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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Overview
Works: 223 works in 810 publications in 7 languages and 12,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Romance television programs  Children's films  Detective and mystery films  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

109 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Oscar-winning classic, a Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

101 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them?...Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!" -- Back of container
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth century France, a former convict tries to overcome his past and is asked to raise a prostitute's daughter, while being hounded by a policeman who vows to put him back behind bars
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress. A look at a lonely man who finds himself married to two different women
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

50 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trials and tribulations of a stern but lovable father and his family in New York City in the 1880's
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detention. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Lassie by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lassie come home: A collie braves storms, hunger, and peril to return to her young master. Son of Lassie: On a bombing run over enemy-occupied Norway, a bomber crewman and his devoted dog, Lassie's son Laddie, parachute from their damaged aircraft into a series of wartime adventures. Courage of Lassie: Lassie is in the Army now. Follows the canine's new adventures form his wilderness puppyhood and wartime battlefield service to postwar stress and a moving family reunion. Hills of home: A Scottish doctor rescues Lassie from a cruel master but nearly regrets his deed when he finds the dog has a phobia of water
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercurrent: A woman discovers that her new husband has a mysterious brother he refuses to discuss. She be obsessed over the missing brother, especially after a chance encounter with a young woman who figures in the lives of both brothers. The woman feels compelled to solve the mystery, until she discovers that her husband may very well have murdered his own brother
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
The student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of Mario Lanza and the choreography of Hermes Pan are featured in this adaptation of the Sigmund Romberg musical, in which the future king of Karlsburg falls for a Heidelberg barmaid instead of the princess he's supposed to marry
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century Europe and New Zealand, this sweeping romance tells the story of two beautiful sisters, one headstrong and one gentle, and of the man who marries one even though he loves the other. The film's riptides of emotion are matched by breathtaking physical tumult: a fierce Maori uprising plus a catastrophic earthquake and tidal wave that earned the film a 1947 Oscar for special effects
Alfred Hitchcock : the early years of the master of suspense( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring: A local prizefighter loses everything after being defeated by a champion in the ring and embarks on a quest to set up a rematch-- and revenge
TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satellite in the sky: "A stalwart crew (and a female reporter stowaway) guides a stratospheric jet rocket ship on the first space flight. The mission also involves another first: the outer-space detonation of the feared tritonium bomb. But mechanical failures threaten to trigger disaster."--Container
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Simon Langton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of pre-Victorian British country society, a mother is faced with the task of marrying-off her five daughters. The oldest daughter, intelligent and witty Elizabeth, becomes involved with the proud sophisticate, Mr. D'Arcy, and eventually all ends well
 
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Edmund Gwenn acteur britannique

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Edmund Gwenn attore britannico

Edmund Gwenn britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

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Gwenn, Edmund

Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959

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Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryThem!Lassie come homeLes misérablesAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionLassieKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionIcons of screwball comedyTCM greatest classic films collection