WorldCat Identities

Koster, Henry 1905-1988

Works: 185 works in 761 publications in 10 languages and 12,671 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  History  Romantic comedy films  Television comedies  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Bible films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Other, fmd, Film editor, Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Henry Koster
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

73 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the inspiring story of the robe that Jesus wore on the cross and the Roman centurion, Marcellus Gallio, who wins the robe in a gambling match at the foot of the cross
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

52 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a six-foot tall invisible rabbit. His sister is determined to marry her daughter off and decides to commit her brother to a mental hospital to get him out of the way. Due to a mix-up the sister is committed instead, and it is up to the kindly brother and his imaginary friend to straighten things out!
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

43 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grand hopes to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's neglected wife becomes infatuated with him
The Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

99 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt village wrongly suspects the idiot assistant of a medicine-show operator of being the emperor's omnipotent inspector general in disguise
Flower drum song by C. Y Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue
Mr. Hobbs takes a vacation( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a businessman decides to take his family on a vacation in a rented cottage on the West Coast seashore, everyone starts to complain and create problems, until he steps in and saves the day
A man called Peter by Catherine Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scottish-born minister who became Chaplain of the U.S. Senate
D-day the sixth of June( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman
The story of Ruth by David Kossoff( Visual )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Moabite priestess renounces her Gods for the God of Israel. Since she is a foreigner, her dedication is not readily accepted by the villagers. All the spectacle of heathen idolatry and human sacrifice. One of the Bible's timeless love stories
The virgin queen by Henry Koster( Visual )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an effort to advance his ambition to sail to the New World on behalf of his beloved England, the future Sir Walter Raleigh enamors himself to the Queen. She initially rebuffs him, but he slowly wins her over--not just in business, but also in her heart. However, when he falls in love and marries one of her ladies-in-waiting, Raleigh enrages Elizabeth and risks everything he's fought for"--Container
The singing nun( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With lilting melodies and an earnest sense of higher calling, Ann takes her faith where it might not otherwise go - onto the world's airwaves. Her "Dominique" becomes a smash single
Stars and stripes forever by Ke si te( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertaining biography of the renowned band leader
The full monty by Peter Cattaneo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinco directores de la época dorada de Hollywood, unen sus fuerzas para adaptar los mejores cuentos del escritor americano O. Henry. Son cinco episodios independientes ambientados en Nueva York, a finales del siglo XIX, presentados por John Steinbeck
Come to the stable( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to fulfill a promise made to God for saving a hospital from destruction during World War II, Sister Margaret and Sister Scolastica arrive in Connecticut with the dream of building a children's hospital. All they need is land and money. They already have the most essential ingredient-- faith
My blue heaven( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular husband-and-wife entertainer team, making their move from radio to television, believe their lives will be complete when they can start a family. When they decide to adopt, they face problems and disappointments and are ultimately rewarded with an overabundance of babies
Deanna Durbin sweetheart collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl they call "Winnipeg's Sweetheart," Deanna Durbin, captured the hearts of movie fans everywhere with her irresistible charm and golden voice. From her debut film in 1936 to the release of her last film in 1947, Deanna was an international superstar and box-office sensation. Then at the height of her fame, she walked away from Hollywood forever. Now her movie magic lives on in this special 6-film set, The Deanna Durbin Sweetheart Pack. This rare treasure includes some of her best-loved films, including The Academy Award nominated Three Smart Girls; First Love, a modern riff on the classic Cinderella story; It Started with Eve, a tender-hearted musical farce; Lady on a Train, a crazy who-done-it; and Can't Help Singing, the film that takes Deanna out to the Old West in search of romance and adventure
Three smart girls( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The adventure begins when three lovely, high-spirited girls attempt to reunite their mother and father who divorced a decade ago. The girls decide to pay their millionaire father a surprise visit in New York when they learn of his intentions to remarry. The object of his current affections is headed for disaster when the girls arrive to break up the romance and bring their father home."--Container
Désirée by Henry Koster( Visual )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an unknown officer named Napoleon, Désirée, a commoner who became a queen, and the rich and powerful Josephine. One of the screen's most accomplished historical romances
One hundred men and a girl( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The daughter of an unemployed musician, Durbin decides she will persuade the famous conductor Leopold Stokowski to help her launch an orchestra that will employ her widowed father and 99 out-of-work musicians."--Container
Two sisters from Boston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With those gams and that voice, High "C" Susie packs 'em in at a Bowery honkytonk located several blocks and a world away from where her Beantown family thinks she's singing: the grand opera house. Then her prim and disapproving sister comes to town ... and promptly falls in love with singing, dancing and a handsome young man-about-town"--Container
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The robe
Alternative Names
Henry Koster

Henry Koster amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy pochodzenia niemieckiego

Henry Koster cinéaste allemand

Henry Koster director

Henry Koster Duits filmregisseur

Henry Koster regista tedesco

Kosterlitz, Herman

Kosterlitz Herman 1905-1988

Kosterlitz, Hermann

Kosterlitz, Hermann, 1905-

Kösterlitz, Hermann 1905-1988

Костер, Генри

هنری کوستر

코스터, 헨리 1905-1988

헨리 코스터 1905년에 태어나 1988년에 사망한 영화 감독

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HarveyThe bishop's wifeThe Inspector GeneralA man called PeterThe story of RuthThe singing nunThree smart girlsOne hundred men and a girl