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Colbert, Claudette

Overview
Works: 349 works in 816 publications in 7 languages and 17,151 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Claudette Colbert
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,497 WorldCat member 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 by John Ford ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member 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 by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member 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 held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elegant and wise meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, solitude, peace and contentment
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member 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 by John Cromwell ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 661 WorldCat member 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
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member 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 egg and I ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Portuguese and held by 502 WorldCat member 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
Boom town by Jack Conway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 487 WorldCat member 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
Midnight ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member 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 falling in love with yet another poor man
So proudly we hail ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member 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
Three came home ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member 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
Imitation of life ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member 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
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
The Sign of the cross ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 250 WorldCat member 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
The Cecil B. DeMille collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member 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."
The smiling lieutenant ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member 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
Without reservations by Claudette Colbert ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An author is looking for a man to play the leading role in the film version of her book when she meets returning World War II soldiers on a train, and she is determined to turn one of them into the needed actor
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
 
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Alternative Names
Chauchoin, Claudette Lily, 1905-1996
Chauchoin, Emilie Claudette 1903-1996 Frueherer Name
Chauchoin, Lily Claudette
Chauchoin, Lily Claudette 1903-1996
Chauchon, Lily Claudette
Chauchouin, Claudette
Colbertová, Claudette, 1905-1996
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