WorldCat Identities

Ames, Leon 1902-1993

Overview
Works: 140 works in 277 publications in 5 languages and 9,712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  War films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

23 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Smith family is crushed to learn of father's transfer to New York. The five children don't want to leave their friends, or, most of all, miss the St. Louis World Fair
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

20 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benfit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick & Nora Charles!
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives. Now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The absent minded professor by Walt Disney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly
By the light of the silvery moon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning World War I soldier MacRae and fiancee Day readjusting to life in the heartland; he wants to postpone their marriage until he is financially secure, and the waiting causes some misunderstandings
On Moonlight Bay( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter@ begins a romance with the neighbor across the street
Lady in the lake by Raymond Chandler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Marlow sets out to find the missing wife of a publishing magnate. Several smack-arounds, one dead gigolo, a few angry cops, a booze-soaked frame-up and one dame in the lake later, Marlowe finds the killer and finds he's looking at the business end of a gun
Angel face by Sarah Weeks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello star as the sweethearts of Midvale College in this wacky, laugh-filled campus romp. Kirk is Merlin Jones, the gifted but slightly oddball student who, accompanied by his girlfriend Jennifer (Funicello), sets out on a series of comic misadventures. From trying to solve what appears to be a horrendous burglary and murder plot to having a chimp-napping charge pinned on him, no one is exempt from Merlin's wacky sense of oddball adventure!
They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, two naval officers prove the effectiveness of PT boats in defending the Philippines against the Japanese
Mysterious Mr. Moto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate--a ruthless murderer--to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader. Mr. Moto must use all of hs wits--and disguises--to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization--before he strikes again!"
Mr. Moto in Danger Island( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Son of flubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to 'The Absent-Minded Professor, ' the scientist has now invented Flubbergas, and anyone who inhales it floats away
The best of Mister Ed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious antics of everyone's favorite talking horse and his hapless owner Wilbur
Murders in the Rue Morgue by Robert Florey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deranged scientist searches Paris for a "prospective bride" for his pet gorilla. Inviting young ladies to his sinister laboratory, he injects his victims with gorilla's blood and then disposes of their ravaged bodies through an ingenious trapdoor
The monkey's uncle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You'll go ape over the classic fun and wild escapades in this madcap sequel to Disney's THE MISADVENTURES OF MERLIN JONES. Annette Funicello and The Beach Boys kick off more fun than a barrel of teenagers singing the title song penned by the legendary Sherman Brothers. Then college whiz-kid Merlin (Tommy Kirk) reluctantly goes to work to prevent the school's football mascot from disappearing into oblivion. A $10 million endowment for the campus is riding on whether he can get a man to fly under his own steam. It's family fare on the hilarious side when THE MONKEY'S UNCLE raises havoc and millions of smiles!
 
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Waycoff Leon 1902-1993

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Wycoff, Harry, 1902-1993

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