WorldCat Identities

Baxter, Warner 1889-1951

Overview
Works: 103 works in 230 publications in 5 languages and 3,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Short films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Warner Baxter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Warner Baxter
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member 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 by John Ford ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member 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 )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member 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
Broadway Bill by Frank Capra ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member 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
Adam had four sons ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A turn-of-the-century family is nearly destroyed by hatred and love in this serious drama
Frank Capra's Broadway Bill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member 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 39 WorldCat member 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
The road to glory ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. A French commanding officer under stress in the trenches and his young lieutenant compete for the affections of a nurse. As men are killed and replaced, jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche
Slave ship ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The skipper of an early slave trading vessel operating along the African coast attempts to get out of the business by getting rid of his crew and hiring a new one, only to find out that such a corrupt path is not so easily changed. Mutiny, swashbucklers, and a beautiful bride make this high seas adventure an unforgettable one
The Shirley Temple collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
The squaw man 1914 version ; The squaw man : 1931 version ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cecil B. DeMille's The Squaw Man is a first and a last. The 1914 version is regarded as the first feature film made in Hollywood. And DeMille makes the final film under his MGM contract with a 1931 Talkie of the tale about a British outcast in the West, his Native American bride and events that shatter their happiness. The first focuses on events such as a horse race, brawl with a Scotland Yarder, and a night in New York. The second hones in on the tender and heartbreaking familial relationship
Vogues of 1938 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
Rediscovering Myrna Loy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of four Myrna Loy early films, each directed by W.S. Van Dyke
West of Zanzibar by Tod Browning ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
Kidnapped ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evil uncle arranges for his nephew to be kidnapped, only to have him seek revenge with the help of a Scottish rebel leader in this late eighteenth century drama
42nd street (1933) by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Baxter, Warner
Baxter, Warner Leroy, 1889-1951
Languages
English (121)
French (3)
German (1)
Catalan (1)
Spanish (1)
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