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Bacon, Lloyd 1890-1955

Works: 321 works in 781 publications in 8 languages and 9,475 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Filmed dance  Biographical films  Gangster films  Silent films  War films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Costume designer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lloyd Bacon
Most widely held works by Lloyd Bacon
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

98 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,179 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
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

38 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
The fighting Sullivans by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

20 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five Sullivan brothers were close since their childhood in Iowa. They went to war together and all five died together when their ship, the U.S.S. Juneau, was sunk in the Pacific
Marked woman by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

23 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young assistant District Attorney uses a prostitute to indict a gang of racketeers, its czar, and his underlings
A slight case of murder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prohibition's ban on booze is over and bootlegger Remy Marco must make some changes and go legit. He finds that his ties to his former colleagues are holding him back. Furthermore, his daughter has fallen in love with a cop, and he can't get over his distrust of the police
San Quentin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens during the long years spent behind the walls of San Quentin? The new yard captain wants to make those years a time of rehabilitation rather than punishment, but not everyone is buying it
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama about the Merchant Marine and Navy gun crews who did battle with enemy submarines and risked their lives to deliver supplies and munitions to allied troops
A rainy knight( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonograph needle company sales manager McKee rescues vamp Gilbert from a runaway horse and falls in love, which causes problems with his girlfriend Taylor and Gilbert's sweetie Loback - who happens to be McKee's boss. Locations include Glendale Blvd. and Aaron St.; and 4500 block of Sunset Blvd. at Virgil, Hollywood
The frogmen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this WWII adventure, a new commanding officer is sent to tighten the discipline of a group of Navy underwater demolition experts, a.k.a. frogmen
It happens every spring( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a mild-mannered chemistry professor in love with the daughter of a college president but earning a meagre salary that won't support the two. He invents a solution that repels any kind of wood and joins a major league baseball team to be able to afford to marry. Includes original trailer
Brother Orchid( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Gold diggers of 1937( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobart, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. The tramp: Charlie saves a farmer's daughter from some thieving toughs, but soon learns that her heart belongs to another. By the sea: Charlie's stroll by the sea finds him making enemies with a drunk, a husband and the police. Work: Charlie plays a paper hanger's assistant who is hired to paper a home where peace is replaced with anarchy, culminating with a massive explosion. A Woman: Charlie disguises himself as a woman in order to be near Edna after her father has forbidden her to see him. The Bank: Charlie, the janitor loves Edna, the pretty bank secretary, but her sweetheart is another Charles, the cashier. His regeneration: Chaplin makes a guest appearance in this "Broncho Billy" Anderson drama, as the tramp in a dance hall sequence
Picture snatcher( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to find honest work as a photographer for a tabloid newspaper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Her father does not like that relation at first, but J.R. McLean, Kean's boss, convinces him that Kean has a good nature. But Kean uses his relation to Patricia to make a photo of an execution. Due to this, Patricia's father loses his stripes and Kean isn't allowed to see Patricia any longer. But when one of Kean's former friends kills two policemen, Kean sees a chance to redeem himself
The Chaplin Mutuals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. One a.m.: Charlie arrives home inebriated and tries to get into his house, upstairs and to bed. The Pawnshop: As a pawnbroker's helper, the objects in the shop provide a cornucopia of great prop-related gags for Charlie's antics. The Floorwalker: This first Chaplin Mutual involves Charlie as a lowly clerk with an embezzling manager and a fantastic escalator sequence. The Rink: Charlie, as a waiter somehow adjourns to a roller skating rink where he is revealed as a virtuoso on wheels
Larceny, Inc.( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pressure Maxwell emerges from Sing Sing planning to run a dog track with his cronies Jug and Weepy. But a plan needs dough, so the boys open a luggage shop as a front while attempting to tunnel into the bank next door. The store gains unexpected success. Hanging around the store is a gabby traveling valise salesman. A sour con arrives wanting in on their action
The Chaplin Mutual comedies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring Chaplin's signature Little Tramp character
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. His new job: Charlie applies for a job as an actor at a film studio. A night out: Charlie and Turpin are drunks about town, starting at a cafe and ending in a risque hotel room mix-up with a pretty girl. The Champion: Pint-sized Charlie defeats the bone-crushing champion prizefighter with the able assistance of his bulldog. In the park: Charlie interferes in the lives of two star-crossed lovers. A Jitney elopement: Charlie rescues his sweetheart from an arranged marriage by posing as Count Chloride de Lime. The film ends with a car chase featuring the Ford automobile
Invisible stripes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Martin is going straight when he gets out of the big house - straight back into a life of crime. In lockup or out in the civilian world, he knows that he will forever wear a con's invisible stripes. Martin's ex-Sing Sing yardmate Cliff Taylor, vows to walk away from crime and be a role model for his kid brother. What awaits Taylor are suspicion, public disdain and joblessness. He turns to a fellow con for help. Crime doesn't pay, but it does have a price
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
42nd StreetFootlight parade
Alternative Names
Lloyd Bacon Amerikaans acteur (1889-1955)

Lloyd Bacon amerikai filmrendező, színész

Lloyd Bacon amerykański aktor i reżyser filmowy

Lloyd Bacon cinéaste américain

Lloyd Bacon director de cine estadounidense

Lloyd Bacon regista e attore statunitense

Lloyd Bacon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Lloyd Francis Bacon

Ллойд Бекон

Ллойд Бэкон американский актёр театра и кино, кинорежиссёр

Լլոյդ Բեքոն դերասան, ռեժիսոր

לויד בייקון

לויד בייקון שחקן אמריקאי

لويد بيكون

لوید بیکن بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

베이컨, 로이드 1889-1955

베이콘, 로이드 1889-1955



Footlight paradeKnute Rockne, All AmericanSan QuentinAction in the North AtlanticIt happens every springLarceny, Inc.Invisible stripes