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

Overview
Works: 118 works in 188 publications in 3 languages and 5,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Motion pictures  History  Religious films  Mad scientist films  Historical films  Juvenile works 
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 120 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 38 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

Ben-Hur by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
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

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

Avaricia : Greed( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur : a tales [sic] of Christ( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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
Ben-Hur : a tale of Christ( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; and as Edward Hyde embarks on a career of crime. His evil nature grows upon him until he finds it taking possession of him against his will. Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson
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
It takes more than talent by Mervyn LeRoy( Book )

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

Erich von Stroheim's Greed( )

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

Erich von Stroheim's Greed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 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!
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
Hollywood rajah by Bosley Crowther( Book )

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

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

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
 
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Alternative Names
Louis B. Mayer American 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

Mayer, Eliezer 1885-1957

Mayer, Ezemiel 1885-1957

Mayer, Lazar 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis B.

Mayer, Louis Bert

Mayer, Louis Bert 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burrill

Mayer, Louis Burrill 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burt

Mayer, Louis Burt 1885-1957

Mayer, Louis Burton 1885-1957

Meir, Lazar

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

Майер, Луис Барт американский кинопродюсер

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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