WorldCat Identities

Dressler, Marie 1869-1934

Overview
Works: 144 works in 308 publications in 3 languages and 6,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Compilation films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,015 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 )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 723 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
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 239 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
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett( Visual )

54 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country maid falls for a con man who steals her money. Charlie plays a city slicker and the Keystone Cops capture him after a boat chase
Chaplin at Keystone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 197 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
Min and Bill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 162 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, as they both try to protect the girl from being taken away by the authorities and given a "proper" home
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 94 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tillie's punctured romance Mabel's married life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Tillie's punctured romance," Chaplin as a big city golddigger 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
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 66 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 57 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 52 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 40 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 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Rudy and his amateur musician chums visit the swank home of band leader Ted Grant. All Rudy wants to do is audition for Ted after his graduation from the Ted Grant mail order saxophone school. A zany series of events leads to Rudy and his band being mistaken for the famous Ted Grant Orchestra and getting in hot water with the local police
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
Emma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 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
Legend of the silver screen. [DVD series]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
My own story : as told to Mildred Harrington by Marie Dressler( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a widow's daughter gets involved with a young mobster who has been framed for murder, she decides to run for mayor in order to initiate change within her town including encouraging women to stop taking care of their husbands if they don't vote for her
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dinner at eight
Alternative Names
Koerber, Leila 1869-1934

Koerber, Leila Marie

Mari Dresler

Marie Dressler Actress

Marie Dressler actrice amricaine

Marie Dressler actriz estadounidense

Marie Dressler aktorka kanadyjska

Marie Dressler attrice teatrale e attrice cinematografica canadese

Marie Dressler kanadische Schauspielerin

Marie Dresslerov

Μαρί Ντρέσλερ

Мари Дреслер

Мари Дреслър

Мари Дресслер

Марие Дресслер

Мары Дрэслер

Мары Дрэсьлер

Марі Дресслер

מארי דרסלר

ماري دريسلر

ماری درسلر

マリー・ドレスラー

瑪麗杜絲勒

Languages
English (169)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Anna ChristieTillie's punctured romanceA great big girl like me : the films of Marie Dressler