WorldCat Identities

Brown, Clarence 1890-1987

Works: 279 works in 879 publications in 8 languages and 12,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Silent films 
Subject Headings: Motion picture producers and directors 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, fld, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Other, Production personnel, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Clarence Brown
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

42 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
The yearling by Clarence Brown( Visual )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves? --IMDb
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

80 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Anna Christie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Arabic and held by 529 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 Garbo silents collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Intruder in the dust by Prod Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Mississippi town, a white boy rescues a black man who is about to be lynched for a murder he did not commit
The rains came( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced with disaster
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels join the Pittsburgh Pirates on the field for a wild race to the world series
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his crippled son's embittered life
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
The human comedy by Galt MacDermot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming look at family and friendship, and the poignant story of high school student Homer Macauley and the lives he touches while delivering telegrams throughout his small California town during the troubling years of World War II. Moving and timeless, a masterful celebration of the American way of life
The last of the Mohicans by Maurice Tourneur( Visual )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cora and her younger sister Alice are on their way to Fort William Henry, escorted by the treacherous Magua. They are unaware that the fort, under the command of their father, is besieged by Indians who are in league with the French. The sisters are saved by Hawkeye and his Indian companions Uncas and Chingachgook. Cora falls in love with the noble Uncas, the last of his tribe. But Magua still has his evil plans ..."--Jacket
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

41 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna, an ex-prostitute, returns to her father, a barge captain. Matt, a sailor, falls in love with Anna but when she reveals her tarnished past to him and her father, both reject her and ship out to sea
Edison, the man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incredible biography of the genius who created, among other society-changing inventions, the motion picture medium. This story depicts Edison's beginning when he was a penniless janitor who set up a make-shift laboratory in an office basement
The white cliffs of Dover( Visual )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Susan moves with her father from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood, an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion picture history
The Eagle by Clarence Brown( Visual )

36 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the Czarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights of the poor
A Song of Love by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music, composed long ago, still speaks to us. It reaches out to tell us of profound struggles and great genius, of aching setbacks and glorious triumphs, of three people whose names, like their music, echo across the years: Clara Wieck, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The intertwined lives of the three musical legends form a sumptuously produced and skillfully played biopic set to 11 musical pieces that include Schumann's poignant Arabeske, Brahms' tender Lullaby and more
To please a lady( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To please a lady: A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match with a beautiful independent reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death
Four film favorites : classic horse films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, a young English girl who wins an unruly horse in a raffle goes on to enter him in the Grand National Steeplechase. In the second program, a young girl and her horse go overseas. In the third program, a horse is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement. The fourth program is a fictionalized account of an underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
National Velvet
The yearlingAnna KaréninaAnna ChristieThe Garbo silents collectionWife vs. secretaryAnna ChristieThe EagleFour film favorites : classic horse films
Alternative Names
Brown, Clarence L.

Brown Clarence L. 1890-1987

Brown, Clarence Leon

Brownas Clarence'as

Clarence Brown Amerikaans filmregisseur

Clarence Brown amerikai filmrendező, filmproducer

Clarence Brown cinéaste américain

Clarence Brown director de cine estadounidense

Clarence Brown film director

Clarence Brown regista statunitense

Clarence Brown US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Κλάρενς Μπράουν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Кларенс Браун

קלרנס בראון

كلارنس براون

کلارنس براون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

브라운, 클라렌스 1890-1987


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