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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Works: 211 works in 762 publications in 7 languages and 12,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Monster films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

100 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,170 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 )

95 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,728 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 864 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 by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 421 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 329 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
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

46 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 306 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 296 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 264 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
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 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
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 172 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
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 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
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and French and held by 155 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
The student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 150 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
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 134 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
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 125 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder!: An actress is sentenced to death after being convicted of murder, but an unconvinced juror sets out to find the real killer in time to save the innocent woman
TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

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

The beast from 20,000 fathoms: "An A-bomb test in the Arctic awakens a gargantuan prehistoric dinosaur that makes New York City its stomping ground."--Container. From a story by Ray Bradbury
Lassie by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection includes: Lassie Come Home; Son of Lassie; Courage of Lassie; and Hills of Home
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter
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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!Les misérablesAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionIcons of screwball comedyLassie come homeTCM greatest classic films collectionLassie