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Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Overview
Works: 163 works in 249 publications in 1 language and 3,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Horror films  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Mad scientist films  Documentary films  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
 
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Most widely held works by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Stephen King's It by Phish (Musical group)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

9 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condensation of a documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Miner and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow these tribesmen on their forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach summer pasture for their flocks
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
Manslaughter by Per Fly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat: "Edith Hardy uses charity funds for Wall Street investments in hopes of buying some new gowns. She loses all the money and borrows from wealthy oriental Tori. When her husband gives her the amount she borrowed, Tori won't take it back, branding her shoulder with a Japanese sign of his ownership. She shoots him. Her husband takes the blame. In court Edith reveals all to an angry mob."
Male and female by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tongue-in-cheek morality play in which Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden, rigid in her belief in the class system who always gets her way, until shipwrecked with her butler. Reduced to a state of primal existence--no longer servant and master but simply male and female--the folly of class becomes evident, as does the attraction between them
The blue bird Maeterlinck's world famous masterpiece by Kurt Schwitters( Visual )

5 editions published between 1918 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two poor children dream they are searching for the Blue Bird of Happiness with the aid of a magic diamond that reveals the soul of all things
Behind the lines by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] Regeneration follows the rise of a child of the slums from impoverished orphan at age ten to successful Bowery hoodlum at twenty-five. On the vice-ridden streets of New York, however, he rediscovers his forgotten innocence through the encouragement of Mamie Rose, the proprietress of a downtown mission, but must resist the influences of his colleagues to whom he is bound by criminal codes of honor. [2nd work] A shopgirl reads a romance serial about a young man masquerading as a duke and decides to use her savings to spend a week pretending to be wealthy
Why change your wife?( Visual )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Chang : a drama of the wilderness by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatique racontant la vie quotidienne d'une famille de paysans qui vivent dans une maison sur pilotis construite en bordure de la jungle dans le nord du Siam (Thaïlande actuelle) et qui doivent subir la menace constante des animaux de cette forêt. En fait, le film est prétexte à montrer ces bêtes (léopards, tigres, ours, etc.) qui seront ensuite chassés et tués. Observation du "stampede" destructeur d'un troupeau d'éléphants (Chang), leur capture dans un piège (Krall) construit par les hommes du village local, et leur domestication ultérieure. Film tourné avec des non-professionnels. Ajout en 1991 d'une bande sonore constituée de musique Thaï traditionnelle
Valentino( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital reconstructions of Rudolph Valentino films The Young Rajah and Stolent moments from existing footage, restored intertitles of Moran of the Lady Letty, extensive bonus short films, audio recordings of songs about Valentino's death, previously unpublished photos, promotional materials, production photos, biographical information on Valentino and his associates
Blood and sand by Fred Niblo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic tragedy about the rise and fall of a matador. With captions
Victory by Maurice Tourneur( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory: An uncommitted wanderer settles on an island in the South Seas and gives a a troubled young woman refuge. The villainous Ricardo invades the island to steal their treasure
The wicked darling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory: An uncommitted wanderer settles on an island in the South Seas and gives a a troubled young woman refuge. The villainous Ricardo invades the island to steal their treasure
Dancing mothers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1920's flapper era a wealthy family is torn apart when the wife discovers that her husband is cheating on her. The shock opens her eyes for the first time to the selfishness and shallowness of her daughter and husband
The covered wagon by James Cruze( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of rolling wagons and the challenge of moving West. Pioneering western noted for its massive scale, location shooting in Nevada and Utah and a cast of 3,000 (including 1,000 native Americans organized by then-Indian Agent and future movie star Tim McCoy)
Moana( Visual )

3 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a travelog based in the South Seas on the Samoan culture and way of life. Moana, a youth in the tribe, undergoes initiation into manhood
Mrs. Wiggs of the cabbage patch( Visual )

2 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan girl becomes so attached to little boy in the orphanage that when his mother returns to claim him they run away and find refuge with the large family of Mrs. Wiggs in the poor part of town known as the Cabbage Patch
A Burlesque on Carmen by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistible charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFamous Players Film Co.

controlled identityJesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company

controlled identityParamount Famous Lasky Corporation

controlled identityPickford-Lasky Productions

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

فیموس پلیرز-لاسکی

フェイマス・プレイヤーズ・ラスキー

Languages
English (98)