WorldCat Identities

Lockhart, Gene 1891-1957

Overview
Works: 281 works in 773 publications in 2 languages and 17,772 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Christmas films  History  Short films  Comedy films  Fiction  Christmas stories  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Lyricist, Performer, Author, Composer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Lockhart
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 2,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1947: 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
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

92 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-make of "The Front Page" with the main character as a girl reporter (Rosalind Russell). The editor (Cary Grant) wants his top reporter to cover the impending execution of a murderer rather than get married and leave the job
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bigelow , a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father O'Malley is the new priest at the Church of St. Dominic in a working-class New York City neighborhood. He fails to make a good first impression with crusty old Father Fitzgibbon, who doesn't approve of O'Malley's golf playing, baseball game attending, or fishing. But O'Malley starts spiffing up the church and its neighborhood: dealing with the church mortgage, which is in arrears, and straightening out the street gangs by getting the boys to help him start a choir. Romantic matches are made; neighborhood busybodies are appeased. Many songs are joyfully sung, and O'Malley even arranges a big surprise for Fitzgibbon, who's homesick for Ireland
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?
A Christmas carol by Edwin L Martin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The timeworn Dickens' story about the old merchant Scrooge and how his own disappointments in life shape his view that both life and men are not worthy of his notice or concern
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder. Based on the best-selling novel by Ben Ames Williams
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
The Inspector general by Henry Koster( Visual )

43 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt village incorrectly believes that a medicine-show entertainer is the omnipotent Inspector General in disguise
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy. Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
The house on 92nd Street by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young German American is solicited as a Nazi spy during WWII, he accepts the job after agreeing to go undercover for the FBI. Once he learns that his mission is to send atomic bomb secrets to the German government, the FBI chief works relentlessly to prevent this while not giving his agent's identity away
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc, a 15th-century French peasant girl rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she is directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who are driven from France. When a new king is crowned, Joan's influence grows and makes him wary of her power, ultimately betraying her to martyrdom
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shop around the corner: Two bickering employees at a gift shop don't realize that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
Something to sing about by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful musical comedy about a New York bandleader and hoofer, whose wife joins him for a trip to Hollywood where the star system gets turned upside down in a series of hilarious complications
A scandal in Paris( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Eugene François Vidocq, follows the life story of a French thief from his birth in a prison to his unlikely rise to the position of Paris's chief of police during the Napoleonic era
 
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Alternative Names
Eugene "Gene" Lockhart

Gene Lockhart actor

Gene Lockhart aktor kanadyjski

Gene Lockhart attore e cantante canadese

Gene Lockhart US-amerikanisch-kanadischer Schauspieler

Lockhart, Eugene

Lockhart Eugène 1891-1957

Локхарт, Джин

جین لوکارت

ジーン・ロックハート

Languages
English (318)

Spanish (1)

Covers
His girl FridayGoing my wayA Christmas carolGreatest classic films collection