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Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan) 1892-1973

Overview
Works: 222 works in 360 publications in 5 languages and 9,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Road films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Epic films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Speaker, Costume designer, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe E Brown
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed muscians accidently witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-female jazz band. Marilyn Monroe is a ukulele-playing singer in the band
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

21 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused
Your kids and mine by Joe E Brown( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat : original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the immortal musical play by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
Hollywood canteen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen
The comedy of terrors ; The raven( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
The lottery bride( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the remote Norwegian Alps, a young tavern hostess finds herself torn between a young student, a dashing Italian aviator, and a rugged miner
Route 66( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
The comedy of terrors by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Revenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not knowing she is pregnant. Annie get your gun: Annie Oakley is an incredible shot who meets Frank Butler. Frank is the star sharpshoot in 'Colonel Buffalo Bill's Show.' He finds himself falling for Annie, but feels that she is not marriage material. In the end, they both discover that love is wonderful
Sally( Visual )

2 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn Miller repeats her Broadway triumph. A New York City waitress is hired to impersonate a famous Russian dancer, where she finds that her love interest is engaged to another woman. Her own love of dancing leads her to star in a Broadway musical. Although originally produced as a color film, the only print now available is in b & w; in 1990, a color print of the musical number "Wild rose" was found and restored to the print
Alibi Ike( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball rookie Frank X. Farrell is a phenom, a kid who can hurl the ol' horsehide and swing the lumber so well he may lead Chicago's beloved Cubbies to a pennant. He can sure spin excuses and blarney, too! Joe E. Brown brings a whirlybird wind-up and a love for the game to this comic Ring Lardner tale. You can't tell the players without a scorecard but sports-minded moviegoers recognized Bob Meusel, Jim Thorpe and other former professional ball players on the film's diamonds
Hollywood comedy legends : 50 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring a lineup of big Hollywood stars, these light-hearted productions feature the witty dialogue, slapstick humor and crazy antics from the golden age of cinema. Cherish the wisecracks, pratfalls and playful plot twists that lead to hilarious results in this one-of-a-kind collection that will make you say, 'They just don't make them like they used to ... '
Earthworm tractors( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ambitious salesman Alexander Botts learns that his fiancee will not marry him unless he sells a big important product, he decides to sell tractors-- unfortunately he knows nothing about them
Earnings in Southwestern petroleum industry, April 1943 by Joe E Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in Undetermined and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 50 comedy films from the twentieth century
Golden age theater( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes of the classic TV show in which a different self-contained story was presented each episode
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Brown, Joe 1892-1973

Brown Joe Evan 1892-1973

Brown, Joseph Evans 1892-1973

Joe 1892-1973

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Joe (Joe Brown), 1892-1973

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Languages
English (142)

German (1)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)

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Show boatAround the world in 80 daysA midsummer night's dreamThe comedy of terrorsGreatest classic films collection