WorldCat Identities

Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Works: 177 works in 688 publications in 8 languages and 11,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Christmas films  Romance television programs  Romantic plays  Comedy films  Fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

96 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,156 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 )

119 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,802 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 )

40 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atomic testing in New Mexico has an unintended consequence, and the country is threatened by hordes of giant radiation-mutated ants!
Les misérables by Robert Hossein( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 418 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 )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 328 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 )

42 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 301 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 )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 291 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 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
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor takes a wife: A feminist writer forced to pretend she's married to a man whom she loathes. A night to remember: A woman and her mystery writer husband take an apartment in Greenwich Village and almost immediately find themselves in the middle of a genuine murder case
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 190 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 182 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
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 151 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
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 146 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
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 137 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 114 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 113 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 103 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 & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and German and held by 96 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( 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
Hills of home( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish country doctor is tempted to dispose of the nervous, fearful dog he is given in payment for his services, but his patience and the dog's intelligence soon make them inseperable partners
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Alternative Names
Edmund Gwenn acteur britannique

Edmund Gwenn attore britannico

Edmund Gwenn britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Edmund Gwenn Brits acteur

Gwenn, Edmund

Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959

Едмунд Гвен

Эдмунд Гвенн

אדמונד גוון

ادموند گون بازیگر بریتانیایی


Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryThem!Les misérablesIcons of screwball comedyKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionLassie come homeTCM greatest classic films collectionHills of home