WorldCat Identities

Colman, Ronald 1891-1958

Overview
Works: 398 works in 872 publications in 9 languages and 11,236 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War fiction  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Host, Commentator, Speaker, Singer, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ3.D55, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Ronald Colman
Lost horizon by Frank Capra( Visual )

59 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people including a British diplomat is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

32 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Random harvest by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

25 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A showgirl falls in love with an amnesiac, who suddenly remembers his past life three years into their marriage
George Stevens' The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee. The three are forced to become roommates and their unconventional relationship becomes the talk of the town in this madcap romantic comedy
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

32 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike-- and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point in the two finest screen versions of the beloved 1894 novel by Anthony Hope. Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions
Arrowsmith by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married country doctor Martin Arrowsmith leaves his small practice for the prospects of wealth and important medical research at New York City's esteemed McGurk Institute and finds himself faced with an intense workload, a romance-minded socialite, and a plague outbreak
A Christmas carol ; Mr. Pickwick's Christmas by Charles Dickens( )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two different Christmas stories
Champagne for Caesar( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-proclaimed genius (Coleman) enters a TV quiz show. When he runs the jackpot up to $40 million, the sponsors panic and bring in Holm, a femme fatale as smart as Coleman, to foil him. Price portrays the wacky sponsor
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
The Cary Grant box set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 152 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
Kismet by Robert Wright( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in German and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hafiz, the jovial King of Beggars, dons new garments and slips into the royal palace to woo his regal 'Lady of the Moonlight.' Meanwhile, Bagdad's new Caliph carries out his own masquerade, posing as a gardener's son and roaming the city ... where he falls in love with a peasant girl who happens to be Hafiz's daughter. How will it all work out? It depends on the machinations of court intrigue and on fate -- kismet"--Container
Lady Windermere's fan by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced her husband is having an affair with a glamorous and slightly notorious older woman, young Lady Windermere turns her affections to amorous Lord Darlington, who is eager to encourage her suspicions about her husband's behavior
The winning of Barbara Worth( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous young Barbara Worth wants one thing, to help her adoptive father turn their dusty desert town into farmland. But when a wealthy land developer is hired to build a dam and tap the Colorado River, Barbara finds herself the object of a rivalry between her close friend and the developer's son
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Recording )

13 editions published between 1948 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of the author's novel, set against the background of the French Revolution, which focuses on a doctor, his devoted daughter, and a young French aristocrat whom the daughter loves. When the aristocrat is condemned to die, a family friend offers his own life out of love for the daughter and her father. Includes instrumental accompaniment and sound effects
Bulldog Drummond( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, a casualty of World War I, finds peacetime is too tame for him, so he puts an ad in the Times, offering his services ... for anything
Old time radio shows( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The golden age of radio revolutionized American humor, and introduced the modern situation comedy. Nostalgia Ventures is proud to present radio's most-beloved performers in a hilarious collection of Laughter on the air"--Container
Kiki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the law: Follows a shopgirl who is unjustly accused of stealing and then sent to jail. She plots revenge against her former employer, using 'Rich Men's' legal tricks, yet staying 'within the law.'
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Colman, Charles

Colman, Ronald

Colman, Ronald Charles

Colman, Ronald Charles 1891-1958

Ronald Colman acteur britannique

Ronald Colman aktor brytyjski

Ronald Colman attore britannico

Ronald Colman britesche Schauspiller

Ronald Colman britischer Schauspieler

Ronald Colman britisk skodespelar

Ronald Colman britisk skuespiller

Ronald Colman Brits acteur

Ronald Colman brittisk skådespelare

Ronald Colman Ingles nga aktor

Ronald Kolman

Ρόναλντ Κόλμαν

Колман, Рональд

Роналд Колман

Рональд Колман

רונלד קולמן שחקן אנגלי

رونالد كولمان

رونالد کولمن بازیگر بریتانیایی

ڕۆناڵد کۆلمەن

โรนัลด์ คอลแมน

로널드 콜먼

ロナルド・コールマン

羅納·考爾門

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Charles Dickens' A tale of two citiesAround the world in 80 daysRandom harvestGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townThe Cary Grant box setOld time radio showsRonald Colman : a bio-bibliography