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Gaynor, Janet

Overview
Works: 184 works in 472 publications in 6 languages and 3,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Janet Gaynor
 
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A star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )
128 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
Sunrise a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( Visual )
55 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife; later he repents and spends a happy day with her
Sunrise by F. W Murnau( Visual )
16 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tender story of betrayal and redemption when a farmer intends to drown his wife, so he can be with a seductive city woman
7th heaven by Frank Borzage( Visual )
11 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The river: A naïve young man tries to sail his barge down a river which has been made impassable by a newly-built dam. While stranded, he meets Rosalee, the world-weary girlfriend of a dam construction worker who was convicted of murder
Young in heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family of card sharks meet a wealthy older lady who is very lonely. They hope that by winning her affections, she will name them in her will
Street angel by Frank Borzage( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Italian girl on the run from the police captures the heart of a handsome and passionate artist. When she's caught and sent to prison, he is left only with the portrait he painted of her--and the hope that they will be together again
Lucky star ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he is wounded and loses the use of his legs. Home again, Tim is visited by Mary, and they are powerfully attracted to each other; but his physical handicap prevents him from declaring his love for her. Deeper complications set in when Martin, Tim's former sergeant and a bully, takes a shine to Mary."--Www.imdb.com
The man with the megaphone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent film directors were a flamboyant breed--pioneers who invented the art of film direction as they went along. Working conditions were chaotic. Open sets were built side by side and back to back, and live "mood" music was provided according to each star's taste. Despite deafening noise and constant distraction, directors talked their cast through every move and emotion, and from this confusion came great films
F.W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young farmer who comes near murdering his wife, only to love her more in the end
Studio classics the "best picture" collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Academy Award winning films
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing sacred: A New York reporter is scammed by a fraudulent huckster which disgraces his newspaper. He discovers a story about a young girl dying of radium poisoning and convinces his editor to bring her to New York and run a series of articles. Unfortunately for the reporter, the girl and her doctor only want a free trip to the big city and the whole thing is a hoax
45 minutes from Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A country boy (Glenn Tryon) arrives in Hollywood and encounters a strange collection of characters, including a clueless hotel detective (Oliver Hardy) and a cross-dressing thief (Stan Laurel). This is Laurel and Hardy's first collaboration under Hal Roach
The timeless romance collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Star is Born: As young Esther Blodgett rises to stardom, her husband, former leading man Norman Maine, finds his career in a downward spiral. Eternally Yours: In this magic-filled romantic comedy, a dashing escape artist steals the heart of a beautiful bride-to-be at her bridal shower. The couple marries, but when the magician refuses to give up the showbiz life, his wife performs a disappearing act of her own. Filmed using the 1939 World's Fair as a backdrop. Power, Passion, Murder: A studio chief in 1930s Hollywood who influences the fates of aspiring movie stars falls from grace. Thereupon, deadly revenge follows, when a rising star's affair with this married man is discovered by his jealous wife. The Lady and the Highwayman: A beautiful young woman falls in love with a handsome highwayman, who saves her from her brutal husband. But when Charles II returns to claim his throne as King of England, she finds herself the enemy of the king's former mistress
Sunrise a song of two humans = L'aurore by F. W Murnau( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Multiple languages and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Aurore by F. W Murnau( Visual )
8 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in English and French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Séduit par une vamp venue de la ville, un fermier tente de noyer sa femme mais change d'avis au dernier moment. Celle-ci s'enfuie en ville de peur, mais il la suit afin de lui prouver son amour
Love affair A star is born ( Visual )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love affair: Two people, each engaged to marry someone else, meet aboard a ship and fall in love. They agree to meet at the Empire State building in six months if they still feel the same way
Ha nacido una estrella ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esther Blodgett, una ambiciosa chica pueblerina con mucho talento, llega a Hollywood. En una fiesta donde trabaja como camarera, conoce a Norman Maine, una famosa estrella quien, a pesar del apoyo de Oliver Niles -jefe de su estudio-, ve cómo su fama va declinando. Para sorpresa de Esther, Norman le ofrece un papel en una película y tras realizar una prueba, Oliver queda impresionado y decide convertirla en estrella (Ha nacido una estrella)
The time of your life A star is born ; The scarlet letter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time of your life: The assorted customers of a small saloon in the big city are a passing parade, relating their problems and accomplishments, their joy and sorrow to Joe, "whose hobby is people."
Family classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The racketeer, the familiar eternal triangle has mobster Robert Armstrong falling all over Lombard. She in turn is madly in love with an ailing concert violinist (Roland Drew) ... and the fun begins. This early talkie has snappy dialogue and features overall lively performances
The farmer takes a wife ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charming love story set on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th Century. A farmer works on the canal to earn money to buy a farm. He meets a cook on a canal boat, but she can't even consider leaving the exciting life on the canal for a banal one on a farm
 
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Alternative Names
Gainer Laura 1906-1984
Gainer, Laura Augusta.
Gainer, Laura Augusta 1906-1984
Gainor, Laura Augusta
Gainor, Laura Augusta 1906-1984
Gaynor, Lolly
Gaynor, Lolly 1906-1984
Languages
English (240)
Spanish (18)
German (2)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
Swedish (1)
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