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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Overview
Works: 261 works in 743 publications in 6 languages and 11,865 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Romance television programs  Detective and mystery films  Short films  Romance fiction 
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 Valentine Davies( Visual )

96 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,183 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 )

80 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,708 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 )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 868 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
Les misérables( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 318 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 skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

42 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 302 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

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 )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 265 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 )

2 editions 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 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragon seed: A peaceful Chinese village is invaded by the Japanese prior to WWII. The villagers adapt to the situation, all except one headstrong young woman who decides to stand up to the Japanese whether her husband approves or not. She learns to read and to handle a weapon so that she may be properly equipped to wage both psychological and physical combat
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 170 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 122 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 )

3 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 110 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 105 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
Foreign correspondent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 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 95 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
The beast from 20,000 fathoms ; Them( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beast from 20,000 fathoms: "As a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America. Professor Tom Nesbitt, only witness to the beast's existence, is not believed, even when he identifies it as a "rhedosaurus" to paleontologist Thurgood Elson. All doubts disappear, however, when Elson is swallowed whole during an oceanic bathysphere excursion to search for the creature. Soon thereafter the rhedosaurus emerges from the sea and lays waste to Manhattan Island until Nesbitt comes up with a plan to try to stop the seemingly indestructible beast."--IMDb
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Simon Langton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and held by 87 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
 
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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!Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionIcons of screwball comedyTCM greatest classic films collectionLassie come home