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Photoplay Productions

Overview
Works: 41 works in 74 publications in 2 languages and 2,286 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Horror films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biography  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company."--Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star ... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container
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 David Gill( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 311 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
D.W. Griffith : father of film by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 248 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

The potential heirs to a large fortune gather at their benefactor's mansion twenty years after his death, but the reading of his will is interrupted by a series of disturbing events
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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 95 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 )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 82 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 62 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 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood. Volume I, Where it all began & Art's promised land by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 10 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
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
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

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

Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber as well as Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator. At that point, the barber makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
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( Visual )

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

The third 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. 3 Examines the German filmmaking technique which flourished after World War I, providing an escape from the harsh conditions suffered by the German people directly after the war
Cinema Europe : the other Hollywood( Visual )

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

The second 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. 2 examines Swedish cinema's "Golden Age" which spanned nearly a decade. Swedish films were distinct in their ability to relate their heroes' struggle to the harshness and beauty of the landscape. The "Golden Age" ended in the mid 1920's with the exodus of filmmakers and stars to Hollywood
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. 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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