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Harron, Robert 1894-1920

Overview
Works: 102 works in 323 publications in 6 languages and 4,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Short films  Epic films  War films  Social problem films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Harron
 
Most widely held works by Robert Harron
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

115 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprised of four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story features the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

26 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
The avenging conscience, or, 'Thou shalt not kill'( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man turns to thoughts of murder. Experiencing a series of visions, he sees murder as a normal course of events in life and kills his uncle. Tortured by his conscience, his future sanity is uncertain as he is assailed by nightmarish visions of what he has done. Also includes Edgar Allen Poe, a biographical short on one of history's most haunting writers
True heart Susie the story of a plain girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

23 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie is a country girl and William is a country boy. The girl loves the boy and will sacrifice anything to give him true happiness and an opportunity to realize his ambitions. She makes sacrifices unknown to him and he rises, while she remains just a country girl. She puts him beyond her reach, and within the reach of another who is chiefly interested in making a "desireable" marriage. He marries the other, never dreaming of the final sacrifice
Hearts of the world by D. W Griffith( Visual )

16 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a French village invaded by the Germans in 1914, this is the story of two lovers separated by the war, and the death, destruction and heroism that become part of the lives of their families
Judith of Bethulia by D. W Griffith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st title is a film adaptation of the Old Testament story of Judith and "Captain Holofernes." The 2nd title is a combination of "four mini-narratives end-to-end, to pay homage to the life and music of John Howard Payne"--Slipcase
True heart Susie the story of a plain girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoodoo Ann: An orphaned girl's life is cursed and she thinks that the cause is a doll
Intolerance : love's struggle throughout the ages : in a prologue and two acts( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of four separate stories, all set in different periods of time, all with their own characters. Each story shows how hatred and intolerance have battled against love and charity throughout the ages. The fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots, and a contemporary drama, are interwoven to unfold this common theme
Sparrows by William Beaudine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sparrows Mary Pickford plays the oldest orphan being looked after by the very mean Mr. Grimes. She devises a way to make life better for herself and the others in his care. Wilful Peggy and The mender of nets are romantic shorts
The female of the species : and other films by D.W. Griffith : social commentary in the Biograph, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shorts collected in this cassette demonstrate Griffith's formidable talents as a craftsman of film, and offer a sampling of the politicized, controversial subjects he often chose. Among the topics dramatized in these miniature dramas are the plight of the native American (The redman's view), insanity (The house of darkness), honor above politics (In the Border States), and drug addiction (For his son)
The last drop of water( Visual )

1 edition published in 1911 and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water
D.W. Griffith director( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven short silent films directed by Griffith early in his career
The greatest question( Visual )

5 editions published between 1919 and 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl takes a job as a maid to earn money for the family that took her in, but discovers her new employers have murderous designs
The short films of D.W. Griffith( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Switch tower, The Lonedale operator, and An unseen enemy are edge-of-your-seat thrillers, enhanced by Griffith's innovations. The Musketeers of Pig Alley is a landmark portrait of New York City slum life, while The little tease is a typical morality tale of the time, as a flirty mountain girl gets lured to town by a sweet-talking city slicker. Man's genesis is a prehistoric love story concerning Weakhands, a frail caveman who invents the first club for use in bashing the head of his rival for the love of Lillywhite
The girl who stayed at home by D. W Griffith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two American brothers who go off to battle in World War I, leaving behind the women they love, and an expatriated Confederate living in France who rallies behind his former country
A romance of Happy Valley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1918 and 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Logan leaves his parents and sweetheart in pastoral Happy Valley to make his fortune in the city, but after several years he returns, a wealthy man. His embittered father, not recognizing him for who he is, plans to murder the "stranger" for his money
Hoodoo Ann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann (Marsh) believes herself "hoodooed" by Black Cindy, the orphanage cook
Biograph productions (1904-1908)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven short silent films of the pre-Griffith era from the Biograph Company
The actors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greatest question: "An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife"--IMDb
The actors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sold for marriage: "A poor Russian girl's beauty leads her unscrupulous uncle to bring her to the United States. There he is going to sell her into a marriage with a rich old man she has never met. But her lover, an returning immigrant visiting Russia from the U.S., sails on the same ship. When they arrive he learns, to his surprise, that the American police, unlike those of his native country, are not oppressors of the poor, but friends that will aid in securing the release of his beloved Maria"--IMDb
 
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Harron, Bobby 1893-1920

Harron, Bobby 1894-1920

Robert Harron acteur américain

Robert Harron Amerikaans acteur (1893-1920)

Robert Harron amerikansk skådespelare

Robert Harron amerikansk skodespelar

Robert Harron amerikansk skuespiller

Robert Harron attore statunitense

Robert Harron US-amerikanischer Stummfilmschauspieler

Robertus Harron

Харрон, Роберт

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رابرت هرون بازیگر آمریکایی

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