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Dix, Richard 1893-1949

Overview
Works: 149 works in 265 publications in 3 languages and 3,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Radio plays  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Dix
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
15 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how the Israelites left Egypt and the ten commandments, told in the context of a mother trying to bring up her children to believe in God
Cimarron ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A nation rising to greatness through the work of men and women, new country opening, raw land blossoming, crude towns growing into cities, territories becoming rich states. In 1889, President Harrison opened the vast Indian Oklahoma lands for white settlement--2,000,000 acres free for the taking, poor and rich pouring in, swarming the border, waiting for the starting gun, at noon, April 22nd ..."--Prologue from title screens. Cimarron is a sprawling western saga, an earnest tale about empire building, and a film of its time, which viewers should keep in mind. It follows the adventures Yancey Cravat, a lawyer and newspaperman from Wichita, who joins the Oklahoma Territory land rush in 1889. Soon he and his family are citizens of Osage. Beset by wanderlust, Yancey joins the Cherokee Strip land rush in 1893, leaving wife Sabra behind to run the newspaper and raise their son, Cimarron. by 1907, Yancey is back at home as Oklahoma becomes a state. During the oil boom, he refuses to join a scheme to cheat the Indians out of their oil rich land, and then disappears again. In 1929, Sabra is elected Oklahoma's first Congresswoman, Cimarron is married to an Indian princess, and Yancey still hasn"t returned
The Leopard Man ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost ship (69 min.): A young ship's officer begins to suspect that his captain may also be a murderer
Treasures 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures. "Brings together 40 silent and early sound films--narrative shorts and features, documentaries, promotional films, newsreel stories, and travelogues--showcasing the American West as it was recorded and imagined from 1898 to 1938"--Booklet, p. viii
The Vanishing American ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian warrior Nophate strives to maintain ancient and honorable customs among his people in the face of abuse and exploitation by whites in the early 20th century
The Val Lewton horror collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Val Lewton redefined the horror genre with low-budget, high box office films. Here are nine of his horror classics
The Samuel Fuller collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-day gangster. Adventure in Sahara: Thriller set in a French Foreign Legion outpost whose sadistic captain is eventually cast out by his men, led by an American. Power of the Press: Drama about a corrupt newspaper publisher who uses wartime security as an excuse to promote his personal agenda, which includes murder. Shockproof: Film noir about a parole officer whose latest charge just served five years for murder to protect her sleazy lover. Scandal Sheet: An egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in his protege and star reporter, whose investigation into a "lonelhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past. The Crimson Kimono: Thriller about two L.A. cops, one Caucasian and one Japanese-American, who fall into an interracial love triangle with the woman they are protecting from a killer. Underworld U.S.A.: Drama about a young boy who witnesses his father's murder by gangsters and then joins the gang as an adult to exact revenge on the killers
Treasures III social issues in American film, 1900-1934 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth and final program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social change
It happened in Hollywood, or, once a hero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a "comedy/drama about a silent-screen cowboy (Richard Dix) who can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-day gangster"--Container
American empire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of two Civil War heroes and their quest to build a cattle empire in Texas. Fighting cattle rustlers and the elements, they ruthlessly pursue and reach their goal. But one of the partners loses his heroic and genial nature through greed
Western classics 50 movie pack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 classic westerns from 1930 to 1978 featuring the most well known western actors and actresses
The devil's disciple by Bernard Shaw( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Shaw stands "do or die" melodrama on its head in this tale set during the American Revolution. A young hero who disdains heroism makes the ultimate sacrifice for honor and country."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Souls for sale ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The souls in question are silver-screen hopefuls in this witty, insightful glimpse at the early movie business. Feared lost for decades, it includes unique working cameos of director Erich von Stroheim and a non-Tramp Charlie Chaplin, and features starlet Eleanor Boardman, the "Cinderella of Hollywood" whose rags-to-riches story echoed her character's. Escaping from a train journey with her sinister new husband, Mem Steddon crawls across the California desert and spies her salvation: an Arab sheik riding a camel! The location movie crew brings Mem to Tinseltown, where bit parts and acting lessons lead her to starring roles, and a fiery finale with her murderous spouse
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
The Kansan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wounded in a gunfight with the notorious James Gang, John Bonniwell (Richard Dix) awakens in a hospital to find that he's been elected marshal of Broken Lance, Kansas. He accepts the position, but quickly learns that the town is under the control of wealthy banker Steve Barat (Albert Dekker), whose crooked business practices are bleeding the citizens of Broken Lance dry. Unable to control the straight-shooting Bonniwell, Barat hatches a plot to discredit the defiant marshal and have him removed from office. He arranges for Bonniwell's arch enemies to be released from jail, with deadly results"--Container
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
The great American western ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Git along, little dogies: Rancher Gene Autry fights against a drilling prospector and her banker father who claim to find oil in a spot that will threaten Autry's cattle grazing land. But when the drilling superintendent frames the pair for embezzlement in order to secure the site for himself, Autry must step in to protect them. Hi-yo Silver: A group of men, one of whom is the Lone Ranger, fights against an outlaw gang led by a fiendish society man. The Kansan: When a local hero becomes the town marshal of Broken Lance, he discovers that a prominent citizen is thoroughly corrupt and finds a way to unmask the evildoer without losing his own reputation. Sing, cowboy, sing: Tex Archer and Duke Evans help a recently widowed freight line owner protect herself and her business from the gang that murdered her husband
Stingaree ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera singer Hilda Bouveri falls in love with an outlaw disguised as a composer
The great American Western ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buckskin frontier: Stephen Brent is overseeing the construction of one hundred and twenty miles of railroad track designed to cut through the perilous Sante Fe cutoff. But in order to do his job, Bent must face the opposition of land tycoon Jeptha Marr
 
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Alternative Names
Brimmer, Ernest 1893-1949
Languages
English (95)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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