Walthall, Henry B. (Henry Brazeale) 1878-1936
Most widely held works about Henry B Walthall
Most widely held works by Henry B Walthall
The birth of a nation by David Wark Griffith ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.
The birth of a nation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 641 libraries worldwide
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.
The scarlet letter ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1926 and 2008 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Hawthorne's novel of the same title, about an adulteress in puritanical, 18th century New England.
The scarlet letter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Hearing of his wife's adultery and illegitimate child, Chillingworth's mind snaps. He takes his revenge on his victims by drugging them and subjecting them to bizarre medical treatments.
The avenging conscience, or, 'Thou shalt not kill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man turns to thoughts of murder. Experiencing a series of visions, he sees murder as a normal course of events in life and kills his uncle. Tortured by his conscience, his future sanity is uncertain as he is assailed by nightmarish visions of what he has done. Also includes Edgar Allen Poe, a biographical short on one of history's most haunting writers.
The birth of a nation the birth of a race ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The story of two families, North and South, who are caught up in the Civil War and then the Reconstruction period. Includes an abbreviated version of "The birth of a race" (1918) which was conceived as a protest against the racism of "Birth of a nation."
Judge Priest ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The good judge tries the case of a Civil War veteran accused of assault before a jury of Confederate veterans.
Chandu the magician ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A scientist is kidnapped and his experimental death ray falls into the wrong hands. The scientist enlists the help of his brother-in-law, Chandu the magician, to find the gun and save humanity.
D.W. Griffith's immortal spectacle The birth of a nation ( Visual )
in No Linguistic content and English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A story depicting the conflict between defeated Southerners and emancipated blacks, the spoliation during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the power of Southern whites through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan. With subtitles.
Judith of Bethulia ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The 1st title is a film adaptation of the Old Testament story of Judith and "Captain Holofernes." The 2nd title is a combination of "four mini-narratives end-to-end, to pay homage to the life and music of John Howard Payne"--Slipcase.
Treasures III social issues in American film, 1900-1934. Program 4, Americans in the making ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The fourth and final program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social change.
Percy Marks' the plastic age ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
In the plastic age, Clara Bow plays Cynthia Day, a tough girl at Prescott College who runs with a fast crowd. Donald Keith is athletic freshman Hugh Carver, who falls for her, though Cynthia knows her lifestyle is bad for him. When Cynthia begins to return Hugh's deeper feelings, she must decide whether to sacrifice their love in order to save his collegiate future, or sabotoge his athletic career for four years of fun-filled excitement.
Sparrows ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In Sparrows Mary Pickford plays the oldest orphan being looked after by the very mean Mr. Grimes. She devises a way to make life better for herself and the others in his care. Wilful Peggy and The mender of nets are romantic shorts.
The show off The plastic age ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The Show off is about a gullible woman who marries a pompous, incessantly boasting man against his family's wishes. The Plastic age is about a fast living college girl during Prohibition.
Ride him, cowboy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A drifter happens into a small town just in time to save the life of an independent, spirited white stallion. He then sets out to bring a bandit to justice, only to face accusations and threats of a hangman's noose when he returns.
The sin of Nora Moran ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The Sin of Nora Moran (1933, 64 min.): Awaiting her execution, Nora Moran finds herself visiting her past. Arrayed in a series of flashbacks, Miss Moran recalls her rape, and the murder for which she has taken the fall.
Somewhere in Sonora ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Falsely accused of misconduct during a rodeo race, a cowboy heads for Mexico. Once there, however, he learns that a group of outlaws plans to rob a silver mine owned by the father of the girl he loves.
The musketeers of Pig Alley and selected D.W. Griffith Biograph shorts, 1912-1913 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The musketeers of Pig Alley is a gangster film. In the burglar's dilemma a jealous brother strikes down his sibling just as a young burglar is about to enter the house. The jealous brother summons police, who the intruder with murder. The sunbeam depicts the icy relations between a spinster and a bachelor and the young girl who brings them together. The painted lady is about a lovely young woman who meets a man at an ice cream social. He seems interested in her, but he is actually a burglar interested in breaking into her father's house. One is business, the other is crime intercuts between the lives of two couples married on the same day, one rich, one poor. In Death's marathon two business partners pursue the same woman. She accepts the marriage proposal of the irresponsible partner, much to her later regret. The battle of Elderbush Gulch shows two sisters who arrive in the wild West and must confront gun battles and Indian attacks.
Griffith masterworks 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Adultery American Civil War (1861-1865) Birth of a nation (Motion picture) College students Comedy films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dickens, Charles,--1812-1870 Drama England--London Epic films Executions and executioners Families Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations France France--Paris Ghosts Hawthorne, Nathaniel,--1804-1864 Historical fiction Historical films Historical films History Horror films Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) Lookalikes Magicians Man-woman relationships Massachusetts Massachusetts--Boston Melodrama Poe, Edgar Allan,--1809-1849 Puritans Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) Revolution (France : 1789-1799) Science fiction films Short films Short films Silent films Silent films United States Videocassettes Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Weapons Western films Women
Brazeale Walthall, Henry 1878-1936
Walthall, H. B. 1878-1936
Walthall, Henry 1878-1936
Walthall, Henry Brazeale 1878-1936
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