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Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

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Works: 130 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 3,051 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Juvenile works  Crime films  Silent films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 782.1
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by John S Robertson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll, a research chemist, discovers a potion that can separate the good from the evil within a man. He tries the potion, and the evil personalized as Mr. Hyde soon dominates
It ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome son of the owner of the department store where she works. She knows what she wants but getting him to see she wants him proves difficult at times
Grass a nation's battle for life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes
Manslaughter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 198 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."
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1924 and 1999 in English and held by 179 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
Male and female ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tongue-in-cheek morality play in which Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden, rigid in her belief in the class system who always gets her way, until shipwrecked with her butler. Reduced to a state of primal existence--no longer servant and master but simply male and female--the folly of class becomes evident, as does the attraction between them
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 165 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 147 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
Why change your wife? ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 141 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
Beyond the rocks ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 133 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in English and held by 118 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
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 67 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
Valentino ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 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
It Clara Bow, discovering the "It" girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
The wicked darling ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 56 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
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's play
Blood & sand by Fred Niblo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 and held by 32 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
Dancing mothers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 20 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 cheat by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1915 and 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A society lady borrows from a rich Japanese, and he brands her when she refuses to become his mistress
The covered wagon by James Cruze ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1848 two wagon trains travel from Kansas City over the Oregon Trail to California and Oregon. Adventures include the crossing of the Platte River, an Indian attack and a prairie fire
 
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English (95)