WorldCat Identities

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Overview
Works: 174 works in 250 publications in 1 language and 3,218 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Mad scientist films  Documentary films  History  Fantasy films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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It( Visual )

11 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, has a weakness for experiments which take him to the boundaries of human consciousness and experience. When Sir George Carew, father of the girl Jekyll loves, accuses him of being afraid of temptation, he finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

9 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condensation of a documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Miner and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow these tribesmen on their forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach summer pasture for their flocks
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
Manslaughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat: "Edith Hardy uses charity funds for Wall Street investments in hopes of buying some new gowns. She loses all the money and borrows from wealthy oriental Tori. When her husband gives her the amount she borrowed, Tori won't take it back, branding her shoulder with a Japanese sign of his ownership. She shoots him. Her husband takes the blame. In court Edith reveals all to an angry mob."
Male and female by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoiled woman always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler. She then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person
The blue bird : Maeterlinck's world famous masterpiece( Visual )

5 editions published between 1918 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two poor children dream they are searching for the Blue Bird of Happiness with the aid of a magic diamond that reveals the soul of all things
Regeneration by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] Regeneration follows the rise of a child of the slums from impoverished orphan at age ten to successful Bowery hoodlum at twenty-five. On the vice-ridden streets of New York, however, he rediscovers his forgotten innocence through the encouragement of Mamie Rose, the proprietress of a downtown mission, but must resist the influences of his colleagues to whom he is bound by criminal codes of honor. [2nd work] A shopgirl reads a romance serial about a young man masquerading as a duke and decides to use her savings to spend a week pretending to be wealthy
Beyond the rocks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Chang : a drama of the wilderness( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatique racontant la vie quotidienne d'une famille de paysans qui vivent dans une maison sur pilotis construite en bordure de la jungle dans le nord du Siam (Thaïlande actuelle) et qui doivent subir la menace constante des animaux de cette forêt. En fait, le film est prétexte à montrer ces bêtes (léopards, tigres, ours, etc.) qui seront ensuite chassés et tués. Observation du "stampede" destructeur d'un troupeau d'éléphants (Chang), leur capture dans un piège (Krall) construit par les hommes du village local, et leur domestication ultérieure. Film tourné avec des non-professionnels. Ajout en 1991 d'une bande sonore constituée de musique Thaï traditionnelle
Carmen by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistible charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold
Why change your wife?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Valentino( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital reconstructions of Rudolph Valentino films The Young Rajah and Stolent moments from existing footage, restored intertitles of Moran of the Lady Letty, extensive bonus short films, audio recordings of songs about Valentino's death, previously unpublished photos, promotional materials, production photos, biographical information on Valentino and his associates
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Victor Fleming( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, has a weakness for experiments which take him to the boundaries of human consciousness and experience. When Sir George Carew, father of the girl Jekyll loves, accuses him of being afraid of temptation, he finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime
Why change your wife( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why change your wife? (91 min.): In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Blood & sand by Fred Niblo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic tragedy about the rise and fall of a matador. Juan Gallardo, Spain's most idolized matador, returns to his home town and meets his childhood sweetheart Carmen
Victory by Maurice Tourneur( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory: An uncommitted wanderer settles on an island in the South Seas and gives a a troubled young woman refuge. The villainous Ricardo invades the island to steal their treasure
The wicked darling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wicked darling: A slum girl is forced to steal for a living. After she steals a rich society's matron's necklace, she hides out at the home of a man who turns out to be the socialite's former fiance
Dancing mothers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1920's flapper era a wealthy family is torn apart when the wife discovers that her husband is cheating on her. The shock opens her eyes for the first time to the selfishness and shallowness of her daughter and husband
The covered wagon by James Cruze( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of rolling wagons and the challenge of moving West. Pioneering western noted for its massive scale, location shooting in Nevada and Utah and a cast of 3,000 (including 1,000 native Americans organized by then-Indian Agent and future movie star Tim McCoy)
 
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Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.28 for Dr. Jekyll ... to 0.90 for Paramount ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityFamous Players Film Co.

controlled identityJesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company

controlled identityParamount Famous Lasky Corporation

controlled identityPickford-Lasky Productions

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

فیموس پلیرز-لاسکی

フェイマス・プレイヤーズ・ラスキー

Languages
English (92)