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Ameche, Don

Works: 349 works in 717 publications in 5 languages and 14,077 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Musical films  Film and video adaptations  Music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Vocalist, Speaker, Costume designer, Director, Narrator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Cocoon by Ron Howard( visu )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
When the Antareans, advanced beings from another planet, arrive at an old age home in Florida, the senior citizens there get a second chance at being young in this story of youth, old age, and how people choose to live their lives
Trading places by John Landis( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,411 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 )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,179 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 )
21 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 900 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 )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
The adventure begins when the loving owners of Chance, the American bulldog pup, Sassy, the Himalayan cat, and Shadow, the golden tretiever, are forced to leave them in the temporary care of a friend who lives hundreds of miles away. But after several days, the worried animals begin to think their family must be in trouble, so they decide to head for home across the ruggedly beautiful Sierras
Cocoon the return ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 612 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
Alexander's ragtime band ( visu )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 589 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 425 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
In old Chicago ( visu )
11 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The story centers on the O'Leary family, whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in 19th century Chicago. After Dion helps Jack get elected mayor, they lock horns over Chicago's slums. The whole town takes sides and then old Chicago is wiped out by the fire of 1871
Columbo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 413 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
Down Argentine way ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 395 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
Things change by David Mamet( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 316 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
Moon over Miami ( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
Wing and a prayer the story of Carrier X ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 209 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
That night in Rio ( visu )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and French and held by 195 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
Homeward bound : the incredible journey Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
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
The boatniks ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
A clumsy ensign is put in charge of Newport Harbor, and has to deal with jewel thieves
Silk stockings an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Folks! ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 177 libraries worldwide
The life of Jon Aldrich, Chicago stock trader, husband and father, becomes a nightmare when his parents move in with him
The Bickersons by Philip Rapp( Sound Recording )
33 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Side 1. A complete half-hour program including a skit about Danny Thomas' new beverage "Thomas-Cola" and a Bickersons skit entitled Join the Elks now, John. (It's three o'clock in the morning.) Side 2. Don is worried about Danny, as he has spent four weeks in a telephone booth. Two more Bickerson skits follow: Chow mein for breakfast and A $1,200 bald mink coat. Includes commercials
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Alternative Names
Amici, Dominic Felix.
Amici, Dominic Felix Wirkl. Name 1908-1993
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