WorldCat Identities

Jones, Paul 1901-1968

Overview
Works: 62 works in 159 publications in 1 language and 6,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Road films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Haunted house films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Jones
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,652 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 )

17 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve 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 )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Webster's dictionary, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour are "Morocco-bound" in the third rollicking entry in their popular series of Road comedies. Survivors of a Mediterranean shipwreck, stowaways Jeff (Crosby) and Orville (Hope) paddle to a North African shore and hitch a camel ride across the desert to Morocco. In order to buy food, Jeff sells Orville into slavery - but Orville's owner turns out to be the luscious Princess Shalmar (Lamour), who quickly offers to become his wife. Unfortunately, the true reason for the Princess' proposal soon becomes clear. Her prophet has warned that her first husband will meet a violent death within days of their marriage! An Oscar nominee for Best Original Screenplay, Road to Morocco is highlighted by Bing's rendition of one of his best-loved songs, the unforgettable "Moonlight Becomes You."
Road to Utopia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth in the hilarious Bob Hope-Bing Crosby Road series is a blizzard of laughs with Bob and Bing playing turn-of-the-century vaudevillians who search for Klondike gold - and find beautiful Dorothy Lamour instead! After stealing the map to a gold mine from two Alaskan killers, Hope and Crosby assume the identities of the bad guys, swagger into Skagway and meet saloon-singer Lamour. A series of misadventures ensues as the boys, Lamour, the killers and other crooked characters try to outwit each other, obtain the map and locate the mine. The recipient of a Best Original Screenplay Academy Award nomination, Road to Utopia also features the world renowned humorist Robert Benchley as an on-camera narrator who adds to all of the fun with a running commentary on our heroes' on-screen antics
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in English and held by 338 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 )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 311 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."
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A go-getter clerk in a coffee company is fooled into thinking he has won a $25,000 prize for inventing a sales slogan and goes on a shopping binge
The disorderly orderly Jerry chez les cinoques by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 259 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 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 175 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 163 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 153 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 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists and models: Two artist buddies who "collaborate" on a horror/adventure comic book series (one by having vivid dreams and talking in his sleep, while the other writes everything down) become zannily tangled up with a bevy of leggy models and anxious Russian spies
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 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 105 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
A southern Yankee( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 65 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 )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 60 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
Monsieur Beaucaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 53 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
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 50 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
Where there's life--( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 36 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
 
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Sullivan's travels
Alternative Names
Paul Jones Amerikaans filmproducent

Paul Jones amerikansk filmproducent

Paul Jones producteur de cinma amricain

Paul Jones produttore cinematografico statunitense

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The lady EveChristmas in JulyCasanova's big night