WorldCat Identities

Garmes, Lee 1898-1978

Works: 176 works in 363 publications in 5 languages and 5,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Gangster films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Legal films  History  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Interviewee, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lee Garmes
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
Misty by Marguerite Henry( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island off the Virginia coast lives a centuries-old band of wild ponies. Among them is the mysterious Phantom, a rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her? that is, until a young brother and sister lay eyes on her. Although Phantom would forever be a creature of the wild, her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether in this thrilling adventure that has captivated generations
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
Beyond Christmas by A. Edward Sutherland; Lee Garmes; Adele Comandini; Charles Winninger; Richard Carlson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While three elderly businessmen are having a Christmas Eve dinner, they are visited by two kind-hearted strangers who return their wallets. The men are all killed in a blizzard, but return to Earth as the couple's guardian angels
The Paradine case by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Anna Paradine is accused of poisoning her older wealthy husband. Her barrister, the happily married Anthony Keane takes the case but also lets his heart rule his head when he falls hard for his client
Caught by Max Ophuls( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caught is a tale of Leonora, an aspiring carhop who meets and marries a mysterious millionaire, Smith Ohlrig. Soon after the wedding, Laura realizes she's trapped in a loveless marriage with a ruthless workaholic husband who torments her with twisted mind games. Unable to obtain a divorce from Smith, she moves out of the mansion and goes to work for a dedicated doctor, Larry Quinada. The two quickly fall in love but the romance comes to an abrupt halt when Leonora learns that she is pregnant with Ohlirg's child." -- Back of container
Adventures of a young man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming of age story that chronicles a young man's experiences growing up in the North Woods in the early 20th century, leaving home, and serving in the Red Cross during World War I
Shanghai Express by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlene Dietrich plays the notorious adventuress Shanghai Lily, who has been jilted by Captain Donald Harvey (Clive Brook). During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves
The desperate hours by William Wyler( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped convict breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage
Howard Hawks' Land of the pharaohs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Pharaoh orders architect Vashtar to build him the highest pyramid in the world as his tomb. 15 years have passed and his treasury is dwindling, so he marries Princess Nellifer, but she is as ruthless as she is beautiful
Beyond tomorrow by Spar Aerospace Ltd( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three wealthy men decide to share their Christmas with some less fortunate people. They settle on two down-and-outers, a man and a woman who then fall in love
Fighting caravans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to the Civil War where fighting caravans of freight wagons struggle to make their way west, fighting enemies at every turn. A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders. Meanwhile, his two crusty companions try to save him from falling in love with the hot-tempered French maiden who is determined to make her way west alone."--Container
Dishonored( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Josef von Sternberg's atmospheric spin on the espionage thriller, Marlene Dietrich further develops her shrew star persona in the role of a widow turned streetwalker who is recruited to spy for Austria during World War I. Adopting the code name X-27, Dietrich's wily heroine devotes her gifts for seduction and duplicity-- as well as her musical talents-- to the patriotic cause, until she finds a worthy adversary in a roguish Russian colonel, who draws her into a fatal game of cat and mouse and tests the strength of her loyalties
Strange interlude by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the lifetime of Nina, a woman mad with grief after the death of her fiancé in World War I. She marries listless Sam Evans, unaware that his bloodline holds a terrible secret. After her mother-in-law reveals it, Nina consents to protect Sam, who knows nothing, by bearing another man's child as his. Her choice is his doctor and best friend, who falls in love with her
Disraeli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Disraeli, the British prime minister, leads England's efforts to secure the Suez Canal
The lusty men( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Never was a bronc that couldn't be rode. Never was a cowboy that couldn't be throwed.' Spinning tales of big money made as a bronco buster, an ex-rodeo star wanders into the life of ranch hand Wes Merritt. Wes is won over, despite the protests of his wife, who, against her judgment, feels drawn to the stranger, too
Shanghai express( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opulent romantic adventure that focuses on a diverse group of passengers traveling by express train from Peking to Shanghai. Among them is Captain Doc Harvey, who finds himself reunited with his former lover, now an infamous adventuress who calls herself Shanghai Lily. Desire and deception follow, culminating in a tense hostage situation when their train is hijacked by a Chinese warlord
Dishonored & [Shanghai Express]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dishonored: In 1915, the Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent, a former prostitute, to spy on the Russians
Land of the pharaohs by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about an aging king who must deal with palace intrigues, multiple wives and rebellious slaves while overseeing the construction of his final resting place
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Alternative Names
Garmes, Lee Dewey 1898-1978

Lee Garmes Amerikaans director of photography (1898-1978)

Lee Garmes caméraman américain

Lee Garmes direttore della fotografia statunitense

Lee Garmes US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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