WorldCat Identities

Barrymore, John 1882-1942

Works: 428 works in 1,080 publications in 7 languages and 20,875 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Romance films  Horror films  Biography  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Costume designer, Speaker, Adapter, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Barrymore
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Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

53 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal. Contains both fullscreen and widescreen
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson( Visual )

89 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, has a weakness for experiments which take him to the boundaries of human consciousness and experience. When Sir George Carew, father of the girl Jekyll loves, accuses him of being afraid of temptation, he finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

25 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
Twentieth century by Howard Hawks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
The invisible man : the legacy collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
Tempest by Sam Taylor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Markov, a peasant soldier, becomes an officer in the Imperial Russian Guard and falls in love with Princess Tamara. She scorns him and has him stripped of his rank and thrown into prison; Markov becomes an important Red official with the advent of the Revolution, saves Tamara from execution and together they escape from Russia
Marie Antoinette( Visual )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and German and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
Beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich historical romance starring John Barrymore as poet Frances Villon who battles against nasty King Louis the XI in 17th Century France
Confessions of an actor by John Barrymore( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 1971 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes by Albert Parker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young prince is accused of a crime that could embroil him in international scandal, debonair supersleuth Sherlock Holmes comes to his aid, and quickly discovers that behind the incident lurks a criminal mastermind eager to reduce Western civilization to anarchy. Adapted from the hugely popular stage version of Arthur Conan Doyle¹s stories by William Gillette, Sherlock Holmes provided Barrymore with one of his most prestigious early roles
Counsellor at law( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered attorney George Simon frantically juggles the scandals, crimes, and crises that pass through the chrome-and-glass doors of his art deco office high in the Empire State Building. Balanced on an ethical tightrope, Simon engages in insider trading and bleeds funds from wealthy clients, while tending to the needs of the less fortunate New Yorkers who come from his own working-class background. A political enemy uncovers a past legal indiscretion and begins disbarment proceedings, causing Simon's socialite wife to seek comfort in the arms of another man. With the unflagging support of his faithful secretary, Simon attempts to exercise his legalistic wizardry to defend his reputation and protect those who rely upon him for justice
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 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
Svengali by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

27 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1931 feature film starring John Barrymore as the aging music teacher who weaves a spell to win a beautiful Trilby's love
Shakespeare and his stage : approaches to Hamlet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the theatre of Shakespeare's day through the staging of scenes from Hamlet in an Elizabethan courtyard near Stratford, England. Contrasts styles of Shakespearean role playing with excerpts from performances by Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Nicol Williamson and John Barrymore. Includes views of landmarks in London, Stratford and Warwick which shaped Shakespeare's approach to theatrical practice
Maytime( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the top-grossing films of 1937, Maytime is the poignant, glorious musical that has long been acknowledged as a supreme masterpiece of its genre. See and hear Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy at the height of their vocal powers and popularity
Don Juan by Alan Crosland( Visual )

15 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swashbuckling tale of the world's most famed lover. Don Juan pursues his conquests with rakish abandon, but one glimpise of exquisite Adriana and he finds true love. He duels, carries out a daring dungeon escape and rides like the wind to win her
Night flight by Singer Company( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a worried mother comforts her desperately ill son in Rio de Janeiro, the child's physician, Dr. Decosta, assures her that, thanks to the new night flying schedule of the Trans-Andean European Air Mail, which is being inaugurated that evening, they will receive a life-saving serum the next day. Makes its DVD debut with a remastered feature!
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
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Grand Hotel
Alternative Names
Barrymore, John Sidney Blyte 1882-1942

Blyth John 1882-1942

Blythe, John

Blythe, John 1882-1942

Blythe, John Sidney.

Ioannes Barrymore

John Barrymore acteur américain

John Barrymore American actor of stage, screen and radio

John Barrymore Amerikaans acteur

John Barrymore amerikai színész

John Barrymore amerikansk skådespelare

John Barrymore amerikansk skodespelar

John Barrymore amerikansk skuespiller

John Barrymore amerykański aktor

John Barrymore attore statunitense

John Barrymore US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

John Blyth Barrymore

Джон Баримор

Джон Берримор американский актёр театра, немого и звукового кино

Джон Беррімор

Джон Беррімор американський актор театру, німого й звукового кіно

Џон Баримор

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ג'ון ברימור

جان باریمور بازیگر آمریکایی

جون باريمور

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English (413)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

Dinner at eightMidnightMarie AntoinetteCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionDon JuanJohn Barrymore, Shakespearean actorThe collected plays of Paul Rudnick