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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Overview
Works: 252 works in 717 publications in 7 languages and 11,801 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Short films  Animal films  Children's films  Melodrama  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
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 )

91 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,149 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 )

78 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,711 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 )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 870 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
Les misérables( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 381 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

39 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 298 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 294 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 263 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 193 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 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without love: A devoted scientist meets a widow who seems to share his distaste of romantic love. The widow proposes marriage, insisting that theirs should be a union uncomplicated by love, and the scientist readily agrees. However, when the scientist's former girlfriend turns up, his wife discovers that she has fallen in love with him after all and attempts to win him back
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 168 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
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 121 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
Sylvia Scarlett( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 114 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
Alfred Hitchcock : the early years of the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction
TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

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

Them!: "Radiation-mutated ants--12 feet long and capable of lifting tons--become giant problems in the desert."--Container
Foreign correspondent( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 104 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
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England, this is the story of the love between a boy, young Joe, and his dog, Lassie. When Joe's father sells Lassie to a wealthy duke, the dog undertakes a harrowing 1000-mile journey to rejoin her true master
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 93 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
The beast from 20,000 fathoms ; Them( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 85 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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Gwenn, Edmund

Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959

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