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Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan) 1892-1973

Works: 216 works in 332 publications in 3 languages and 9,370 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Road films  Romance films  Epic films  Romantic comedy films  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joe E Brown
Publications by Joe E Brown
Publications by Joe E Brown, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joe E Brown
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( visu )
40 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 3,624 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidently witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-female jazz band. Marilyn Monroe is a ukulele-playing singer in the band
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
17 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies, have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused
Your kids and mine by Joe E Brown( Book )
7 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Hollywood canteen ( visu )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen
The comedy of terrors The raven ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
The lottery bride ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Set in the remote Norwegian Alps, a young tavern hostess finds herself torn between a young student, a dashing Italian aviator, and a rugged miner
Route 66 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
The comedy of terrors by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Show boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Revenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not knowing she is pregnant. Annie get your gun: Annie Oakley is an incredible shot who meets Frank Butler. Frank is the star sharpshoot in 'Colonel Buffalo Bill's Show.' He finds himself falling for Annie, but feels that she is not marriage material. In the end, they both discover that love is wonderful
Earthworm tractors ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
When ambitious salesman Alexander Botts learns that his fiancee will not marry him unless he sells a big important product, he decides to sell tractors-- unfortunately he knows nothing about them
Alibi Ike ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Baseball rookie Frank X. Farrell is a phenom, a kid who can hurl the ol' horsehide and swing the lumber so well he may lead Chicago's beloved Cubbies to a pennant. He can sure spin excuses and blarney, too! Joe E. Brown brings a whirlybird wind-up and a love for the game to this comic Ring Lardner tale. You can't tell the players without a scorecard but sports-minded moviegoers recognized Bob Meusel, Jim Thorpe and other former professional ball players on the film's diamonds
Hollywood comedy legends 50 movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Featuring a lineup of big Hollywood stars, these light-hearted productions feature the witty dialogue, slapstick humor and crazy antics from the golden age of cinema. Cherish the wisecracks, pratfalls and playful plot twists that lead to hilarious results in this one-of-a-kind collection that will make you say, 'They just don't make them like they used to ... '
Sally ( visu )
2 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Marilyn Miller repeats her Broadway triumph. A New York City waitress is hired to impersonate a famous Russian dancer, where she finds that her love interest is engaged to another woman. Her own love of dancing leads her to star in a Broadway musical. Although originally produced as a color film, the only print now available is in b&w; in 1990, a color print of the musical number "Wild rose" was found and restored to the print
Earnings in Southwestern petroleum industry, April 1943 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Golden age theater ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Four episodes of the classic TV show in which a different self-contained story was presented each episode
On with the show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Tonight will be a hit ... or tomorrow will be a bust! ... backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called 'the most interesting of its type to date.' Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-braek show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it -- and to find out who heisted the night's gate receipts; ..."--Container
Going wild ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A series of coincidences result in Rollo Smith's being mistaken for Robert Story, a famous aviator. Pleased with the admiration he receives, Rollo accepts the situation and finds himself involved in an air race and a $25,000 wager with Ace Benton. Peggy substitutes herself for the mechanic who was to help Rollo fly the plane, and the pair drives Benton out of the sky with their wild gyrations. Unable to land, Peggy accidentally pulls the parachute ring, and they safely float to earth while Rollo proposes
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Brown, Joe 1892-1973
Brown Joe Evan 1892-1973
Brown, Joseph Evans 1892-1973
Joe 1892-1973
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