WorldCat Identities

Jones, Paul 1901-1968

Overview
Works: 66 works in 196 publications in 2 languages and 7,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Road films  Musical films  Screwball comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Western films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Jones
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery-- that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealthy heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past."
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lone survivors of a ship wrecked in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
Road to Utopia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bing and Bob get caught up in a race to stake their claim to the veins of a Klondike gold mine after nabbing the deed from a couple of vicious killers. Since the boys themselves are skipping town after a shady deal, they decide to adopt the murderers' identities and take the opportunity to get to know the beautiful and ambitious Dorothy Lamour. The fourth in the Hope-Crosby "Road" series
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hope springs eternal when an office clerk (Dick Powell) mistakenly believes he's won a coffee slogan challenge and spends the 'prize money.'"
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a couple of scheming carnival performers
The great McGinty by Preston Sturges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An opportunist (Brian Donlevy) turns corruption into a promising political career but struggles to stay on top when he tries to go honest."
The disorderly orderly by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome is a medical orderly because his desire to become a doctor is blocked by the sympathy pains he suffers as patients recount their symptoms
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Money makes the world go 'round, or so Gerry (Claudette Colbert) believes when she decides to divorce her struggling husband (Joel McCrea) to support him by marrying a millionaire."
Casanova's big night( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish settings and breathtaking costumes add to the delight of this comedy set in 18th-century Italy. Bob Hope's a tailor who impersonates the swashbuckling lover Casanova and ends up in absolute boudoir bedlam
Who's Minding the Store? by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog walker Norman Phiffer is in love with Barbara Tuttle, an elevator operator in her parent's department store. Barbara's conniving mother Phoebe disapproves of the young couple and is determined to break up her daughter's romance. With hidden ulterior motives, Phoebe hires Norman to work in her department store and despite the impossible requests of Mr. Quimby, the store manager; Norman manages to do an admirable job in his own slapstick manner
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 122 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
My favorite spy by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While headed to Tangier to purchase a microfilm containing important war secrets, foreign spy Eric Augustine is captured by the authorities. Burlesque comedian Peanuts White, a dead ringer for Augustine, is recruited by the government to take over Augustine's mission. White is briefed, dressed to look exactly like Augustine, and thrust into the world of espionage and international intrigue. In Tangiers problems arise when he meets Lily, Augustine's sweetheart and mastermind of the spy ring
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 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
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
A southern Yankee by Edward Sedgwick( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Skelton plays a feather-brained bellboy who takes on the identity of a Confederate spy and conveys false maps and instructions to deceive the Confederate forces
Pardners by Norman Taurog( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dino and Jerry restore order to Carson Valley and teach a few good manners to lowdown connivers who think nothing of stealing land, stuffing lighted sticks of dynamite into Jerry's pockets or perhaps even sneering at puppies
The Virginian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel McCrea stars as a local ranch hand who risks losing his best friend and the woman he loves when forced into a showdown with ruthless cattle thieves
Monsieur Beaucaire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope's comedy version of a Rudolph Valentino film. A French court barber is saved from the guillotine and sent to the Spanish court, where he poses as a nobleman
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sullivan's travels
Alternative Names
Paul Jones Amerikaans filmproducent

Paul Jones Amerikanischer Filmproduzent, geboren 1901

Paul Jones amerikansk filmproducent

Paul Jones producteur de cinéma américain

Paul Jones producteur de cinéma américain, né en 1901

Paul Jones produttore cinematografico statunitense

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Spanish (4)

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