WorldCat Identities

Head, Edith

Overview
Works: 388 works in 763 publications in 1 language and 41,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Romance films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Performer, wpr, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Alfred Hitchcock's The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events
Roman holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day princess rebelling against her royal obligations explores Rome on her own
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy. After attending a cooking school in Paris, a chauffeur's daughter returns to her father's garage apartment on a Long Island estate and charms an austere businessman and his young playboy brother, the sons of her father's wealthy employer
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery-- that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
The greatest show on Earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish and spectacular Big Top epic - with outstanding performances from the entire cast - which won Best Picture Oscar for DeMille. With a massive, three-ring circus about to start a nationwide tour, tensions under the big top are running high
Barefoot in the park( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire and her next-door neighbor, a writer who is sponsored--and stifled--by a wealthy woman
William Wyler's The heiress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father O'Malley is the new priest at the Church of St. Dominic in a working-class New York City neighborhood. He fails to make a good first impression with crusty old Father Fitzgibbon, who doesn't approve of O'Malley's golf playing, baseball game attending, or fishing. But O'Malley starts spiffing up the church and its neighborhood: dealing with the church mortgage, which is in arrears, and straightening out the street gangs by getting the boys to help him start a choir. Romantic matches are made; neighborhood busybodies are appeased. Many songs are joyfully sung, and O'Malley even arranges a big surprise for Fitzgibbon, who's homesick for Ireland
Edith Head : the life and times of Hollywood's celebrated designer by David Chierichetti( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of one of Hollywood's most controversial costume designers describes her early work as a sketch artist in 1923, four decades as Paramount's top designer, numerous Oscar nominations and awards, and complex personal life
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
The uninvited( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all
El Dorado by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired San Francisco police detective, is hired to shadow a rich shipbuilder 's tragically suicidal wife, Madeleine Elster. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future
 
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Rear WindowSullivan's travelsThe greatest show on EarthBarefoot in the parkThe stingBreakfast at Tiffany'sEdith Head : the life and times of Hollywood's celebrated designerAlfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryEl Dorado
Alternative Names
Cosculluela

Edit Headová kostýmní návrhářka a designérka, osminásobná držitelka Oscara

Edit Hed

Edith Head American film and television costumer

Edith Head Amerikaans kostuumontwerpster (1897-1981)

Edith Head amerykańska kostiumograf

Edith Head costumista statunitense

Edith Head US-amerikanische Kostüm-Designerin

Edith Headová americká kostýmová návrhárka a dizajnérka

Ihnen, Edith Head

Ihnen, Edith Head 1897-1981

Posener, Edith Claire

Posener, Edith Claire 1897-1981

Хэд, Эдит

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伊迪丝·海德

伊迪丝·赫德

Languages
English (183)