WorldCat Identities

Griggs-Moviedrome

Overview
Works: 21 works in 26 publications in 3 languages and 48 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Horror films  Fantasy films  Film excerpts 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Griggs-Moviedrome
The Golem : how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognized as the source of the Frankenstein myth, an ancient Hebrew legend provides the substance for one of the most adventurous films of the early German cinema and a landmark in the evolution of the horror film. Suffering under the tyrannical rule of a merciless despot, a 16th century Talmudic rabbi creates a giant clay warrior that comes to life in a grand scale climax
Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the communal life of the Eskimos and their daily struggle for survival in a harsh environment
The Odessa Steps sequence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excerpt from S. Eisenstein's Bronenoset︠s︡ Potemkin. Presents the citizen's of Odessa converging on the city's harbor in order to see the Battleship Potemkin and its mutinous crew. The people give the sailors a hero's welcome and join with them in revolutionary solidarity. Shows the Czar's soldiers' reactions to this popular support
Variety by E. A Dupont( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama, using flashback technique, telling how a prisoner left his wife and child for a young dancer, returned to his life as a trapeze artist with the dancer as his partner, and ultimately killed her new lover, a third partner in the trapeze act. With subtitles
The lady of the lake( Visual )

and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lines from Scott's poem as titles, the story tells of Ellen Douglas (The Lady of the lake) and the three suitors for her hand. She unwittingly helps the King of Scotland and later is rewarded with the release of her imprisoned father and fiancé
Way down East by D. W Griffith( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past
Vredens dag = Day of wrath by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 1984 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On container: "Griggs-Moviedrome presents."
Vampyr by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early vampire horror classic. An important contribution to the art of the horror film
The Dentist by Mack Sennett( Visual )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy short in which Fields struggles with a golf game, several dentist patients, and his daughter, who wants to run away with the ice man
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carefree pickpocket turns his appealing brand of mischievous thievery toward the attainment of happiness-- and an exotic Princess. The only way he can win either is by retrieving the rarest treasures hidden within the mysterious Orient, a quest that grows more fantastic with every passing thrill
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a crew lands a rocket on the moon, the discovery of gold leads to deceit, murder and greed
The Eagle by Clarence Brown( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the Czarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights of the poor
Early Chaplin comedies( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three early Charlie Chaplin silent comedy shorts
Manhandled( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A department store salegirl has a fling with a wealthy young man before returning to her former boyfriend a poor inventor who in her absence has made a million
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dramatization of Joan of Arc's last day before her execution. With piano soundtrack
The charm of La Bohème( Visual )

in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A sick young woman falls in love with an opera singer. Knowing she has very little time left, she drives him out of her life to spare him grief. He finds out the truth and returns to fill her last moments with love
The mad whirl( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A rich couple who love wild parties find to their surprise that their son had eloped with the daughter of a poor former saloon-keeper. As they expressed their displeasure, they were confronted by the father of the bride whose objections to the marriage were just as strong
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
Gems from silent comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three silent film comedy masterpieces
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
 
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Languages
English (15)

German (3)

Danish (3)