WorldCat Identities

Griggs-Moviedrome

Overview
Works: 22 works in 27 publications in 3 languages and 46 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Vampire films  Film excerpts  Motion pictures 
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 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in medieval Prague, the Rabbi gives life to the Golem who falls in love with the Rabbi's daughter and brings fear to the emperor's court. He is destroyed by an innocent child. Based on the legend of the Golem, a popular figure in Jewish tradition
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
Variety by E. A Dupont( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama, using flashback technique, which tells how a prisoner (Boss Huller) left his wife and child for a young dancer (Bertha), returned to his life as a trapeze artist with the dancer as his partner, and ultimately killed her new lover (Artinelli), a third partner in the trapeze act. This cut version (original 92 min.) omits the entire role of the wife and implies that the dancer Bertha is Huller's wife
The Odessa Steps sequence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 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
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
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."
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
The dentist by Leslie Pearce( 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 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
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. Sophisticated approach to the supernatural told in a slow dreamlike style through inference and suggestion
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
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
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
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 returns to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast escapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

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

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence
Gems from silent comedy( Visual )

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

Three silent film comedy masterpieces
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 charm of La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( 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
 
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Languages
English (16)

German (3)

Danish (3)