WorldCat Identities

Lewin, Albert 1894-1968

Overview
Works: 83 works in 245 publications in 5 languages and 3,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Romance films  Fiction  History 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Author of dialog, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Albert Lewin
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

40 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All men seem hopelessly obsessed with Pandora, a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, but she has eyes only for Hendrick, who has been cursed to sail the seven seas for all eternity in search of a woman who will sacrifice her life for him
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The unaltered cat by Albert Lewin( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moon and sixpence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brillant, adventurous and tragic life of the famed impressionist painter Paul Gauguin is brought to the screen in this thinly disguised biography based on the best-selling novel by Somerset Maugham
Alice in Wonderland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barred from an adults' function, Alice, falls into a revery which puts her in the world of Carroll's eccentric and colorful characters. A retelling of the classic tale, using live actors and stop-motion animation, with some musical numbers added
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
Le portrait de Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Londres, en 1866, Basil Hallward peint le portrait d'un séduisant jeune homme, Dorian Gray. Ce dernier s'amourache de Sybil Vane, une chanteuse de cabaret, mais les conventions rigides de son milieu le font rompre et elle se suicide. En rentrant chez lui, il trouve que son portrait a une expression plus dure, presque cruelle
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-action and stop-motion animation full-length feature film suitable for all ages
Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bosheit und Laster eines Londoner Lebemanns im 19. Jahrhundert verwüsten nicht sein ewig junges Gesicht, sondern nur sein Porträt, das am Ende eine entstellte Fratze zeigt. Als er das Bild zerstört, tötet er damit sich selbst. Mit leichten Horror-Elementen durchsetzte, gelungene und suggestiv fotografierte Adaption von Oscar Wildes phantastischem Gesellschaftsroman. (www.filmevona-z.de)
Pandora (Pandora and the flying Dutchman) by Albert Lewin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora Reynolds es una mujer de una belleza arrebatadora, pero que destruye la vida de todos los hombres que se enamoran de ella. En un decadente autoexilio en Lisboa, en principio Pandora parece incapaz de amar o corresponder a la adoración que tantos hombres rendidos la profesan. Pero todo cambia con la aparición en su vida de Hendrick van der Zee, un hombre aventurero, corredor de coches, matador y marinero, cuyo espíritu está condenado a vagar sin rumbo alrededor del mundo hasta que encuentre una mujer que muera de amor por él
Spring fever( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golf nut Jack Kelly gets a chance to play golf at an exclusive club. There he pursues Allie Monte telling her he is a wealthy golf pro. When she learns the truth she'll have nothing to do with him. In the end love prevails as Kelly becomes a golf champion and wins the girl as well
The private affairs of Bel Ami( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scheming rogue gets ahead by charming the prominent women of 19th century Paris, only to find he must pay a price when he loses the only woman who really loved him
Glamour girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and dangerous, Pandora has never fallen in love until the mysterious Hendrick sails into Esperanza and catches her attention; A teacher in a high school goes to a speakeasy to confront some of his students, but falls in love with the star dancer Lola instead; A woman helps the police lure a serial killer in London; When a penniless nobleman owes a Parisian tailor a large sum of money, he stalls for time by moving him into to the family chateau; A young, naive girl aspires to be a "good fairy" by helping a poor doctor
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Pearl Buck's novel of China before the Revolution. A young farmer named Wang Lung (Paul Muni) marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Ueber die Ruge-Philippsche Virulenzprobe by Albert Lewin( Book )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Retrato de Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los años te hacen cambiar. Pero no es el caso del guapo Dorian Gray. Cuya apariencia permance joven. Aunque un retrato con su imagen cuenta otra historia pues va cambiando con los años, revelando los horribles efectos de la libertina y maligna vida de Gray. Basada en la novela de Oscar Wilde y filmada con un estilo entusiasta y detallado que le llevó a obtener el Premio de la Academia por Mejor Cinematografía. Este escalofriante cuento perdura con su poder para entretener. Hurd Hatfield interpreta el personaje del desenfadado noble en este cuento moralista. También actúan George Sanders como el dandi. similar a Wilde, que lleva a Gray hacia la perdición, Angela Lansbury -nominada al Oscar como Mejor Actriz de Reparto- en el rol de la actriz de teatro victimizada por Gray, Donna Reed y Peter Lawford
The picture of Dorian Gray (1945) shooting script by Albert Lewin( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The picture of Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Albert Lewin Amerikaans filmregisseur

Albert Lewin regista, produttore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Albert Lewin US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Produzent

Альберт Левин

آلبر لوین فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

Languages
English (110)

Spanish (15)

German (14)

French (6)

Italian (1)

Covers
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection