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Ameche, Don

Overview
Works: 331 works in 821 publications in 6 languages and 14,875 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Animal films  Original cast recordings  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Singer, Author, Speaker, Costume designer, Director, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Don Ameche
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Cocoon by Ron Howard( visu )
74 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,077 libraries worldwide
"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Trading places by John Landis( visu )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Harry and the Hendersons ( visu )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
44 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Homeward bound the incredible journey by Duwayne Dunham( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
Homeward Bound: A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Himalayan cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family. Homeward bound II: When Chance, the American bulldog; Sassy, the Himalayan cat; and Shadow, the golden retriever accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, the pets navigate the streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge
Alexander's ragtime band ( visu )
12 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 474 libraries worldwide
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
Columbo ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
In old Chicago by Henry King( visu )
16 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The story centers on the O'Leary family, pioneer settlers whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in bustling Chicago. After Jack (Don Ameche) gets elected mayor with the help of his popular brother Dion (Tyrone Power), the two lock horns over the future of Chicago's slums. Using his cabaret singer wife (Alice Faye) as a pawn in their dispute, Dion accelerates their intense rivalry as the whole town takes sides. It is not until a massive fire wipes out all of old Chicago that the O'Learys' lives are changed forever
Down Argentine way ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Musical romance about Glenda, a rich New Yorker who collects fine horses and Ricardo, an Argentine rancher renowned for his prize jumpers. Their families have been feuding for years so they have to conduct a Romeo and Juliet romance
Moon over Miami ( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. They decide to use the money to travel to Miami in hopes of landing rich husbands. Kay (Betty Grable) poses as a wealthy heiress, her sister Barbara (Carole Landis) pretends to be her secretary and Aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood) acts as their maid
Things change by David Mamet( visu )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Gino, an old Italian-American shoeshine man, is asked by the local crime chief to confess to a murder. If he agrees, he will be back on the street in three years, and the mob will give him his dream--a fishing boat of his own in Sicily. First Gino refuses, then he changes his mind. Jerry, a younger syndicate underling, is to guard him over the weekend until he can confess on Monday. The two men retire to a hotel room, where Jerry grows restless, says the hell with it, and decides to take the old guy to Tahoe for the weekend. More complications follow, of purely Mamet-ian sorts, in this combination of comedy and menace
Goldilocks original Broadway cast by Leroy Anderson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Original Broadway cast Don Ameche
Silk stockings an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Homeward bound : the incredible journey Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Homeward Bound: A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Himalayan cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family
Wing and a prayer the story of Carrier X ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Film about newly-trained pilots in World War II, their by-the-book leader, and the plans of the U.S. naval leaders to lull the Japanese into a false sense of superiority. Includes actual combat footage
Cocoon, the return ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 235 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Cocoon, the senior citizens who left for Antarea return to Earth. After their experiences on Antarea, where life is free of sickness and pain, they find it hard to face such human realities as age, illness and personal loss, but come to realize that, even with its frailties, life on Earth may not be so bad after all
That night in Rio ( visu )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and French and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"Don Ameche and Alice Faye pair up as husband and wife, Baron and Baroness Duarte, and head to South America in this musical classic. In order to avoid some financial problems, the Baron switches places with impersonator Larry Martin "Direto da Broadway" (also Ameche). When Martin's affections for the Baroness are too kind and romantic, both the Baroness and Martin's girlfriend Carmen realize their men are up to something."--Container
The boatniks ( visu )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A clumsy ensign is put in charge of Newport Harbor, and has to deal with jewel thieves
Folks! ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Jon Aldrich rushed to Florida to see his mom because she became very ill, and to make things a little difficult, his senile father burns down their house. Now he has to move his family down to Florida so he can care for them
 
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Alternative Names
Amici, Dominic Felix.
Amici, Dominic Felix Wirkl. Name 1908-1993
Don Ameche acteur et cinéaste américain
Don Ameche actor estadounidense
Don Ameche Aktor Amerika
Don Ameche Amerikaans acteur
Don Ameche amerikai színész
Don Ameche amerikanischer Schauspieler
Don Ameche amerykański aktor
Don Ameche attore e regista statunitense
Don Ameche yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Дон Амичи
Дон Амічі
דון אמיצ'י
دان آمچه بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
دون أميتشي
ドン・アメチー
Languages
English (256)
Spanish (27)
German (10)
French (10)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (5)
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