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Photoplay Productions

Overview
Works: 40 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 2,542 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Horror films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Documentary films  War films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Photoplay Productions
 
Most widely held works by Photoplay Productions
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
Garbo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative yet intimate look at one of the most mysterious leading ladies in history, considered to this day the greatest film icon of all time. She forged her screen identity in Sweden under the guidance of Mauritz Stiller, then made the transition to Hollywood. Sher rose to fame, but in later life, all but disappeared from the public eye. Made with the collaboration of the Garbo family to mark of the centenary of her birth. Included are interviews with Garbo biographers Karen Swenson, Mark Vieira and Barry Paris, author and friend Gore Vidal, actor/playwright Charles Busch and Gavin Lambert. Archival footage includes comments from directors Clarence Brown and George Cukor. Also included are an interview with Mimi Pollak, Garbo's closest friend from drama school, and test footage from the never-completed film, Ducheses de Langeais
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six part historical documentary focusing on the early days of the movie industry and the enormous contribution made to this industry by Europe. Includes rarely seen footage from early movies and interviews with some of the film industry's pioneers
Lon Chaney collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown (63 min.): Alonzo is an armless knife thrower and marksman for a circus, but he's hiding a secret that will lead to murder and betrayal
D.W. Griffith : father of film by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work
The cat and the canary by Paul Leni( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greedy relatives assemble in an old haunted mansion to hear the will of an eccentric and wealthy recluse, and a young girl's sanity is threatened
It( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivacious shop-girl sets out to win the affections of her boss' son
The chess player by Jean Dréville( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A costume drama set in the court of Catherine the Great, the film combines romance, politics, and war with the story of the invention of the chess-playing automaton
The earth = La terre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation "The earth" of Emile Zola's novel of family greed, brutality and deceit in rural France
Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man travels to the big city in search of success. Boasting of his achievements, he resorts to desperate deeds when his fiancee decides to visit him
Griffith masterworks 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon by Abel Gance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le parcours de Bonaparte, de 1781 à Brienne jusqu'au 16 avril 1796 alors que va s'achever la campagne d’Italie".--Site wikipédia.org, consulté le 19 janvier 2017
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood. Volume I, Where it all began & Art's promised land( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where it all began focuses on the first film-making efforts in France, Denmark, Italy, England, and Germany. Art's promised land covers Sweden's "golden age" of cinema in the 1910s and 1920s
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 30, la Tomania est sous le contrôle du dictateur Adenoid Hunkel qui rêve de domination mondiale. Dans un quartier de la capitale vit un barbier qui ressemble comme un frère au dictateur. Grâce au fait que, pendant la guerre, il a sauvé la vie d'un aviateur, il est à l'abri des persécutions, mais il est enfermé dans un camp de concentration lorsque son protecteur tombe en disgrâce. Les deux hommes arrivent à s'évader et le jeu des circonstances amène le barbier à être pris pour le dictateur
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of a six part series presenting the early days of the movie industry in Europe and the contributions of European filmmakers from the 1890's to the introduction of sound in the 1930's. Pt. 6 examines the impact of the advent of sound in motion pictures on the silent film industries of Britain, France and Germany and the first sound motion pictures produced in these countries. It concludes with the new Nazi regime of Germany in 1933 and the mass exodus of Jews from Germany which enriched the film industries of France, the U.S. and England
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood. Volume III, Opportunity lost & the end of an era( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Opportunity lost, we learn of the difficulties that beset the British film industry in its early years, and of the emergence of Alfred Hitchcock. The end of an era discusses the changes brought on by the advent of sound films and the rise to power of the Nazi regime in Germany
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth of a six part series presenting the early days of the movie industry in Europe and the contributions of European filmmakers from the 1890's to the introduction of sound in the 1930's. Pt. 5 examines the British film industry which lagged behind Germany and France for lack of funds. American directors came over to train apprentices and technicians, but soon gave up and withdrew even as Alfred Hitchcock was embarking on his stellar career
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth of a six part series presenting the early days of the movie industry in Europe and the contributions of European filmmakers from the 1890's to the introduction of sound in the 1930's. Pt. 4 focuses on the French film industry in the 1920's as they worked to develop a European cinema which would surpass Hollywood and in the process developed the first miniseries and docu-drama genre films
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood. Volume II, the unchained camera & the music of light( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unchained camera covers the expansion of German cinema after World War I. The music of light follows the direction of French movie-making in the 1920s
 
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Alternative Names
Photoplay (Firm)

Languages
English (39)

French (2)