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Grapewin, Charles 1869-1956

Works: 106 works in 321 publications in 5 languages and 13,646 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Lyricist, Librettist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles Grapewin
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

64 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 5,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical fantasy tale about a little Kansas girl named Dorothy and her dog Toto, who are tossed by a tornado into the enchanted land of Oz. Pursued by the Wicked Witch of the West, the pair and some friends, the Scarecrow, Tinman, and Cowardly Lion, search for the great and powerful Wizard of Oz who can help Dorothy get home
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

84 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Libeled lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York's Evening Star is sued by Connie Allensbury for $5 million for libel with claims that she is a home wrecker. The editor of the newspaper concocts a plan to catch Connie with a married man in order for the suit to be dropped. The editor may need a plan B when his personal life get tangled into this devious plot
Tobacco Road by John Ford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bankers plot to take over the farm of shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family. Old Jeeter hopes, through fate or larceny, to raise the annual rent of the old farm. A bowdlerized version of the once-notorious book
Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in German and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not a newcomer. Sally purchases a horse, she used to train when her parents had a farm before the depression and with to ex-vaudevillians, she trains it to win a race, providing the money Steve needs for his show
Follow the boys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When screen star Tony West is rejected for military service, he turns his talents to organizing big-name stars into camp shows for the enlisted men. Unfortunately, his efforts are so all-consuming that they threaten the relationship with his pregnant wife
Johnny Apollo by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyrone Power stars as Bob Cain, Jr., a pampered college student whose life is apart when his father is thrown in jail for embezzlement. Broke and jobless, he changes his name to Johnny Apollo and becomes the right hand man of a notorious criminal
One frightened night( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eccentric tycoon Jasper Whyte hosts a dinner at his mansion and announces that he will divide his money and give each guest a million dollars before the stroke of midnight. When his long-lost granddaughter suddenly arrives, Whyte changes his mind and proclaims that she will receive his entire fortune. A second lady appears at the estate, claiming that she is actually Whyte's granddaughter, Doris Waverly, and the first woman is found murdered in her room! With each guest possessing a motive, the mystery of the killer's identity briskly unfolds through a stirring series of surprises. Wallace (credited as "Wally") Ford has an engaging role as "The Great Luvalle," a boisterous vaudeville magician who adds a heightened levity to this suspenseful whodunit"--Container
The town pump : an American Comedy by Charles Grapewin( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabotage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tommy Grayson (Gordon Oliver) is arrested on suspicion of sabotage of the local manufacturing plant, his family and fiancée rush to his aid. But his neighbors and the factory workers are not convinced of his innocence. His father, Major Matt Grayson, a watchman at the plant, is sure that his upright son had nothing to do with the incident that caused the death of a test pilot. With the help of Tommy's fiancée (Arleen Whelan) and a group of his old friends, Major Grayson sets out to prove that his son was framed and bring the true culprits to justice"--Container
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portugese fisherman teaches human values to a spoiled young millionaire's son who was saved from drowning
Signature collection: Luise Rainer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The toy wife] A beautiful sixteen-year-old girl who charms, attracts and seduces all the men she meets is sure to ruin her life and lots of others by stealing an engaged man from his future wife and then cheating on him with the man she really loves
A family affair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience Andy Hardy's journey from start to finish. First witness Andy's rise from relatively humble beginnings in A Family Affair to become America's original favorite teenager. Then watch his madcap college coming-of-age in Andy Hardy's Double Life, his return from service in Love Laughs at Andy Hardy, and finally his rarely-seen return to Carvel as a grown man in Andy Hardy Comes Home. It's Hardy time - whoo-hoo! Newly Remastered
Big city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife, Anna, which leads to her being deported. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for them to go with him to the wharf and rescue Anna from the ship
Magicien d'Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum novel, Dorothy and her dog Toto, are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she encounters some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage
Best of Warner Bros. 5 film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee Doodle Dandy: A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
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Grapewin, Charles

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Grapewin, Charlie 1869-1956

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The Grapes of WrathThe Wizard of OzFollow the boys