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

Works: 203 works in 309 publications in 3 languages and 9,191 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Film and video adaptations  Television programs  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, 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 )
36 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 3,557 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,870 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,056 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 )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 802 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 )
8 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 367 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 127 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 82 libraries worldwide
"About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast"--Container
The lottery bride ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 78 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
The comedy of terrors by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 52 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
Route 66 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 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
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 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 29 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
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
Alibi Ike ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 27 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 movie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 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 ... '
Showboat ( visu )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A musical drama of love aboard a Mississippi show boat
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
Classic commercials of the 50's & 60's ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A collection of uncut TV commercials from the fifties through the eighties featuring dry cereals, toys, cosmetics, over the counter medications, promotions for ABC Network television shows, a recruitment for the U.S. Air Force, a promotion for physical exercise by John Glenn, an informational announcement on mental illness by Tab Hunter, two promotions for the wonders of electricity and much more
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Brown, Joe 1892-1973
Brown Joe Evan 1892-1973
Joe 1892-1973
Joe (Joe Brown), 1892-1973
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Polish (1)
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