WorldCat Identities

Rains, Claude 1889-1967

Works: 554 works in 2,071 publications in 9 languages and 36,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Horror films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Biographical films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Proofreader, Contributor, Costume designer, Author, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

107 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

132 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

121 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

55 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
The greatest story ever told by Katja M Becker( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

57 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

92 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The Wolfman by George Waggner( Visual )

52 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who returns to the family estate to take over affairs there risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

43 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Phantom of the Opera by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

48 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spectacular retelling of Gaston Leroux's immortal horror tale stars Claude Rains as the masked phantom of the Paris opera house -- a crazed composer who schemes to make a beautiful young soprano (Susanna Foster) the star of the opera company and wreak revenge on those who stole his music. Nelson Eddy, the heroic baritone, tries to win the affections of Foster as he tracks down the disfigured "monster" who has begun murdering those who resist his mad demands. This lavish production remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but for all time. - Container
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
Here comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe is a boxer who is headed for a championship fight when he is killed in a plane crash. Unfortunately for Joe, he was not supposed to die in the crash, but was instead brought up to heaven too soon by an overeager angel. It is now up to Mr. Jordan, the angel's boss, to find Joe a new body and give him another chance to fight for the title, but along the way Joe meets a woman who changes his priorities
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( Visual )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in London in 1537, a prince and a poor boy exchange places with each other and encounter difficulties as a result of mistaken identity
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several dramatized short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural. All 39 episodes of the first season of the Emmy Award-winning murder-mystery series
Enoch Arden by Richard Strauss( )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, loss and redemption : the great melodrama Enoch Arden tells a rare tale of pathos, tragedy and the quiet triumph of the human spirit. When Enoch is stranded on a remote island for a decade, his wife and best friend marry, believing him dead. On his return, he makes the anguishing decision to live the rest of his life in seclusion, heartbroken for his own fate, but mindful of their happiness. Australia's acclaimed storyteller John Bell narrates this adaptation of Tennyson's immortal poem, as pianist Simon Tedeschi plays composer Richard Strauss's dramatic accompaniment for solo piano
The wolf man : the legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man: Grave robbers open the grave of the Wolf man and awaken him
Kings Row( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock, master of suspense, always started out his show with the line 'Good Evening.' Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.07 for Claude Rai ... to 0.99 for Women in F ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
CasablancaLawrence of ArabiaNotoriousThe adventures of Robin HoodNow, voyagerThe invisible man : the legacy collectionLawrence of ArabiaThe Wolfman
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Claude Rains

Claude Rains acteur britannique

Claude Rains attore britannico

Claude Rains Brits filmacteur (1889-1967)

Claude Rains englisch-US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Rains Claude William

Rains, William Claude.

Rains, William Claude 1889-1967

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