WorldCat Identities

Gilbert, John

Works: 139 works in 322 publications in 4 languages and 13,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Teen films 
Roles: Actor, Film editor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Gilbert
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 3,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
Bridge to Terabithia by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen and is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him
Atlas shrugged II the strike( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part two of Ayn Rand's groundbreaking novel... The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis--a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the world. But, the motor is dead-- there's no one left to decipher its secret-- and, someone is watching. It's a race against the clock to find the inventor before the motor of the world is stopped for good"--Container
Chasing Mavericks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

27 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who shocked all of Europe when she relinquished her throne for love
Bandslam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultra-popular Charlotte is determined to face-off against her ex at the country's biggest music competition. She just needs a band. Newcomer Will knows more about musicians than anyone. He just needs a friend. And rebel guitar player Sa5m has a wicked voice but needs someone to believe in her. Together, this unlikely trio will take on Bandslam in a way no one thought possible. Bonus material included
Beethoven's 5th by Mark Griffiths( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Beethoven digs up a $10 bill, it turns out that it is part of a 1920's fortune. Gold fever strikes Cedar Woods and the race is on to find the loot. Suddenly everyone wants to be Beethoven's best friend, hoping he will lead them to the lost cash
The big parade by King Vidor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This TCM Archives 2-disc collection focuses on Garbo's earliest years in Hollywood. Included are The Temptress (1926, disc 2), Flesh and the Devil (1927, disc 1), and The Mysterious Lady (1928, disc 2), three Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer releases
Richie Rich's Christmas wish by David Gallagher( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richie accidentally wrecks a sleigh full of presents. After wishing he had never been born, Richie finds himself in an upside-down world. He attemps to get back to his wonderful life and set things right so Christmas will not be ruined
Perfect strangers by Gaylene Preston( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie goes home from a local pub with the best looking man in the room, she's captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his "castle"--A rundown shack on a deserted island. But soon, his passion turns to obsession and romance turns to rage and Melanie realizes that she is the victim of a kidnapping. Torn between fear and desire, Melanie must escape her schizoprenic captor. A moment of panic leads to murder and madness. Melanie's time is running out, but for her perfect stranger, it may already be too late
Reel baseball baseball films from the silent era, 1899-1926( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films about baseball
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( Visual )

17 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo als verlokster die tussen twee oude vrienden onrust zaait
He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

10 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in English and French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slap him once, slap him 100 times, the Big Top crowd roars. The clown known to delighted throngs as HE has made a comedic art of getting batted around. Life has battered him even more. Behind the mask, HE hides the torment of once being a brilliant scientist whose research and wife were stolen by a colleague. And behind the mask, when the time comes, HE realizes his revenge
The heart o' the hills( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild and independent Kentucky mountain girl saves her mother's land from land sharks, rides with a group of night riders, avenges the murder of her father, and eventually marries her mountaineer sweetheart
Killer elite by Gary McKendry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When two of the world's most elite operatives -- Danny, a retired contract killer ..., and Hunter, his longtime mentor ... go up against the cunning leader of a secret military society ..., their hunt takes them around the globe from Australia to Paris, London, and the Middle East. As the stakes rise along with the body count, Danny and Hunter are soon plunged into an action-packed game of cat-and-mouse where no one is what they seem"--Container
Star treatment by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producers discovered that if they didn't have a star, they didn't have a hit. Creating stars became a business in itself, and soon, the Hollywood Star System was born. From it came such greats as Clara Bow, Lillian Gish and John Gilbert, who inherited the title "Great Lover" from Valentino. The ruining of John Gilbert's career vividly illustrates how producers could make or break a star
Bardelys the magnificent plus, Monte Cristo : the lost films of John Gilbert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Cristo: "Gilbert is Admond Dantes, a sailor unjustly imprisoned for twenty years, time he spends acquiring education and finesse. Later the accidental heir to a vast fortune, Dantes reinvents himself as the Count of Monte Cristo, and wreaks revenge on those symbols of the decadent monarchy that wronged him."--Container
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

9 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American dancer meets two royal princes in Monteblanco. Both woo her, but she chooses the younger. His parents forbid their marriage because she is a commoner, so she marries a rich baron who dies on their wedding night. The evil crown prince then schemes to force her to marry him
A woman of affairs by Clarence Brown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 1991 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "unlucky-in-love" heroine embarks on a series of amorous adventures
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Jack 1897-1936

John Gilbert acteur américain

John Gilbert (aktor)

John Gilbert Amerikaans acteur

John Gilbert attore statunitense

John Gilbert US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Pringle, John 1897-1936

Pringle, John 1899-1936

Pringle, John Cecil 1897-1936

Джон Гилберт

Джон Гілберт

ג'ון גילברט

جان گیلبرت (هنرپیشه) فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی


English (136)

French (4)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

The Garbo silents collectionRichie Rich's Christmas wishFlesh and the devilStar treatmentBardelys the magnificent plus, Monte Cristo : the lost films of John Gilbert