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Goldwyn, Samuel 1879-1974

Overview
Works: 337 works in 1,235 publications in 7 languages and 24,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Romance films  War films  Biographical films  Christmas films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Motion picture producers and directors 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel, fmp, pmn, Performer, Speaker, Film editor, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Goldwyn
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

76 editions published between 1946 and 2020 in English and French and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
Guys and dolls by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

59 editions published between 1955 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times Square is all a bustle with petty crooks, lazy cops, and especially, gamblers. Gamblers are everywhere, but Nathan Detroit--who maintains the "Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York"--Is short the $1000 he needs to secure a site for a fleet of big players coming into town. Nathan's other problem is his burlesque showgirl fiancée, Miss Adelaide. Her fourteen-year long engagement and Nathan's failure to give up the gambling racket as he promised have given her a permanent, psychosomatic cold. When Sky Masterson, with a reputation as a fast and loose bettor, arrives in New York Nathan devises a plan. Nathan bets Sky that Sky won't be able to convince Sergeant Sarah Brown, local Salvation Army Sergeant and goody two shoes extraordinaire, to go to Havana for dinner. Sky only has 24 hours to succeed or sacrifice the cash. What he doesn't count on is losing his heart as well. Thus, the die is cast, the fates engaged, as songs, dance, and old-fashioned gambling good fun ensue
Wuthering Heights by Weile( Visual )

77 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,766 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
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
The little foxes by William Wyler( Visual )

38 editions published between 1941 and 2020 in English and French and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

29 editions published between 1937 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
Hans Christian Andersen by Frank Loesser( Visual )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2020 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredibly multi-talented Danny Kaye stars as Hans Christian Andersen, a young cobbler with a special gift for storytelling. Nominated for six Academy Awards, this wonderful musical will enchant both young and old
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover. Nominated for 4 **Academy Awards**
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dodsworth, a recently retired industrialist, sets off to Europe with his young wife. In Paris the wife, Fran, begins an open flirtation with an attractive gentleman and Dodsworth, hurt by his wife's actions, searches for the happiness which has eluded him
Dead end by William Wyler( Visual )

17 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the mean streets on New York's Lower East Side, Drina hopes to save her brother from a life of crime. But notorious hoodlum Baby Face Martin has come back to his old haunts looking for trouble and threatening to drag the boy down with him. Drina turns to her childhood friend Dave for help. But can he stop Martin without becoming just like him?"--Container
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and French and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939
The Westerner by Gary Cooper( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Brennan's Academy Award winning portrayal of "Judge" Roy Bean, along with the Academy Award-nominated story. Judge Roy Bean is a hard-nosed judge who dispenses his own unique brand of justice. Cole Harden, a stranger accused of stealing horses, attempts to talk himself out of the hangman's noose and the two men end up with a grudging friendship, until Bean's deadly scheming against the homesteaders puts the two on opposite sides
Arrowsmith by John Ford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married country doctor Martin Arrowsmith leaves his small practice for the prospects of wealth and important medical research at New York City's esteemed McGurk Institute and finds himself faced with an intense workload, a romance-minded socialite, and a plague outbreak
Barbary Coast by Howard Hawks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 253 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
Lon Chaney collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown (63 min.): Alonzo is an armless knife thrower and marksman for a circus, but he's hiding a secret that will lead to murder and betrayal
Behind the screen by Samuel Goldwyn( Book )

14 editions published between 1923 and 2019 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hurricane by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The simple life on a South Pacific island is disrupted, not only by a vindictive governor but by a typhoon."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
The penalty by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an incompetent doctor amputates the legs of a young boy, he has no idea that the youth will grow up to be the immoral and embittered Blizzard, a criminal mastermind who orchestrates a bizarre and heinous plot to avenge himself upon his malefactor"--Container
 
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The little foxes
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Goldwyn : a biography of the man behind the mythThe search for Sam Goldwyn : a biographySamuel Goldwyn : movie mogulGoldwyn : a biography
Alternative Names
Gelbfisch, Samuel

Gelbfish, Samuel

Gelbfish Samuel 1882-1974

Gelbfisz, Schmuel

Gelbfisz, Schmuel 1879-1974

Gelbfisz, Schmuel 1882-1974

Gelbfisz, Szmuel 1882-1974

Goldfisch, Sam

Goldfisch, Sam 1879-1974

Goldfisch, Sam 1882-1974

Goldfisch, Samuel

Goldfish, Sam 1882-1974

Goldfish, Samuel

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Goldfish Samuel 1882-1974

Goldwin Samuel 1882-1974

Goldwyn, Sam

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Goldwyn, Samuel

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Samjuel Goldvin

Samuel Goldwyn americký filmový producent a podnikatel

Samuel Goldwyn Amerikaans filmproducent (1879-1974)

Samuel Goldwyn amerikai filmproducer

Samuel Goldwyn amerikansk filmproducent

Samuel Goldwyn amerikansk filmprodusent

Samuel Goldwyn amerikkalainen elokuvatuottaja

Samuel Goldwyn amerykański producent filmowy

Samuel Goldwyn producteur de films américain

Samuel Goldwyn producteur de films américaine

Samuel Goldwyn productor de cine estadounidense

Samuel Goldwyn productor de cine estauxunidense (1879–1974)

Samuel Goldwyn productor de cinema estatunidenc

Samuel Goldwyn produtor de cinema americano

Samuel Goldwyn produttore cinematografico statunitense

Samuel Goldwyn US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Semas Goldvinas Amerikiečių kino prodiuseris.

Σάμιουελ Γκόλντγουϊν

Голдвин, Сэмюэл

Голдвин, Сэмюэл американский кинопродюсер, один из создателей американской киноиндустрии

Самюъл Голдуин

Семюел Голдвін

Семюел Ґолдвін американський кінопродюсер

Сэм’юэл Голдўін амэрыканскі прадусар

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סמואל גולדווין

סמואל גולדווין מפיק אמריקאי

שמואל גלבפֿיש

ساموئل گلدوین

صمويل جولدوين

صمويل جولدوين منتج افلام من الامبراطوريه الروسيه

صمويل غولدوين منتج أفلام أمريكي بولندي

স্যামুয়েল গোল্ডউইন

ਸੈਮੂਅਲ ਗੋਲਡਵਿਨ

골드윈, 사무엘 1879-1974

새뮤얼 골드윈 미국의 영화 제작자

ゴールドウィン, サミュエル

サミュエル・ゴールドウィン

塞缪尔·高德温

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