WorldCat Identities

Grant, Cary 1904-1986

Overview
Works: 1,536 works in 5,961 publications in 7 languages and 86,724 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Spy films  Romantic comedy films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, vac, Creator, Contributor, Honoree, Speaker, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cary Grant
 
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North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

163 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

211 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

123 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,811 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. Subtitles in English, French and Spanish
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

102 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

218 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirthful murder Cary-ed off in slapstick, slap-happy style! Cary Grant and a stellar cast romp through this classic farce based on Joseph Kesselring's 1941 Broadway hit and breezily directed by Frank Capra. Frazzled drama critic Mortimer Brewster (Grant) has two aunts (Josephine Hull and Jean Adair) who ply lonely geezers with poisoned libations, on sociopathic brother (Raymond Massey) who looks like Boris Karloff, one bonkers brother (John Alexander) who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, one impatient new bride (Priscilla Lane) -- and only one night to make it turn out all right. In this circus' center ring is Grant, twisting his face into a clown's gallery of flabbergasted reactions and transforming his natural athletic grace into a rubber-legged comic ballet. You'll die laughing. - Container
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

50 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

151 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

69 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,531 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
To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur
The awful truth by Leo McCarey( Visual )

45 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separated couple sabotages each other's love affairs while waiting for their divorce decree to become final
Father Goose( Visual )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 1,283 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
Penny serenade by George Stevens( Visual )

141 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 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
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

88 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,253 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
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 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
Holiday by George Cukor( Visual )

41 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

88 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The front page
An affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

94 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,117 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
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
That touch of mink by Delbert Mann( Visual )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's most eligible and richest bachelor makes the acquaintance of a naive country girl transplant to New York City by splashing mud all over the young lady. He sends his brilliant young financial advisor over to the automat, where her roommate is employed, to apologize unsuccessfully until the tycoon appears in person and charms the unemployed young lady into a date. Later, while on a trip in Bermuda she gets looped and breaks out in a rash. After a madcap romance they get married and when they return to Bermuda for their honeymoon, the groom has an attack of nerves and comes down with the blotches
 
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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
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CharadeThe Philadelphia storyBringing up BabyFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceThe bishop's wifeNotoriousSuspicionTo catch a thief
Alternative Names
Carius Grant

Cary Grant acteur américain

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Grant, Cary

Grant, Cary, 1904-

Keri Qrant

Kerijs Grānts

Leach, Alexander Archibald, 1904-

Leach, Archibad Alexander, 1904-1986

Leach, Archibald 1904-1986

Leach, Archibald Alec

Leach Archibald Alexander

Leach, Archibald Alexander 1904-1986

Leach, Archie 1904-1986

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Грант Кэри

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