Most widely held works about Claudette Colbert
Most widely held works by Claudette Colbert
It happened one night ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.
Drums along the Mohawk ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 948 libraries worldwide
A historical drama that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state.
The Palm Beach story ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 858 libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters.
Gift from the sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Elegant and wise meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, solitude, peace and contentment.
Imitation of life ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 libraries worldwide
1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives.
Since you went away ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive.
Boom town ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other.
The egg and I ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in English and Portuguese and held by 406 libraries worldwide
"For better or worse" begins on their wedding night when a man tells his bride he's quit the brokerage business and plans to raise chickens on a rustic farm miles from civilization.
So proudly we hail ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The true story of the lives of three U.S. Army nurses who leave San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Led by Lt. Janet Davidson, the nurses are sent to Bataan, in the Philippines. Faced with untested nurses, the group quickly become battle-weary veterans. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense.
Imitation of life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Bea, an entrepreneurial single mother, and her housemaid Delilah build a fortune together-- but success doesn't save them from sorrow in the passing years. Delilah's daughter rejects her mother and her race, while Bea must choose between the man she loves and the daughter who loves him too.
It happened one night ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
When her father threatens to annul her marriage to a fortune-hunting playboy, spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews hops a cross-country bus to New York, where she plans to live happily ever after with her handsome new hubby. Romantic complications soon arise, however, when she's befriended by fellow passenger Peter Warne, a brash and breezy reporter who offers his help in exchange for her exclusive story.
Midnight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself from falling in love with yet another poor man.
Three came home ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
During World War II, the Far East island of Borneo is captured by the Japanese. Based on true events this is the story of American author Agnes Newton Keith who along with her husband, a British administrator, is arrested. Their family is separated and placed into different prison camps. The camp commander takes an avid interest in the authoress, but does not intervene when she is subject to torture, starvation and humiliation at the hands of the guards. Told in agonizing detail, this is the story of her confinement and attempt at escape.
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Six films made before the Production Code. In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period (1929-1934), censorship barely existed and filmmakers had free rein to make the movies they wanted and the public demanded. No subject was taboo including adultery, murder or sex.
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal.
The Sign of the cross ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Shows the struggle between Christian and pagan in ancient Rome. The half-mad Nero delights in burning the city and blaming the fire on the Christians so he can slaughter them. In the midst of this, Rome's prefect falls in love with a Christian maiden, while spurning the advances of Nero's powerful empress.
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films.
The smiling lieutenant ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and French and held by 184 libraries worldwide
A Viennese lieutenant is enamored of a freethinking all-girl-orchestra-leading cutie. But complications ensue when the sexually repressed princess of Flausenthurm sets her sights on him.
The Cecil B. DeMille collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in "The sign of the cross"; trek through a perilous jungle with "Four frightened people"; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of "Cleopatra"; journey back in time with the glorious story of "The crusades"; and see how the West was really won in the explosive "Union Pacific."
I cover the waterfront ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"Hard-boiled newspaperman Joe Miller is caught between the woman he loves, Julie Kirk and her father, Eli, a smuggler in 1933's most searing social issue melodrama"--Container.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers American Revolution (1775-1783) Audiobooks Biography Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Colbert, Claudette Comedy films Comedy films Countesses Drama Egypt False personation Families Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Florida--Palm Beach Gushers Historical films Historical films History Life Man-woman relationships Married people Mothers and daughters Motion picture actors and actresses Musical films New York (State)--Mohawk River Valley Passing (Identity) Poor Rich people Road films Romance films Romantic comedy films Rome Showgirls Single mothers United States Unmarried mothers Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films Women musicians World War (1939-1945)
Chauchoin, Claudette Lily, 1905-1996
Chauchoin, Lily Claudette
Chauchoin, Lily Claudette 1903-1996
Colbertová, Claudette, 1905-1996
Früherer Name Chauchoin, Emilie Claudette 1903-1996
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