WorldCat Identities

Torrence, Ernest 1878-1933

Overview
Works: 110 works in 324 publications in 4 languages and 3,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Animated films  Silent films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ernest Torrence
 
Most widely held works by Ernest Torrence
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

36 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
The king of kings by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

15 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecil B DeMille made movies for and of the masses, highlighting myths, mystery, and oversized stories. He excelled in the telling of the ultimate legends carved out of the Bible. The simple, straightforward saga of the last days of Christ's life is told in "The King of Kings." Told with DeMille's trademark opulent sets, incredible effects, and a cast of thousands, it is carefully crafted, flawless film making filled with as much meaning and message as possible. In 1927, working with the biggest budget in the history of Hollywood, DeMille spun the life of Christ into one of the highest-grossing, artistically executed films of all time
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

25 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lon Chaney stars as the gentle outcast Quasimodo in the first film version of Victor Hugo's classic novel. Paris of 1482 was meticulously recreated on the back lot of Universal Studios for this powerful drama that turned Chaney into a screen legend
Peter Pan by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
Tol'able David by Henry King( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet farming community is disrupted by three marauding convicts, who are finally despatched by the peace-loving youngest son. [Halliwell's Film Guide]
Fighting caravans( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to the Civil War where fighting caravans of freight wagons struggle to make their way west, fighting enemies at every turn. A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders. Meanwhile, his two crusty companions try to save him from falling in love with the hot-tempered French maiden who is determined to make her way west alone."--Container
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A silent comedy in which the "milquetoast" son (Keaton) of a burly riverboat captain must prove his worth by taking over his father's old Mississippi steamboat. In the process he falls in love with the daughter of his rival
Steamboat Bill, Jr. : Convict 13 ; Daydreams( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928): Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. Convict 13 (1920): Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. Daydreams (1922): Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
I cover the waterfront by James Cruze( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hard-boiled newspaperman Joe Miller is caught between the woman he loves, Julie Kirk and her father, Eli, a smuggler in 1933's most searing social issue melodrama"--Container
The covered wagon by James Cruze( Visual )

5 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1848 two wagon trains travel from Kansas City over the Oregon Trail to California and Oregon. Adventures include the crossing of the Platte River, an Indian attack and a prairie fire
Buster Keaton double feature : the General [and] Steamboat Bill, Jr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The General: Johnnie Grey, a southern locomotive engineer, chases and is chased by the northern yankees who take his girl and his locomotive, the General. Steamboat Bill, Jr.: Willie Canfield returns home from college to help his father manage the family steamboat
Cecil B. DeMille's The king of kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic retelling of the last days of Jesus Christ. Print features the original Photophone score
The general by Gen Lamrimpa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The general: Johnnie Grey, an engineer in the Confederate South, must rescue his girlfriend and his engine from Yankee hijackers
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three silent comedies (one feature length and two shorts) starring Buster Keaton
Across to Singapore by William Nigh( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mutinies, men in irons, star-crossed lovers and daring action at sea combine in an adventure based on Ben Ames Williams thrice filmed book "All the brothers were valiant""--Container
Untamed by Jack Conway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her first Talkie, Joan Crawford plays Bingo, a jungle-raised oil heiress, who turns Manhattan upside down in her hunt for Andy McAllister (Robert Montgomery), the man of her dreams
Desert nights by William Nigh( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Posing as Lord and Lady Stonehill, two diamond thieves hold up the main offices of a South African diamond mine and make off with a fortune in uncut stones, taking with them mine manager Hugh Rand as a hostage. The thieves attempt to make an escape across the desert and become lost in the hot and trackless wastes. They release Hugh from his shackles, and he leads them to safety. The girl reforms, and the man is arrested by the authorities. Hugh and 'Lady' Diana fall in love"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Steamboat Bill, Jr. ; College( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill Jr.: The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. College: A frail scholar tries to win the heart of a girl through athletics
Speedway by Harry Beaumont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran race driver Jim MacDonald loves young Bill Whipple like a son, even if Bill has more time for girls and gambling than hard work on the track. But ready or not, Bill gets his shot at racing immortality
The Robert Montgomery collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Earl of Chicago: Robert 'Silky' Kilmount, an ex-bootlegger turned legitimate distiller, offers Quentin 'Doc' Ramsey, a man he framed and sent to jail seven years earlier, the job of general manager at the Kilmount distillery. Doc takes advantage of Silky's implicit faith in his honesty and accepts the job, waiting for a chance for revenge. Soon after accepting the position, Doc finds his opportunity when an English attorney appears at the office to announce that Silky has inherited the Kilmount estate from his uncle, the Earl of Kinmonth.--adapted from the AFI catalog, 1931-1940
 
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Alternative Names
Ernest Torrence acteur américain

Ernest Torrence attore scozzese

Ernest Torrence Brits acteur (1878-1933)

Ernest Torrence schottisch-US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Thayson Torrence-Thompson, Ernest 1878-1933

Thoyson, Ernest 1878-1933

Torrance, Ernest 1878-1933

Эрнест Торренс

ارنست تورنس

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Languages
English (154)

French (5)

German (1)

Russian (1)