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Grant, Cary 1904-1986

Works: 967 works in 3,758 publications in 8 languages and 82,605 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Humor  Fiction  Spy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Other, Creator, Scenarist, Contributor, Speaker, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
113 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,019 libraries worldwide
Enemy agents mistake a New York City advertising executive as a Federal Intelligence Agent and he is chased by spies, police and counterspies
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( visu )
92 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,565 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( visu )
256 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,559 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
Charade by Stanley Donen( visu )
161 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
A Parisienne finds her husband murdered. Four strange men after her, and she is helped by a handsome stranger ... but is he hero, spy, or murderer?
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( visu )
84 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,902 libraries worldwide
An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( visu )
95 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,830 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
88 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,737 libraries worldwide
A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
96 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( visu )
34 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
54 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
An Affair to remember by Leo McCarey( visu )
70 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxery liner bound for New York. Although both are involved with other people, they fall in love. When the ship docks they agree to meet in six months, remaining apart as a test of their love. But a tragic accident keeps them from their rendevous, and leaves their future uncertain
The awful truth by Leo McCarey( visu )
33 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
A separated couple sabatoges each other's love affairs while waiting for their divorce decree to become final
Leo McCarey's An affair to remember ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn
Gunga Din by George Stevens( visu )
69 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
Adventure story of three English soldier comrades battling the savage punjabs in India, and their lowly water-bearer, Gunga Din, who longs to be a soldier
Father Goose ( visu )
26 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( visu )
28 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
Penny serenade by George Stevens( visu )
115 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Classic soap opera, Penny Serenade is the story of a young couple who seem to have everything, but must overcome a great tragedy to learn the value of true love
Evenings with Cary Grant : recollections in his own words and by those who knew him best by Nancy Nelson( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Cary Grant, one of the screen's greatest stars, drawn from his own words and the reminiscences of his friends, colleagues, and loved ones
Holiday by Philip Barry( visu )
26 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,165 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
Operation petticoat by Blake Edwards( visu )
38 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
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Grant, Cary
Leach, Archibad Alexander, 1904-1986
Leach, Archibald 1904-1986
Leach, Archibald Alec
Leach, Archibald Alexander.
Leach, Archibald Alexander, 1904-1986
Leach, Archibald Alexander 1904-1986 Wirklicher Name
Leach, Archie, 1904-1986
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German (70)
Spanish (69)
French (33)
Multiple languages (15)
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