WorldCat Identities

Barrymore, John 1882-1942

Works: 359 works in 926 publications in 8 languages and 19,303 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Horror films  Romance films  Biographical films  Biography  Silent films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Contributor, Speaker, Adapter, Interviewee, Other
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 )

45 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,052 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 Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

89 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, 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 )

33 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 997 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 Roy Andersson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 639 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 )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about screwy professor Gibbs (Barrymore) turning model Kitty Carroll (Bruce) invisible, arousing the curiosity of playboy sponsor (Howard), as well as the more monetary interests of gangster Blackie Cole (Homolka)
Midnight by Mitchell Leisen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 481 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
Love story by Ali MacGraw( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 464 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
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

13 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

The beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Counsellor at law( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2011 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 239 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
Shakespeare and his stage approaches to Hamlet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 199 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
Sherlock Holmes by Albert Parker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and held by 188 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
Svengali by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

25 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1931 feature film starring John Barrymore as the aging music teacher who weaves a spell to win beautiful Trilby's love
Don Juan by Alan Crosland( Visual )

14 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 147 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 144 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 by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 139 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
Eternal love by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the War of 1806, French soldiers occupy a Swiss hamlet and order the villagers to surrender their rifles. Everyone but Marcus, a hunter in the mountains, complies. Marcus and Ciglia, the minister's niece, are deeply in love. But Pia, a wild mountain girl, vows to win him for herself."--Container
Good night, sweet prince by Gene Fowler( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1966 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Grand Hotel
Alternative Names
Barrymore, John Sidney Blyte, 1882-1942

Blyth John 1882-1942

Blythe, John 1882-1942

Ioannes Barrymore

John Barrymore acteur américain

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

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جان باریمور بازیگر آمریکایی

جون باريمور

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Dinner at eightThe invisible man the legacy collectionMidnightMarie AntoinetteCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionDon JuanJohn Barrymore, Shakespearean actor