Woolley, Monty 1888-1963
Most widely held works about Monty Woolley
Most widely held works by Monty Woolley
The bishop's wife ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him.
Night and day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.
Since you went away ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive.
The man who came to dinner ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household.
The man who came to dinner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
While on a lecture tour in the midwest, an acid-tongued radio celebrity and his secretary accept a dinner invitation from an ordinary, all-American family. Unfortunately, he breaks his hip and must move in to recuperate -- bringing his eccentric lifestye and oddball friends into their well-ordered lives.
Midnight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself from falling in love with yet another poor man.
Nothing sacred ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax.
As young as you feel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
John Hodges works a hand press at a ACME Printing Company and is forced to retire when he turns sixty-five. When it is discovered that no one at the company knows the parent company's president, John decides to dye his hair and mustache, and gives a convincing impersonation to the executive officers to ignore the mandatory retirement clause. John soon finds himself giving a creditable speech on the dignity of man and gaining national attention to an outmoded retirement policy.
The bishop's wife ( Visual )
in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
An angel named Dudley materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, Henry Brougham. Brougham's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage. Dudley enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's neglected wife becomes infatuated with him.
Paris 1900 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of Parisian life from 1900 to 1914, using newsreels, early silent film, and other memorabilia. Sports, recreation, and the arts are emphasized. The end of those halcyon days is suggested by newsreels showing the rise of labor unions, socialism, and new technology.
Paris 1900 a recreation of La belle epoque 1900-1914 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of life in Paris between 1900 and 1914, largely composed of stills from the Cinematheque Francaise.
Paris 1900 a re-creation of La belle epoque : 1900-1914 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Studies Paris from 1900-1914; using newsreels, early films, and other types of documentation.
Kismet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A fairy tale story of a vagabond poet and his daughter who set Bagdad on its ear.
Molly and me ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An unemployed actress takes a job as a housekeeper for a member of Parliament and tries to run his household and his life.
The Bette Davis collection. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A collection of films starring Bette Davis as a former child star, a proud Southern belle, a film critic's secretary, a vengeful witness, and an author with a jealous protege.
The Bette Davis collection Volume 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Whatever happened to Baby Jane: Former child star Jane Hudson and her sister Blanche live in isolation in a decaying mansion -- Jezebel: When Southern belle Julie Marsden is scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out and destroys lives in the process -- The man who came to dinner: A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household -- Marked woman: A crusading prosecutor uses a prostitute to indict mobster Johnny Vanning -- Old acquaintance: The 20 year friendship of two women is tested by jealousy.
Edgar Allan Poe's The cask of amontillado ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Version for junior high through adults of Poe's story of revenge in which Montresor walls Fortunato up in a wine cellar.
Nuit et jour ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 library worldwide
On your toes ( Book )
2 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
National Theatre, direction, Rapley Theatre Company, Edmund Plohn, manager, Dwight Deere Wiman presents Ray Bolger, Luella Gear, Tamara Geva in "On Your Toes," book by Rodgers and Hart and George Abbott, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, with Doris Carson, Monty Woolley, staged by Worthington Miner, choreography by George Balanchine, settings designed by Jo Mielziner, costumes designed by Irene Sharaff, orchestra under direction of Ray Kavanaugh, entire production under the supervision of Dwight Deere Wiman.
Everybody sing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"After being expelled from the exclusive Colvin School for Girls for singing Mendelssohn in swing time, Judy Bellaire must go home and face her family. Although eccentricity is a family trademark, Judy's father Hillary and mother Diana are distressed that she has gotten expelled again. Only the family servants, Olga Chekaloff and Ricky Saboni, and her sister Sylvia seem to sympathize. Playwright Hillary is too busy rehearsing his new play starring Diana and Jerrold Hope, as well as coping with the family's strained finances, to listen to Judy. When backer John Fleming finally decides that he has had enough of the Bellaires and won't finance the play, Judy thinks that she can save them by performing herself. Although Ricky is a successful singer each night at the Cafe Nappo, he stays with the Bellaires to be near Sylvia, who returns his affection. During the various family crises, Judy is put on a boat to Europe to prevent her from taking a job singing at the Cafe Neppo, but she sneaks away and becomes a sensation, unknown to her self-absorbed parents. To further help the Bellaires, Ricky talks his boss at the Cafe, Signor Giovanni Vittorino, into backing a show starring himself and Judy. Meanwhile, because Jerrold has threatened to quit Hillary's play, Sylvia promises to marry him. Heartbroken, she sends Olga out with a message for Ricky, but Olga loses it and forgets all about it when she is given a part in the show. As opening night for Hillary's play approaches, a child welfare agent attempts to stop Judy from appearing in the play because she is under age, but Olga has the man arrested as a kidnapper. Discovering finally that Judy is not in Europe and fearing that she really has been kidnapped, they go to the police station, where they learn that she is appearing in Ricky's play. They go to the theater to stop her, but seeing her perform, they realize that the stage is where she belongs. Finally, the play is a success, Ricky and Sylvia are reunited and Olga chases after her long-lost love Boris, who is now driving a taxi"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940.
Angels Biographical films Bishops Bishops' spouses Celebrities Chayefsky, Paddy,--1923-1981 Christmas films Comedy films Comedy films Countesses Documentary films Drama Eccentrics and eccentricities Extortion Falls (Accidents) False personation Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France--Paris Impersonation Impostors and imposture Journalists Lecturers Lectures and lecturing Lyricists Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marriage Musical films Nathan, Robert,--1894-1985 New York (State)--New York Ohio Poor Porter, Cole,--1891-1964 Religious films Retirement, Mandatory Rich people Romantic comedy films Showgirls Street, James H.--1903-1954 Terminally ill United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1939-1945)
Woolley, Edgar Montillion, 1888-1963
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