WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Jean 1900-1991

Works: 147 works in 732 publications in 8 languages and 16,817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Western films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Western stories  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jean Arthur
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

131 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

90 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,418 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 )

81 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,797 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
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks( Visual )

30 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 1,027 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
George Stevens' The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 739 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
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This western 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
George Stevens' The more the merrier by Anne Fine( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 526 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
Easy living( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 377 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 )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 310 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 detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
A foreign affair by Billy Wilder( Visual )

40 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 295 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
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Recording )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization about the fictitious character known as Peter Pan, "the engaging boy who refused to grow up." Includes vocal and instrumental music
A lady takes a chance by William A Seiter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 200 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
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane: A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
History is made at night( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband and his wife divorce. On an Atlantic cruise, she finds true love and heartbreak
Shane by Jack Schaefer( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1889, a mysterious and charismatic man rides into a small Wyoming valley, where he joins homesteaders who take a stand against a bullying cattle rancher, and where he changes the lives of a young boy and his parents
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Arthur, Jean

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Gladys Greene

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Greene, Gladys 1900-1991

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ShaneMr. Deeds goes to townOnly angels have wingsGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townThe plainsmanA foreign affairThe premiere Frank Capra collectionIcons of screwball comedy