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Dressler, Marie 1869-1934

Overview
Works: 135 works in 313 publications in 3 languages and 6,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Silent films  Short films  Compilation films  Romance films  Humor  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about Marie Dressler
 
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Most widely held works by Marie Dressler
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

36 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,027 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
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

18 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 729 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
Tillie's punctured romance Mabel's married life by Mack Sennett( Visual )

61 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Tillie's punctured romance," Chaplin as a big city golddigger who plots to fleece Tillie of her abundant riches, but fails to anticipate the thunder of her wrath once his ignoble intentions are exposed. In "Mabel's married life," Charlie must confront a beefy prizefighter to win back his wife Mabel
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tillie's punctured romance: Charlie Chaplin plays a street-smart con artist in this silent film -- Hollywood's first feature-length comedy. Charlie woos a country girl named Tillie (Marie Dressler), convincing her to take her father's money and run off to the city with him. Once there, Charlie leaves Tillie and goes back to his old sweetie (Mabel Normand). Charlie eventually returns, but his wandering eye sends everyone into an uproarious pie-tossing frenzy
Chaplin at Keystone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chaplin came to Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios late in 1913 as a little-known British vaudevillian. After a year, he had not only established his Tramp character, he also learned to write and direct his own films and achieved public recognition as a star comedian. The Chaplin at Keystone collection contains over thirty of Charlie Chaplin's greatest works
Min and Bill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min, the feisty owner of a waterfront hotel who has raised an abandoned girl as her own child, is at constant odds with Bill, a rough and ready ship captain. Then the girl's happiness is threatened by her drunken mother's reappearance and Min's world is turned upside down
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
They stopped the show( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Chaplin's films
Tugboat Annie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tugboat Annie pilots her beloved Narcissus around Puget Sound, constantly on the lookout for the shenanigans of her drunken husband
The Hollywood revue of 1929( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everybody sing. Everybody dance. Or, failing that, everybody step in place during the famed Singin' in the Rain finale. A torrent of talent takes the screen in the first all-star Talkie Era showcase of heretofore silent-screen players."--Container
The patsy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patsy Harrington [is] the drudge of her social-climbing family. Secretly in love with Tony Anderson, the boyfriend of her irresponsible but irresistible sister Grace, Patsy yearns to be a 'personality girl.' Rather than cultivate her looks, she decides to become the 'intellectual' of her family, which outrages her mother who believes that beauty and brains don't mix. Meanwhile, the fickle Grace begins cheating on Tony with a millionaire named Bill. For Tony's sake, the 'new' Patsy throws herself at Grace's new beau, hoping to break up the romance."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
The vagabond lover( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his first starring role in this zany musical, Rudy Vallee plays an amateur musician who impersonates a big band leader, revealing his gift for humour as well as romantic leading man. His character invades an absent impresario's home to perform with his orchestra; mistakenly given an opportunity to play, the band impresses the returning owner and Vallee gets the girl."--Container
Emma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Thatcher becomes housekeeper to the Smith family after the mother dies giving birth to her fourth child. After the children are grown, Mr. Smith and Emma marry. Unfortunately, he dies suddenly. When it is discovered that he left everything to Emma in his will, three of the children bring a charge of murder against her
The divine lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the romance between Lady Emma Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson set against the background the naval battles
My own story : as told to Mildred Harrington by Marie Dressler( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend of the silver screen. [DVD series]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains four classic movies
Let us be gay( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this vintage comedy, Norma Shearer stars as dowdy housewife Katherine Brown, who dotes on her husband, Bob--until his mistress shows up and she decides to divorce him. After moving to Paris and reinventing herself as a sophisticated lady, Katharine is asked by a female friend to break up the relationship between the woman's granddaughter and her new love--who happens to be ex-hubby Bob! "--Movies Unlimited website
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Jean Harlow films: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
Chaplin Charlie Chaplin marathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tillie's punctured romance: A con artist talks an innocent lass into taking her dad's savings and running off to the city with him
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dinner at eight
Alternative Names
Dressler, Marie

Koerber, Leila 1869-1934

Koerber, Leila Marie

Mari Dresler

Marie Dressler Actress

Marie Dressler actrice américaine

Marie Dressler actriz estadounidense

Marie Dressler aktorka kanadyjska

Marie Dressler Amerikaans actrice (1868-1934)

Marie Dressler attrice teatrale e attrice cinematografica canadese

Marie Dressler kanadische Schauspielerin

Marie Dresslerová

Μαρί Ντρέσλερ

Мари Дреслер

Мари Дреслър

Мари Дресслер

Марие Дресслер

Мары Дрэслер

Мары Дрэсьлер

Марі Дресслер

מארי דרסלר

ماري دريسلر

ماری درسلر

마리 드레슬러

マリー・ドレスラー

瑪麗·杜絲勒

Languages
English (178)

Spanish (9)

German (5)

Covers
Anna ChristieTillie's punctured romance Mabel's married lifeA great big girl like me : the films of Marie Dressler