WorldCat Identities

Davies, Valentine 1905-1961

Overview
Works: 98 works in 391 publications in 7 languages and 12,258 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Christmas fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Musical films  Biographical films  War films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Director, Conceptor, Other, Performer, fmd, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Valentine Davies
 
Most widely held works by Valentine Davies
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

65 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Santa is hired by Macy's to play the department store's Santa in the Thanksgiving Day parade, but has to prove in court that he is who he says he is
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Book )

57 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
The Glenn Miller story by Glenn Miller( Visual )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tribute to Glenn Miller charts his rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s
The bridges at Toko-ri by Mark Robson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran Navy pilot who must leave his family to fight again in the Korean War
The Benny Goodman story( Visual )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938
It happens every spring( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a mild-mannered chemistry professor in love with the daughter of a college president but earning a meagre salary that won't support the two. He invents a solution that repels any kind of wood and joins a major league baseball team to be able to afford to marry
On the Riviera by Man Ray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincing that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten to get out of hand when Martin, dressed as Duran, is confronted by several of the philanderer's women, not to mention by Duran's ruthless business rival, M. Periton
It happens every spring by Valentine Davies( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a research fellow in chemistry and his attempts to attain his professorship and the president's daughter
Miracle on 34th Street by A. L Singer( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of three people are changed by an old man who insists that he is Santa Claus
Sailor of the king( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Naval officer who grows up never knowing his father, is commended for his heroic efforts during a battle against the Germans, and is decorated by his own father
Strategic air command( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big league baseball star and his wife are forced to trade the glamour of bigtime sports for the anonymous and dangerous existence of a bomber pilot whose squadron's mission is to deliver a nuclear strike in case of an all-out war
Miracle on 34th Street( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
It started with a kiss( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No sex, please, we're on our honeymoon! After a showgirl and an Air Force sergeant head to the altar on the basis of one torrid smooch, the bride begins having second thoughts. After all, marriage can't be based on sexual chemistry alone. So she decrees a month of connubial celibacy to test if the newlyweds are really meant for each other
Bachelor in Paradise by Jack Arnold( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced in 1961. A light-hearted comedy about the trials of a bachelor living in a community of married couples ... and all the temptations that lie within
The house of Juke, a play in one act by Valentine Davies( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle on 34th Street by Francine Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Syncopation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love story between a young trumpeter and New Orleans born piano player merely serves as the backdrop for this feature that traces the evolution of jazz form the early sounds of Dixieland to ragtime in Chicago up through the swing era
You were meant for me( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a bandleader and his wife set during the Great Depression. Marilyn Monroe appears as an extra in this jolly musical
Música y lágrimas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glen Miller fue uno de los más famosos músicos de jazz de la "era del swing". En 1925 empezó a tocar el trombón en una pequeña banda de provincias y, después de una gira por pueblos y ciudades, se instaló en Nueva York. Hasta allí llegó su novia para casarse. La boda fue una histórica sesión musical dirigida por el gran Louis Armstrong. A partir de entonces la carrera de Glenn Miller estuvo llena de éxitos
Three little girls in blue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three blue-garbed farming sisters -- disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and her maid -- head to Atlantic City in search of rich husbands
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Miracle on 34th Street
Alternative Names
Davice, Valentine

Davies, Valentine

Davies, Valentine Loewi, 1905-1961

Valentine Davies Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1905-1961)

Valentine Davies sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Valentine Davies US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur

Валентайн Дейвис

ולנטין דייוויס

والنیتن دیویس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ヴァレンタイン・デイヴィス

デイヴィス, ヴァレンタイン

デェヴィス, バレンティン

華倫天奴·戴維斯

瓦伦丁·戴维斯

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