WorldCat Identities

Toland, Gregg

Works: 228 works in 648 publications in 5 languages and 14,706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  War films  Journalism films  Documentary television programs  Films à clef  Comedy films  Christmas films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Performer, Other, Actor, Restager , Videographer , Depicted, Film editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gregg Toland
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

102 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Great Depression. Following a prison term, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. The family packs up and heads for the promised land - California
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
The grapes of wrath by John Ford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in English and French and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The long voyage home by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1940; the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive the long voyage home."--Container
Les Misérables( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : Francia, 1800. Como consecuencia de cometer un delito menor, Jean Valjean (Fredic March) es condenado a una pena de diez años, haciendo trabajos forzados en una galera. El oficial Emile Javert (Charles Laughton) se encarga de su vigilancia y custodia. Cumplido su cautiverio, Valjean pasa a ser un hombre respetado bajo otro nombre, al punto que acaba siendo elegido alcalde de una localidad cercana de París. Pero la sombra del implacable Javer sigue presente en la vida del ex preso
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Murder mystery, starring Bette Davis as the deceitful and ruthless Regina Giddens, a Southern belle of the early 1900s, who stops at nothing -- even the murder of her invalid husband -- in her ruthless quest for power and prestige."
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight professors compiling a dictionary of American slang give shelter to a burlesque dancer on the run from the mob. They learn a lot about language - and about life - that they never knew before
The Outlaw by Howard Hughes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes shocked the film world in 1943 with this high-voltage western adventure that featured the steamy screen debut of voluptuous Jane Russell. Notorious for its time, this provocative retelling of the sagebrush saga of Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday--and their heated rivalry for the love of the sultry Rio--explodes in a gripping and unforgettable climax as their fateful destinies collide with the legendary Sheriff Pat Garrett
Citizen Kane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
Mad love by Karl Freund( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed surgeon adores an actress, but when she turns to him to repair her pianist husband's severed hands, he replaces them with the hands of a murderer
A song is born by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious and high-spirited musical stars Danny Kaye as a professor of high-brow music who inadvertently becomes involved with a sensual saloon singer (Virginia Mayo) and a crooked criminal gang
December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ford's "DECEMBER 7TH" was banned by the U.S. Government for nearly fifty years. This special edition is now available; presenting the fully restored, 84-minute version, with subtitles added to the controversial Japanese language sequences and a special "behind the scene" introduction. (A completely censored 34-minute version of the film was released and earned John Ford his fourth Academy Award.) This full-length version stars Walter Huston as Uncle Sam and is set in Honolulu on the day before the Japanese attack. Uncle Sam vacations complacently in Hawaii, concerned with the on-going war in Europe. On Sunday morning, December 7th, air squadrons appear, "swooping down like flights of tiny locust". The attack on Pearl Harbor, America's first battle of World War II, is vividly illustrated as only Hollywood can do
We live again( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dmitri (March) returns from military service, he finds that his childhood sweetheart Katusha (Sten) has grown into a beautiful and desirable woman. But he's a royal prince and she's lowly peasant. And in czarist Russia, such a romance is not just condemned ... it is strictly forbidden!"--Container
The cowboy and the lady( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rough and tumble rodeo star "Stretch" Willoughby falls in love with a rich society girl, daughter of a presidentital candidate, who's masquerading as a house maid. Sparks fly when he breaks in on an exclusive dinner party and learns her true identity! Stretch is a long way from home and figures there's only one way to treat a lady: "I'm only a cowboy and don't know much about women," he says, "but I figure they're like horses -- you gotta break them in gradual-like."
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le milliardaire Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles), magnat de la presse, vient de mourir dans sa fabuleuse propriété de Xanadu en prononçant un seul mot : "Rosebud". A partir de cette maigre piste, le journaliste Thompson tente de reconstituer la vie de cet étrange personnage. Pour parvenir à ses fins, il rencontre toutes les personnes qui ont pu approcher Kane de près ou de loin. Au fil de l'enquête, il découvre la vraie personnalité de ce magnat hors du commun
Tugboat Annie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tugboat Annie pilots her beloved Narcissus around Puget Sound, constantly on the lookout for the shenanigans of her drunken husband
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Alternative Names
Gregg Toland American cinematographer

Gregg Toland Amerikaans director of photography (1904-1948)

Gregg Toland caméraman américain

Gregg Toland direttore della fotografia e regista statunitense

Gregg Toland direutor de fotografía estauxunidense (1904–1948)

Gregg Toland US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Γκρεγκ Τόλαντ

Грег Толанд

Грегг Толанд американский кинооператор

Толанд, Грегг

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English (253)

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German (5)

Italian (3)