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Henderson, Dell 1877-1956

Overview
Works: 40 works in 62 publications in 3 languages and 538 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.45
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Dell Henderson Publications about Dell Henderson
Publications by  Dell Henderson Publications by Dell Henderson
posthumous Publications by Dell Henderson, published posthumously.
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 173 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 144 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
You're telling me! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 60 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 30 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Double feature 2 hilarious slapstick classic features ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 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
The crowd by King Vidor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 13 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
Mack Sennett Biographs ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 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
The Laurel-Hardy murder case ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heirs to a fortune left by Stan's Uncle Ebenezer, Stan and Ollie are menaced by a mad murderer
The crowd La foule by King Vidor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "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..."
Mack Sennett director ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for Biograph Company
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
Mack Sennett, director ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for the Biograph Company
The adventures of Billy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second in a series of rare silent films from the early film-making period of 1911-1915. Billy witnesses two tramps accidentally kill someone during a robbery. The tramps lock him up and decide that he must be killed, too
Rolling stones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A will stipulates that Jerry Braden and Norma Noggs must marry each other in order to jointly inherit a lucrative candy factory. The will further states that if either marries someone else, the entire fortune will go to the unwed beneficiary. Because Jerry is already married, he tries to figure out a way to marry Norma to someone else. He receives unexpected help from Dave Fulton, who arrives with his own plan to impersonate Jerry in order to inherit the factory. Dave falls in love with Norma, reforms and the two try to elope. However, the police are after Dave and prevent the lovers from leaving. Jerry proposes a deal which Norma and Dave accept: Norma and Dave can marry, and Dave and Jerry can become partners at the factory
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
Mack Sennett, director ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for the Biograph Company
The comrades ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child of the ghetto ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and held by 2 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
 
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Alternative Names
Henderson, Del, 1877-1956
Henderson, George Delbert, 1877-1956
Languages
English (37)
German (2)
Spanish (1)