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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Works: 198 works in 575 publications in 9 languages and 10,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Love stories  Christmas films  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Edmund Gwenn
Publications by Edmund Gwenn
Publications by Edmund Gwenn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( visu )
73 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,840 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
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
90 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Harry's corpse is found in the autumnal New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it. The body is unearthed several times, humorous situations occur, and love affairs develop before the real cause of Harry's death is revealed
Them! by Gordon Douglas( visu )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them!? The terror begins when a hard-nosed patrolman (James Whitmore) discovers a dazed child wandering in the New Mexico desert near a car and house trailer destroyed by a mysterious force. Whitmore next discovers a ransacked general store; its cash drawers are full but the sugar supply is missing. And on the floor lies a battered corpse containing enough formic acid to kill 20 men
Les misérables ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( visu )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
This film is considered by many critics to be the best work of Hollywood's foremost woman filmmaker of the 1950s. In this surprisingly sympathetic portrait, a traveling salesman played by Edmond O'Brien "comes across as a victim of his own sensitivity. Caught between two complementary spouses, O'Brien's dazed indecisiveness dominates the narrative. As always in Lupino's films, a strong social consciousness informs all choices: Joan Fontaine is an upper-crust 'lady, ' reverently attached to her dying father, while Lupino herself plays a tough-talking working woman, waitressing in a cheap Chinese restaurant"--Container
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( visu )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 284 libraries worldwide
The trials and tribulations of a stern but lovable father and his family in New York City in the 1880's
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Lassie come home: A collie braves storms, hunger, and peril to return to her young master. Son of Lassie: On a bombing run over enemy-occupied Norway, a bomber crewman and his devoted dog, Lassie's son Laddie, parachute from their damaged aircraft into a series of wartime adventures. Courage of Lassie: Lassie is in the Army now. Follows the canine's new adventures form his wilderness puppyhood and wartime battlefield service to postwar stress and a moving family reunion. Hills of home: A Scottish doctor rescues Lassie from a cruel master but nearly regrets his deed when he finds the dog has a phobia of water
The skin game a talking film ( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Without love: A devoted scientist meets a widow who seems to share his distaste of romantic love. The widow proposes marriage, insisting that theirs should be a union uncomplicated by love, and the scientist readily agrees. However, when the scientist's former girlfriend turns up, his wife discovers that she has fallen in love with him after all and attempts to win him back
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( visu )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A collie undertakes a thousand-mile journey in order to once again meet her former master at the school gate
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( visu )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Kris Kringle is put on trial in New York City to prove that he is indeed the real Santa Claus
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Simon Langton( visu )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In this tale of pre-Victorian British country society, a mother is faced with the task of marrying-off her five daughters. The oldest daughter, intelligent and witty Elizabeth, becomes involved with the proud sophisticate, Mr. D'Arcy, and eventually all ends well
Alfred Hitchcock the early years of the master of suspense ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction
TCM greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Satellite in the sky: "A stalwart crew (and a female reporter stowaway) guides a stratospheric jet rocket ship on the first space flight. The mission also involves another first: the outer-space detonation of the feared tritonium bomb. But mechanical failures threaten to trigger disaster." -- container
Hills of home ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A Scottish country doctor is tempted to dispose of the nervous, fearful dog he is given in payment for his services, but his patience and the dog's intelligence soon make them inseperable partners
Challenge to Lassie by Eleanor Atkinson( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Set in Scotland, Lassie's owner is killed by beggars and her fate is debated by the courts
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Alternative Names
Gwenn, Edmund
Kellaway, Edmund, 1875-1959
English (254)
French (16)
Spanish (14)
German (11)
Multiple languages (4)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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