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Vidor, King 1894-1982

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War and peace by King Vidor ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
The fountainhead by King Vidor ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs, and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions. Based on the novel by Ayn Rand
Duel in the sun by King Vidor ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
Stella Dallas by King Vidor ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
Hallelujah ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and German and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infused with spirituals, folk songs, blues, and jazz, Hallelujah follows the fortunes of Zeke, a poor cotton farmer. Love, loss, passion, redemption, make this cinematic milestone the first all-black feature from a major studio
The big parade by King Vidor ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
The crowd by King Vidor ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the plight of workaday men and women in urban America
King Vidor on film making by King Vidor ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The champ ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
Northwest Passage by King Vidor ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers--led by Major Rogers (Spencer Tracy)--and the hardships of survival and battles with hostile Indians, they encounter in trying to settle the upper New York state area for their families in the late 1750s and early 1760s
Our daily bread by King Vidor ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depression-era drama in which a young couple lead a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed
Our daily bread and other films of the Great Depression ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our daily bread: A depression-era drama in which a young couple leads a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed. Includes a prologue to the movie by David Shepard. California election: Two fake newsreels used as conservative propaganda to paint the End Poverty in California's supporters as sluggardly, indecisive radicals as opposed to the respectable intelligent idealists of Republican incumbent Frank Merriam's camp. Secretly produced by MGM and Irving Thalberg. The plow that broke the plains. A visualization of the settlement and landscape changes to the Great Plains. The river: A record of the Mississippi River. Power and the land: Designed to convince American farmers of the necessity for rural electrification through farm cooperatives. Shows a dramatization of a family on an Ohio farm revealing the hardships of life on a non-electrical farm contrasted with the benefits brought by electricity. The new frontier: Shows how pioneers create a new community
A tree is a tree by King Vidor ( Book )
17 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiography of a famous movie director. Contains anecdotes of many actors and actresses from the old silent days to the present
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly before his death in ancient Israel, King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son, Adonijah, is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba if she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region
Bird of paradise by King Vidor ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Handsome South Seas soldier of fortune falls in love with the daughter of a Polynesian native chieftain. Alas, their idyllic romance is destined to come to a sudden and violent end: tribal custom decrees that she is to be sacrificed to the local volcano. After initial resistance, the heroine nobly resigns herself to her fate, realizing that there is no place for her in her white lover's civilization
The citadel by A. J Cronin ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young doctor in a Welsh mining village runs up against the medical establishment when he tries to explore the cause of a cough disabling miners; he abandons his humanitarian goals for a London practice
Classic Western round-up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
Street scene by King Vidor ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lives of New York City residents are explored when a young girl's life is torn apart as her father returns home unexpectedly to find her mother with another man, in this version of Elmer Rice's Pulitzer Prize winning play
Show people by King Vidor ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peggy Pepper (Marion Davies), a Georgia girl who wants to be a dramatic actress, goes to Hollywood and at first can find work only as a patsy for Billy Boone (William Haines) in slapstick comedies. Billy, however, soon helps Peggy to become both a serious actress and a star. Fame and wealth go to Peggy's head; she becomes vain and snubs Billy in favor of André (Paul Ralli), her romantic leading man. Peggy eventually comes down to earth, however, and acknowledges her love for the patient Billy
Ruby Gentry by King Vidor ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruby is a tempestuous girl who lives with her family in the southern swampland. When her heart is broken by a local 'refined' man, she is picked up on the rebound by a local businessman. Now she is using his money to ruin the whole town
 
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Alternative Names
Vidor, King
Vidor, King Wallis.
Vidor King Wallis 1894-1982
Vidor, King Wallis 1895-
Vidor, King Wallis 1895-1982
Languages
English (465)
French (13)
Italian (13)
Spanish (11)
German (8)
Multiple languages (1)
Hebrew (1)
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