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Caron, Leslie

Overview
Works: 334 works in 1,105 publications in 9 languages and 21,785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Biography  History  War films  Romantic comedy films  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Other, Costume designer, Speaker, wpr, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leslie Caron
 
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An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

164 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

118 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,002 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 Lasse Hallström( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,120 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 )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 1,326 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 852 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 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 693 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
Carola by G.F Karliczek( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 562 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
The Durrells in Corfu : the complete first season( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoversihed but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to leave 1930s England in hopes of a better life for her children. As Louisa relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends, rivals, lovers, and animals
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 520 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 426 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. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Fanny( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 367 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
Gene Kelly : a celebration by Sheridan Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Kelly pioneered a style of dancing that was muscular and dynamic, yet always deceptively casual. The pinnacle of his career was "Singin' in the Rain" in 1952, which established him as one of the screen's most enduring icons. This biography assesses Kelly's films and his worldwide appeal
Lili by Charles Walters( Visual )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One has lost her marbles, another is dead. A third is in prison, a fourth the worse for liquor. A fifth has sworn off the devil's music and the sixth - Elizabeth - is daydreaming about reforming the band. As a teenager in the war years, Elizabeth was a sax-player with the Blond Bombshells, until a scandal blew the band apart. But now, some five decades later, encouraged by Patrick, an old rogue from her youth and no less of a rogue today, she sets off in search of the survivors with a dream of recreating their former glories"--Container
Courage mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 291 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
Le martyre de Saint Sébastien = [The martyrdom of St. Sebastian] by Claude Debussy( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 280 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
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 278 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
Brigadoon : original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
Gigi : original motion picture soundtrack by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and German and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete motion picture soundtrack of the 1958 musical film Gigi, with the addition of three bonus tracks
 
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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 danseuse et actrice

Leslie Caron francia származású amerikai színésznő, balett-táncos

Leslie Caron Frans actrice

Leslie Caron französische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin

Leslie Caronová Francouzská herečka a tanečnice

Λέσλι Καρόν ηθοποιός και χορεύτρια

Карон, Лесли

Лесли Карон

Леслі Карон

לסלי קארון

לסלי קארון שחקנית צרפתייה

لزلی کارون بازیگر و رقاص فرانسوی

ليزلي كارون

레슬리 카론

レスリー・キャロン

李絲妮嘉儂

萊斯利·卡儂

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GigiGene Kelly : a celebrationCourage mountainLeslie Caron : thank heaven : her frank and intimate autobiographyThank heaven-- : my autobiographyThank heaven : a memoir