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Crisp, Donald 1880-1974

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Most widely held works about Donald Crisp
Most widely held works by Donald Crisp
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

55 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the most famous mutiny in history aboard the H.M.S. Bounty in 1787 between Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh. The Bounty was sent on a two-year voyage to the South seas to procure bread-fruit trees for transplanting to the West Indies as cheap food for slaves
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

86 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

24 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War by describing effects of the Civil War on a Northern family and a Southern family and romance between a member of each
Pollyanna by Walt Disney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan changes the heart of an entire town due to her own optimistic outlook on life
The Life of Emile Zola by William Dieterle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An artist should remain poor." His determined intervention in the Dreyfus Affair, at the request of Dreyfus's wife Lucie, results in "J'accuse!" his famous denunciation of the Army, and leads to a conviction for libel. He flees to England, where he remains until granted amnesty. Unfortunately, he dies before the news that Dreyfus was exonerated and reinstated to full rank can reach him. Indicative of the mores of its time, during the course of this clear story about institutionalized anti-Semitism, the word "Jew" is never mentioned. And while most Hollywood biographies must be taken with a grain--if not a handful--of salt, the film makes a reasonable effort at accuracy and completeness
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

53 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
The man from Laramie by Anthony Mann( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessed with finding his brother's murderer, a resolute vigilante faces the sabotage and savagery of the wild west
A dog of Flanders by James B Clark( Visual )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nello and his grandfather live a poor and somewhat dreary life, until they find a wounded dog by the side of the road. They care for their new friend, who recovers and gives Nello the hope to pursue his dream of becoming an artist
The uninvited( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story about a dog with so much devotion to his master, he refuses to leave the grave when his master dies. Even after he's finally coaxed back in town, he still returns every evening to pay his respects
The black pirate by Albert Parker( Visual )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a ship pillaged by buccaneers poses as a pirate to recover the ship and its treasure and to rescue a captive princess
Home town story by Arthur Pierson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and French and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A politician, bitter because he believes big business is responsible for his election loss, and his secretary vow to expose big business for the evil monster it is. He must change his mind when the town's biggest company goes to the rescue of his sister when she is trapped in a cave
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Life of Emile Zola
Alternative Names
Crisp, George William, 1880-1974

Crisp, George William 1882-1974

Donald Crisp attore, regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Donald Crisp britischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Donald Crisp Brits acteur

Donald Crisp chanteur d'opéra puis metteur en scène et comédien

Needham, James

Needham, James, 1880-1974

Needham, James 1882-1974

Ντόναλντ Κρισπ

Дональд Крисп

Дональд Крысп

Дональд Крісп

دونالد کریسپ بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی




National VelvetMutiny on the BountyThe Life of Emile ZolaLassie come homeJezebelThe man from LaramieKnute Rockne, All American