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Hepburn, Katharine 1907-2003

Works: 1,080 works in 3,349 publications in 18 languages and 89,244 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biography  Romance films  Screwball comedy films  History  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Host, Commentator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Speaker, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Katharine Hepburn
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Most widely held works by Katharine Hepburn
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

147 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching steam which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

107 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,534 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
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

82 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
On Golden Pond by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

83 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

82 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

68 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical novel takes place in England at Christmas in the year 1183. The aging King Henry II must name a successor, and he summons his estranged wife, Queen Eleanor of Acquitaine, and their three surviving sons. It is less a family reunion than a state of convocation, since the king's major rival in love and politics is Eleanor. Henry has also invited 18 year old King Phillip of France, brother of his mistress, Princess Alais. THe interplay of these proud and powerful nobles is full of intrigue and danger
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

53 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of a strong willed woman who attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life of her reclusive daughter, and how the daughter finds a way of escape
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

52 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Desk set by Phoebe Ephron( Visual )

31 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

47 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

49 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshall teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers
Summertime by David Lean( Visual )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a witty but lonely secretary who takes a vacation in Venice, hoping to fall in love. She does - with a very handsome but very married Italian man
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

39 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Holiday by George Cukor( Visual )

32 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,180 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
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Philadelphia story
Alternative Names
Burns, Katherine 1907-2003

Catharina Hepburn

Helen Katherine Stone actriz estadounidense

Hepberna, Ketrina, 1907-2003

Hepburn, Katarzyna

Hepburn, Katharine Houghton

Hepburn, Katharine Houghton 1907-2003

Hepburn, Katherine 1907-2003

Houghton Hepburn, Katharine 1907-2003

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn actrice américaine

Katharine Hepburn actriz estadounidense

Katharine Hepburn aktorka amerykańska

Katharine Hepburn Amerikaans acteur

Katharine Hepburn Amerikaans actrice

Katharine Hepburn Amerikana nga aktres

Katharine Hepburn amerikanische Schauspielerin

Katharine Hepburn attrice statunitense

Katharine Hepburn film, stage, and television actress

Katharine Hepburn yhdysvaltalainen teatteri- ja elokuvanäyttelijä

Katharine Hepburnová

Ketrin Hepbern

Ketrin Hepbörn

Ketrina Hepberna

Khėpbern, Kėtrin 1907-2003

Κάθριν Χέπμπορν Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Катарин Ҳепбурн

Катрин Хепбърн

Кетрин Хепберн

Кетрін Гепберн

Кэтрин Хепбёрн

Кэтрин Хепбёрн Холливудын домогт эмэгтэй жүжигчин

Кэтрын Гэпбэрн амэрыканская акторка

Кэтрын Хепбёрн

Хепбёрн, Кэтрин

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کاترین هپبورن

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Guess who's coming to dinnerBringing up BabyThe lion in winterAdam's ribDesk setLittle womenWoman of the yearRooster Cogburn