WorldCat Identities

Sterling, Ford 1882-1939

Overview
Works: 97 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 2,191 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Comedy films  Drama  Short films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Compilation films  Slapstick comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Costume designer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ford Sterling
 
Most widely held works by Ford Sterling
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum in the original Alice in Wonderland. Based on Lewis Carroll's beloved story, this live-action fantasy features Hollywood icons Cary Grant, Gary Cooper and W.C. Fields along with Charlotte Henry as "Alice". Filled with spectacular sets and imaginative costumes, the classic Alice in Wonderland is a timeless adventure for the whole family!
Chaplin at Keystone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chaplin came to Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios late in 1913 as a little-known British vaudevillian. After a year, he had not only established his Tramp character, he also learned to write and direct his own films and achieved public recognition as a star comedian. The Chaplin at Keystone collection contains over thirty of Charlie Chaplin's greatest works
A thief catcher [2014]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Suspicious John stumbles onto a gang of robbers and is captured, his dog goes for the police. This film was believed lost and Chaplin's appearance unverified until a vintage 16mm film print was discovered by historian Paul E. Gierucki in 2010
The speed kings : Earl Cooper and Teddy Tetzlaft( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rivalry between real life racers, Cooper and Teztlaff, for Ford's daughter Mabel leads to a showdown to win her hand. Includes footage filmed at the Santa Monica Road Race, held August 9, 1913
The water nymph( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a joke, Mack encourages girlfriend Mabel to flirt with his father Ford (whom she's never met) at a water resort. Filmed in the New Jersey/New York area
On his wedding day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oswell's friends sprinkle red pepper on his wedding bouquet as a joke, but the ensuing sneeze-fest breaks up the ceremony
A fishy affair( Visual )

3 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tramp steals Mrs. Perkins' bankroll and tosses it into the river, where her fishing husband reels it in. Likely filmed at the California Alligator Farm on Mission Road at Lincoln Park Ave. Lincoln Park, Los Angeles
A grocery clerk's romance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford arranges for lazy Brown to be kidnapped and dynamited by thugs, so that he can move in and marry Mrs. Brown. Shooting locations include Rambo's Hotel, First Street in Coytesville, New Jersey, and Fort Lee, New Jersey area, probably in July or early August
The show off ; The plastic age( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Show off is about a gullible woman who marries a pompous, incessantly boasting man against his family's wishes. The Plastic age is about a fast living college girl during Prohibition
The extra girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sue Graham lives in the tiny hamlet of River Bend. When her parents refuse to let her marry her sweetheart, Dave Giddings, she enters a movie contest and wins. But Sue finds stardom in Hollywood very elusive and winds up working in the wardrobe department at a studio. She convinces her parents to sell everything they have to join her in Hollywood, but they are taken in by a swindler and lose all their money. Giddings comes out to help Sue get a better job, but she is determined to track down the swindler and get the money back. Eventually she is successful and everyone returns to River Bend."--Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide
Keystone tonight! : Mack Sennett comedies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mack Sennett's influence as producer and director at the Keystone Studios refined the comedic art form. This volume presents a sampling of rare treats from Sennett's incubator of comic insanity, and offers a composite image of the "Sennett style."
In the beginning : film comedy pioneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy
Funny girls : genders and their benders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the first ladies of early screen comedy with six sensational shorts which dispel the myth that comedy was primarily a man's domain. While Keystone's Bathing Beauties were satisfied to pose and look pretty, these dauntless damsels flung themselves into the making of mirth with spirited abandon
Slapstick encyclopedia : a celebration of American silent comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring 53 short films from the silent era's funniest comic talents, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" is a unique collection of cinematic gems
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the beginning: A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sennett in the twenties: Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin and Billy Bevan were Sennett's major comedy stars when he was producing for Pathe in the 1920's. Presented here are six films that highlight Sennett's 20's formula of "speed, girls and spectacular effects," where every foil and gag sets another in motion until every prop in sight has been squeezed of comic potential
Wild oranges( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While sailing along the Georgia coast, a widower not quite over the untimely death of his wife anchors off a small inlet in search of fresh water. There he finds a dilapidated mansion, a beautiful Southern belle, her terror-stricken grandfather and a homicidal maniac, who won't let anyone leave the mainland alive"--Container
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1. Features early works of vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the early twentieth century. Volume 2. Focuses on the work of Mack Sennett between 1913 and 1917
Show girl in Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jimmy Doyle's Broadway musical is a flop, he takes his rejected star, Dixie Dugan, to a nightclub where she does her number again. Buelow, a Hollywood film director, sees her and persuades her to come to film land for a part in his new picture. In Hollywood, Dixie meets Donna Harris, a down-and-out actress who is trying to put up a front; and Otis, the producer, is tired of Buelow and fires him. He discovers that Jimmy is the author of the show he is producing and hires him; but when Dixie gets the leading role, she becomes temperamental and conceited, demanding a new director and changes in the story. After Otis fires her and cancels the picture, Donna, also having lost her job, attempts suicide but is saved by Dixie and Jimmy
The forgotten films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the films of Fatty Arbuckle, the grown-up fat boy of American silent cinema, who dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in 1921 shattered his career, throwing his film triumphs into obscurity. Blacklisted by Hollywood, Arbuckle continued directing dozens of film comedies under the pseudonym "William Goodrich" for almost another decade
 
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Alternative Names
Ford Sterling acteur et cinéaste américain

Ford Sterling Amerikaans acteur (1883-1939)

Ford Sterling attore e regista statunitense

Ford Sterling US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Stich, George Ford 1882-1939

Stitch, George F. 1882-1939

Форд Стерлинг

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פורד סטרלינג

فورد استرلینگ بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

فورد ستيرلينج

フォード・スターリング アメリカ合衆国の俳優、コメディアン

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English (44)

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