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Coburn, Charles

Overview
Works: 311 works in 901 publications in 6 languages and 13,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Epic films  Romances  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )

108 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the adventures of two beautiful showgirls--an apparently stupid blonde golddigger and her provocative brunette friend--during a voyage from New York to Paris
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

41 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and French and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )

71 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and French and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stewart and Lombard portray a young married couple who fight ill health and financial problems not to mention Stewart's mother who lives with them
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
George Stevens' The more the merrier by Anne Fine( Visual )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
The Paradine case by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a suspenseful courtroom drama, a beautiful woman is accused of having murdered her husband
Kings Row( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Parris Mitchell, an aspiring doctor, loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiancee. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Parris, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Road to Singapore by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1940's hottest movie trio - Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour - chart a course for comedy and romance in Road to Singapore. Running out on his stuffy desk job and marriage-minded girlfriend, Josh Mallon (Crosby) links up with sailor-buddy Ace (Hope) and sets sail for the farthest point on the map - Singapore. On the exotic island of Kaigoon, they meet Mima (Lamour), a lovely young dancer cruelly dominated by her whip-cracking partner-fiance (Anthony Quinn). Josh and Ace rescue Mima, who moves into their shack, cooks, cleans, sings - and quickly becomes the object of their wise-cracking war for her affections. A top grosser of 1940, Singapore was the initial entry in the legendary Hope-Crosby-Lamour Road series that delighted movie-goers for over 20 fun-filled years
In this our life by John Huston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hail the conquering hero: A quirky soldier (Eddie Bracken) gets an unexpected homecoming when a group of uproarious marines decides to "make" a hero out of the comic misfit
Bachelor mother by Garson Kanin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single girl is mistaken for the mother of an abandoned baby
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin; his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Green grass of Wyoming( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken McLaughlin has a new horse, Crown Jewel, with whom he hopes to win enough money to help his father raise money for Goose Bar Ranch's financial crisis. Crown Jewel's heart is not in the race, since she is more captivated by the stallion Thunderhead
Trouble along the way by Warner Bros( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability
Impact by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire industrialist Walter Williams is marked for murder by his wife and her lover. When the plot ends in a fiery disaster, Williams is thought dead. In reality, he finds himself without a clue of who he is or what happened. As his memory returns, his life becomes a roller coaster ride of suspense and excitement
Wilson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson's career is traced from his tenure as Princeton University president and governor of New Jersey through his successful campaign and years at the White House
Je sais que vou êtes gentil : (it's our wedding day) by Henri Christiné( )

1 edition published in 1918 in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Charles Coburn acteur américain

Charles Coburn aktor amerykański

Charles Coburn Amerikaans acteur (1877-1961)

Charles Coburn amerikansk skådespelare

Charles Coburn amerikansk skodespelar

Charles Coburn amerikansk skuespiller

Charles Coburn attore statunitense

Charles Coburn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Coburn, Charles Douville.

Coburn, Charles Douville 1877-1961

Douville Coburn, Charles 1877-1961

Τσαρλς Κόμπερν Αμερικανός ηθοποιός

Кобёрн, Чарльз

Чарлз Коберн

Чарлс Коберн

צ'ארלס קובורן שחקן אמריקאי

تشارلز كوبرن

چارلز کوبرن بازیگر آمریکایی

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Around the world in 80 daysHeaven can waitThe Paradine caseIn this our lifeTrouble along the way