WorldCat Identities

Barrymore, John 1882-1942

Works: 432 works in 1,152 publications in 8 languages and 20,992 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Silent films  Romance films  Biography  Comedy films  History  Musical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Adapter, Contributor, Speaker, 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 )

95 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

91 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,010 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 )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 953 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 618 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 by James Whale( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Griffin (Rains) is an English scientist who has been experimenting with a drug called monocaine which, he finds, has made his entire body invisible. He goes to the small village of Ipping, wrapped in bandages and wearing dark glasses, and takes a room at the local inn to continue his research in secret. This subsequently arouses the curiosity of the nosy locals. As Griffin continues his experiments, he begins to suffer from drug-induced megalomania, which eventually becomes full-blown madness. He begins to terrorize the countryside--first playing pranks, and then turning to murder"--Http://
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 490 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in English and held by 482 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
Tempest by Sam Taylor( Visual )

16 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 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
Beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

25 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 361 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
Marie Antoinette( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of royalty, revolution, and the woman who was France! Based on the biography by Stefan Zweig
Confessions of an actor by John Barrymore( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 1971 in English and held by 284 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 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Homes comes to the aid of a young prince accused of murder and uncovers a plot to destroy Western civilization
Counsellor at law( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 245 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 241 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 )

28 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 192 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief history of the English theater during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Also presents different scenes and versions of Hamlet to illustrate Shakespeare's power of discoursing on life
Maytime( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and held by 167 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 156 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 149 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Grand Hotel
Dinner at eightMidnightMarie AntoinetteCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionDon JuanJohn Barrymore, Shakespearean actorThe collected plays of Paul Rudnick
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

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John Barrymore US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

John Barrymore Yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

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

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