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MacArthur, Charles 1895-1956

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Most widely held works by Charles MacArthur
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

43 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind Russell is super-reporter Hildy Johnson; Cary Grant is smooth-talking, anything-for-a-story editor Walter Burns. The result is a clever, lightning-paced, and slyly sexy marathon of laughs
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Army veterans find adventure on India's North-West frontier
Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of twentieth-century drama. For contents, see Author Catalog
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earl Williams, a convicted killer, escapes, throwing the Criminal Courts Building into chaos. Newspaper reporters attempt to "scoop" the story by holding Williams in a roll top desk in the press room
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )

59 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygger på dramat: The front page / Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur
Twentieth century by Roy Andersson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
The front page : a play in three acts by Ben Hecht( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistible comedy with thrills and derring do set in the news room. Hildy wants to break away from journalism and go on a belated honeymoon. There is a jailbreak and into Hildy's hands falls the escapee as hostage. He conceals his prize in a rolltop desk and phones his scoop to his managing editor. Their job is to prevent other reporters and the sheriff from opening the desk and finding their story. Some hoods are enlisted to remove the desk, but they get mixed up with a Boy Scout troop and the mayor and a cleaning woman, among others. It's a whirlwind wrap up with Hildy finally making his breakaway, but the cynical managing editor has him arrested before he leaves town for having stolen a watch he planted on Hildy
Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Durante es el propietario de un circo que cuenta solamente con dos atracciones de interés: su hija y Jumbo, un elefante de gran talento. La chica y su padre tendrán que agudizar el ingenio para salvar el circo del acoso de los acreedores
The stage works of Charles MacArthur by Charles MacArthur( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edison the invention of the movies by Howard Hawks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless gambling boss cannot win the love of the girl he made into a star attraction in his California saloon during the Gold Rush
War bugs by Charles MacArthur( Book )

9 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page by Ben Hecht( Recording )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildy Johnson, star reporter of the Herald Examiner, is quitting to marry and move to New York. His editor is waiting for the lid to blow off the story of the year (1928), and doesn't want Hildy to quit yet
Twentieth century by Ken Ludwig( Book )

7 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Olney, Maryland, Richard Skinner, Redge Allen, Evelyn Freyman present Eugenie Leontovich, Jose Ferrer in "Twentieth Century," a play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (based on a play by Charles Bruce Millholland), staged by Joseph Kramm, settings by S. Syrjala
Ladies and gentlemen : a comedy in three acts by Charles MacArthur( Book )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1941 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction, Rapley Theatre Company, Edmund Plohn, manager, Gilbert Miller presents Helen Hayes and Philip Merivale in "Ladies and Gentleman," by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht, from a play by L. Bush-Fekete, staged by Mr. MacArthur, assisted by Lewis Allen, settings by Boris Aronson
Johnny on a spot : a comedy in three acts by Charles MacArthur( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Dec. 21, 1979
Rasputin and the Empress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Barrymore plays Rasputin, the Siberian monk with an uncanny influence over Czarina Romanoff (played by Ethel Barrymore) in this film about White Russia before the Revolution. John Barrymore appears as Prince Chegodieff
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Ditzy socialite Carole Lombard thinks she's giving tramp William Powell a break-- and it's the best break anyone's ever given her whole family. 2. Conniving editor Cary Grant thinks news of a jailbreak is just the ticket to keep reporter Rosalind Russell from leaving her job-- and him. This pair of classic comedies turn disasters: the Depression, alcoholism, crime and death, and bad choices: a warm-hearted but empty-headed gesture that brings a man into the orbit of a selfish, suspicious family, and a manipulative attempt to stop a proposed marriage, into health, wealth, and happy romantic endings
Charlie; the improbable life and times of Charles MacArthur by Ben Hecht( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century (1934) : shooting script by Ben Hecht( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunga Din (1939) : shooting script by Ben Hecht( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Charles MacArthur Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1956)

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusforfattar

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusförfattare

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manusforfatter

Charles MacArthur amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Charles MacArthur scénariste américain

Charles MacArthur US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Mac Arthur Charles 1895-1956

MacArthur, Charles Gordon 1895-1956

Mc Arthur Charles 1895-1956

McArthur Charles 1895-1956

Чарльз МакАртур

מקארתור, צ׳ארלס 1895־1956

צ'ארלס מקארתור

چارلز مک‌آرتور فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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