Collier, Constance 1878-1955
Most widely held works about Constance Collier
Most widely held works by Constance Collier
Stage door ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success.
Rope ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play and returns later to discover not only the body, but also how his own academic theories had been twisted to provide the motivation for the grotesque murder. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage.
Alfred Hitchcock's rope ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Two thrill-seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family and friends, serving refreshments on a buffet table fashioned from a trunk containing the lifeless body. When dinner conversation revolves around talk of "the perfect murder," their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his proteges have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality.
Peter Ibbetson : lyric drama in three acts (nine scenes) from the novel by George du Maurier : opus 20 by Deems Taylor ( )
14 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Harlequinade; the story of my life by Constance Collier ( Book )
3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A damsel in distress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman (Fontaine) and a visiting American (Astaire). Features George Gershwin's last completed score.
The perils of Pauline ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Fictionalized story of the way Pearl White broke into the movies and how motion pictures were made in the early days. Pearl White, a sweatshop worker, entertains coworkers by singing to them. When an actress comes to pick up a costume, she hears White singing and helps her break into show business.
Rope ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
John Dall and Farley Granger, two gay students, murder a friend in their luxury apartment. They then throw a cocktail party and serve drinks to the victims father and girlfriend from the trunk in which the corpse is concealed. Their professor, James Stewart, is also a guest at the party. DVD.
Oscar Wilde's An ideal husband ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
In the nineties, the career of a London diplomat is threatened by the reappearance of an old flame.
Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Stage door ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Centers around the lives of several young women in a New York theatrical boarding house and their shared dreams of stage stardom.
The dark corner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Framed by his partner years ago, hard-boiled detective Bradford Galt (Stevens) served a two-year stretch for manslaughter. Now trying to start over, he spends his time serving his clients and romancing his new secretary, Kathleen (Ball). But everything changes with the appearance of a sinister man in a white suit (Bendix) who's apparently working for Galt's ex-partner, Tony Jardine. When Jardine is killed, the police blame Galt - if he can't prove he's innocent, this time Galt is headed for death row.
The rat, a novel based on the play by Ivor Novello and Constance Collier by Phyllis Bottome ( Book )
2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Half a sinner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Anne decides to take a walk on the wild side, and flirts with a stranger. When he responds too broadly, she shoves him and flees in his car, unaware that the man is a gangster and there is a corpse in the trunk. Also, she gives a ride to a stranger, is pursued, separately, by the police and the gangster, and runs across a chauffeur who misjudges where he left his car. Adapted from various sources.
Thunder in the city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A high-powered American promoter visits "conservative olde England" to gamble on an unknown mineral.
Harlequinade : the story of my life, by Constance Collier. With a preface by Noel Coward by Constance Collier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Carl Bohnen papers, 1892-1974 by Carl Bohnen ( )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence among family, clients, and colleagues; scattered business records; a sketchbook and loose sketches; miscellaneous notes and writings; three scrapbooks of clippings and additional printed materials. Photographs are of Bohnen, family members, colleagues, views of Paris in the late 1920s, Native American models, portrait clients, and artwork.
Albert and Marie Sterner letters received, 1899-1945 by Albert Sterner ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Letters to the Sterners, primarily regarding art and cultural matters.
His Majesty's Theatre. Proprietor & manager Mr. Herbert Beerbohm Tree ... On Thursday, October 2nd, 1902, and every evening, at 8 The eternal city by Hall Caine by England) His Majesty's Theatre (London ( Book )
1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An ideal husband by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Cheveley appears in London with damping evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philander who knows the lady of old and takes the whole thing pretty seriously.
Actors Actresses Aherne, Brian Biographical films Biographical films Boardinghouses Collier, Constance,--1878-1955 Comedy films Comedy films Crime Dancers Deception Detective and mystery films Drama Du Maurier, George,--1834-1896 English drama (Comedy) Feature films Feature films Ferber, Edna,--1887-1968 Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Films--for the hearing impaired Friendship Great Britain Hamilton, Patrick,--1904 Mar. 17-1962 Hayes, Helen,--1900-1993 Hepburn, Katharine,--1907-2003 Live sound recordings Motion picture actors and actresses Murder Musical films Musical settings New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Operas Operas--Librettos Operas--Vocal scores with piano Political and social views Records and correspondence Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Strangling Theater United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired White, Pearl,--1889-1938 Women singers