WorldCat Identities

Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Overview
Works: 216 works in 623 publications in 5 languages and 11,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Film and video adaptations  History  Comedy films  Interviews  Science fiction films  Monster films  Christmas 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 )

79 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,077 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 )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,668 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 )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 879 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 Victor Hugo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 388 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 )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is considered by many critics to be the best work of Hollywood's foremost woman filmmaker of the 1950s. In this surprisingly sympathetic portrait, a traveling salesman played by Edmond O'Brien "comes across as a victim of his own sensitivity. Caught between two complementary spouses, O'Brien's dazed indecisiveness dominates the narrative. As always in Lupino's films, a strong social consciousness informs all choices: Joan Fontaine is an upper-crust 'lady, ' reverently attached to her dying father, while Lupino herself plays a tough-talking working woman, waitressing in a cheap Chinese restaurant"--Container
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 292 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 249 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 184 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 177 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
The skin game a talking film( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 170 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 167 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 146 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
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and French and held by 142 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
Lassie come home by Fred M. 1905-1964 Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

27 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 132 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
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 105 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
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 98 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
Hills of home( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 81 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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Miracle on 34th Street
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

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Эдмунд Гвенн

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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 collectionHills of home