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Kanin, Garson 1912-1999

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Most widely held works by Garson Kanin
Tracy and Hepburn : an intimate memoir by Garson Kanin( Book )

45 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected anecdotes provide insights into the characters and personalities of the unpredictable, dynamic film stars Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

43 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,256 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
Born yesterday : a comedy by Garson Kanin( Book )

22 editions published between 1945 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire junk dealer arranges for his unsophisticated girlfriend to take a course in "culture"
Remembering Mr. Maugham by Garson Kanin( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of Somerset Maugham which grew out of a long friendship between him and the American playwright-director Garson Kanin
A thousand summers by Garson Kanin( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freeman Asborn, the owner of the Edgartown pharmacy on Martha's Vineyard, in 1927 removes a cinder from a young woman's eye. What follows is a love affair that is sustained through the torments of war and barriers of matrimony, a dream that persists through human error, success and tragedy
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 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
Moviola by Garson Kanin( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in 8 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 92-jarige filmmagnaat vertelt zijn levensverhaal - dat tevens het verhaal van de ontwikkeling van de filmindustrie in Amerika is - aan een jonge vriend
It takes a long time to become young : an entertainment in the form of a declaration of war on the mindless youth cult that has our time in its grip ... by Garson Kanin( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a lively, witty book, a strong case for maturity and experience. Activity does not wear out the human machine, inactivity does--so the author says!
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 719 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
A gift of time : a play in two acts by Garson Kanin( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable
Smash by Garson Kanin( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How many of us who sit in high anticipation waiting for the curtain to rise on a Broadway musical have any idea what really goes on behind the scenes?"--jacket flap
One hell of an actor : a novel by Garson Kanin( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam's rib; screenplay by Ruth Gordon( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metropolitan Opera version of Johann Strauss' Fledermaus (in English) : operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss( )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cordelia? by Garson Kanin( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together again! : the stories of the great Hollywood teams by Garson Kanin( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Fledermaus, a version in English by Johann Strauss( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelor mother by Garson Kanin( Visual )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed Polly Parrish impulsively picks up a baby left at orphanage doors at Christmas. Everyone assumes the foundling is hers, including Polly's playboy ex-boss, who offers her a job if she'll live up to her maternal duties. A paycheck would be handy, so Polly complies. Then the boss's tycoon dad assumes the infant is his secret grandson, and things really spin out of control
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Pat and Mike
Alternative Names
Garson Kanin Amerikaans filmregisseur (1912-1999)

Garson Kanin commediografo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Garson Kanin US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Kanin Garson

Гарсон Канин

קניון, גרסון

קנין, גרסון, 1912-1999

گارسون کنین

ਗਾਰਸਨ ਕਾਰਿੰਨ


ケニン, ガースン

ケーニン, ガーソン


Born yesterday : a comedyPat and MikeRemembering Mr. Maugham