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Lockhart, Gene 1891-1957

Overview
Works: 271 works in 808 publications in 3 languages and 19,307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Lyricist, Performer, Author, Composer, Costume designer, Other
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 )

40 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 2,922 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
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

100 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former carousel barker Billy Bigelow returns to Earth from heaven to help his high school daughter, previously unknown to him because he was killed before she was born
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 983 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 )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will, and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 803 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 Douglas Moore( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 775 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
Going my way ; Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holiday Inn: A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 639 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 )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 627 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 )

46 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant salesman with a traveling fair is mistaken by villagers for the dreaded inspector general
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes episodes from Abraham Lincoln's life as a backwoods lawyer and emerging political figure
Madame Bovary by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la novela del francés Gustave Flaubert, el filme es una crítica de los falsos valores de la burguesía rural francesa del siglo XIX. Minnelli introdujo un prólogo y un epílogo en el que el propio escritor, interpretado por James Mason, se convertía en el narrador de la historia
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 354 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and held by 350 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 )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 321 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
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5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 286 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
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 270 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
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and held by 220 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 )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 192 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
 
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Alternative Names
Eugene "Gene" Lockhart

Gene Lockhart acteur américain

Gene Lockhart aktor kanadyjski

Gene Lockhart attore e cantante canadese

Gene Lockhart Canadees acteur (1891-1957)

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

基恩·洛克哈特

Languages
English (401)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

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