WorldCat Identities

MacKaye, Fred 1905-1988

Overview
Works: 115 works in 323 publications in 1 language and 613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred MacKaye
Lonesome by Paul Fejos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
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9 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Light, Katherine, and Jerry discuss preparations to move the laboratory to a more secure location as the moving man arrives
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8 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jerry, Dr. Light and Katherine look on through the anachrovista, Slim McGuiness and Fats drive the Carthaginians from the gates of Rome with machine-gun volley
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jerry travels back once more to the years of Napoleon, Katherine and Dr. Light test Dr. Light's newest invention, the anachrovista. A scene of Britons celebrating the accomplishments of Lord Horatio Nelson ensues
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry is transported back to the time of the Civil War where he attends the Gettysburg Address and meets Abraham Lincoln
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Powers travels with Marco Polo to visit Kublai Khan's grandaughter Singing Jewel, who makes romantic advances on Jerry
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry has been forwarded to April 1775. He meets Joseph Warren and finds Paul Revere urging Paul Revere to take his famous night ride
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim locks Jerry up in the anachrophone without his anachrotypes and sends him through time. Dr. Light plans to travel after him and have Katherine operate the machine, but Katherine has other plans
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Light talks about a new invention called the anachrovista. Jerry Powers travels back to Venice in 1215 and meets Marco Polo and his family
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the lab, Jerry wishes to travel back to the American Revolution. He lands in Boston in 1773 and a few citizens remember his last visit from three years before during the Boston Massacre. He meets Paul Revere and begins making plans for the Boston Tea Party
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boston Tea Party takes place and the information is telegraphed to the Boston Gazette. Jerry is almost hanged for his participation, but disappears
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim McGuiness and his friend, Fats, appear at the laboratory demanding to be transported back through time. Despite the objection of Dr. Light, Jerry sends them off to Ancient Rome, as observed by Katherine, Dr. Light and Jerry through the anachrovista
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry is transported back to the time of King David
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry witnesses the kind and clement nature of Abraham Lincoln
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon wishes to make Katherine a part of his harem, but she's on a quest to find Jerry
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry is transported back in time to the Crimean War, where he meets Florence Nightingale
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry is transported to France during the days of the French Revolution, where he encounters a desperate Marie Antoinette
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry travels back in time to New York during the American Revolutionary War, where he witnesses Nathan Hale volunteer to undertake his renowned intelligence-gathering mission
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry tries to organize a telegram and telephone company in the Boston colony with Paul Revere as president. The intent is to help circulate news quickly throughout the colonies
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5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry experiences the Battle of Trafalgar at the side of Lord Horatio Nelson as Katherine and Dr. Light look on through the anachrovista
 
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.31 for Lonesome ... to 0.43 for [Phenomeno ...)

Languages
English (103)