WorldCat Identities

Lighton, Louis D. (Louis Duryea) 1895-1963

Overview
Works: 79 works in 221 publications in 4 languages and 4,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Action and adventure films  War films  Romance films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Historical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Adapter, Conceptor, Scenarist, fmp, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis D Lighton
Wings by William A Wellman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes three featurettes
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl in turn of the century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together
It( Visual )

14 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shopgirl Betty Lou has designs on Cyrus Waltham, the handsome owner of the department store where she works. Waltham, though, doesn't even know Betty Lou is around. In hopes of attracting Waltham's attention, she accepts a date with his best friend, Monty, under the condition that they dine at the Ritz, where Waltham also has a dinner date that evening. Her plan works and in no time at all she and Waltham are contemplating marriage. The romance cools when a newspaper reporter mistakenly writes a story depicting Betty Lou as an unwed mother"--Internet movie database
Shirley Temple( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and Forever: Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
The Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
The black rose( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Saxon youth is run out of England during the Crusades, and goes with his loyal retainer to adventures in China where they become intrigued in the court of Kubla Kahn
A tree grows in Brooklyn by Elia Kazan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of life in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her drunken father
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless boy, who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the boy's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 132 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
Test pilot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Lane is a test pilot who is forced to land in Kansas where he meets Ann "Thursday" Barton and they fall in love. After some miscommunication, Jim leaves, but then comes back to marry her. Jim ends up taking a dangerous job which worries Ann, but she promises to stick by her man. Jim continues to take dangerous flights, until one that has disastrous consequences
20th Century Fox studio classics : 75 years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star!: Gertrude Lawrence was a musical comedy star who started out as an ambitious bit actress and moved her way up to being the toast of London and Broadway. Her success is offset by a stormy private life, which is given some additional ballast when she falls in love with an American financier. Gertrude was temperamental, sarcastic, profane and at times, self-destructive
The lives of a Bengal Lancer by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the heroic men who guard the British Empire's Khyber Pass in India
Down to the sea in ships( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A youngster joins the crew of his grandfather's whaling ship."--Container
Children of divorce( Visual )

6 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film begins in an American 'divorce colony' in Paris after the First World War, where parents would leave their children for months at a time. Jean, Kitty, and Ted meet there as children and become fast friends. Years later, in America, when wealthy Ted (Gary Cooper) reconnects with Jean (Esther Ralston), the two fall deeply in love, vowing to fulfill a childhood promise to one day marry each other. But true love and the most innocent of plans are no match for the scheming Kitty - played by the original Hollywood 'It' girl, Clara Bow - who targets Ted for his fortune. After a night of drunken revelry, Ted wakes up to find he has unwittingly married Kitty. This unfortunate turn of events, however, carries with it the traumatized pasts of the three players, whose views of marriage have been shaped as children of divorce."--Container
No highway in the sky( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theodore Honey is an aeronautical engineer being sent to Labrador from London to examine the wreckage of a new passenger plane designed by his company. His theory is that the planes are susceptible to metal fatigue after a specific amount of time in the air. The absent minded Honey boards the Reindeer class plane and only realizes that this plane is due to fail in the next few hours after the plane is airborne. He decides to warn the crew and creates an incident regardless of whether he is right or wrong."--IMDb website
One Sunday afternoon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After meeting beauty Fay Wray one Sunday afternoon in the park, aspiring dentist Gary Cooper has her stolen away by his best friend. Even though he can't forget her, he marries another woman and attempts to move on with his life. But when fate reunites the pair, can they figure out a way to make it work?"--Movies Unlimited website
Now and forever by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
Man-proof( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimi and her mother constantly struggle to find a man. And when Alan, the man she really wants, marries another woman, Mimi thinks her chances of finding love are over. But when Alan returns from his honeymoon he has had a change of heart
Shirley Temple : darling double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Miss Marker: The adorable child actor single-handedly melts the hearts of a gang of hardened gangsters when she's left as an IOU or marker for a debt. Now and Forever: The irresistible child actor stars with screen legends Gary Cooper and Carole Lombard in this endearing tale of love, honor and sacrifice that will steal your heart away; now and forever
 
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The Gary Cooper collection The lives of a Bengal Lancer
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The Gary Cooper collectionThe lives of a Bengal LancerNo highway in the sky
Alternative Names
Lighton, Louis D.

Lighton Louis Duryea 1895-1963

Louis D. Lighton Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1963)

Louis D. Lighton producteur de cinéma américain

Louis D. Lighton produttore cinematografico statunitense

Louis D. Lighton US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Луис Д. Лайтон

Լուիս Դ. Լայգտոն

לואיס לייטון

Languages
English (122)

Italian (4)

German (3)

Spanish (2)