WorldCat Identities

Bacon, Lloyd 1890-1955

Works: 323 works in 634 publications in 6 languages and 8,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Football films  Musical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Gangster films  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer, Film editor, Costume designer
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 )

59 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway musical director has troubles during rehearsal, promotes the understudy and has a successful opening night. Chiefly memorable for the incredible musical numbers
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 849 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. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 580 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 482 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 )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crusading prosecutor uses a prostitute to indict mobster Johnny Vanning. Inspired by the real-life saga of prostitutes whose testimony put Lucky Luciano behind bars
A slight case of murder( Visual )

5 editions published in 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 )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 233 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 )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 217 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
It happens every spring( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 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
The frogmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 172 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
Brother Orchid( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
The Chaplin Mutuals( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 167 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 157 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
Gold diggers of 1937( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 151 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. Hobath, 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
The Chaplin Mutual comedies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 140 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
Larceny, Inc( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 124 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 and held by 122 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. featuring the Ford automobile
Invisible stripes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 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
The Fuller Brush girl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slapstick comedy in which a hapless door-to-door saleswoman finds that she is a murder suspect
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Footlight paradeKnute Rockne, All AmericanSan QuentinAction in the North AtlanticIt happens every springLarceny, IncInvisible stripes