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Gasnier, Louis J. 1875-1963

Overview
Works: 82 works in 225 publications in 2 languages and 1,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Exploitation films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile delinquency films  Short films  Documentary-style films  Social problem films  Subculture films 
Roles: Director, Author, fmd, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis J Gasnier
Reefer madness( Visual )

81 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lurid depiction of the horrors of marijuana use
Parisian love( Visual )

7 editions published between 1925 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Parisian love, Marie, a dancer in a seedy district of Paris, attempts to seduce the wealthy man who stole her lover in an elaborate scheme of revenge. In Down to the sea in ships, Thomas Allan Dexter becomes a whaler to gain the approval of a devout Quaker for his older daughter Patience's hand in marriage. When Dexter and the Quaker's younger daughter Dot, a stowaway, are on board the whaling ship, they are caught in the middle of a plot by two villains to steal the ship
The perils of Pauline by Louis J Gasnier( Visual )

14 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally a 20-episode serial, "The Perils of Pauline" premiered March 23, 1914 at Loew's Broadway Theatre in New York City. The ward of wealthy Mr. Marvin, Pauline is engaged to his nephew Harry. When Mr. Marvin dies unexpectedly, it is revealed that he has left her inheritance in the care of his secretary, Mr. Koerner, until the time of her marriage. Although she truly loves Harry, Pauline wants to wait a while before marrying. She plans to become an author, and decides that to prepare herself, she must go out and have adventures. Mr. Koerner tries to turn Pauline's various adventures against her and have her "disappear" thus keeping the money for himself. Some of the perils Pauline faces include burning houses, kidnapping, runaway horses, sinking submarines, being left bound and gagged in caves and cellars, speeding cars, wild Indians, and hordes of rats
Le cheval emballé( Visual )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short film, directed by Louis J. Gasnier, is an example of early French cinema and one of the early "chase films." A laundry man parks his horse-drawn cart to make a delivery. While he is inside, his horse sees a bag of oats and starts to eat them. By the time the man comes back outside, the horse has eaten a whole bag of oats, and has so much energy that he begins to race out of control
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To hell and back : Based on Audie Murphy's autobiography, Murphy plays himself, from his upbringing as the son of Texas sharecroppers to his Army career in World War II, where he was the most-decorated American soldier
El tango en Broadway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the money of a millionaire uncle, Alberto Bazan creates an artists' agency to help his fellow Latin American artists. Carlos Gardel was a singer, songwriter and actor, and is perhaps the most prominent figure in the history of tango
Cuesta abajo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student runs away to Europe with a woman. It doesn't take him long to discover that she frequently deceives him and spends his money carelessly. Even then, he can't seem to leave her, something stronger than love seems to keep them together
The last outpost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I drama about a British prisoner of war who is rescued from a firing squad by his mysterious cellmate John Stevenson
Marihuana ; Assassin of youth ; Reefer madness (doped youth)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three films made during the 1930s about the evils of marihuana use among American youth
Kismet : an Arabian night fantasy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet is an Arabian Nights fantasy starring Haji, a Baghdad beggar, surrounded by a gallery of colorful characters: Jawan, the White Sheik, Haji's longtime adversary but now-repentant outlaw; Caliph Abdalla, the handsome, all-powerful ruler of Baghdad; the villainous Mansur, the Wazir of Police; and, Marsinah, Haji's daughter and the Caliph's beloved, but also desired by Mansur as the newest addition to his harem. The first of four versions based on the famous stage play
Cary Grant : the vault collection, dramas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Woman Accused (1933): A socialite (Nancy Carroll) gets caught in a murderous misfortune with her ex-lover who wants her back after he finds out she got engaged to an attorney (Cary Grant)
Melodía de arrabal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roberto (Carlos Gardel) lives his days in a suburban bar, singing and playing cards. With his partner, they con every poor soul that sits at that table. One night he meets a piano teacher (Imperio Argentina) who likes his voice and offers him a professional career as a singer. Fame and love give Roberto one opportunity to redeem himself and go legit"--Http://www.tangotienda.com
Reefer classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lurid depictions of the horrors of marijuana and cocaine use
RiffTrax live! San Diego 2010( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com and Mystery Science Theater 3000 deliver their trademark form of rapid-fire comedy in front of a live audionce! ... The performance not only includes the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness, but also three shorts which quickly became instant classics: More Dangerous Than Dynamite, Frozen Frolics, and At Your Fingertips: Grasses."--Container
"Doped youth" : (victims of marihuana)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first film to inform the public of the dangers of habitual marijuana use, Mae and Jack, accomplices in the distribution of marijuana, manage to entice local high school kids to stop by Mae's apartment to smoke reefer, where stoned ne'er-do-wells laugh fiendishly, dance, and play the piano. Jack invites the clean-cut couple Bill and Mary up to his den of sin. After one joint, Bill is hooked, and his life begins to plummet down the tubes. When Mary smokes, she begins giggling uncontrollably while being aggressively fondled by the bizarre addict Ralph. Bill tangles with Ralph, prompting a string of calamitous occurrences, including several deaths, courtroom sentences, and mental institutions, all because of the devil weed
Girls gone bad : the delinquent dames collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bad babes! Doped-up dolls! Promiscuous pretties! Tarty temptresses! All this and much more in 24 feature-length films focusing on nice girls (and some not-so-nice girls) who are led down the dark road to sex, drugs and even murder. Spanning 35 years of crime, exploitation, and lurid cautionary tales, many of these mostly low-budget programmers have sunken (or risen) to the status of camp classics."--Container
Cary Grant : the early years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last outpost: World War I drama about a British prisoner of war who is rescued from a firing squad by his mysterious cellmate John Stevenson
Reefer madness collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten unintentionally campy films from the 1930s and 1940s originally intended to warn young people off the dangers of drugs, sex, and alcohol
10-movie war collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
 
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Alternative Names
Gasnier, L. J. 1865-1963

Gasnier, L. J. 1875-1963

Gasnier, Louis 1875-1963

Gasnier, Louis J. 1865-1963

Gasnier, Louis J. 1875-1963

Gasnier, Louis Joseph

Gasnier, Louis Joseph 1865-1963

Gasnier, Louis Joseph 1875-1963

Louis Gasnier réalisateur français

Louis J. Gasnier director de cine francés

Louis J. Gasnier film director

Louis J. Gasnier Frans filmregisseur (1875-1963)

Louis J. Gasnier französischer Filmregisseur

Louis J. Gasnier regista francese

Луи Ганье

ルイ・ガスニエ

路易斯·J·加斯納

Languages
English (126)

Spanish (21)

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