WorldCat Identities

Beery, Wallace

Works: 233 works in 621 publications in 8 languages and 8,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  Silent films  Romance films  Comedy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wallace Beery
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

43 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,868 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 )

29 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

83 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision, persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast escapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

37 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
The champ( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Robin Hood by Allan Dwan( Visual )

42 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big-screen spectacle that ranks as one of the monumental accomplishments of the era, 'Robin Hood' is a timeless story of romance and intrigue, staged on a herculean scale. Its sets were erected by an army of 500 carpenters and towered 90 feet in the air, covering ten acres of land, historically accurate to the smallest detail. Robin Hood recreates 'the chivalry of England in all its glory' as it unveils the conflicts and betrayals that threaten to destroy the kingdom of Richard the Lion-Hearted (Wallace Beery). As the Earl of Huntington, Fairbanks epitomizes the valiant, loyal knight immortalized in Arthurian legend, gently wooing the virtuous lady Marian (Enid Bennett). When King Richard, Huntington and a band of warriors embark on a crusade to Palestine, Richard's conniving brother John (Sam De Grasse) assumes the throne and turns the once-idyllic empire into a Dante-esque sty of corruption. In the darkest hour, Huntington shirks off his noble demeanor and is transformed into Robin Hood, a hyper-animated avenger who, just a few leaps ahead of his merry men, breathlessly storms the battlements in pursuit of Prince John, the High Sheriff of Nottingham (William Lowery) and all who stand in the way of justice
The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper( Visual )

16 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set during the French and Indian War, between an American raised by the Mohican Indians and the daughter of a British officer
A date with Judy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940's, a young girl leaves her boy friend for an older man but finds she must compete for him with a classmate. Meanwhile, the girl and her friends mistakenly believe her father is dating a rhumba instructor and attempt to bring the romance to an end before her mother finds out. All this plays out during preparations for the big school dance
Min and Bill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Dressler is Min, the feisty owner of a waterfront hotel who is raising an abandoned girl as her own. Min must resort to desperate measures to ensure the girl's future. She still finds time to lock horns with Bill (Beery), a ship's captain she regards with both affection and rage
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
Ah, wilderness! by Clarence Brown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy breaking through the shackles of adolescence in 1906
The big house( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the conventions of Hollywood prison films are set in this first major men-behind-bars picture about a vicious killer and his cellmates planning to break out of an overcrowded prison
Douglas Fairbanks, a modern musketeer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1916's "His Pictures In The Papers" features Douglas as the meat-loving son of a vegetarian food magnate who finds love with an equally carnivorous young woman. It is also a wry and prescient commentary on fame and the lengths some will go to in order to achieve it. Also from 1916, "The Mystery Of The Leaping Fish" is probably the most unconventional film Fairbanks ever appeared in, as it features him as the cocaine-addicted detective "Coke Ennyday." It was co-scripted by Tod Browning and features a flair for the bizarre he would put on ample display when directing "Dracula" and "Freaks" in the early 1930s. "Flirting With Fate" also features some darker-hued humor in its story of a depressed artist who arranges to be killed just before finding good fortune. The final film from 1916, "The Matrimaniac, " co-stars Constance Talmadge in a comic tale of the lengths a young couple will go to in order to tie the knot. The delightful "Wild And Woolly" has the Wild West-obsessed Douglas finding that the Old West does not require as much taming as he once surmised. Similarly, "Reaching For The Moon" chronicles Doug's realization that the life of a European monarch is not the fairy tale he once believed it to be. It is also an interesting comment on America's perceptions of World War I-era Europe with its depiction of a continent dominated by an unending number of assassination plots and murky counterplots. "The Modern Musketeer" demonstrates the limits and the advantages of living life according to a naive sense of chivalry exemplified by D'Artagnan. Its 17th century prologue provides a window into the sort of costume roles Doug would be playing in the years ahead. "When The Clouds Roll By" from 1919 is notable for its more surreal elements including an incredibly original and complicated dream sequence. 1920's "The Mollycoddle" and 1921's "The Nut" offer two final opportunities for Doug to display his athleticism in a modern setting. "The Mollycoddle" is almost a prototype of "North By Northwest" with Doug as a foppish American "corrupted" by the soft life in Europe who is mistaken for an American agent by a gang of ruthless smugglers. "The Nut" is an amusing film featuring Doug as an eccentric inventor whose efforts to help a young woman in her reform campaign go awry. The final film in the set, "The Mark Of Zorro, " was shot prior to "The Nut." Its overall success with critics and moviegoers convinced Doug that he should focus his efforts on producing similar period adventures--M. Boxwood (Amazon)
Viva Villa!( Visual )

9 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexiko 1880. Unter dem tyrannischen Präsidenten Diaz beutet die Oberschicht die Bauern gnadenlos aus. Ein kleiner Junge sieht, wie sein Vater zu Tode gepeitscht wird. Aus dem jungen wird ein Rächer: Pancho Villa. Jahre später sammelt er Gleichgesinnte um sich und sagt den Tyrannen den Kampf an
The first kings of comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
Tugboat Annie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tugboat Annie pilots her beloved Narcissus around Puget Sound, constantly on the lookout for the shenanigans of her drunken husband
The mollycoddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1920 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to 'register' on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic character, his ingratiating smile, his graceful, acrobatic stunts (he did his own), clever writing, and accomplished staging rapidly made Fairbanks one of the most admired stars in the world. He produced 4 films for United Artists, including The Mollycoddle (1920), directed by Victor Fleming and starring Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, and Wallace Beery. After living in Europe for many years, Fairbanks returns to his home in Arizona in this adventure story. He battles and captures Wallace Beery, a desperado, while also pursuing and winning Ruth Renick
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Grand Hotel
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Dinner at eightRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandThe lost world