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Lederer, Charles 1910-1976

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Most widely held works by Charles Lederer
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

182 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about a big city newspaper editor and his star reporter
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Jule Styne( Visual )

115 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelorette showgirl singers Dorothy Shaw and Lorelei Lee are sailing to Paris, courtesy of Lorelei's millionaire boyfriend Gus Esmond, Jr. They're also being shadowed--thanks to Gus Sr.--by private detective Ernie Malone. Lorelei gets embroiled in a contretemps involving Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman, outspoken Lady Beekman, and a tiara. Dorothy, meanwhile, becomes involved in a running flirtation with the detective. All's well that ends well, but everything plays second fiddle to the snazzy costumes and in-your-face attitudes sported by the showgirls. Based on a 1949 Broadway musical this was one of Howard Hawks' biggest commercial hits
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Ocean like his chances. All he asks is that his handpicked squad of 10 grifters and cons play the game like they have nothing to lose. If all goes right, the payoff will be a fat $150 million. All the gang of associates needs to do is stage heists at three major Las Vegas casinos - Bellagio, The Mirage, and the MGM Grand - simultaneously during a popular boxing event. The payoff, divided by 11, you do the math
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby( Visual )

60 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists, investigating a magnetic disturbance near the North Pole, discovers a disc-shaped object and some sort of man-like creature frozen beneath the ice
Kismet by Robert Wright( Recording )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and German and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet: Musical Arabian Night in Two Acts. Based on themes of Alexander Borodin. Book: Charles Lederer and Luther Davis
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd( Visual )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the high seas against the tyrannical Captain Bligh aboard the H.M.S. Bounty when the underfed, overflogged sailors can no longer take the brutality
The Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in French and English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From barnstormer to flying-circus wing walker to air-mail pilot, Charles Augustus Lindbergh assaulted the beckoning skies like a lovestruck kid. On May 21, 1927, his affair with the air propelled him into 20th-century legend. That day he landed his single-engine plane at Le Bourget Field outside Paris, following takeoff 33 1/2 hours earlier from Roosevelt Field, New York
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secretary (Monroe) marvels at her boss' (Cary Grant) antics after he accidentally ingests a youth pill
Kiss of death by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and French and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Bianco is a small-time crook who gets caught during a jewel heist. Despite some urging, he refuses to rat out the team, assuming they would take care of his family. When his wife commits suicide, he rats out his partners and one seeks revenge
Charles Lederer presents Edwin Lester's production of Kismet : a musical Arabian night by Robert Wright( )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I was a male war bride by Howard Hawks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French officer falls in love with a woman lieutenant and must cross dress in order to get into the United States
Can-Can by Walter Lang( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe Forrestier, a lovestruck young jurist who's determined to make an honest woman out of her-- one way or the other
Kismet by Robert Wright( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows one fateful, fabulous day as a beggar-poet and his daughter cross paths with a wicked wazir, a wily temptress, a handsome prince, and a magical curse
Ride the pink horse( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough-talking former GI comes to a small New Mexico town to shake down a gangster who killed his best friend; events turn out neither as planned nor at all well
Follow that dream by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a sexy but naive country boy in this light-hearted musical comedy about a backwoods family homesteading along the Florida coast
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
Howard Hawks' I was a male war bride( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a postwar mission in Germany, French army officer Henri Rochard and American WAC lieutenant Catherine Gates find that their mutual antagonism changes into love. They decide to marry just when Catherine is ordered home, which presents an obstacle to Henri. They learn that the only way he can enter the U.S. is through the Congressional act governing war brides which leaves the resourceful Catherine only one alternative: disguide her husband as a sister WAC
Cary Grant( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newspaper reporter's wedding is delayed when a man scheduled to be hanged, escapes
Ocean's 11 : a novel by Dewey Gram( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As ex-con Danny Ocean gathers together a team to break into three profitable casinos and a highly protected vault, he must decide whether or not to trust his ex-wife, who is the current girlfriend of the casino owner they are trying to rob
 
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His girl FridayCary Grant
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Charles Lederer Amerikaans filmregisseur

Charles Lederer regista statunitense

Charles Lederer scénariste américain

Charles Lederer US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Чарльз Ледерер

چارلز لدرر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

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Mutiny on the BountyCharles Lederer presents Edwin Lester's production of Kismet : a musical Arabian nightCary GrantOcean's 11 : a novel