WorldCat Identities

Cromwell, John 1888-1979

Works: 316 works in 1,021 publications in 4 languages and 9,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Experimental films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Detective and mystery films  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Performer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Cromwell
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

102 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,253 WorldCat member 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 by John Cromwell( Visual )

91 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and French and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
3 women( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member 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
Little Lord Fauntleroy by John Cromwell( Visual )

51 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished New York youngster becomes heir to his titled grandfather's British estate
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member 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
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member 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
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the King of Siam and the strong-willed English widow who teaches him how to live in a modern world, while educating the king's harem and children
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

47 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer plays Pepe le Moko, a notorious thief hiding out in the Casbah, who falls in love with a wealthy tourist, played by Heddy Lamarr
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes episodes from Abraham Lincoln's life as a backwoods lawyer and emerging political figure
The racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
Dead reckoning( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart plays Rip Murdock, an ex-GI trying to find out who framed his pal, Johnny, for murder and then rubbed him out. Tracing his war buddy's shadowy past leads Rip to Coral Chandler, who was once Johnny's sweetheart and is now a chanteuse in a nightclub run by brutal gangster, Martinelli
The enchanted cottage by John Cromwell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member 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
Son of fury : the story of Benjamin Blake( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member 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
In name only by John Cromwell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Walker's wife Maida is a beauty, but she's also a venomous, self-absorbed schemer. Then Alec falls for an open-hearted widow named Julie. And Maida turns wedding vows into a steel trap: If Alec files for divorce, she'll drag Julie into court as a homewrecker, and use Julie's little daughter as a witness
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member 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
The goddess( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life story of a Hollywood sex symbol and the price she pays for fame
Hollywood divas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made for each other ; Pot o' gold( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pot o' gold: After failing to open his own music store, a music aficionado goes to live with his uncle, a factory owner who can't stand music. When his Irish next-door neighbors turn out to be part of a band, he helps them score gigs while he falls in love with their daughter
King Vidor by Clive Denton( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Cromwell, Elwood Dager 1887-1979

Cromwell, Elwood Dager 1888-1979

Cromwell Elwood Dagger 1888-1979

John Cromwell Amerikaans acteur (1887-1979)

John Cromwell amerykański reżyser i aktor

John Cromwell réalisateur américain

John Cromwell regista statunitense

John Cromwell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Τζον Κρόμγουελ

Кромвелл, Джон

جان کرامول بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی


Little Lord FauntleroySince you went away