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Crosland, Alan 1894-1936

Overview
Works: 115 works in 361 publications in 6 languages and 4,058 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  History  Documentary films  Silent films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Trick films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Restager , Author, fmd, Film editor, Performer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alan Crosland
 
Most widely held works by Alan Crosland
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

135 editions published between 1927 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this marks the first feature film to utilize synchronous sound. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."
Edison : the invention of the movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
Beloved rogue( Visual )

26 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
The flapper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flapper is an exceedingly charming comedy about small town girl Ginger King, who attends an East Coast boarding school and dreams of romantic adventures. Ginger feels she has outgrown her young boyfriend and flirts with an older man. In her efforts to become sophisticated she unwittingly gets mixed up with a couple of crooks who entrust her with a batch of stolen jewels. Ginger returns home from school wearing the jewels and playing the 'jaded vamp'. When the crooks come after her, she realizes she must overcome her childish dreams and save the day! Norma Shearer and her sister Athole, make their first film appearance in The Flapper
Don Juan by Alan Crosland( Visual )

21 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swashbuckling tale of the world's most famed lover. Don Juan pursues his conquests with rakish abandon, but one glimpise of exquisite Adriana and he finds true love. He duels, carries out a daring dungeon escape and rides like the wind to win her
Edison : the invention of the movies. Part 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the Library of Congress. Edison: the invention of the movies is a four-disc box set featuring 140 complete Edison Co. films from 1891 to 1918, all restored and newly remastered. This deluxe set also includes 200+ scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison collection, film-by-film program notes, and two hours of interviews with early film experts
Edison: The Invention Of The Movies by Thomas A Edison( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Interactive History of the Edison Company and the Invention of the Motion Picture. An unprecedented collection from Kino International and the Film/Media Department of The Museum of Modern Art together with the Library of Congress. Featuring 140 complete Edison Compnany films 1891-1918 restored and newly mastered with all new musical scores
A Christmas past( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine enchanting films 1901-1925 offers a nostalgic peek into the Yuletide pleasures of the early 20th century
The Olive Thomas collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flapper is a silent film about an innocent girl from the country who comes to a boarding school and enjoys the sophisticated life of a liberated women until she gets mixed up with some crooks and must do what's responsible. Olive Thomas, everybody's sweetheart is the story of her short life, its successes and sudden end
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volume Six turns the spotlight on adultery, alcoholism, prostitution, and racism, issues that the Production Code would soon ban from the screen. The Wet Parade: ... Demon whiskey brings ruin to two families in this all-star adaptation of Upton Sinclair's impassioned novel. Downstairs: ... A philandering chauffer creates havoc in an upper-class household. Mandalay: ... A Russian refugee seeks revenge upon the ex-lover who sold her into slavery. Massacre: ... A college-educated Sioux wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people."--Container
Wonder Woman by Stanley Ralph Ross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the super heroine Diana, princess of the Amazons, also known as Wonder Woman
Perry Mason : the original Warner Bros. movies collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A generation before he would become a TV titan, the solicitor sleuth solved mysteries across the silver screen. And this is a Perry with a difference - dashing, debonair and full of savoir-faire! Pre-Code King Warren William originally personified Perry for four films, with Ricardo Cortez and Donald Woods rounding out the series. Notable guests include Mary Astor, Errol Flynn (in his U.S. screen debut), Allen Jenkins, Ann Dvorak and Michael Curtiz has a stint in the director's chair!
The jazz singer( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer
Old San Francisco by Alan Crosland( Visual )

6 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chris Buckwell, cruel and greedy czar of San Francisco's tenderloin, is heartless in his persecution of the Chinese, though he himself is secretly a halfcaste. Buckwell, eager to possess the land of Don Hernández Vásquez, sends Michael Brandon, an unscrupulous attorney, to make an offer. Brandon's nephew, Terrence, meets the grandee's beautiful daughter, Dolores, while Vásquez refuses the offer. Terry tries to save the Vásquez land grants, but when Chris causes the grandee's death, Dolores takes an oath to avenge her father. Learning that Chris is halfcaste, Dolores induces his idiot dwarf brother to denounce him; he captures her and Terry, but they are saved from torture and death by the great earthquake of 1906 that kills the villain"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
The unbeliever( Visual )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big boy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey overcomes adversity to win the Kentucky Derby after gamblers conspire to have him fired from riding "Big Boy."
When a man loves( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chevalier Fabien des Grieux, who has forsworn the world for the church, falls passionately in love with young Manon Lescaut when he encounters her en route to a convent with her brother André. The lustful Comte Guillot de Morfontaine offers André a tempting sum for Manon, and learning of their bargain, Fabien takes her to Paris, where they spend an idyllic week in a garret. André finds her, persuades her to leave Fabien, and tries to force her into an alliance with Morfontaine--then rescues Manon from the advances of a brutal apache. Fabien, crushed to believe that Manon has become Morfontaine's mistress, is about to take his vows but is deterred by her love for him. King Louis sees Manon in Richelieu's drawing room and wins her. The rejected Morfontaine orders her arrest and deportation, but he is killed by Fabien, who joins Manon on a convict ship bound for America. After inciting the convicts to mutiny, he escapes with her in a small boat"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Massacre by 50 Cent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college-educated Sioux (Barthelmess) wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people
On with the show by Alan Crosland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tonight will be a hit ... or tomorrow will be a bust! ... backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called 'the most interesting of its type to date.' Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-braek show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it -- and to find out who heisted the night's gate receipts; ..."--Container
The jazz singer( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer
 
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Alan Crosland

Alan Crosland acteur et cinéaste américain

Alan Crosland aisteoir agus stiúrthóir scannán Meiriceánach

Alan Crosland Amerikaanse filmregisseur

Alan Crosland amerikanesche Schauspiller

Alan Crosland amerikansk skådespelare och filmrtegissör

Alan Crosland ator e diretor de cinema americano

Alan Crosland attore e regista statunitense

Alan Crosland pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Alan Crosland Sr. US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Alan Crosland US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Алан Кросленд

אלן קרוסלנד שחקן אמריקאי

الان كروسلاند

آلن کروسلند تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

크로슬랜드, 앨런 1894-1936

アラン・クロスランド

クロスランド, アラン

艾伦· 克罗斯兰

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