WorldCat Identities

Pangborn, Franklyn 1889-1958

Works: 127 works in 210 publications in 2 languages and 7,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Screwball comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Franklyn Pangborn
Most widely held works by Franklyn Pangborn
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this comedic masterpiece, a wealthy director (Joel McCrea) wants to find 'real' people for his next great film ..."
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
Carefree by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's afraid of marriage--can he help? With the forever magic of Irving Berlin's romantic Change Partners, the dance craze of The Yam and more, the answer is delightfully Yes!
Design for living( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult 'gentleman's' agreement, in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht (Notorious) from a play. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist unable, or unwilling, to choose between the equally dashing painter and playwright she meets on a train en route to the City of Light
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hope springs eternal when an office clerk (Dick Powell) mistakenly believes he's won a coffee slogan challenge and spends the 'prize money.'"
Hail the conquering hero by Preston Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning writer and director Preston Sturges (Sullivan's Travels) delivers a hilarious satire on the American penchant for hero worship in Hail the Conquering Hero. Born on the day his father died a hero in WWI, Woodrow Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) enlists proudly when WWII begins. Although anxious to serve his country, Woodrow is quickly discharged because of his chronic hay fever. Ashamed to return, the "conquering hero" manages to dupe his girlfriend, friends and entire hometown by having his buddies forward his letters from the "Pacific." Nominated for a Best Original Screenplay Academy Award, this quick-witted comedy classic showcases the talents of Preston Sturges at his best
Easy living( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Smith is a poor working girl who literally has a fortune dropped in her lap when a wealthy financier tosses a sable coat out a window and it lands on her. Everyone automatically assumes she's his mistress, and soon her fairytale-like rags-to-riches lifestyle threatens a very real romance with an inept waiter"--Container
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
The Palm Beach story( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Vale defies her mother to discover love, heartbreak and eventual contentment
The great moment by Preston Sturges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy satire on the rich in which a poor engineer's wife runs away to Florida in search of a millionaire husband who will finance her first husband's inventions
My dream is yours( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so talent agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory
International house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany scientist in China invents a radio you can see : television. Every country wants to buy the rights, so characters from around the world converge on China and collide into a free-wheeling double-dealing variety show
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Vivacious lady by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College town life is turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling nightclub singer
The Bank dick by Edward Cline( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W.C. Fields is Egbert Sousé, a lowly bank guard who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Cafe and his dreaded family. His humdrum life changes when fate leads him to heroism, Hollywood and the good life. Packed with classic routines, including a wacky cops and robbers chase"--Container
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Sullivan's travels
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionChristmas in JulyNow, voyagerThe Bank dick
Alternative Names
Franklin Pangborn acteur américain

Franklin Pangborn Amerikaans acteur (1889-1958)

Franklin Pangborn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Pangborn, Franklin 1889-1958

Франклин Пэнгборн

فرانکلین پاننقبورن

فرانکلین پاننگبورن بازیگر آمریکایی