WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Jean 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 159 works in 517 publications in 6 languages and 16,197 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  History  Music  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Jean Arthur, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jean Arthur
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence
Shane by George Stevens ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drifter and retired gunfighter comes to the assistance of a homestead family who are being terriorized by an aging cattleman and his hired guns
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arise when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart
The talk of the town ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
You can't take it with you by Frank Capra ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogel, the two families clash. Their love will change everything
George Stevens' The more the merrier ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This stylish western skillfully interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
Easy living by Mitchell Leisen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 356 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
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 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
A lady takes a chance by William A Seiter ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When New Yorker Molly Trousdale sets out on a cross-country bus tour she meets rodeo competitor Duke Hutkins, who assumes, wrongly, that she will be another easy, passing conquest
A foreign affair by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight-laced congresswoman on a fact-finding tour of Berlin discovers that a U.S. Army captain is attached to a Berlin cabaret bombshell
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: If you could only cook: A down-on-her-luck cook charms a millionaire into playing along as her husband so they can get work. Too many husbands: A woman finds herself legally wed to two men
Peter Pan by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synopsis of scenes : Act I, The nursery ; Act II, The never land ; Act III, The mermaid's lagoon ; Act IV, The home under the ground ; Act V, Scene I, The pirate ship ; Act V, Scene II, The nursery
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Cary Grant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Arizona ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough pioneer woman stands up to attacks by business rivals and Indians but falls for a drifter
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shane: A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
 
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Alternative Names
Arthur, Jean
Green, Gladys Georgianna
Greene, Gladys 1900-1991
Greene, Gladys Georgianna 1900-1991
Languages
English (283)
Multiple languages (5)
German (1)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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