WorldCat Identities

Kesselring, Joseph 1902-1967

Overview
Works: 93 works in 327 publications in 14 languages and 4,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Religious drama  Autobiographies  Poetry  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PS634, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joseph Kesselring
Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

122 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mortimer Brewster is appalled when he learns that his charming little old aunts have been poisoning their elderly gentlemen boarders in what they believe is an act of kindness, and burying them in the cellar with the help of another nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

32 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Deux charmantes vieilles dames aux allures respectables et leurs trois neveux. La vie de la famille Brewster pourrait être sans histoires. Seulement voilà... Il faut savoir que Jonathan Brewster est un dangereux criminel flanqué d'un mystérieux docteur. Il faut aussi savoir que Teddy Brewster se prend pour le président Roosevelt. Quant à Mortimer Brewster, accompagné de sa charmante fiancée, il est heureusement parfaitement équilibré. Mais il va devoir faire appel à tout son sang-froid quand il découvre que ses "chères tantes" sont en fait deux empoisonneuses qui se sont données pour mission de soulager les vieux messieurs des affres d'une vieillesse pénible..."
Arsenic and old lace : a comedy by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

5 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother of that wisdom; a historical play in two acts by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life, love, and limericks; an autobiography in verse by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four twelves are 48; a comedy in three acts by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsenic and old lace : a play in three acts by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Recording )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris Karloff stars in this gentle drama of painless poison murders committed by two sweet old ladies
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy with an engaging mixture of gruesomeness and gags. Drama critic discovers his two elderly aunts have been poisoning their gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar
Three plays about crime and criminals : Arsenic and old lace [by] Joseph Kesselring ; Kind Lady [by] Edward Chodorov ; Detective story [by] Sidney Kingsley by George Freedley( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsénico por compasión( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un escritor a punto de casarse viaja a casa de unas ancianas tías para la despedida, descubriendo que se dedican a aliviar con arsénico las penas de los hombres solitarios. Los problemas aumentan cuando el hermano del escritor (convertido en delincuente) llega a la casa
Arsenico e vecchi merletti by Frank Capra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venuto a presentare la fidanzata, Mortimer Brewster scopre che le sue due simpatiche zie hanno ucciso una dozzina di vecchietti per liberarli dall'infelicità e dalla solitudine seppellendo poi i cadaveri in cantina con l'aiuto di un nipote che si crede il presidente Teddy Roosvelt. (Mereghetti)
Arsen und Spitzenhäubchen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsenic and old lace( )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1943 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Capra's Arsen und Spitzenhäubchen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsenic et vieilles dentelles by Frank Capra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux charmantes vieilles dames aux allures respectables et leurs trois neveux. La famille Brewster pourrait être sans histoires. Seulement voilà ... Il faut savoir que Jonathan est un dangereux criminel flanqué d'un mystérieux docteur. Il faut aussi savoir que Teddy Brewster se prend pour le Président Roosvelt. Quand à Mortimer Brewster, accompagné de sa charmante fiancée, il est heureusement parfaitement équilibré. Mais il va devoir faire appel à tout son sang-froid quand il découvre que ses "chères tantes" sont en fait deux empoisonneuses qui se sont donné pour mission de soulager les vieux messieurs des offres d'une vieillesse pénible
Arsen und Spitzenhäubchen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic film adaptation of the Broadway comedy about two gentle, but highly lethal, sisters who poison lonely old men as an act of charity. The plot thickens as their nephew discovers their secret and tries to figure a way out of his increasingly more tangled family dilemma
Arsenic et vieilles dentelles by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre avec douze personnages: trois femmes, neuf hommes
Arsenicum en oude kant : blijspel in drie bedrijven by Joseph Kesselring( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Arsenic and old lace
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Arsenic and old laceThree plays about crime and criminals : Arsenic and old lace [by] Joseph Kesselring ; Kind Lady [by] Edward Chodorov ; Detective story [by] Sidney Kingsley
Alternative Names
Joseph Kesselring Amerikaans toneelschrijver (1902-1967)

Joseph Kesselring auteur dramatique, professeur de musique

Joseph Kesselring drammaturgo statunitense

Joseph Kesselring US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker, Schauspieler und Regisseur

Kesselring Joseph

Kesselring, Joseph O. 1902-1967

Kesselring, Joseph Otto.

Kesserling, Joseph

Джозеф Кессельринг

ケッセルリング, ジョセフ

ジョセフ・ケッセルリング

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