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MacArthur, Charles 1895-1956

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Most widely held works by Charles MacArthur
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

60 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

45 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Burns, editor of a major Chicago newspaper, is about to lose his ace reporter and former wife, Hildy to an insurance salesman, but not without a fight. The crafty editor uses every trick in his fedora to get Hildy to write one last big story about murderer Earl Williams and the inept Sheriff Hartwell. The plot snowballs as Williams' friend Molly Malloy, the crooked mayor, and his mother get tied up in Walter's web
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of twentieth-century drama. For contents, see Author Catalog
Twentieth century( Visual )

10 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1928 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction: A.L. Erlanger & W.H. Rapley, business management: S.E. Cochran. Jed Harris presents "The Front Page," a play by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur, staged by George S. Kaufman, setting by Raymond Sovery. Scenery built by Frank Dwyer, Inc
The front page( Visual )

26 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a convicted murderer escapes, a newspaper man who had been about to go on his honeymoon discovers (aided by his conniving boss) that the story means more to him than the marriage. Blurb on container refers to a different film adaptation of the same play, His girl Friday, in which the reporter is a woman
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
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 352 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
Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and French and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire d'un propriétaire de cirque dont les deux principales attractions sont sa fille et les très populaires pachyderme Jumbo. Un joyeux charivari que vient troubler l'arrivée d'un beau rival. Le père, sa fiancée à la répartie facile et sa fille pourraient bien devoir renoncer au plus grand spectacle du monde
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

Barbary Coast by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 173 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 : from theater to reality by Ben Hecht( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page by Ben Hecht( Recording )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The entire play takes place in the press room of the Criminal Courts Building, Chicago."--Container
Twentieth century by Ken Ludwig( Book )

7 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies and gentlemen : a comedy in three acts by Charles MacArthur( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1941 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction, Rapley Theatre Company, Edmund Plohn, manager, Gilbert Miller presents Helen Hayes and Philip Merivale in "Ladies and Gentlemen," 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 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 63 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
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildy Johnson is a reporter who is matched in force only by her conniving-but-charismatic ex-editor and ex-husband, Walter Burns, who dangles the chance for her to scoop her fellow news writers with the story of an impending execution in order to keep her from hopping the train that's supposed to take her to Albany and a new life as a housewife
 
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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

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چارلز مک‌آرتور فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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