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Davies, Valentine 1905-1961

Overview
Works: 71 works in 314 publications in 7 languages and 11,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Musical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Speaker, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Valentine Davies
Publications by Valentine Davies
Publications by Valentine Davies, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Valentine Davies
 
Most widely held works by Valentine Davies
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Book )
55 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,568 libraries worldwide
The lives of three people are changed by an old man who insists that he is Santa Claus
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( visu )
63 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,366 libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
The Glenn Miller story by Anthony Mann( visu )
44 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 785 libraries worldwide
This tribute to Glenn Miller charts his rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s
The bridges at Toko-ri by Mark Robson( visu )
27 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran Navy pilot who must leave his family to fight again in the Korean War
The Benny Goodman story ( visu )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938
It happens every spring ( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Story of a mild-mannered chemistry professor in love with the daughter of a college president but earning a meagre salary that won't support the two. He invents a solution that repels any kind of wood and joins a major league baseball team to be able to afford to marry. Includes original trailer
On the Riviera by Walter Lang( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincing that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten to get out of hand when Martin, dressed as Duran, is confronted by several of the philanderer's women, not to mention by Duran's ruthless business rival, M. Periton
It happens every spring by Valentine Davies( Book )
5 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The story of a research fellow in chemistry and his attempts to attain his professorship and the president's daughter
Sailor of the king ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A young Naval officer who grows up never knowing his father, is commended for his heroic efforts during a battle against the Germans, and is decorated by his own father
It started with a kiss ( visu )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
No sex, please, we're on our honeymoon! After a showgirl and an Air Force sergeant head to the altar on the basis of one torrid smooch, the bride begins having second thoughts. After all, marriage can't be based on sexual chemistry alone. So she decrees a month of connubial celibacy to test if the newlyweds are really meant for each other
Bachelor in Paradise by Jack Arnold( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Originally produced in 1961. A light-hearted comedy about the trials of a bachelor living in a community of married couples ... and all the temptations that lie within
The house of Juke, a play in one act by Valentine Davies( Book )
3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Strategic air command ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A big league baseball star and his wife are forced to trade the glamour of bigtime sports for the anonymous and dangerous existence of a bomber pilot whose squadron's mission is to deliver a nuclear strike in case of an all-out war
Syncopation ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The love story between a young trumpeter and New Orleans born piano player merely serves as the backdrop for this feature that traces the evolution of jazz form the early sounds of Dixieland to ragtime in Chicago up through the swing era
You were meant for me ( visu )
2 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The story of a bandleader and his wife set during the Great Depression. Marilyn Monroe appears as an extra in this jolly musical
Three little girls in blue ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Three blue-garbed farming sisters -- disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and her maid -- head to Atlantic City in search of rich husbands
There is a Santa Claus : miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A charming Christmas story
The bridges of Toko-Ri ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A war-weary World War II veteran must leave his family to fight again
Miracolo nella 34a strada ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Assunto da un grande magazzino per fare Santa Claus (Babbo Natale), l'anziano Kris Kringle convince i suoi datori di lavoro di esserlo veramente, ma viene trascinato in tribunale dalla concorrenza. (Morandini)
Chicken every Sunday ( visu )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Emily Heffernan (Eleste Holm) struggles to keep the household running by renting out rooms to boarders, while her husbands spends all their earnings on get-rich-quick schemes
 
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Alternative Names
Davies, Valentine
Valentine Davies Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1905-1961)
Valentine Davies sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Valentine Davies US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur
Валентайн Дейвис
والنیتن دیویس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
Languages
English (194)
French (21)
Spanish (18)
German (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Japanese (1)
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