WorldCat Identities

Jones, Paul 1901-1968

Overview
Works: 55 works in 128 publications in 2 languages and 6,411 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Jones
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,655 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 )
13 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naìˆve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lone survivors of a ship wreck 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 )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical team poses as a pair of escaped killers in an attempt to find the location of an Alaskan gold mine. Fourth and funniest of the "Road" comedies
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 327 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 )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about the rise and fall of a small-time, bribe-happy politician. He becomes the protege of a political boss who guides and schemes McGinty to Alderman, Mayor, and ultimately Governor with a series of payoffs, kickbacks, and bribes
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 279 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'."
The disorderly orderly Jerry chez les cinoques by Frank Tashlin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 234 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. The eighth and last film Lewis made with Tashlin reflects their respective contributions in about equal proportions. The tensions between two approaches to comedy -Lewis's performative style, approach to gags and striving for pathos, Tashlin's cartoon-like satire -produce a fragmentary structure culminating in a homage to classical silent comedy
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 177 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 2013 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Hope is 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 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dog walker Norman Phiffer is in love with Barbara Tuttle, an elevator operator in her parents' department store. Barbara's conniving mother, Phoebe disapproves of the young couple and is determined to break up her daughter's romance with the incompetent boob. 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 117 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 104 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
My favorite spy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 102 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
Pardners by Norman Taurog ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 65 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
A southern Yankee by Edward Sedgwick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 63 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
Monsieur Beaucaire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 58 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
Where there's life-- ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film features Hope as the long-lost heir to the throne of a mythical European country, trying to elude spies, kidnappers, death plots-- and two determined women
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Scared stiff": Fleeing a murder charge, a singer and a busboy (Martin & Lewis) wind up on a spooky Carribean island inherited by heiress (Scott). "The caddy": Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony
Bob Hope ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four classic Bob Hope movies
 
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