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DeLeon, Walter 1884-1947

Overview
Works: 166 works in 289 publications in 4 languages and 3,635 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  History  Western films  Biographical films  Religious films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Librettist, Adapter, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
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Most widely held works about Walter DeLeon
 
Most widely held works by Walter DeLeon
Pot o' gold by George Marshall( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about an out of work music lover. While working for his uncle, he becomes involved in a feud between his uncle and a group of noisy musicians who happen to live next door. He goes through an amusing chain of events as he falls in love with the girl next door
The ghost breakers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Lawrence (Hope), a Manhattan radio commentator sought in connection with a murder he did not commit, eludes New York police by hiding in a steamer trunk. Soon the trunk and Larry are aboard a ship bound for Cuba, where the trunk's owner, pretty Mary Carter (Goddard), is sailing to take possession of a recent inheritance: a haunted castle
Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Overseer Jeff Butler is hired by the Union Pacific to root out the saboteurs who have been launching savage attacks on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad."--Container
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
Birth of the blues( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, Jeff Lambert hangs out in New Orleans' Basin Street, playing hot swing on his clarinet instead of the classics his father prefers. He's inspired by an African-American group there and, some years later, at the turn of the century, sets out to form a jazz band of his own. Patterned after the story of trombonist Jack Teagarden of the Original Dixieland Jazz Group
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
College swing( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college
Ruggles of Red Gap by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy British butler, Marmaduke Ruggles, is traded in a poker game from an English Duke to a wealthy and rowdy American, Egbert Floud. Ruggles' new home is Red Gap, Washington, where he is introduced by Egbert as "Colonel" Ruggles. The town ladies are quite taken by the sophisticated servant in disguise as he enamors them with fictitious stories of battles gone by. Ruggles proves his newfound patriotism in one of the best scenes of the film, his recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the Silver Dollar Saloon. The dream of freedom leads him to open his own restaurant, where one of his first customers is the Duke, who has come to reclaim his former servant
International house( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investors from around the world converge on China to purchase the rights to manufacture the first televisions
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
George Burns/Gracie Allen : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here comes Cookie: A wealthy retiree surprises everyone by deeding his entire fortune to his ditzy daughter. But when the newly rich young woman becomes convinced the family is actually on the verge of bankruptcy, complications abound -- Six of a kind: Sharing a car on a drive to California with another couple turns into a comedy marathon -- Love in bloom: Lighthearted story of a young woman on the run from her past. Just when she thinks she's escaped life with the carnival, she's drawn back into the footlights by the comic scheming of her brother and his wife
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
Made for each other ; Pot o' gold( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made for each other: Newlyweds in Hollywood's Golden Age must overcome poverty, career pressures, and illness. The power of their love sees them through. Pot o' gold: An idle young rich man signs on with a struggling swing band, and convinces his uncle to put the band on the air
Six of a kind( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Whinney plan a trip to California for a second honeymoon. To cut costs, they agree to share expenses with an unknown young couple
Delightfully dangerous( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy in which a young girl learns that her sister isn't a famous Broadway star but instead is a burlesque queen. She then manages to fix everything by marrying the sister off to a big time Broadway producer
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scared stiff": Fleeing a murder charge, a singer and a busboy (Martin & Lewis) wind up on a spooky Carribean island inherited by heiress (Scott). "The caddy": Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an inventor whose works (e.g., a keyhole finder for drunks) have brought him only poverty. His daughter is in love with the son of the town snob. Events conspire to ruin his bullet-proof tire just as success seems near. Another of his inventions prohibits him from committing suicide, so Sam decides to go on living
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naughty nineties: Aboard the River Queen showboat, Bud and Lou perform their legendary "Who's on first?" routine. Little giant: Lou plays a little man with big dreams and ends up seling vacuum cleaners. The time of their lives: Mistaken as traitor, Lou's ghost is trapped in Danbury Mansion until his innocence is proven. Buck privates come home: Bud and Lou return to civilian life and get involved in midget car racing
Union depot (1932) : shooting script by Kenyon Nicholson( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Carole Lombard : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
De Leon, Walter

De Leon Walter 1884-1947

DeLeon, Walter d. 1947

Leon, Robin de

Leon Walter de 1884-1947

Walter DeLeon Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1884-1947)

Walter DeLeon amerikansk manusforfattar

Walter DeLeon amerikansk manusförfattare

Walter DeLeon amerikansk manusforfatter

Walter DeLeon amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Walter DeLeon US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

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Cecil B. DeMille's Union PacificCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionRuggles of Red GapInternational houseSix of a kind