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Crosland, Alan 1894-1936

Overview
Works: 104 works in 226 publications in 7 languages and 3,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Television adaptations  Bibliography  Superhero television programs  Fiction  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alan Crosland
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,771 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
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
The beloved rogue ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Don Juan by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A swashbuckling tale of the world's most famed lover. Don Juan pursues his conquests with rakish abandon, but one glimpise of exquisite Adriana and he finds true love. He duels, carries out a daring dungeon escape and rides like the wind to win her
The Olive Thomas collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The flapper is a silent film about an innocent girl from the country who comes to a boarding school and enjoys the sophisticated life of a liberated women until she gets mixed up with some crooks and must do what's responsible. Olive Thomas, everybody's sweetheart is the story of her short life, its successes and sudden end
Old San Francisco ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chris Buckwell, cruel and greedy czar of San Francisco's tenderloin, is heartless in his persecution of the Chinese, though he himself is secretly a halfcaste. Buckwell, eager to possess the land of Don Hernández Vásquez, sends Michael Brandon, an unscrupulous attorney, to make an offer. Brandon's nephew, Terrence, meets the grandee's beautiful daughter, Dolores, while Vásquez refuses the offer. Terry tries to save the Vásquez land grants, but when Chris causes the grandee's death, Dolores takes an oath to avenge her father. Learning that Chris is halfcaste, Dolores induces his idiot dwarf brother to denounce him; he captures her and Terry, but they are saved from torture and death by the great earthquake of 1906 that kills the villain"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Wonder Woman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of the super heroine Diana, princess of the Amazons, also known as Wonder Woman
Forbidden Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Volume Six turns the spotlight on adultery, alcoholism, prostitution, and racism, issues that the Production Code would soon ban from the screen. Starring the pre-Code era's biggest stars, including John Gilbert, Richard Barthelmess, Myrna Loy, Kay Francis, and Ann Dvorak,...[they] are a provocative reflection of American mores in a not-so-innocent time. The Wet Parade:... Demon whiskey brings ruin to two families in this all-star adaptation of Upton Sinclair's impassioned novel. Downstairs:... A philandering chauffer (Gilbert) creates havoc in an upper-class household. Mandalay:... A Russian refugee (Francis) seeks revenge upon the ex-lover (Ricardo Cortez) who sold her into slavery. Massacre:... A college-educated Sioux (Barthelmess) wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people"--Container
Big boy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Multiple languages and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jockey overcomes adversity to win the Kentucky Derby after gamblers conspire to have him fired from riding "Big Boy."
When a man loves ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 18th-century novel that inspired the opera Manon Lescaut comes to the screen starring John Barrymore as an aspiring priest who abandons his calling for the lovely Manon and confronts rivals that include King Louis XV ... a tempestuous storyline of swordplay, breathless pursuits, boisterous crows and mutiny at sea"--Container
North American Indians by Alan Crosland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unbeliever ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wonder Woman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of the World War II era super heroine Diana, princess of the Amazons, also known as Wonder Woman
The jazz singer Le chanteur de jazz by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Massacre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A college-educated Sioux (Barthelmess) wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people
On with the show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tonight will be a hit ... or tomorrow will be a bust! ... backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called 'the most interesting of its type to date.' Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-braek show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it -- and to find out who heisted the night's gate receipts; ..."--Container
Al Jolson Collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of Al Jolson films include: 1927 The Jazz Singer which is the first feature with spoken dialogue; 1928 The Singing Fool; 1929 Say It With Songs; 1930 Mammy; 1930 Big Boy; 1934 Wonder Bar; 1935 Go Into Your Dance; 1936 The Singing Kid. Also included is a Jolson-inspired cartoon "I Love to Singa," starring a family of owls, and centering around Owl Jolson. Four trailers from pictures in the collection are presented
Midnight alibi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone shot Angie the Ox around midnight, killing him more than somewhat dead. Word is that rival Lance McGowan is the who in the whodunit, and the gendarmes aim to find a nice chair with straps and high voltage for him. Lance needs a Midnight Alibi. Not by an inside-tip long shot would anyone think wealthy spinster Abigail Ardsley would offer it
Der Jazzsänger ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enth. u.a.: A plantation act, Hollywood handicap, A day in Santa Anita, Finding his voice, The voice that thrilled the world, Okay for sound, When the talkies were young
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
 
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