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Barrymore, John 1882-1942

Overview
Works: 411 works in 896 publications in 7 languages and 17,803 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Adapter, Speaker, Narrator, Interviewee, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Dinner at eight by George Cukor ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,054 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
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 967 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
Twentieth century ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 664 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 508 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 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of the Shakespeare play about star-crossed lovers. A truncated version
Midnight ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 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
Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
Confessions of an actor by John Barrymore ( Book )
4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Counsellor at law ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 237 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
Shakespeare and his stage approaches to Hamlet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreates the theater of Shakespeare's day through the staging of scenes from Hamlet in an Elizabethan courtyard near Stratford, Eng. Contrasts styles of Shakespearean role playing with excerpts from performances by Lawrence 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
Tempest ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 222 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
Svengali by Archie L Mayo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragic tale of an evil, aging music teacher and the beautiful young woman whom he bewitches
The beloved rogue ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Don Juan by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 136 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 134 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!
John Barrymore reads Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
8 editions published in 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected scenes from Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Richard III, and Macbeth
Noël Coward's This happy breed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 125 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 )
9 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and French and held by 124 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
Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in English and held by 118 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
 
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Alternative Names
Blyth, John, 1882-1942
Blythe, John, 1882-1942
Languages
English (359)
Spanish (8)
French (7)
German (4)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
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