds herself falling for him, unaware that he is the man romantically involved with a German cabaret singer who can lead army investigators to a high-level Nazi war criminal"--Container
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

30 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
Peter Pan by Leonard Bernstein( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lady takes a chance by William A Seiter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When New Yorker Molly Trousdale sets out on a cross-country bus tour she meets rodeo competitor Duke Hutkins, who assumes, wrongly, that she will be another easy, passing conquest
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 190 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington Mr. Smith goes to Washington
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Mr. Deeds goes to townFrank Capra's You Can't Take It With YouMr. Smith goes to WashingtonYou can't take it with youOnly angels have wingsThe plainsmanGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townGeorge Stevens' The more the merrier
Alternative Names
Arthur, Jean

Arthur, Jean 1900–1991

Artur Džen

Džin Artur

Gladys Georgianna Greene 1900-1991

Gladys Greene

Green, Gladys Georgianna

Greene Gladis Georgianna

Greene, Gladys.

Greene, Gladys 1900-1991

Greene, Gladys Georgianna.

Greene, Gladys Georgianna 1900-1991

Greene, Gladys Georgina 1900-1991

Jean Arthur actress (1900-1991)

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Jean Arthur amerikai színésznő

Jean Arthur Amerikan aktris (1900-1991)

Jean Arthur amerikanesch Schauspillerin

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Jean Arthur atriz de cinema norte-americana

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Jean Arthur ban-aisteoir

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Jean Arthur US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Jean Arthur yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Jean Arthurová americká divadelní a filmová herečka

Τζιν Άρθουρ Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Джийн Артър

Джийн Артър американска актриса

Джин Артур

Джин Артур акторка

Джын Артур

Џин Артур

Ջին Արթուր

ג'ין ארתור

جان ارثر

جين آرثر

جین آرتور بازیگر آمریکایی

جین آرتھر

জিন আর্থার অভিনেত্রী

ജീൻ ആർതർ അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

아더, 진 1900-1991

아서, 진 1900-1991

진 아서 미국의 배우

ジーン・アーサー

珍·亞瑟

珍雅打

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