WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Jean 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 177 works in 629 publications in 7 languages and 16,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Populist films  Western films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Narrator
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 by Frank Capra( Visual )

77 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,688 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 )

60 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,411 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 )

40 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,715 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 )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,027 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 )

32 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 875 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
The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 713 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
Frank Capra's You can't take it with you by Frank Capra( Visual )

24 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 686 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
George Stevens' The more the merrier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 521 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
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stylish western skillfully 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
Easy living( Visual )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 362 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
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 296 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 detention. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
A foreign affair by Billy Wilder( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced congresswoman discovers that a U.S. Army captain is more than allies with a Berlin bombshell
A lady takes a chance by William A Seiter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 207 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
Peter Pan by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis of scenes : Act I, The nursery ; Act II, The never land ; Act III, The mermaid's lagoon ; Act IV, The home under the ground ; Act V, Scene I, The pirate ship ; Act V, Scene II, The nursery
The premiere Frank Capra collection by Frank Capra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
Cary Grant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
Arizona( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough pioneer woman stands up to attacks by business rivals and Indians but falls for a drifter
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane: A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
 
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Arthur, Jean

Džin Artur

Gladys Greene

Green, Gladys Georgianna

Greene, Gladys 1900-1991

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ShaneMr. Deeds goes to townFrank Capra's you can't take it with youOnly angels have wingsThe talk of the townFrank Capra's You can't take it with youThe plainsmanA foreign affair