Baxter, Warner 1889-1951
Most widely held works about Warner Baxter
Most widely held works by Warner Baxter
42nd Street ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score.
Stand up and cheer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery.
The prisoner of Shark Island ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865"--Internet Movie Database.
In old Arizona ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A happy-to-lucky bandit in old Arizona plays cat-and-mouse with the sheriff trying to catch him while he romances a local beauty.
Adam had four sons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A turn-of-the-century family is nearly destroyed by hatred and love in this serious drama.
Broadway Bill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A man decides to abandon his nagging wife and his job in her family's business for the questionable pleasures of owning a racehorse known as Broadway Bill.
Frank Capra's Broadway Bill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Baxter's love is horseracing, although track aficionados say he doesn't have a prayer of a chance. Loy's love is Baxter, although he at first is blind to her attentiveness.
Greatest classic films collection. Busby Berkeley musicals ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
42nd Street: A Broadway producer sends in an understudy when his star twists her ankle.
Penthouse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Gertie Waxted knows how notorious gangster Jim Crelliman runs his rackets, because she's long been under the hoodlum's thumbs. No more. She's secretly helping lawyer Jackson Durant in a snoop job aimed at pinning a murder on the thug. Her life will be in peril when that secret gets out. And there's something else that won't stay hush-hush: Gertie and Jackson are falling in love.
42nd Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A Broadway musical producer has troubles during rehearsal but has a successful opening night.
Vogues of 1938 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Glitter Age when high society frolicked on 42nd Street and every party was as naughty as a night in the Cotton Club is shown in this critically acclaimed production. It includes a very rare filmed performance of the original Cotton Club Revue.
West of Zanzibar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A clown-magician seeks revenge against the man who stole his wife and left him paralyzed. Assuming that his daughter is the daughter of the other man, he has her raised in a brothel. Twenty years pass and all three are in Africa. The clown-magician is now the strongman in an African country where he incites the tribal members to torture the young girl in the presence of her assumed father only to learn that she is actually his own daughter.
Rediscovering Myrna Loy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Collection of four Myrna Loy early films, each directed by W.S. Van Dyke.
The prisoner of shark island = Je n'ai pas tué Lincoln by John Ford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Laurel & Hardy. Volume two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Two feature films and several silent short films are presented in this collection featuring the comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The last short The stolen jools features most of the movie stars of 1931.
Road to glory ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment.
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Musical about a wealthy young woman who decides to work as a fashion model much to her fiance's chagrin. It includes a very rare filmed performance of the original Cotton Club Revue.
Linda ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1928 and 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A young mountain girl is forced to marry a much older man. The older man does all he can to please his young wife. A young doctor falls in love with Linda.
A l'ouest de Zanzibar by Tod Browning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
42nd street (1933) by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Julian Marsh, an successful Broadway director, produces a new show, inspite of his poor health. The money comes from a rich old man, who is in love with the star of the show, Dorothy Brock. But she doesn't reply his love, because she is still in love with her old partner. At the night before the prmiere, Dorothy Brock breaks her ankle, and one of the chorus girls, Peggey Sawyer tries to take over her part.
Amusements Arizona Assassination Biographical films Booth, John Wilkes,--1838-1865 Cisco Kid films Comedy films Comedy films Dancers Depressions Drama False imprisonment Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Gangster films Gangsters Governesses History Industrialists Juvenile works Kidnapping victims Lawyers Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Man-woman relationships Mudd, Samuel Alexander,--1833-1883 Musical films Musical films New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Organized crime Outlaws Physicians Profiteering Race horses Revenge Revues Romance films Romantic comedy films Sons Theater--Production and direction Theater rehearsals Theatrical producers and directors United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films
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