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Silvers, Louis 1889-1954

Overview
Works: 293 works in 447 publications in 3 languages and 4,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Music  Musical films  Pictorial works  Portraits 
Roles: msd, Conductor, Composer, Performer, Arranger, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Louis Silvers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Louis Silvers
 
Most widely held works by Louis Silvers
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
Heidi by Johanna Spyri ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather, a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess, Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
Jesse James by Henry King ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the notorious gunman, Jesse James and his brother, Frank, from their early days as peaceful Missouri farmers through their lifetime of robbing trains and banks
April showers by Louis Silvers ( )
34 editions published between 1921 and 1956 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose of Washington Square ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose Sargent dreams of being a star but can only find work singing in dive bars and speakeasies. When she meets the handsome charmer Bart Clinton the two instantly fall in love. But he's a gambler and a con artist who seems to always wiggle his way in and out of trouble. While singing at her friend Ted Cotter's party. Rose is discovered by a top agent and her life and career take off towards stardom. Rose quickly realizes she must choose which life and love she wants more
Al Jolson at Warner Bros., 1926-1936 let me sing and I'm happy by Al Jolson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weary river by Louis Silvers ( )
6 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delishious by Benjamin Sears ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It happened one night New York Miami by Frank Capra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie Andrews, jeune fille gâtée, échappe à l'emprise de son père millionnaire qui veut à tout prix l'empêcher d'épouser un playboy sans avenir. Faisant route pour New-York, Ellie fait la rencontre de Peter Warner, journaliste au chômage. Mais le bus tombe en panne et le couple impromptu se lance dans une folle randonnée improvisée... pour finir dans les bras l'un de l'autre....Pour Frank Capra ce film fut celui de la consécration. En effet, il fut, dans l'histoire du cinéma, le premier film à avoir reçu les 4 oscars les plus importants : Meilleur Film, Meilleur Rôle Masculin, Meilleur Rôle féminin et Meilleur Scénario
The little princess by Shirley Temple ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adaptation of a classic children's novel and stage play by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adorable Sara Crewe is treated like a little princess at her boarding school. But when reports of her father's death in the Boer War surface, she is forced into servitude towards other girls. The unflappable youngster steps up to the challenge of her new lot in life, and ultimately wins over the hearts of wealthy neighbors - and even Queen Victoria herself - as she refuses to give up hope that her father will one day return after all."--Container
Way down East by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une pauvre orpheline, victime d'un séducteur, accouche d'un enfant qui meurt. Elle devient servante chez des fermiers, qui la chassent quand le séducteur dévoile son "honteux passé". Elle part désespérée, mais le fils de la maison la sauve de la noyade et l'épouse
The jazz singer Le chanteur de jazz by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The baroness and the butler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The butler of the Hungarian prime minister is elected to parliament where he opposes his boss, but wins the love of his boss' daughter"--Container
Swanee River ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fictionalized biography of 19th-century American composer Stephen Foster
Weary river ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-convict has a difficult time staying out of his old gang. A hybrid film of intertitle cards, music, sound effects and limited dialogue as the movies moved from silent to talkies
New York-Miami It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jeune et riche héritière Ellie Andrews fuit son milieu familial pour rejoindre un aviateur qu'elle veut épouser contre l'avis de son père. Durant un trajet en bus vers New York, elle fait la connaissance de Peter Warner, un journaliste au chômage
The jazz singer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jakie Rabinowitz is the son of a Jewish cantor. Turning his back on family tradition, Jakie transforms himself into cabaret-entertainer Jack Robin. When Jack comes home to visit his parents, he is warmly greeted by his mother, but is given the cold-shoulder by his father, who feels that Jack is a traitor to his heritage by singing jazz music. On the eve of his biggest show business triumph, Jack receives word that his father is dying. Out of respect, Jack foregoes his opening night to attend Atonement services at the temple and sings the Kol Nidre in his father's place
New York Miami [It happened one night] by Frank Capra ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une riche héritière fuit son milieu familial pour rejoindre un aviateur qu'elle veut épouser contre l'avis de son père. Durant le trajet en bus, elle fait la connaissance d'un reporter
 
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Silvers, Lou 1889-1954
Languages
English (86)
French (4)
German (1)
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