WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Jean 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 174 works in 853 publications in 6 languages and 17,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Arthur
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

126 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

80 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While playing on his Wyoming homestead, young Joey Starrett spies a lone rider approaching his house, then listens with great curiosity as Shane, the buckskin clad stranger, reveals to his father Joe that he is heading north, toward home. When Joey cocks the rifle he has been toting, Shane, startled by the noise, draws his gun with the speed of a gunslinger. Joe is disturbed by Shane's behavior and, as a group of men ride up, sends him on his way
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )

70 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,804 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 )

49 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930's. 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 )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee
George Stevens' The more the merrier by Anne Fine( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 521 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 )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 515 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
Easy living( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 373 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 )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 303 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 foreign affair by Billy Wilder( Visual )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 299 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
Howard Hawks' only angels have wings( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling entertainer gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town. There she meets a handsome yet aloof daredevil pilot, who runs an airmail company, staring down death while servicing towns in treacherous mountain terrain. Both attracted to and repelled by his romantic sense of danger, she decides to stay on, despite his protestations
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American madness: During the height of the Great Depression, a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Recording )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 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 195 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
Arizona by Wesley Ruggles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough pioneer woman stands up to attacks by business rivals and Indians but falls for a drifter
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 173 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
The Cary Grant box set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only angels have wings: 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 ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 105 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 93 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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Arthur, Jean

Arthur, Jean 1900–1991

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Gladys Greene

Green, Gladys Georgianna

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Greene, Gladys Georgianna 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 collectionArizona