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Karns, Roscoe 1893-1970

Works: 126 works in 215 publications in 2 languages and 7,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Road films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  War films  Silent films  Screwball comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roscoe Karns
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

28 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,138 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
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,085 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
Wings by William A Wellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first Best Film Oscar went to this aerial World War I adventure about two fledgling aviators itching to take on the Kaiser's aces."--Publisher description
Twentieth century by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum in the original Alice in Wonderland. Based on Lewis Carroll's beloved story, this live-action fantasy features Hollywood icons Cary Grant, Gary Cooper and W.C. Fields along with Charlotte Henry as "Alice". Filled with spectacular sets and imaginative costumes, the classic Alice in Wonderland is a timeless adventure for the whole family!
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
You and me( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Projecting the message that "crime doesn't pay", a group of ex-cons works in a department store whose owner believes in rehabilitation. It's a romantic crime story, laced with comedy and social commentary
Today we live by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A World War I romantic drama showcasing Joan Crawford as a British party girl who falls for dashing American flyer Gary Cooper. After Cooper is reported killed in combat, Crawford returns to her former flame, Navy man Robert Young. Cooper later turns up alive to complicate the love triangle and team with Young on a dangerous mission."--Movies Unlimited
Front page woman by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reporters Ellen and Curt are very much in love, but working at competing newspapers. Curt's not willing to concede that a woman can sniff out news as well as a man, and Ellen refuses to marry him until he does. A nearby apartment fire and a mysterious murder will soon test their investigative skills, and their feelings for each other"--Container
Alibi Ike( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball rookie Frank X. Farrell is a phenom, a kid who can hurl the ol' horsehide and swing the lumber so well he may lead Chicago's beloved Cubbies to a pennant. He can sure spin excuses and blarney, too! Joe E. Brown brings a whirlybird wind-up and a love for the game to this comic Ring Lardner tale. You can't tell the players without a scorecard but sports-minded moviegoers recognized Bob Meusel, Jim Thorpe and other former professional ball players on the film's diamonds
That's my man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Ameche stars as a bookkeeper who yearns to own a racehorse, and whose dreams materialize when he comes into possession of a promising stallion named Gallant Man. But his passion for racing threatens to spoil his relationship with his wife, who shares Joe's idealism but not his willingness to wager their future on such a high-stakes dream
One Sunday afternoon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After meeting beauty Fay Wray one Sunday afternoon in the park, aspiring dentist Gary Cooper has her stolen away by his best friend. Even though he can't forget her, he marries another woman and attempts to move on with his life. But when fate reunites the pair, can they figure out a way to make it work?"--Movies Unlimited website
Laughing sinners( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivy Stevens, a showgirl, is distraught when she is dumped by sleazy salesman Howard Palmer. On the brink of suicide, she is deterred by a Salvation Army officer who is determined to reform her. Ivy soon finds herself torn between the two men
The buccaneer ; and, It happened one night( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onionhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this romantic follow-up to No time for sergeants, Al Woods, ship's cook third class aboard the buoy tender USS Periwinkle creates more havoc
Beggars of life by William A Wellman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos disguised as a boy. Upon discovering her gender, the brutal leader of the tramps demands her for himself
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It happened one night
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Karnes, Roscoe 1893-1970

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