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Swanson, Gloria 1897-1983

Overview
Works: 407 works in 948 publications in 10 languages and 12,741 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Biography  Silent films  Autobiographies  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Speaker, Commentator, Producer, Creator, Costume designer, Other, Contributor, Singer, Illustrator, Editor, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gloria Swanson
 
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Sunset Blvd. by Billy Wilder( Visual )

127 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. Norma Desmond, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant are living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. He accepts. While there, he falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

47 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gothic romance in which a convent girl is seduced by a prince and inherits a brothel in Africa before he finds her again
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( Visual )

14 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Sadie Thompson by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded passengers on Pago Pago during an epidemic including Sadie Thompson, a prostitute and a reformer whose lust for her masquerades as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, Alfred Davidson cuts his throat and Sadie goes to Sydney with an admiring marine
Male and female by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

23 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler, then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person. DeMille tosses in a fabulous Babylonian fantasy sequence, just because he could
Why change your wife?( Visual )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Gloria Swanson - Butterflies are free( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1971 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with actress Gloria Swanson
Don't change your husband( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden chance: Mary, married to an alcoholic and now reduced to poverty, meets a millionaire and may have a chance for a future with him
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman cannot bring herself to tell her fiance that she once had a love affair
Teddy at the throttle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villain Beery, in a plot to get his hands on a fortune, ties Gloria to the railroad tracks and Bobby must rescue her with a major assist from canine pal Teddy. Locations include the Beverly Hills Hotel at Sunset Blvd. and Beverly Drive; Chatsworth Park train pass; and Pacific Electric railroad trestle near Fletcher Drive and Riverside Drive on the Glendale line
The age of ballyhoo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
The Affairs of Anatol( Visual )

13 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale about a hypocritical New York sophisticate, Anatol De Witt Spencer, was freely adapted from Schnitzler's play. His marriage is tested by his 'philandering', culminating in his encounter with Satan Synne, 'the world's wickedest woman', which only serves to confirm Anatol's inability to face the truth about himself and 'the ways of women'. The front-on compositions, colour tinted and filmed in Art Nouveau-designed sets are, in the words of Charles Higham, 'like a series of Beardsley illustrations to Oscar Wilde'
The first kings of comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
The General( Visual )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Tour of the Filming Locations: This documentary features a tour of the filming locations of The General, presented by John Bengtson, author of Silent Echoes. Behind-the-Scenes Home Movie Footage: This is behind-the-scenes home movie footage of the filming location of The General. Silents Please: Introduction by Gloria Swanson: This is an introduction to The General by Gloria Swanson from the 1960 ABC television series Silents Please. The Silent Years: Introduction by Orson Welles: This is an introduction to The General by Orson Welles from the 1971 PBS television series The Silent Years. The Buster Express: This is a brisk montage of train gags from throughout Buster Keaton's career. Video Tour of the Authentic General Locomotive: This documentary features a video tour of the authentic General locomotive, presented by Harper Harris
Airport 1975 by Jack Smight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 747 experiences a mid-air accident, rendering the jet pilotless. The remaining crew and passengers attempt to reach their destination safely with a stewardess at the cockpit controls
Tonight or never by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera prima donna while on holiday in Venice with her elderly fiance, becomes intrigued with Fletcher, one of her admirers. One evening he manages to corner the heroine in her apartment, whereupon she becomes convinced that he's merely a gigolo interestd in her money. But Fletcher is in reality a representative of the Metropolitan Opera, determined to sign her to a contract
The clinging vine ; The age of ballyhoo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinging vine - She works in a male-dominated industry and lives in a male-dominated society. But that doesn't keep determined career woman Antoinette Allen from rising to the top. Still, even a buttoned-down female executive like Ms. Allen can make mistakes, like taking part in a crooked business deal -- or falling in love on the job. Age of ballyhoo-Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
Swanson & Valentino by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two great stars personified Hollywood: Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino. She sacrificed everything for stardom. He did nothing to seek the adoration which ultimately engulfed him. Swanson recalls her meteoric rise--and fall--with remarkable candor. Valentino's brother helps tell the story of the young Italian who became the silver screen's Great Lover--but whose private life failed to match his public image
 
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Alternative Names
Gloria Swanson actrice américaine

Gloria Swanson actriu estatunidenca

Gloria Swanson actriz estadounidense

Gloria Swanson aktorka amerykańska

Gloria Swanson Amerikaans acteur

Gloria Swanson Amerikaans actrice

Gloria Swanson amerikai színésznő

Gloria Swanson Amerikana nga aktres

Gloria Swanson attrice statunitense

Gloria Swanson pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Gloria Swanson US-amerikanesch Schauspillerin

Gloria Swanson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Gloria Swansonová

Glorija Svanson

Glorija Svansone

Svensson, Gloria May Josephine

Svensson, Gloria May Josephine 1897-1983

swanson, Gloria Josephine Mae

Swanson, Gloria Mae

Swanson, Gloria Mae 1897-1983

Swanson, Josephine.

Swenson, Josephine

Swenson, Josephine 1897-1983

Γκλόρια Σουάνσον Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Γκλόρια Σουόνσον

Глориа Свансон

Глория Свенсон

Глорија Свансон

Глорыя Свенсан

Глорія Свенсон

Свенсон, Глория

גלוריה סוונסון

גלוריה סוונסון שחקנית אמריקאית

غلوريا سوانسون

غلوريا سوانسون ممثلة أمريكية

قلوریا سوانسون

گلوریا سوانسون

ग्लोरिया स्वान्सन

ഗ്ലോറിയ സ്വാൻസൺ

글로리아 스완슨

グロリア・スワンソン

スワンソン, グロリア

格洛麗亞·斯旺森

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