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Swanson, Gloria

Overview
Works: 332 works in 688 publications in 10 languages and 11,395 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Costume designer, Creator, Producer, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN2287.S9, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gloria Swanson, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Gloria Swanson
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Sunset Blvd ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 530 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 )
37 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young convent girl inadvertently steals the heart of a prince on the eve of his marriage to a pathologically jealous queen. The action all takes place in a mythical European kingdom
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 230 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranded passengers on Pago Pago during an epidemic include Sadie Thompson, a prostitute, and Alfred Davidson, a reformer whose lust for her masquerades as a desire to save her soul
Male and female ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoiled woman always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler. She then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person
The age of ballyhoo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
Indiscreet ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman, the toast of the town, sacrifices her brilliant social career for the sake of her sister. Soon this sisterly love not only limits her social life, but lays the seed for the ruin of her own chances for romance
Don't change your husband ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don't change your husband: Leila Porter, tired of her dull husband, leaves him for another man who turns out to be a two-timing playboy. Leila then encourages her first husband to pursue her again
Why change your wife? ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
The Affairs of Anatol ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York socialite becomes bored with his newlywed bride and attempts to broaden his romantic horizons by rescuing a series of damsels in distress
The first kings of comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Swanson & Valentino by Kevin Brownlow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 86 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
Airport 1975 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 85 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 )
12 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 80 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 70 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
The Cecil B. DeMille classics collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why change your wife?: A wife is divorced by her frustrated husband after he meets a lovely woman
Charlie Chaplin short comedy classics the complete restored Essanay & Mutual collection ( Visual )
and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios and the Mutual Film Company. v. 7 presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Chaplin's films as a villain, and follows the life of the actor from Dunoon, Scotland, through his years in the music halls to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917
Ben Bagley's Oscar Hammerstein revisited by Oscar Hammerstein ( Recording )
in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Svensson, Gloria May Josephine
Svensson, Gloria May Josephine, 1897-1983
Swanson, Gloria Mae
Swanson, Gloria Mae, 1897-1983
Swanson, Josephine.
Swenson, Josephine
Swenson, Josephine 1897-1983
スワンソン, グロリア
Languages
English (251)
French (14)
German (11)
Spanish (11)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (3)
Russian (2)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
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