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Mayer, Louis B. (Louis Burt) 1885-1957

Overview
Works: 116 works in 183 publications in 3 languages and 5,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Religious films  Horror films  Motion pictures  Bible films  Historical films  Mad scientist films 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slap him once, slap him 100 times, the Big Top crowd roars. The clown known to delighted throngs as HE has made a comedic art of getting batted around. Life has battered him even more. Behind the mask, HE hides the torment of once being a brilliant scientist whose research and wife were stolen by a colleague. And behind the mask, when the time comes, HE realizes his revenge
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McTeague, un rustaud, apprend le métier de dentiste avec un arracheur de dents ambulant. Plus tard, il s'installe à San Francisco où il épouse Trina, ex-fiancée de son ami Marcus. Trina, qui a gagné 5000 dollars dans une loterie, est rongée par l'avarice, et la vie du couple devient bientôt insupportable. Dénoncé pour pratique illégale, McTeague se laisse aller à l'alcool. Un soir, il tue sa femme et s'enfuit avec son or. Marcus le rejoint au désert et un combat mortel s'engage entre eux
The American Film Institute/Louis B. Mayer oral history collection( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-five memoirs by noted directors, producers, actors, writers and cinematographers. Topics covered range widely and include theories of cinematography, production problems, minorities in film, the economics of filmmaking, the McCarthy era, the effects of television on the motion picture industry, etc. Among the memoirists are Tay Garnett, Howard Koch, Abraham Polonsky and Crane Wilbur"--The Library of Congress Guide to the Microform Collections in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division, online version
La duodénostomie transgastrique : contribution à l'étude des techniques de gastrostomie by Louis B Mayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood rajah; the life and times of Louis B. Mayer by Bosley Crowther( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ( Visual )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jerusalem, oppressed by the power of Imperial Rome, Ben-Hur, of the Jewish house of Hur, develops a friendship with Messala, a Roman centurion, which turns to enmity when he learns of Messala's egotism and hatred of the Jews; to please the governor, Messala arrests Ben-Hur's entire family when a loose tile accidentally falls from the roof of their house and kills a Roman general. Sentenced as a galley slave and driven into the desert, Ben-Hur meets the Christ, who gives him water and refreshes his spirit; when he saves the life of Arrius, the Roman ship commander, he is adopted by Arrius and becomes popular and wealthy as a charioteer. During a chariot race against Messala, in Rome, Ben-Hur gets revenge against Messala by defeating him. In Jerusalem, where Jesus is crucified, Ben-Hur is recognized by his leprous mother and sister and learns of Jesus' mission to save mankind. With the help of Esther, Ben-Hur's mother and sister are cured and the entire family is reunited
Louis B. Mayer St. Patrick's Day speech (1939) ; Carole Lombard Indiana war rally speech (1( Recording )

and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes more than talent by Mervyn LeRoy( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End of an era by Nightwish (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the early to mid-twenties, more and more films were made with synchronized sound and music, but it wasn't until 1927 that Warner Brothers gambled on talking pictures with "The Jazz singer". From that moment on, all that had shaped and created Hollywood was utterly transformed
The silent horror of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde : 3 early screen versions( Visual )

in English and held by 2 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
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a radical doctor whose experiments lead him to the discovery of destructive potion that transforms him into a hideous creature of unbridled emotions
Erich von Stroheim's Greed( )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

West of Zanzibar by Tod Browning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When his dying wife returns with a baby girl a year after leaving him for Crane, a Limehouse magician named Phroso vows to get even. Placing the baby in a Zanzibar brothel, Phroso spends the next 18 years living with cannibals while he waits for the child to come of age. Summoning the debauched young woman to his jungle lair, Phroso plans to reunite the girl with her long-lost father, after which he'll order the natives to kill the trader and burn Crane's daughter alive!
David O. Selznick Collection by David O Selznick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains records documenting every aspect of David O. Selznick's Hollywood studio operations including script development, production, publicity, finances, and distribution. The records follow film's pioneer days in New York through the heyday of the studio system in Hollywood, to the rise of television. Besides Selznick's independent productions such as A Star is Born (1937), Gone With the Wind (1939), and Rebecca (1940), the archive documents his association with three major studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount, and RKO
The Unholy three (Silent)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In an hypnotic mix of creepiness and crime, a ventriloquist dons a granny disguise to team with a strongman and a little person in a bizarre robbery scheme that ends in murder
News of the day( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Louis B. Mayer presents Navy with model of Cruiser Los Angeles in tribute to men of his organization in armed services. It's slated for recruiting duty in Los Angeles"--Hearst index card. Includes footage of service flag, Admiral Johnson, Lieutenant Commander Blanchard, Mr. Craig, Lieutenant Frances Shoup, war bonds story
The motion picture and the world today by Louis B Mayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ben-Hur a tales of Christ( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive
Hollywood rajah by Bosley Crowther( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Gloria Swanson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The work of numerous writers (Gertrude Behanna, Lenore J. Coffee, James Ashmore Creelman, Laura Hope Crews, Delmer Daves, William Dufty, Laurence Eyre, Allan Jay Friedman, Leonard Gershe, Forrest Halsey, Ben Hecht, Lillian Kemble-Cooper, Harold J. Kennedy, Alan Jay Lerner, Josephine Lovett, Clare Boothe Luce, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Frances Marion, Richard Matheson, Preston Sturges, Erich Von Stroheim, Billy Wilder, and others), photographers (Ernest A. Bachrach, Edward O. Bagley, Russell Ball, Marcus Blechman, Clarence Sinclair Bull, Harold Carter, William Eglinton, Eliot Elisofon, Ellen Graham, G.L. Manuel Frères, Donald Biddle Keyes, Jack Mitchell, Nickolas Muray, Alexander Phillips, Melbourne Spurr, Edward Steichen), and lyricists and composers (most notably Edmund Goulding, Dickson Hughes, Elsie Janis, Franz Lehar, Dorothy Parker, Richard Stapley, and Vincent Youmans) is included in this collection
 
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Hollywood East : Louis B. Mayer and the origins of the studio systemA Private viewIn Theda Bara's tentAn empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood
Alternative Names
Louis B. Mayer American-Canadian film producer

Louis B. Mayer Amerikaans filmproducent (1884-1957)

Louis B. Mayer amerikansk filmproducent

Louis B. Mayer amerykański przedsiębiorca, producent filmowy

Louis B. Mayer producător de film american

Louis B. Mayer producteur de films américain

Louis B. Mayer producteur de films américaine

Louis B. Mayer productor de cine estadounidense

Louis B. Mayer productor de cinema estatunidenc d'origen jueu ucraïnés

Louis B. Mayer produttore cinematografico statunitense

Louis B. Mayer US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Luijs B. Maijers

Lwïs Bart Maýer

Mayer, Eliezer 1885-1957

Mayer, Ezemiel 1885-1957

Mayer, Lazar 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Bert 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burrill 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burt

Mayer, Louis Burt 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burton 1885-1957

Meir, Lazar 1885-1957

Луис Б. Маер

Луис Барт Майер

Луіс Барт Маер

Луіс Барт Маер Амэрыканскі кінапрадусэр, прадпрымальнік

Луїс Барт Маєр

Майер, Луис Барт

לואיס מאייר

לואיס מאייר מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

لويس بي. ماير

لويس بي. ماير منتج أفلام أمريكي

لوئیس مایر تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

لۋىيس بارت مايەر

ლუი მაიერი

루이스 B. 메이어 벨라루스 태생의 미국 영화인

ルイス・B・メイヤー

路易·B·梅耶

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