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Ameche, Don

Works: 323 works in 830 publications in 6 languages and 14,898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Singer, Author, Speaker, Costume designer, Narrator, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

86 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
Homeward bound the incredible journey by Duwayne Dunham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun-loving American bulldog (Chance), a hilarious Himalayan cat (Sassy) and the wise, old golden retriever (Shadow) traverse 200 miles of rugged Canadian wilderness in order to return to their former home
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

46 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 482 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
Columbo by Peter Falk( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
In old Chicago by Henry King( Visual )

18 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centres on the O'Leary family, pioneer settlers whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in bustling Chicago. After Jack gets elected mayor with the help of his popular brother Dion, the two lock horns over the future of Chicago's slums. Using his cabaret singer wife as a pawn in their dispute, Dion accleerates their intense rivalry as the whole town takes sides
Down Argentine way( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical romance about Glenda, a rich New Yorker who collects fine horses and Ricardo, an Argentine rancher renowned for his prize jumpers. Their families have been feuding for years so they have to conduct a Romeo and Juliet romance
Moon over Miami( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
Things change by David Mamet( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gino, an old Italian-American shoeshine man, is asked by the local crime chief to confess to a murder. If he agrees, he will be back on the street in three years, and the mob will give him his dream--a fishing boat of his own in Sicily. First Gino refuses, then he changes his mind. Jerry, a younger syndicate underling, is to guard him over the weekend until he can confess on Monday. The two men retire to a hotel room, where Jerry grows restless, says the hell with it, and decides to take the old guy to Tahoe for the weekend. More complications follow, of purely Mamet-ian sorts, in this combination of comedy and menace
Wing and a prayer the story of Carrier X by T. D Jakes( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about newly-trained pilots in World War II, their by-the-book leader, and the plans of the U.S. naval leaders to lull the Japanese into a false sense of superiority. Includes actual combat footage
Silk stockings an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goldilocks original Broadway cast by Leroy Anderson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Broadway cast Don Ameche
That night in Rio( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don Ameche and Alice Faye pair up as husband and wife, Baron and Baroness Duarte, and head to South America in this musical classic. In order to avoid some financial problems, the Baron switches places with impersonator Larry Martin "Direto da Broadway" (also Ameche). When Martin's affections for the Baroness are too kind and romantic, both the Baroness and Martin's girlfriend Carmen realize their men are up to something."--Container
The boatniks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clumsy ensign is put in charge of Newport Harbor, and has to deal with jewel thieves
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gallant young D'Artagnan comes to Paris to join the famed Musketeers and thinks he's found them-- except these three buffoons are cooks who have stolen the drunken Musketeers' clothing! Now, the four are on a madcap mission to save the queen's honor, rescue a lovely lady and defeat a dastardly villain-- all before the next meal needs to be prepared
Folks! by David Gordon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Aldrich rushed to Florida to see his mom because she became very ill, and to make things a little difficult, his senile father burns down their house. Now he has to move his family down to Florida so he can care for them
The Bickersons by Philip Rapp( Recording )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side 1. A complete half-hour program including a skit about Danny Thomas' new beverage "Thomas-Cola" and a Bickersons skit entitled Join the Elks now, John. (It's three o'clock in the morning.) Side 2. Don is worried about Danny, as he has spent four weeks in a telephone booth. Two more Bickerson skits follow: Chow mein for breakfast and A $1,200 bald mink coat. Includes commercials
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Heaven can wait
Alternative Names
Amici, Dominic Felix.

Amici, Dominic Felix Wirkl. Name 1908-1993

Don Ameche acteur et cinéaste américain

Don Ameche actor estadounidense

Don Ameche Aktor Amerika

Don Ameche Amerikaans acteur

Don Ameche amerikai színész

Don Ameche amerikanischer Schauspieler

Don Ameche amerykański aktor

Don Ameche attore e regista statunitense

Don Ameche yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Дон Амичи

Дон Амічі

דון אמיצ'י

دان آمچه بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

دون أميتشي



Harry and the HendersonsHeaven can waitMidnightThe three musketeersFolks!