WorldCat Identities

Grant, Cary 1904-1986

Works: 991 works in 2,850 publications in 7 languages and 56,248 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Screwball comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Spy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Creator, Speaker, Other, Contributor, Scenarist, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Cary Grant
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Most widely held works by Cary Grant
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

126 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemy agents mistake a New York City advertising executive for an American spy
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

82 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

70 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

66 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

109 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he has loved her all along
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

78 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
An Affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

74 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxury liner bound for New York. Although both are involved with other people, they fall in love. When the ship docks they agree to meet in six months, remaining apart as a test of their love. But a tragic accident keeps them from their rendevous and leaves their future uncertain
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

76 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
Father Goose( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
Penny serenade by George Stevens( Visual )

114 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic soap opera, Penny Serenade is the story of a young couple who seem to have everything, but must overcome a great tragedy to learn the value of true love
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Evenings with Cary Grant : recollections in his own words and by those who knew him best by Nancy Nelson( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Cary Grant, one of the screen's greatest stars, drawn from his own words and the reminiscences of his friends, colleagues, and loved ones
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious( Visual )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
Leo McCarey's affair to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn
She done him wrong by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie and Johnnie."
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny thing happens to Nick on his way to his honeymoon suite. He meets his wife. No, not his bride. He meets the wife that was lost at sea seven years ago and presumed dead
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( Visual )

50 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy adventure story of Ernest Bliss, a young millionaire, who can't bear so much wealth. The suggested cure is that he go away for a year and earn hisown living -- a challenge which Ernest accepts
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.12 for Leo McCare ... to 0.74 for Cary Grant ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Philadelphia story
Alternative Names
Leach, Archibad Alexander, 1904-1986

Leach, Archibald 1904-1986

Leach, Archibald Alexander

Leach, Archibald Alexander 1904-1986

Leach, Archie, 1904-1986

The Philadelphia storyBringing up BabyFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceNotoriousSuspicionAn Affair to rememberMr. Blandings builds his dream housePenny serenade