WorldCat Identities

Colbert, Claudette

Works: 526 works in 1,402 publications in 7 languages and 19,457 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Road films  History  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Speaker, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Claudette Colbert
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

111 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,294 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
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

46 editions published between 1934 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 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. A farmer named Gil Martin who brings his well-bred wife Lana from New York to the as-yet-unsettled Mohawk valley--only to be met with unexpected strife as the Revolutionary War goes into full swing
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

46 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young wife leaves her husband and heads for Palm Beach where she meets one of the world's richest men, who then proceeds to ardently chase her. When the husband shows up to reclaim his wife, the millionaire's man-mad sister falls for the husband, ardently chasing him
Gift from the sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh( Recording )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant and wise meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, solitude, peace and contentment
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

24 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and held by 651 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
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 493 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
The egg and I by Fiona Cameros( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2018 in English and Portuguese and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just after she has said 'I do, ' Betty learns that her new husband, Bob, has left his white-collar job with plans to raise chickens on a rustic farm located miles away from civilization. Betty tries to make the best of her situation in their ramshackle house but never-ending repairs, a malevolent wood-burning stove, rain, ornery livestock and a seductive neighbor do not make it easy! Bonus materials included
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 467 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
The golden age of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedian: A volatile glimpse behind the showbiz curtain about a raging, tyrannical vaudeville comedian who now has his own TV, a ruthless egomaniac who demands instant obedience from his staff and steps on anyone on his way to the top, including his browbeaten brother, despairing wife, and washed-up scriptwriter
So proudly we hail!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 387 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 )

40 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in English and held by 377 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
It happened one night( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 349 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 sign of the cross by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

21 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

40 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claudette Colbert gives a stunning performance as the alluring Queen of the Nile in this colossal epic of passion and deception. Determined to exert her power over Julius Caesar, Cleopatra uses her beauty and wit to seduce the Roman leader into leaving his wife for her. After Caesar's downfall, Cleopatra turns her attention to the dashing Marc Antony. But as their passionate love affair threatens the peace of the empire, Cleopatra fights a desperate battle to hold onto her happiness and her throne." From container
The Palm Beach story( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 252 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 Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 232 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."--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
It happened one night
The Palm Beach storyGift from the seaSince you went awayMidnightBoom townSo proudly we hail!Three came homeThe sign of the crossThe Palm Beach story
Alternative Names
Chauchoin, Claudette Lily, 1905-1996

Chauchoin, Emilie Claudette 1903-1996

Chauchoin, Lily Claudette.

Chauchoin, Lily Claudette 1903-1996

Chauchon, Lily Claudette

Chauchon, Lily Claudette 1903-1996

Chauchouin, Claudette

Claudette Colbert actrice franco-américaine

Claudette Colbert actriz estadounidense

Claudette Colbert actriz franco-estadounidense

Claudette Colbert aktorka amerykańska

Claudette Colbert amerikansk skådespelare

Claudette Colbert attrice francese

Claudette Colbert Frans actrice (1903-1996)

Claudette Colbert franséisch Schauspillerin

Claudette Colbert französisch-US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Claudette Colbert French-American actress

Claudette Colbert Pranses-Amerikana nga aktres iti pelikula ken entablado

Claudette Colbert ranskalais-yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijätär

Claudette Colbertová

Colbertová, Claudette 1905-1996

Klaudet Kolbert

Klodet Kolber

Klodeta Kolbēra

Klodett Kolber

Κλοντέτ Κολμπέρ Γάλλοαμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Кладэт Кальбер

Клаудет Колберт

Клодет Колбер

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Клодетт Колбер американская актриса

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