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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Works: 213 works in 607 publications in 5 languages and 10,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Animal films  Film and video adaptations  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
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 Edmund Gwenn( visu )
76 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,057 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 )
51 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Them! by Gordon Douglas( visu )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 889 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. The ants are coming!
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 385 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 )
25 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( visu )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 291 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 237 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 detention. 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 180 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
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 171 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
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 trades people who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 166 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 145 libraries worldwide
A collie undertakes a thousand-mile journey in order to once again meet her former master at the school gate
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( visu )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and French and held by 136 libraries worldwide
When her father runs afoul of the law in pre-War Paris, a plucky young girl disguises herself as a boy to aid in their escape
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
27 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 133 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
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring
Alfred Hitchcock the early years of the master of suspense ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 105 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
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( visu )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 101 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
TCM greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
World without end: "Mars-mission astronauts skid on a time warp into a post-apocalyptic future earth marked by fear, mutant monstrosities and a diminishing group of survivors. Can these three wayfarers from the past save our world's future?" -- container
Hills of home ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 85 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
The beast from 20,000 fathoms Them ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Them: "Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film."--IMDb
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Alternative Names
Gwenn, Edmund
Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959
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