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Ameche, Don

Works: 392 works in 924 publications in 5 languages and 15,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animal films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Host, Speaker, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Don Ameche
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

87 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,250 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 )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 1,602 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 )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an average American family meets "Harry," a legendary Bigfoot creature, their life is turned upside down until they are able to return him back to his natural environment
Homeward bound, the incredible journey by Walt Disney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Siamese cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search of their missing human family
Heaven can wait by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

30 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 889 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 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 580 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 )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 487 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 476 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 )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in 19th century Chicago. After Dion helps Jack get elected mayor, they lock horns over Chicago's slums. The whole town takes sides and then old Chicago is wiped out by the fire of 1871
Down Argentine way( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 391 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 )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 319 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 3 languages and held by 300 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 )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2015 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
Homeward bound : the incredible journey ; Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward bound II: When Chance, Sassy, and Shadow are accidentally separated from their vacationing owners, they must navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast. It's another incredible journey for three very brave, very lovable pets
Silk stockings : an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 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 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Broadway cast Don Ameche
Goldilocks : original Broadway cast by Leroy Anderson( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That night in Rio( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 223 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 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Morse, Stefanie Powers, and Phil Silvers set sail for laughs with an all-star cast and crew! The comedy never runs aground when the Coast Guard's cockeyed Ensign Garland (Morse) takes command. It's sink or swim as the accident-prone ensign goes overboard for Kate (Powers), steams after a trio of naughty nautical jewel thieves, and navigates the wake of mishap after mishap on one of the funniest waterways ever
Folks! by David Gordon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 165 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
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.08 for Homeward b ... to 0.83 for You starte ...)

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Heaven can wait
Alternative Names
Amici, Dominic Felix.

Amici, Dominic Felix 1908-1993

Amici, Dominic Felix Wirkl. Name 1908-1993

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Ντον Αμέχ

Дон Амичи

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דון אמיצ'י

דון אמיצ'י שחקן אמריקאי

دان آمچه بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

دون أميتشي

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