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Marion, Frances 1888-1973

Overview
Works: 215 works in 590 publications in 7 languages and 9,873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Romance films  Biography  Sports films  Short films  History  Documentary films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and French and held by 991 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 )

25 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1847. Marguerite is a courtesan who falls in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to disgrace his son's position and hopes of a career by marrying him, Marguerite agrees and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Marguerite discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 666 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 Sheik ; Son of the Sheik by George Melford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2006 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of the Sheik: Valentino plays a dual role of father and son in this story of the young Ahmed, who falls in love with Yasmin, a dancing girl, but is then captured and tortured by renegades
The son of the sheik by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

29 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 327 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
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

27 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letty, 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, an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige 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
The champ by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
How to write and sell film stories by Frances Marion( Book )

22 editions published between 1937 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother who has married above her station sacrifices everything for her daughter's happiness and eventually gives up the girl for her own good
Without lying down : Frances Marion and the power of women in Hollywood by Bridget Terry( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This insightful documentary gives voice to Frances Marion's words taken from her letters, diaries and memoirs. Footage from more than twenty of Marion's movies align with commentary by pre-eminent silent film historian Kevin Brownlow, critic Leonard Maltin and Marion's celebrated biographer, Cari Beauchamp
Stella Maris( Visual )

11 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 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
Valley people by Frances Marion( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big house( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the conventions of Hollywood prison films are set in this first major men-behind-bars picture about a vicious killer and his cellmates planning to break out of an overcrowded prison
World War I films of the silent era( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 112 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 105 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 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous young Barbara Worth wants one thing, to help her adoptive 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
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
The cheat by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant to save her reputation and in return becomes his property
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min, the feisty owner of a waterfront hotel has spent many years raising an abandoned girl. When authorities try to take the girl to a "decent" home Min must resort to desperate measures
 
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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

Франсес Марион

Френсіс Маріон

Фрэнсис Марион

Фрэнсіс Мэрыён

פרנסס מריון

فرانسس ماریون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

فرانسيز ماريون

फ्रान्सेस् मारियोन

பிரான்சஸ் மரியன்

ഫ്രാൻസിസ് മരിയൻ

프란시스 마리온

フランシス・マリオン

マリオン, フランシス

マリオン, フランセス

弗朗西丝·马里恩

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