Pichel, Irving 1891-1954
Most widely held works about Irving Pichel
Most widely held works by Irving Pichel
The most dangerous game ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 libraries worldwide
A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man.
Oliver Twist ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 331 libraries worldwide
One of the first talking versions of Charles Dickens' classic masterpiece. Dickie Moore stars as Oliver Twist, the orphan who falls among thieves and villains but comes at last to his rightful heritage.
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Six films made before the Production Code. In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period (1929-1934), censorship barely existed and filmmakers had free rein to make the movies they wanted and the public demanded. No subject was taboo including adultery, murder or sex.
Martin Luther ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
In this film is the work of a man, Martin Luther, his efforts for reform, his excommunications, and the developments that led to the origin and growth of the protestant movement.
A Christmas wish ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The tale of Rupert, a lovable trained squirrel who unknowingly helps a family of vaudeville performers who are down on their luck.
Modern theatres by Irving Pichel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
She ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"Randolph Scott leads an expedition into the uncharted arctic in search of a mythical fountain of youth in She. Stranded in the frigid wilderness, Leo and his companions (Nigel Bruce and Helen Mack) stumble onto a colony of ferocious cave dwellers, guardians of Kor, a fantastic subterranean lost kingdom wherein lies the secret to eternal life"--Container.
The great Rupert ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"Jimmy Durante plays the patriarch of a faded vaudeville team who suddenly finds a great deal of money hidden in his house. The authorities suspect Durante of being a thief, but in fact the culprit is a beneficent squirrel named Rupert. Once everything is straightened out, Durante makes a triumphant return to the stage, with Rupert as his 'teammate.'"--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide.
Deanna Durbin sweetheart collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The girl they call "Winnipeg's Sweetheart," Deanna Durbin, captured the hearts of movie fans everywhere with her irresistible charm and golden voice. From her debut film in 1936 to the release of her last film in 1947, Deanna was an international superstar and box-office sensation. Then at the height of her fame, she walked away from Hollywood forever. Now her movie magic lives on in this special 6-film set, The Deanna Durbin Sweetheart Pack. This rare treasure includes some of her best-loved films, including The Academy Award nominated Three Smart Girls; First Love, a modern riff on the classic Cinderella story; It Started with Eve, a tender-hearted musical farce; Lady on a Train, a crazy who-done-it; and Can't Help Singing, the film that takes Deanna out to the Old West in search of romance and adventure.
Destination moon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
An American man gets support to help build a rocket so the U.S. can get to the moon before the Russians.
Quicksand ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A law-abiding citizen "borrows" a few dollars to go out on a date. As fast as quicksand, his first minor criminal act turns into a tragedy.
The miracle of the bells ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The dying wish of a beautiful young actress sets the stage for a modern-day miracle in this uplifting tale about the magic of dreams and the power of love.
Tomorrow is forever ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A husband previously thought lost in action returns years later to find his wife remarried with a new life.
On building a theatre; stage construction and equipment for small theatres, schools and community buildings by Irving Pichel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
She ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
An expedition into an uncharted arctic wasteland searches for a mythical fountain of youth. Stranded in the frozen wilderness, they stumble onto a colony of ferocious cave dwellers, guardians of Kor, a fantastic, subterranean lost kingdom, wherein lies the secret to eternal life and ruled over by a mysterious queen know only as "She ... She Who Must Be Obeyed".
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Internes Can't Take Money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman (Barbara Stanwyck) must turn to Dr. Kildare (Joel McCrea) for help getting her child back from gangsters.
O.S.S ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A cunning captain of an O.S.S. group is sent undercover into Nazi-occupied France to blow up a railway tunnel.
Santa Fe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Three Southern brothers rob a fourth brother's train out west after the Civil War.
The ultimate film noir collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Scarlet street: a bank cashier and amateur painter falls for a pretty face who figures he's a rich and famous artist, leading to his being taken advantage of by her scheming boyfriend.
The most dangerous game ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1932 and 1995 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic adventure tale of hunter and hunted. An isolated island serves as the proving ground for the unsuspecting human prey of a madman.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Alcoholism Biographical films Carroll, Earl Children of divorced parents Christmas films Comedy films Crime Criminals Drama Embezzlement England--London Erotic films Fantasy films Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fergusson, Harvey,--1890-1971 Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Fornication Grey, Schuyler E Hunting Immortalism Kidnapping King, Rufus,--1893-1966 Love Luther, Martin,--1483-1546 Manners and customs Musical films Nudity Orphans Reincarnation Science fiction films Shipwrecks Shipwreck survival Squirrels Survival Theater architecture Theft United States Unmarried mothers Vaudeville Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women
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