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Marion, Frances 1888-1973

Works: 210 works in 551 publications in 4 languages and 9,724 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Romance films  Video recordings for the hearing impaired  Biography  Sports films  Short films  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and French and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

20 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 656 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 son of the sheik by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a sheik is lured into a thieves' trap by a beautiful girl. When he escapes, he kidnaps the girl, they fall in love, and ride off into the sunset together
How to write and sell film stories by Frances Marion( Book )

20 editions published between 1937 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valley people by Frances Marion( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, una chica de familia humilde, se casa con el adinerado Steve. Al poco tiempo, tienen una hija y todo parece ir bien, pero las grandes diferencias de educación harán mella en su matrimonio y finalmente se separan. Pasados unos años, Stella renuncia a su hija en favor de Steve para que la niña se críe en un mejor ambiente
Stella Maris( Visual )

6 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella Maris, paralyzed from birth, has been tenderly shielded from all the sordidness and misery of life. Her serene dream world comes to an end, however, when an operation cures her of her paralysis
World War I films of the silent era( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four short films show essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience while news films presented the most detailed and potent images of military life and front line action. Some news films were faked but some was authentic, obtained at great risk by daredevil combat cameramen. The fourth film is a 1975 compilation of early footage
The Love light( Visual )

9 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela tends a lighthouse in an Italian fishing village while her brothers are fighting at the front. She discovers a foreign sailor washed ashore, nurses him back to health and falls in love with him. After they marry and have a baby, she discovers that he is a German spy and that her innocent actions have helped cause the death of her brother. Considered to be one of Pickford's most fully realized adult characters, the film shows her astonishing range: from pure slapstick, to moments of pathos, to a harrowing descent into madness
The winning of Barbara Worth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous young Barbara Worth wants one thing-- to help her adopted father turn their dusty desert town into farmland. But when a wealthy land developer is hired to build a dam and tap the Colorado River, Barbara finds herself the object of a rivalry between her close friend and the developer's son. As the rivalry builds, the trio discovers that the town has been swindled and the new dam isn't reinforced, forcing the warring suitors to settle their differences in order to rescue the townspeople from a coming deluge
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amarilly is the belle of Clothes-line Alley, a neighborhood near San Francisco's Chinatown. One night after a fight breaks out in the club where she works as a cigarette girl, Amarilly brings an injured socialite home with her. Grateful for her care, he hires Amarilly to clean his apartment and, over time, begins falling in love with her. But when Amarilly is presented at a posh social gathering, the disastrous results fuel the battle of high and low society."--Container
Min and Bill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min, the feisty owner of a waterfront hotel who has raised an abandoned girl as her own child, is at constant odds with Bill, a rough and ready ship captain, as they both try to protect the girl from being taken away by the authorities and given a "proper" home
The wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letty (Lillian Gish), a girl from Virginia, is forced to make her home with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy (Montagu Love), an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige (Lars Hanson) and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness and she shoots him. She buries his body in the sand, but the strong wind tugs at the grave and uncovers it, driving her mad. Lige returns and Letty tells him what has happened. They look for the body, but the strong wind has covered it once again. They decide to face the wind together
Off with their heads: A serio-comic tale of Hollywood by Frances Marion( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The sheik( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A desert sheik kidnaps an English girl and holds her captive. Later an evil Arab abducts her. When the sheik rescues her, she admits that she loves him and they are married
The champ by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Billy Flynn, an ex-boxing champion, and his ex-wife, Annie, are engaged in a custody struggle over their son, T.J. Billy has custody of T.J. while Billy's training for his comeback fight
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dinner at eight
Alternative Names
Benson Owens Marion 1888-1973

Clifton Frank M. 1888-1973

Frances Marion actrice, scénariste de cinéma et romancière américaine

Frances Marion Amerikaans journaliste

Frances Marion amerikansk manusforfattar

Frances Marion amerikansk manusförfattare

Frances Marion amerikansk manusforfatter

Frances Marion amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Frances Marion sceneggiatrice, scrittrice e giornalista statunitense

Frances Marion US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

Marion, Frances

Marion, Francis 1888-1973

Owens Marion Benson 1888-1973

Owens, Marion Frances 1888-1973

Φράνσις Μάριον

Френсіс Маріон

Фрэнсис Марион

Фрэнсіс Мэрыён

פרנסס מריון

فرانسس ماریون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

فرانسيز ماريون

फ्रान्सेस् मारियोन

பிரான்சஸ் மரியன்

프란시스 마리온


マリオン, フランセス


English (169)

German (5)

French (5)

Chinese (1)

Anna ChristieThe champ