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Davies, Valentine 1905-1961

Overview
Works: 84 works in 282 publications in 5 languages and 11,676 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Young adult works  Christmas films  Comedy films  Motion picture plays  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Speaker, Director, Performer
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 )
57 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,661 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 Edmund Gwenn( visu )
44 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,319 libraries worldwide
In this Oscar-winning classic, a Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
The Glenn Miller story by Anthony Mann( visu )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 734 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again
The Benny Goodman story ( visu )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 352 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 )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 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 136 libraries worldwide
Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincingly 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 115 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 104 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 by George Marshall( visu )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 42 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
The house of Juke, a play in one act by Valentine Davies( Book )
3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Bachelor in Paradise by Jack Arnold( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 34 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
Strategic air command ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
When an Air Force Reserve veteran pilot of a 20th Bomber Command B-29 is recalled to service to transform his bombing skills from flying combat missions over Japan into nuclear bomber aviation and command during the Cold War, he sacrifices his personal life, his professional baseball career, and his dexterity -- but must he also sacrifice his marriage?
Miracle sur la 34ème rue by George Seaton( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Pour les fêtes de Noël , Doris Walker engage dans son grand magasin un viel homme pour tenir le rôle du Père Noël. Ce dernier s'identifie totalement à son personnage, s'attirant la méfiance des adultes et l'affection des enfants
Miracle on 34th Street Le miracle de la 34e rue [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and directed by George Seaton ; produced by William Perlberg ; story by Valentine Davies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The real Santa is hired by Macy's to play the department store's Santa in the Thanksgiving Day parade, but has to prove in court that he is who he says he is
Le Miracle de la 34e Rue Miracle on 34th Street ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Résumé: Conte. Kriss Kringle, un sympathique vieillard engagé pour personnifier le père Noël dans un grand magasin new-yorkais, prétend être le seul et unique Santa Claus. Traduit en justice, il doit prouver à tous qu'il n'est pas devenu fou. Mais par-dessus tout, il aimerait bien convaincre la jeune Sarah, la fille de sa patronne, qu'il est encore possible de croire au père Noël. [(c) Médiafilm] [SDM]
There is a Santa Claus : miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
You were meant for me ( visu )
2 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 9 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
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
Música y lágrimas ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940's
 
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