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Douglas, Melvyn

Overview
Works: 384 works in 1,118 publications in 9 languages and 16,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Political films  Action and adventure films  Naval history  Western television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Scenarist, nar
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Melvyn Douglas
Publications by Melvyn Douglas
Publications by Melvyn Douglas, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Melvyn Douglas
 
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Most widely held works by Melvyn Douglas
Being there by Hal Ashby( visu )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,112 libraries worldwide
Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
91 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Hud by Martin Ritt( visu )
45 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 libraries worldwide
Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( visu )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 1,256 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
The candidate by Michael Ritchie( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
While Richard Nixon is on his way to re-election by a landslide, a young, honest, idealistic lawyer begins to learn the truth about running for office
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( visu )
19 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 libraries worldwide
An innocent, naive British Naval seaman is accused and tried of murdering the sadistic master-at-arms
The Americanization of Emily by Arthur Hiller( visu )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Lt. Commander Charles E. Madison (Garner) loves his job: as 'dog robber' his duties consist of rounding up scarce delicacies and services, while safely avoiding combat. Admiral William Jessup (Douglas), however, is intent on having a sailor as the first casualty on D-Day - preferably with a film crew filming him. Having fallen for his English motor pool driver Emily (Andrews), freewheeling Madison struggles to escape being sent off to land on Omaha Beach as the cameraman
The tenant by Roman Polanski( visu )
33 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
The old dark house by James Whale( visu )
15 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Ghost story by John Irvin( visu )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
In a gloomy New England setting, four elderly men who gather once a week to thrill each other with tales of terror find one of their scariest stories coming to life. A woman they mistakenly left for dead fifty years earlier returns to life to get revenge
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( visu )
16 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Energetic biographical drama based on the life and legend of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her on-off relationship with Wild Bill Hickock
Counsellor at law ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
High-powered attorney George Simon frantically juggles the scandals, crimes, and crises that pass through the chrome-and-glass doors of his art deco office high in the Empire State Building. Balanced on an ethical tightrope, Simon engages in insider trading and bleeds funds from wealthy clients, while tending to the needs of the less fortunate New Yorkers who come from his own working-class background. A political enemy uncovers a past legal indiscretion and begins disbarment proceedings, causing Simon's socialite wife to seek comfort in the arms of another man. With the unflagging support of his faithful secretary, Simon attempts to exercise his legalistic wizardry to defend his reputation and protect those who rely upon him for justice
That uncertain feeling by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
44 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A comedy in which a seemingly happy couple (Oberon and Douglas) realize they aren't so happy when an egotistical, eccentric musician (Meredith) enters the scene
The sea of grass by Conrad Richter( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Brewton's cattle empire includes a million acres of grazing land. Lutie marries him and they have a daughter Sara. Lutie goes alone to Denver where she and lawyer Chamberlain conceive a son Brock whom Jim later accepts with resignation. Long afterward Brock is killed by a posse and Susie brings Lutie and Jim together once more
A woman's face by George Cukor( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
Twilight's last gleaming by Robert Aldrich( visu )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A former United States Air Force general and three other convicts escape from a military prison. The four men take over a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage, threatening to launch the base's missiles if they don't receive ten million dollars and if the president fails to release a top-secret document on the Vietnam War
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
See you at the movies : the autobiography of Melvyn Douglas by Melvyn Douglas( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hesselberg, Melvyn Edouard
Hesselberg, Melvyn Edouard 1901-1981
Melvyn Douglas acteur américain
Melvyn Douglas actor american
Melvyn Douglas actor estadounidense
Melvyn Douglas actor estatunidenc
Melvyn Douglas ameerika näitleja
Melvyn Douglas Amerikaans filmacteur
Melvyn Douglas amerikai színész
Melvyn Douglas amerikāņu aktieris
Melvyn Douglas amerykański aktor
Melvyn Douglas attore statunitense
Melvyn Douglas Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna mama llaqtayuq aranway pukllaq
Melvyn Douglas US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Melvyn Douglas yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Μέλβιν Ντάγκλας Αμερικανός ηθοποιός
Дуглас, Мелвин
Мелвин Даглас
Мелвин Дуглас
Мелвін Дуглас
Мелвін Дуґлас
מלווין דאגלס
מלווין דאגלס שחקן אמריקאי
ملوین داقلاس
ملوین داگلاس بازیگر آمریکایی
ميلفين دوغلاس ممثل أمريكي
മെൽവിൻ ഡഗ്ലസ്
മെൽവിൻ ഡഗ്ലസ് അമേരിക്കൻ ചലച്ചിത്ര നടന്‍
მელვინ დაგლასი
멜빈 더글러스
メルヴィン・ダグラス
梅爾文·道格拉斯
Languages
English (367)
Spanish (23)
French (14)
German (13)
Italian (6)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Czech (1)
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