WorldCat Identities

Grant, Cary 1904-1986

Works: 963 works in 2,729 publications in 7 languages and 53,664 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Detective and mystery films  History  Romance films  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Honoree, Other, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )

121 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

77 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

65 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,805 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
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

64 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

107 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,788 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's loved her all along
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

76 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,548 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 )

69 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxery 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 )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure story of three English soldier comrades battling the savage punjabs in India, and their lowly water-bearer, Gunga Din, who longs to be a soldier
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

25 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 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 )

111 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,288 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 )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,229 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 1,145 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 )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,094 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 )

19 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 925 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.'"--Container
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 813 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 769 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 )

48 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content 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
Topper Topper returns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 506 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
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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 storyFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceBringing up BabyNotoriousSuspicionAn Affair to rememberMr. Blandings builds his dream housePenny serenade