WorldCat Identities

William, Warren 1895-1948

Overview
Works: 179 works in 416 publications in 5 languages and 7,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Werewolf films  Historical films  Romance films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three film versions of the Dashiell Hammett story. The most famous is the 1941 version starring Humphrey Bogart. Satan met a lady is a more lighthearted version than the other two
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

26 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
The Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Talbot returns to his father's castle in Wales. He is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

29 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
Lady for a day by Frank Capra( Visual )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a fruit peddler, throws a party for Count Romero, whose son is engaged to her beautiful daughter. With a little help from a big-time gambler and a few other instant "members of society," she keeps the imposture going-- for a while
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
Arizona by Wesley Ruggles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough pioneer woman stands up to attacks by business rivals and Indians but falls for a drifter
Lillian Russell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of actress and singer Lillian Russell, depicting her forty year career and her extravagant offstage lifestyle
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twin heirs to France's throne were separated at birth. The first-born Louis is raised as a prince, but Philippe is brought up ignorant of his true identity. When Philippe is arrested with his companions, d'Artagnan and the three Musketeers, he meets his brother, now the king, face-to-face. The tyrannical Louis decides Philippe could be useful to him as a look-alike, but complications arise when Philippe meets the king's beautiful fiance. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas
Strange illusion by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A son is haunted by the mysterious death of his father and dreams which he fears foreshadow future events. The noir tone of the film is accentuated by the claustrophobic atmosphere of the mental hospital where the son is incarcerated with its controlled vision of chaos and corruption
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Three on a match by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three childhood friends reunite after ten years apart from each other, altering all of their lives in unexpected ways
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hatchet man: A Tong executioner allows his wife to run off with a gangster only to learn she's been sold into prostitution
Frank Capra's Lady for a day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a cantankerous New York City fruit peddler, has been pretending to be a high-society matron in letters to her daughter. When her daughter comes to visit with her aristocratic fiance, Apple Annie enlists her gangster friends for help
Satan met a lady( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earlier screen version of Dashiell Hammett's "Maltese Falcon". The mystery this time surrounds the whereabouts of a gem-filled ram's horn sought by a mysterious woman
Go west young man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie queen Mae plays a spoiled star trapped in a small town community
Madame X( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's lover is shot by a jealous competitor. Fearing scandal she begs for her husband's mercy but he throws her out, forbidding her to see her young son ever again. Falling into a sordid life, she finally faces the truth about her past as an unscrupulous gambler tries to extort money from her husband
 
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Gold diggers of 1933
Alternative Names
Krech, Warren 1895-1948

Krech, Warren William 1895-1948

Warren William acteur américain

Warren William aktor amerykański

Warren William Amerikaans acteur (1894-1948)

Warren William amerikansk skådespelare

Warren William amerikansk skodespelar

Warren William amerikansk skuespiller

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Warren William US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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華倫·威廉

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Mae West : the glamour collectionLady for a dayArizonaSatan met a ladyGo west young man