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Hepburn, Katharine 1907-2003

Overview
Works: 712 works in 3,161 publications in 16 languages and 88,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Romance films  Screwball comedy films  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Author, Commentator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Speaker, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Katharine Hepburn
Publications by Katharine Hepburn
Publications by Katharine Hepburn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Katharine Hepburn
 
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Most widely held works by Katharine Hepburn
The African Queen by John Huston( visu )
136 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,854 libraries worldwide
At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( visu )
119 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,542 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( visu )
116 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,349 libraries worldwide
When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( visu )
96 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,130 libraries worldwide
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( visu )
144 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,942 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
The Lion in Winter by Anthony Harvey( visu )
96 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,697 libraries worldwide
Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne
Adam's rib by George Cukor( visu )
95 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,402 libraries worldwide
Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
65 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Desk set by Phoebe Ephron( visu )
34 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
Bunny Watson is the head of the research department at a large television network. The network executives hire Richard Sumner, an absent-minded systems engineer, to computerize operations to maximize their efficiency. Bunny fears that Sumner intends to replace her staff with a giant computer. His presence makes the staff nervous and begins to affect her strained romance with network executive Mike Cutler
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( visu )
33 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
54 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,629 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
Woman of the year by George Stevens( visu )
64 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
77 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Rooster Cogburn by Stuart Millar( visu )
52 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
A rough-edged deputy marshall teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
Summertime by David Lean( visu )
71 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
The story of a witty but lonely secretary who takes a vacation in Venice, hoping to fall in love. She does -- with a very handsome but very married Italian man
Holiday by George Cukor( visu )
52 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( visu )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( visu )
40 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( visu )
37 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Burns, Katherine 1907-2003
Catharina Hepburn
Hepburn, Katharine Houghton
Hepburn, Katharine Houghton 1907-2003
Hepburn, Katherine 1907-2003
Houghton Hepburn, Katharine 1907-2003
Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn actrice américaine
Katharine Hepburn actriz estadounidense
Katharine Hepburn aktorka amerykańska
Katharine Hepburn Amerikaans acteur
Katharine Hepburn Amerikaans actrice
Katharine Hepburn Amerikana nga aktres
Katharine Hepburn amerikanische Schauspielerin
Katharine Hepburn attrice statunitense
Katharine Hepburn film, stage, and television actress
Katharine Hepburn yhdysvaltalainen teatteri- ja elokuvanäyttelijä
Katharine Hepburnová
Ketrin Hepbern
Ketrin Hepbörn
Ketrina Hepberna
Khėpbern, Kėtrin 1907-2003
Κάθριν Χέπμπορν Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός
Катарин Ҳепбурн
Катрин Хепбърн
Кетрин Хепберн
Кетрін Гепберн
Кэтрин Хепбёрн
Кэтрин Хепбёрн Холливудын домогт эмэгтэй жүжигчин
Кэтрын Гэпбэрн амэрыканская акторка
Кэтрын Хепбёрн
Хепбёрн, Кэтрин
Քեթրին Հեփբորն
קתרין הפבורן
كاثرين هيبورن
کاترین هپبورن
کیتھرین ہیپبرن
कॅथरीन हेपबर्न ऑस्कर पुरस्कार विजेती अभिनेत्री.
കാതറീൻ ഹെപ്ബേൺ
แคทารีน เฮปเบิร์น
ქეთრინ ჰეპბერნი
캐서린 헵번
キャサリン・ヘプバーン
ヘップバーン, キャサリン
ペプバーン, キャサリン
凯瑟琳·赫本
Languages
English (1,248)
Spanish (148)
German (126)
French (52)
Multiple languages (22)
Italian (19)
Chinese (9)
Japanese (3)
Russian (2)
Danish (2)
Arabic (2)
Slovenian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
Neapolitan (1)
Turkish (1)
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