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Colman, Ronald 1891-1958

Overview
Works: 432 works in 924 publications in 9 languages and 11,270 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War fiction  Comedy films  Romance films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Host, Speaker, Commentator, Other, Singer, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR4571, 823.8
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Lost horizon by Frank Capra( Visual )

48 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member 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
Random harvest( Visual )

23 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A showgirl falls in love with an amnesiac, who suddenly remembers his past life three years into their marriage
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
A Tale of two cities( Visual )

30 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the tumultuous times of the French Revolution, two men fall in love with the same woman. An adaption of Charles Dickens classic tale
The prisoner of Zenda by John Cromwell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike, and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable
George Stevens' The talk of the town( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
Arrowsmith by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married country doctor Martin Arrowsmith leaves his small practice for the prospects of wealth and important medical research at New York City's esteemed McGurk Institute and finds himself faced with an intense workload, a romance-minded socialite, and a plague outbreak
The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
A Christmas carol ; Mr. Pickwick's Christmas by Charles Dickens( )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two different Christmas stories
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
Champagne for Caesar( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-proclaimed genius (Coleman) enters a TV quiz show, and when he runs the jackpot up to $40 million the sponsers panic and bring in Holm, a femme fatale as smart as Coleman to foil him. Price portrays the wacky sponsor
The Cary Grant box set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
Kismet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hafiz, the jovial King of Beggars, dons new garments and slips into the royal palace to woo his regal 'Lady of the Moonlight.' Meanwhile, Bagdad's new Caliph carries out his own masquerade, posing as a gardener's son and roaming the city ... where he falls in love with a peasant girl who happens to be Hafiz's daughter. How will it all work out? It depends on the machinations of court intrigue and on fate -- kismet"--Container
Lady Windermere's fan by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced her husband is having an affair with a glamorous and slightly notorious older woman, young Lady Windermere turns her affections to amorous Lord Darlington, who is eager to encourage her suspicions about her husband's behavior
The winning of Barbara Worth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous young Barbara Worth wants one thing-- to help her adopted father turn their dusty desert town into farmland. But when a wealthy land developer is hired to build a dam and tap the Colorado River, Barbara finds herself the object of a rivalry between her close friend and the developer's son. As the rivalry builds, the trio discovers that the town has been swindled and the new dam isn't reinforced, forcing the warring suitors to settle their differences in order to rescue the townspeople from a coming deluge
Bulldog Drummond( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, a casualty of World War I, finds peacetime is too tame for him, so he puts an ad in the Times, offering his services ... for anything
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
Kiki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the law: Follows a shopgirl who is unjustly accused of stealing and then sent to jail. She plots revenge against her former employer, using 'Rich Men's' legal tricks, yet staying 'within the law.'
 
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Around the world in eighty days
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Around the world in eighty daysRandom harvestCharles Dickens' A tale of two citiesA Tale of two citiesGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townThe talk of the townThe Cary Grant box set
Alternative Names
Colman, Charles

Colman, Ronald

Colman, Ronald Charles

Colman, Ronald Charles 1891-1958

Ronald Colman acteur britannique

Ronald Colman aktor brytyjski

Ronald Colman attore britannico

Ronald Colman britesche Schauspiller

Ronald Colman britischer Schauspieler

Ronald Colman britisk skodespelar

Ronald Colman britisk skuespiller

Ronald Colman Brits acteur

Ronald Colman brittisk skådespelare

Ronald Colman Ingles nga aktor

Ronald Kolman

Ρόναλντ Κόλμαν

Колман, Рональд

Роналд Колман

Рональд Колман

רונלד קולמן שחקן אנגלי

رونالد كولمان

رونالد کولمن بازیگر بریتانیایی

ڕۆناڵد کۆلمەن

রোনাল্ড কলম্যান

โรนัลด์ คอลแมน

로널드 콜먼

ロナルド・コールマン

羅納·考爾門

朗奴高文

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