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Lighton, Louis D. (Louis Duryea) 1895-1963

Overview
Works: 62 works in 154 publications in 3 languages and 4,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Adapter, Conceptor, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Louis D Lighton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Louis D Lighton
Wings by William A Wellman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes three featurettes
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalous succession of "husbands"; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie's desire to transfer to a better school...if irresponsible Papa can get his act together
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
It ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Shopgirl Betty Lou has designs on Cyrus Waltham, the handsome owner of the department store where she works. Waltham, though, doesn't even know Betty Lou is around. In hopes of attracting Waltham's attention, she accepts a date with his best friend, Monty, under the condition that they dine at the Ritz, where Waltham also has a dinner date that evening. Her plan works and in no time at all she and Waltham are contemplating marriage. The romance cools when a newspaper reporter mistakenly writes a story depicting Betty Lou as an unwed mother"--Internet movie database
Shirley Temple ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now and Forever: Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1934 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless boy, who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the boy's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
The black rose ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Saxon youth is run out of England during the Crusades, and goes with his loyal retainer to adventures in China where they become intrigued in the court of Kubla Kahn
Anna and the King of Siam by John Cromwell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king
Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of life in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her drunken father
20th Century Fox studio classics 75 years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Star!: Gertrude Lawrence was a musical comedy star who started out as an ambitious bit actress and moved her way up to being the toast of London and Broadway. Her success is offset by a stormy private life, which is given some additional ballast when she falls in love with an American financier. Gertrude was temperamental, sarcastic, profane and at times, self-destructive
Test pilot by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excitement blends with human drama in the telling of the story of a test pilot's life and its effect on those around him
One Sunday afternoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After meeting beauty Fay Wray one Sunday afternoon in the park, aspiring dentist Gary Cooper has her stolen away by his best friend. Even though he can't forget her, he marries another woman and attempts to move on with his life. But when fate reunites the pair, can they figure out a way to make it work?"--Movies Unlimited website
Down to the sea in ships by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A youngster joins the crew of his grandfather's whaling ship."--Container
The lives of a Bengal Lancer by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against invaders ... and themselves
Broken hearts of Broadway ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Girl tries to get a job on Broadway, but finds it difficult unless she accepts the attentions of the money men backstage, as her roommate has learned to do
The Virginian by - ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Virginian (Harlan) is the foreman of a Wyoming ranch. He gives a job to Steve (O'Malley), an old friend, and they vie for the affections of the local schoolmistress Molly Wood (Vidor). The Virginian wins out and Steve goes bad, taking up with the local villain Trampas (Simpson) rustling cattle. When Steve is caught, the Virginian oversees the lynching. This turns Molly against him, but when he is wounded in a shootout, she agrees to marry him. On the wedding day, Trampas turns up for a showdown with the Virginian, but the Virginian outdraws him. This was the second film of the popular novel, the first having been made in 1914 by Cecil B. DeMille
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal Lancer: A man joins two other Bengal Lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
A bell for Adano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Touching, immediately post-war film about American Major Joppolo (John Hodiak) who takes command of the Italian town of Adano during the invasion of Sicily. The story follows Joppolo's attempts to replace the 700 year old bell that was taken from the town by the Fascists at the start of the war to be melted down for ammunition. Through his actions, Joppolo also wins the trust and love of the people
It Clara Bow : discovering the 'It' girl / Hugh M. Hefner in association with Turner Classic Movies present ; Timeline Films in association with the UCLA Film and Television Archive ; written by Hugh Munro Neely, Elaina B. Archer and John J. Flynn ; produced by Elaina B. Archer ; directed by Hugh Munro Neely ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It: A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
 
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Lighton, Louis Duryea 1895-1963
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English (96)
Italian (4)
Spanish (1)
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