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Fairbanks, Douglas 1883-1939

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The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

97 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carefree pickpocket turns his appealing brand of mischievous thievery toward the attainment of happiness-- and an exotic Princess. The only way he can win either is by retrieving the rarest treasures hidden within the mysterious Orient, a quest that grows more fantastic with every passing thrill
The mark of Zorro by Fred Niblo( Visual )

66 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th-century California, Don Diego has recently returned from Spain. He confronts the tyrannical military rule of General Alvarado and Captain Juan Ramon by assuming a foppish public persona, while simultaneously springing into action as Zorro, the masked crusader for the rights of the common people
The black pirate by Albert Parker( Visual )

47 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a ship pillaged by buccaneers poses as a pirate to recover the ship and its treasure and to rescue a captive princess
The Iron Mask by Allan Dwan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1929 adaptation of Alexander Dumas's The Man in the Iron Mask was Douglas Fairbanks's last silent film. It follows the heroic D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers in through one of their most famous adventures
Robin Hood by Allan Dwan( Visual )

46 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big-screen spectacle that ranks as one of the monumental accomplishments of the era, 'Robin Hood' is a timeless story of romance and intrigue, staged on a herculean scale. Its sets were erected by an army of 500 carpenters and towered 90 feet in the air, covering ten acres of land, historically accurate to the smallest detail. Robin Hood recreates 'the chivalry of England in all its glory' as it unveils the conflicts and betrayals that threaten to destroy the kingdom of Richard the Lion-Hearted (Wallace Beery). As the Earl of Huntington, Fairbanks epitomizes the valiant, loyal knight immortalized in Arthurian legend, gently wooing the virtuous lady Marian (Enid Bennett). When King Richard, Huntington and a band of warriors embark on a crusade to Palestine, Richard's conniving brother John (Sam De Grasse) assumes the throne and turns the once-idyllic empire into a Dante-esque sty of corruption. In the darkest hour, Huntington shirks off his noble demeanor and is transformed into Robin Hood, a hyper-animated avenger who, just a few leaps ahead of his merry men, breathlessly storms the battlements in pursuit of Prince John, the High Sheriff of Nottingham (William Lowery) and all who stand in the way of justice
Don Q son of Zorro by Donald Crisp( Visual )

23 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks stars. Don Q, Son Of Zorro. Don Cesar De Vega (Fairbanks) crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard (Donald Crisp, who also directed), and steals the affection of a young heiress (Mary Astor)
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( Visual )

31 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Don Juan fakes his own death - only to find that he has promptly been forgotten - can a raven-haired beauty coax him back into the business?
Mr. Robinson Crusoe by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recalling the story of shipwreck survivor Robinson Crusoe while on an ocean voyage, wealthy yacht owner Steve Drexel bets his friends that he can survive for a year on a remote South Seas island without modern conveniences. Drexel and his dog soon set up an impressive home through the use of various hand-made devices and the training of local animals. When a local woman fleeing an arranged marriage lands on his island, danger is introduced to the otherwise idyllic setting
Laugh and live by Douglas Fairbanks( Book )

20 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his bestselling book, silent film actor Douglas Fairbanks recounts his years as a superstar in early twentieth century Hollywood, and uses the lessons he drew from these experiences to encourage readers to live better lives through laughter, optimism, and opportunism
Robin Hood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1922 silent movie features Douglas Fairbanks in one of his most famous roles, Robin Hood, the dashing champion of the oppressed in medieval England. Some critics consider this the best Robin Hood film ever made. Also starring Wallace Beery, Enid Bennett, and Alan Hale
Laugh and live by Douglas Fairbanks( )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-help book enshrining the author's formula for happiness which include humility, good humor, and strenuous physical exercise
Three documentaries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist is a deeply compassionate work of remembrance for a man who had been all but erased from the history books. This film looks at the career of the twenties and thirties movie star and wondrous baritone, Paul Robeson, cinema's first African-American leading man. The love goddesses details cinema's female sex symbols, featuring clips from famous film stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Lillian Gish, Clara Bow, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Bette Davis, Carol Lombard, Ginger Rogers, Myrna Loy, Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley Temple, Lana Turner, Betty Grable, Dorothy Lamour, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Claudette Colbert and others. The film examines the shifting cultural mores that are constantly redefining what we consider alluring as well as what we are allowed to see. The great chase is a rollicking compedium of the greatest hits of silent-cinema chase sequences
Wild and Woolly( Visual )

12 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to 'register' on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic character, his ingratiating smile, his graceful, acrobatic stunts (he did his own), clever writing, and accomplished staging rapidly made Fairbanks one of the most admired stars in the world. He produced 3 films for Artcraft/Famous Players-Lasky Corp., including Wild and Woolly (1917), starring Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, and Calvert Carter. Fairbanks is an Easterner who moves to a Western town to fulfill his fantasy of becoming a Wild West tough guy
The Gaucho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaucho and his men take over the City of the Miracle, carousing and planning to steal from the shrine there. A Mexican mountain girl falls for him and fights every woman who looks his way. The Gaucho tries to seduce the Girl of the Shrine, but her innocence and piety, combined with a miracle cure when he is infected with leprosy, reform him. When an evil gang threatens to execute the priest and the Girl of the Shrine, the Gaucho saves them at the last moment with a diversionary cattle stampede and rides off with his mountain girl
Making life worth while by Douglas Fairbanks( Book )

7 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of Catherine the Great by Paul Czinner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted and compelling dramatization of the troubled marriage of Catherine II (played by German actress Elisabeth Bergner, in her English-language debut) to Peter III (a randy Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) and her subsequent ascension to the throne as Empress of Russia. With its luxurious renderings of the eighteenth-century St. Petersburg royal court and its nearly screwball evocation of Catherine and Peter's teasing relationship, The rise of Catherine the Great was a wise and worthy follow-up to Henry VIII
When the Clouds Roll By by Victor Fleming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diabolical Dr. Metz shocks his colleagues by announcing that he plans to sacrifice the life of a healthy human in his latest experiment
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish( Visual )

11 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to 'register' on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic character, his ingratiating smile, his graceful, acrobatic stunts (he did his own), clever writing, and accomplished staging rapidly made Fairbanks one of the most admired stars in the world. The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (1916), a modern-dress comedy, was directed by Christy Cabanne and John Emerson; it stars Fairbanks, Bessie Love, and Allan Sears. Fairbanks plays Coke Ennyday, a cocaine-using scientific detective investigating an opium-smuggling scheme, in this satire of the Sherlock Holmes stories
The Thief of Bagdad by Achmed Abdullah( Book )

8 editions published between 1924 and 1998 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Reginald Bacchus (1874-1945) was an English author. He was the author of a number of erotic books published by the Erotika Biblion Society. He married Isa Bowman, a former child-actress and friend of Lewis Carroll, in 1899. In 1899-1900 he published a fictionalised version of her life on the stage in Society, a magazine he was editing. Leonard Smithers commissioned a pornographic version which was published as The Confessions of Nemesis Hunt (issued in three volumes 1902, 1903, 1906), the first two volumes printed by Duringe of Paris for Leonard Smithers in London and the last in London
Douglas Fairbanks : ou, La nostalgie de Hollywood by Charles Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vie et carrière cinématographique d'un acteur américain qui fut aussi réalisateur et dont le sort a été uni à celui de la grande comédienne Mary Pickford
 
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Banks, Elton 1883-1939

Douglas Fairbanks acteur américain

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Ullman, D. Elton Thomas 1883-1939

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