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Gwenn, Edmund 1875-1959

Overview
Works: 305 works in 938 publications in 6 languages and 13,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Horror films  Monster films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Contributor
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 )

113 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,150 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
The Trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

72 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry's corpse is found in the autum New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them? ... Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!"--Back of container
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress. A look at a lonely man who finds himself married to two different women
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Les Misérables( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 329 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 devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 282 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
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 282 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
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 196 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
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Recording )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kris Kringle is put on trial in New York City to prove that he is indeed the real Santa Claus
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 189 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 student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By arrangement, Prince Karl the future prince of Karlburg is to marry Princess Johanna of North Hausen but he falls for a barmaid instead
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor takes a wife: A feminist writer is forced to pretend she's married to a man whom she loathes
Sylvia Scarlett by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in English and French and held by 160 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
The skin game : a talking film( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 158 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
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

36 editions published between 1931 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich family, the Hillcrests, is fighting against the speculator, Hornblower, who sends away poor farmers to build factories on their lands. When Mrs. Hillcrest finds out that Chloe Hornblower was a prostitute, she uses this secret to blackmail the speculator and force him to stop his business
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 133 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
 
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The Trouble with Harry Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry
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The Trouble with HarryAlfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryThem!Lassie come homeAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionLes MisérablesMiracle on 34th StreetKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection
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Kellaway, Edmund 1875-1959

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