WorldCat Identities

Caron, Leslie

Overview
Works: 377 works in 1,063 publications in 8 languages and 21,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Biography  History  War films  Nonfiction films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Author, Singer, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Other, Speaker, wpr, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Leslie Caron
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

128 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,541 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 )

116 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and her daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop just before Lent across the street from the local church in a rigidly moral community
Father Goose( Visual )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 1,324 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 James Ivory( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Roxy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support. Together, the two young women hit the party scene, living it up with the locals and American expatriates. Eventually, Isabel unexpectedly begins an affair with a septuagenarian Frenchman
Daddy long legs by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 695 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 )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 521 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 433 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
The Durrells in Corfu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoverished 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
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
Gene Kelly : a celebration by Sheridan Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 334 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
Fanny( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 305 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
Damage by Louis Malle( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen and Anna pursue their illicit affair with obsessive abandon despite the danger of discovery and the resulting harm it would do to his complacent life, to Martyn, and to his wife, Ingrid
Lili by Charles Walters( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 294 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
Courage mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Heidi, the Swiss heroine loved by generations
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 285 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
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 283 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
Le martyre de Saint Sébastien = [The martyrdom of St. Sebastian] by Claude Debussy( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 281 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
Brigadoon : original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

32 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
 
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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 Frans acteur

Leslie Caron Frans actrice

Leslie Caron französische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin

Leslie Caronová

Leslie Caronová Francouzská herečka a tanečnice

Λέσλι Καρόν

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 celebrationDamageCourage mountainLeslie Caron : thank heaven : her frank and intimate autobiographyThank heaven-- : my autobiographyThank heaven : a memoir