Cromwell, John 1888-1979
Most widely held works about John Cromwell
Most widely held works by John Cromwell
Of human bondage ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 743 libraries worldwide
The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress.
Made for each other ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and French and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage.
3 women ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
"In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendent. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined."--Container.
Prisoner of Zenda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
Little Lord Fauntleroy ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 libraries worldwide
An impoverished New York youngster becomes heir to his titled grandfather's British estate.
Anna and the King of Siam ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king.
Since you went away ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas.
Dead reckoning ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Ex-G.I Rip Murdock tries to find out who framed his pal Johnny and then killed him. While tracking his war buddy's shadowy past, Rip becomes involved with the mysterious night club singer who had once been his friend's sweetheart.
The racket ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation.
Algiers ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 280 libraries worldwide
A criminal, Pépé Le Moko, eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers, until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman.
Son of fury the story of Benjamin Blake ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his.
Caged ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
19 year-old Marie is sent to prison for being an accomplice in a robbery. When a prison head takes sympathy on her and tries to help, a cruel matron steps in and breaks her efforts.
Of human bondage ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1934 and 2001 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Philip Carey, a young medical student in Edwardian London, becomes infatuated with a cheap and vulgar cockney waitress, an affair which leads them both into mutual destruction.
The enchanted cottage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"After a crash disfigures his face and maims his body pilot Oliver Bradford (Robert Young) hides from family and friends in a seaside cottage. There he befriends homely gentle Laura Pennington (Dorothy McGuire). The two marry for companionship -- until some rare magic within the cottage transforms them into ardent and beautiful lovers"--Container.
Made for each other Pot o' gold ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Made for each other: Newlyweds in Hollywood's Golden Age must overcome poverty, career pressures, and illness. The power of their love sees them through. Pot o' gold: An idle young rich man signs on with a struggling swing band, and convinces his uncle to put the band on the air.
Film Noir classic collection. Vol 3 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life.
Hollywood divas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
So ends our night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Two German refugees, one a Jewish chemist and the other a man with a Jewish mother and an Aryan father, fall in love while fleeing the Nazis, and a third refugee risks his life to reunite with his ailing wife, who stayed behind in Germany.
Pre-code Hollywood the risqué years #1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Three films on adultery released before the Production Code Administration (PCA) began to censor American movies.
British Burnett, Frances Hodgson,--1849-1924 Comedy films Courts and courtiers Detective and mystery films Drama Dreams England Experimental films Families Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Gangsters Governesses Grandfathers Hero worship Inheritance and succession Kings and rulers Leonowens, Anna Harriette,--1831-1915 Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Lookalikes Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marshall, Edison,--1894-1967 Medical students Mongkut,--King of Siam,--1804-1868 Motion pictures Murder--Investigation Nobility Nursing homes Organized crime Poor children Revenge Singers Spouses Swordsmen Thailand Thrillers (Motion pictures) Transference (Psychology) United States Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Waitresses War films World War (1939-1945)
Cromwell, Elwood Dager, 1888-1979
Cromwell, Elwood Dagger 1888-1979
Multiple languages (30)
No Linguistic content (3)