WorldCat Identities

Brown, Clarence 1890-1987

Works: 268 works in 896 publications in 8 languages and 12,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Sports films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Motion picture producers and directors 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, fld, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Production personnel, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Clarence Brown
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

43 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
The yearling by Clarence Brown( Visual )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves? --IMDb
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

53 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

45 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Intruder in the dust by Prod Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Mississippi town, only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob
The rains came( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced with disaster
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels join the Pittsburgh Pirates on the field for a wild race to the world series
The human comedy by Galt MacDermot( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming look at family and friendship, and the poignant story of high school student Homer Macauley and the lives he touches while delivering telegrams throughout his small California town during the troubling years of World War II. Moving and timeless, a masterful celebration of the American way of life
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his crippled son's embittered life
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cora and her younger sister Alice are on their way to Fort William Henry. Escorted by the treacherous Magua, they are unaware that the Fort, under the command of their father, is besieged by Indians in league with the French. The sisters are saved by Hawkeye and his Indian companions, Uncas and Chingachcook. Cora falls in love with the noble Uncas, the last of his tribe. But Magua still has evil plans
Edison, the man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incredible biography of the genius who created, among other society-changing inventions, the motion picture medium. This story depicts Edison's beginning when he was a penniless janitor who set up a make-shift laboratory in an office basement
The Eagle by Clarence Brown( Visual )

38 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the cizarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights for the poor
The white cliffs of Dover( Visual )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Susan moves with her father from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood, an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion picture history
A Song of Love by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music, composed long ago, still speaks to us. It reaches out to tell us of profound struggles and great genius, of aching setbacks and glorious triumphs, of three people whose names, like their music, echo across the years: Clara Wieck, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The intertwined lives of the three musical legends form a sumptuously produced and skillfully played biopic set to 11 musical pieces that include Schumann's poignant Arabeske, Brahms' tender Lullaby and more
To please a lady( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To please a lady: A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match with a beautiful independent reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death
Four film favorites : classic horse films( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, a young English girl who wins an unruly horse in a raffle goes on to enter him in the Grand National Steeplechase. In the second program, a young girl and her horse go overseas. In the third program, a horse is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement. The fourth program is a fictionalized account of an underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history
Night flight by Singer Company( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 149 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!
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National Velvet
The yearlingAnna KaréninaAnna ChristieThe Garbo silents collectionWife vs. secretaryThe EagleFour film favorites : classic horse films
Alternative Names
Brown, Clarence L.

Brown Clarence L. 1890-1987

Brown, Clarence Leon

Clarence Brown Amerikaans filmregisseur

Clarence Brown amerikai filmrendező, filmproducer

Clarence Brown cinéaste américain

Clarence Brown director de cine estadounidense

Clarence Brown film director

Clarence Brown regista statunitense

Clarence Brown US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Κλάρενς Μπράουν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Кларенс Браун

קלרנס בראון

كلارنس براون

کلارنس براون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

브라운, 클라렌스 1890-1987


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