WorldCat Identities

Caron, Leslie

Works: 307 works in 1,001 publications in 8 languages and 20,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  War films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Interviewee, Narrator, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Other, Speaker, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Leslie Caron
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

143 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Gigi by Frederick Loewe( Visual )

108 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set in Paris in which a girl trained as a high society courtesan falls in love with a rich and handsome boulevardier
Chocolat by Joanne Harris( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Father Goose( Visual )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Le divorce by Diane Johnson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
Daddy long legs by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire playboy Jervis Pendleton III becomes enamored with a young woman living in a French orphanage, and decides to anonymously sponsor her college education in America. When they finally meet face-to-face two years later, romance blossoms but is complicated by Jervis's hesitance towards their age differences
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Fanny by Marc Allégret( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny, a fishmonger's daughter with eyes for the barkeeper's son, Marius, has a powerful rival. Marius yearns for a life at sea, not one behind the bar in Marseilles with his blustery but devoted father Cesar. But after Fanny and Marius surrender to their desires, complications separate them, and a solution comes from an unlikely source: the wise, aging sailmaker Panisse
Lili by Charles Walters( Visual )

23 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets
Courage mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Heidi, the Swiss heroine loved by generations. Given into the power of a cruel tyrant by the advent of World War I, Heidi and her schoolmates escape on foot to travel from Italy to her home in Switzerland
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While writing his autobiography, a French bachelor tells of his lifelong obsession with women, often going to ridiculous lengths to meet a woman who has caught his eye
The Last of the blonde bombshells( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the encouragement of her granddaughter, Elizabeth looks up the other members of the Blonde Bombshells, a nearly all-girl band that played during World War II
Le martyre de Saint Sébastien [The martyrdom of St. Sebastian] by Claude Debussy( Recording )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien: Musique de scène sur le mystère en cinq actes de Gabriele d'Annunzio pour récitant, soli, choeur et orchestre
Carola by G.F Karliczek( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary filmmaker Jean Renoir's suspenseful and romantic tale of a beautiful French actress struggling to avoid the deadly politics and forbidden passions of Nazi-occupied France
Brigadoon original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

32 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
Dangerous moves by Richard Dembo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Wettkampf um eine Schachweltmeisterschaft in Genf mit allen erdenklichen Tricks, Intrigen und Verrat geführt, wächst zu einem politischen Machtkampf aus. Im Hintergrund der Kalte Krieg zwischen Ost und West. Der alte sowjetische Schachmeister (Michel Piccoli) wird vom jungen, arroganten Exilrussen (Alexandre Arbatt) herausgefordert. Plötzlich wird das Spiel mehr zu einem psychologischen Nervenkrieg denn zum einem reinen Schachspiel. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Damage by Louis Malle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La atracción entre un político inglés (Jeremy Irons) y la prometida de su hijo Juliette Binoche), es la base de una caótica historia que se desenlaza sutilmente ante sus espectadores. Lo que comienza siendo una relación entre amantes se convierte en una obsesión que va más allá de lo racional. Ésta suculenta película dirigida por Louis Malle (Au revoir les enfants), un genio del cine que entre sus varios reconocimientos cuenta con tres nominaciones al Oscar. El film nos lleva a los límites entre la cordura y la locura, nos muestra a que extremos podemos llegar si nos dejamos llevar por nuestras oscuras pasiones. Tomada de una de las novelas más fuertes de los tiempos recientes. "Obsesón" cuenta con un elenco espectacular
Valentino by Ken Russell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films. Freely mixing fact and fiction, director Russell, a man of ideas as well as baroque images, uses Valentino's life to comment on the destrucitve nature of the early Hollywood system and American code of machismo
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Caron, Leslie Claire Margaret 1931-

Lesli Karon

Leslia Caron

Leslie Caron actress

Leslie Caron aktorka francuska

Leslie Caron ballerina e attrice francese

Leslie Caron Frans acteur

Leslie Caron Frans actrice

Leslie Caron französische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin

Leslie Caronová

Leslie Caronová Francouzská herečka a tanečnice

Карон, Лесли

Лесли Карон

Леслі Карон

לסלי קארון

لزلی کارون بازیگر و رقاص فرانسوی

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GigiCourage mountainDamageLeslie Caron : thank heaven : her frank and intimate autobiographyThank heaven-- : my autobiography