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Henderson, Dell 1877-1956

Overview
Works: 67 works in 96 publications in 4 languages and 812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Short films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Social problem films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.45
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dell Henderson
 
Most widely held works by Dell Henderson
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
Show people by King Vidor( Visual )

11 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 159 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
Ruggles of Red Gap( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy British butler, Marmaduke Ruggles, is traded in a poker game from an English Duke to a wealthy and rowdy American, Egbert Floud. Ruggles' new home is Red Gap, Washington, where he is introduced by Egbert as "Colonel" Ruggles. The town ladies are quite taken by the sophisticated servant in disguise as he enamors them with fictitious stories of battles gone by. Ruggles proves his newfound patriotism in one of the best scenes of the film, his recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the Silver Dollar Saloon. The dream of freedom leads him to open his own restaurant, where one of his first customers is the Duke, who has come to reclaim his former servant
His trust( Visual )

1 edition published in 1911 and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Confederate officer is called off to war. He leaves his wife and daughter in the care of George, his faithful Negro servant. After the officer is killed in an exciting battle sequence, George continues in his caring duties, faithful to his trust. Events continue to turn for the worse when invading Yankee soldiers arrive to loot and torch the widow's home. George saves the officer's daughter and battle sword by braving the flames
You're telling me!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an eccentric inventor with a taste for drink. Before the day is through, Sam flubs his daughter's marriage plans, shoots the tires out from under a police car, befriends a princess, lassos an ostrich, and becomes the darling of the country club
The patsy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patsy Harrington [is] the drudge of her social-climbing family. Secretly in love with Tony Anderson, the boyfriend of her irresponsible but irresistible sister Grace, Patsy yearns to be a 'personality girl.' Rather than cultivate her looks, she decides to become the 'intellectual' of her family, which outrages her mother who believes that beauty and brains don't mix. Meanwhile, the fickle Grace begins cheating on Tony with a millionaire named Bill. For Tony's sake, the 'new' Patsy throws herself at Grace's new beau, hoping to break up the romance."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Double feature : 2 hilarious slapstick classic features( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 4 Keystone Cops short films: the Bangville police; Love, speed and thrills, Her painted hero, and Wife and auto trouble; and 4 Buster Keaton comedies: The blacksmith, The boat, The paleface, and Daydreams
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an inventor whose works (e.g., a keyhole finder for drunks) have brought him only poverty. His daughter is in love with the son of the town snob. Events conspire to ruin his bullet-proof tire just as success seems near. Another of his inventions prohibits him from committing suicide, so Sam decides to go on living
The crowd by King Vidor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, a working girl, meets John Sims, a dreamer who believes that luck will eventally bring him success. They marry after their first date--to Coney Island--and honeymoon at Niagara Falls. After 5 years and two children, John, who works as a clerk, has not distinguished himself from the rest of the "crowd." Winning $500 in a slogan contest brightens their lives, but the death of the younger child causes John to become despondent. He and Mary quarrel; he loses his job and becomes a door-to-door salesman; and Mary follows her family's advice to leave him. John is at the point of committing suicide when consideration for his son prevents him. The couple eventually overcome their hardships and finally reunite
The crowd = La foule by King Vidor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary et John se rencontrent à Coney Island et se marient. Ils ont deux enfants dont l'un meurt. Malgré ses rêves, John ne parvient pas à se dégager de "La Foule" qui le submerge..." (Source jaquette)
Mack Sennett Biographs( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short comedy films directed by Mack Sennett while he worked at Biograph Company. This selection of films demonstrates how Sennett employed the D.W. Griffith 'Biograph editing' technique and accelerated it for comedy effect
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Marion Davies and William Haines in a King Vidor Production "Show people"( Visual )

2 editions published in 1928 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mack Sennett director( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for Biograph Company
Mack Sennett director( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for Biograph Company
Murder in the air : classic shorts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heirs to a fortune left by Stan's Uncle Ebenezer, Stan and Ollie are menaced by a mad murderer
That Chink at Golden Gulch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This western film has a Chinese laundryman for its hero. The butt of the cowboy's jokes, he sacrifices his sacred pigtail in order to capture the outlaw who has been holding up the pony express
A child of the ghetto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother's death, Ruth struggles to support herself as a seamstress. While Ruth delivers shirts to the factory owner, the owners̕ son steals some money and Ruth is accused of the crime. She flees the ghetto of New York's Lower East Side and hides in the country where a young farmer takes her in and they fall in love
The Laurel-Hardy murder case( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and Oliver arrive for the reading of the will, they learn that Ebenezer was murdered, and that Stan, along with all the other relatives, is a prime suspect"--Internet movie database summary by Paul Penna, as viewed on November 9, 2005
Espejismos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resum: "Melodrama en el que Vidor pretendió mostrar las interioridades del mundo del cine. Planteado con el estilo solemne y al mismo tiempo vulgar que caracteriza lo mejor de su autor, posee también una capacidad de convicción que consigue sublimar fácilmente sus propuestas más endebles.. "
Noche de duendes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan and Ollie try to cash in on an inheritance from Ebenezer Laurel, who may be Stan's uncle
 
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Alternative Names
Henderson, Del 1877-1956

Henderson George Delbert 1877-1956

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