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Dressler, Marie 1869-1934

Works: 155 works in 339 publications in 4 languages and 6,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Short films  Compilation films  Romance films  Sports films  Romantic comedy films  Humor 
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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Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

25 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 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 )

23 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 736 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 by Mack Sennett( Visual )

61 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 359 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
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 187 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
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 95 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

The Hollywood revue of 1929( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 65 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
Tugboat Annie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 61 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 patsy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 51 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
Charlie Chaplin film festival : [4 classic episodes!] by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Chaplin's films
The divine lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 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
The vagabond lover( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 37 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
Stereotypes and minorities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stereotypes & minorities: an overview of the treatment of black actors in Hollywood. Actors Della Reese and Nick Stewart offer their insights and reflect on the changing roles of blacks in films. Familiar faces, unknown names: features the character actors -- those supporting players that we recognize but never know who they are
Emma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 35 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
Let us be gay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 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
Legend of the silver screen. : [DVD series]( Visual )

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

Contains four classic movies
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 25 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 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immigrant: En route by boat, immigrant Chaplin tries to make the best of the rough seas. He befriends a woman and appoints himself her protector
My own story : as told to Mildred Harrington by Marie Dressler( Book )

10 editions published between 1934 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leila von Koerger was born at Coburg, Ontario, in 1869, the son of Alexander von Koerber, an Australian immigrant, and his wife, Anne Henderson, daughter of a well-to-do Irish-Canadian. The family lived in many different towns in Canada. Leila left home at age fourteen to join a traveling light opera company and changed her name to Marie Dressler. After traveling with the company a few years, she became a comedienne in vaudeville. She made her screen debut in 1914 and won an academy award as best actress in 1931. She died at Santa Barbara, California, in 1934
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Dinner at eight
Alternative Names
Dressler, Marie

Koerber, Leila 1869-1934

Koerber, Leila Marie

Mari Dresler

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English (177)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

French (1)

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