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Photoplay Productions

Overview
Works: 43 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 2,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Silent films  Horror films  Fiction  Musical fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 437 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 379 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 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An original documentary from Turner Classic Movies, Garbo takes a look at the life and career of the movies' most luminous, reclusive and mystifying star. A portrait of Garbo the woman is drawn through interviews with biographers and admirers. Those offering analysis and reminiscences are biographers Barry Paris, Mark Vieira and Karen Swanson; actor/playwright/fan Charles Busch; Garbo's niece and greatnephews, Gray, Derek and Scott Reisfeld, and acquaintances Gore Vidal, Gavin Lambert, Jack Larson and Sam Green, who was Garbo's confidante and walking companion for 20 years
Cinema Europe the other Hollywood ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 341 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 228 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 117 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 )
1 edition 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 and held by 97 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
Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 80 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
The earth La terre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Emile Zola's novel of family greed, brutality and deceit in rural France
Griffith masterworks 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of films that were directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinema Europe the other Hollywood. Volume I, Where it all began & Art's promised land ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 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
Cinema Europe the other Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 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. Volume II, the unchained camera & the music of light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 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
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 first 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. 1, focuses on the earliest beginnings of film in France, Denmark, Italy, Great Britain and Germany and how the advent of World War I changed the direction of the burgeoning film industry
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 ( 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
 
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Alternative Names
Photoplay (Firm)
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