WorldCat Identities

Rains, Claude 1889-1967

Works: 467 works in 1,893 publications in 9 languages and 35,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  War films  Horror films  Musical films  Werewolf films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Proofreader, Contributor, Author, Costume designer, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Claude Rains
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

101 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,576 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 )

124 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman must choose between escaping with her husband from Nazi controlled Vichy France territory, Morroco, or staying behind with her ex-lover
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

129 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,787 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 )

52 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,305 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 dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
The greatest story ever told by Katja M Becker( Visual )

30 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 1,893 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 )

54 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 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 )

90 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,392 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
The Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

49 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Talbot returns to his father's castle in Wales. He is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist
Here comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall( Visual )

26 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 803 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. Joe meets an idealistic young woman to whom he is immediately smitten, and she gives him a reason to live beyond prize fighting
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

45 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 652 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
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( Visual )

22 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and German and held by 560 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 by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural
The wolf man : the legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Parris Mitchell, 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 fiancee. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Parris, 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 451 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
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Gabriel Pascal( Visual )

49 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
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Claude Rains acteur britannique

Claude Rains attore britannico

Claude Rains Brits filmacteur (1889-1967)

Claude Rains englisch-US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Rains, William Claude.

Rains, William Claude 1889-1967

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CasablancaAlfred Hitchcock's NotoriousThe adventures of Robin HoodNow, voyagerThe invisible man : the legacy collectionThe WolfmanHere comes Mr. JordanThe wolf man : the legacy collectionAlfred Hitchcock presents