WorldCat Identities

Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Works: 223 works in 658 publications in 5 languages and 11,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

79 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Santa is hired by Macy's to play the department store's Santa in the Thanksgiving Day parade, but has to prove in court that he is who he says he is
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 876 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!? The terror begins when a hard-nosed patrolman (James Whitmore) discovers a dazed child wandering in the New Mexico desert near a car and house trailer destroyed by a mysterious force. Whitmore next discovers a ransacked general store; its cash drawers are full but the sugar supply is missing. And on the floor lies a battered corpse containing enough formic acid to kill 20 men
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 301 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
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domestic comedy about a well-to-do household in 1880's New York City. A strong-willed father struggles to maintain his own sense of order over an unruly household
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 255 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 detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 186 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
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia Scarlett: A woman disguises herself as a man in order to help her father smuggle some expensive lace onboard a ship bound from France to England. The father drunkenly confesses their scheme to a jewel smuggler, who uses the information to escape customs authorities. Later, when the woman confronts the jewel smuggler, he offers to cut them in on a scheme to steal jewels from a wealthy family. When they are invited to a wealthy artist's mansion, she displays an unsettling interest in the artist until he discovers that she's a woman
The skin game a talking film( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 166 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
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 165 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
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and French and held by 144 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. To avoid detection, Sylvia cuts her hair and dons boy's clothing. They team up with a shady character and live by their wits, first as confidence tricksters, then as an acting troupe
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poco antes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-1945), un corresponsal americano enviado a Europa se ve envuelto en la lucha contra el fascismo durante la investigación del secuestro de un diplomático holandés. Se trata de un alegato en favor de la intervención de los americanos en la guerra. Fue propuesta como candidata a seis Óscar -incluyendo mejor película-, pero no consiguó ninguno
Lassie come home by Fred M. 1905-1964 Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collie undertakes a thousand-mile journey in order to once again meet her former master at the school gate
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

30 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two beautiful daughters of a wealthy merchant fall in love with the same man. He goes abroad to seek his fortune, and drunkenly addresses his proposal to the wrong sister
TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World without end: "Mars-mission astronauts skid on a time warp into a post-apocalyptic future earth marked by fear, mutant monstrosities and a diminishing group of survivors. Can these three wayfarers from the past save our world's future?" -- container
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of pre-Victorian British country society in which Mrs. Bennett is faced with the task of marrying her five daughters, of whom the oldest, intelligent and witty Elizabeth, becomes involved with the proud sophisticate Mr. D'Arcy, before all ends well
The beast from 20,000 fathoms Them( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Them: "Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film."--IMDb
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Edmund Gwenn acteur britannique

Edmund Gwenn attore britannico

Edmund Gwenn britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Edmund Gwenn Brits acteur

Gwenn, Edmund

Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959

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Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryThem!Les misérablesKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionIcons of screwball comedyLassie come homeTCM greatest classic films collection