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Harlan, Kenneth 1895-1967

Overview
Works: 47 works in 70 publications in 2 languages and 1,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Musical films  Silent films  Horror films  Short films  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Mad scientist films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Harlan
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
The penalty by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1920 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incompetent doctor amputates the legs of a young boy who grows up to be the embittered Blizzard, a criminal mastermind who orchestrates a bizarre and heinous plot to avenge himself
Mary Pickford : rags & riches collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoodlum: Pampered Amy Burke gets bored living with her wealthy grandfather in a New York mansion, and decides to accompany her sociologist father to an East Side tenement, with hilarious results
The Shadow strikes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the Shadow pursues a mysterious killer and a gangster chief, the police are on his tail, trying to pin a robbery on him
"What actors eat--when they eat" by Rex Lease( Book )

2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The corpse vanishes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Police are baffled by the sudden death of young brides and the subsequent snatching of their bodies for the morgue; however the tenacious reporter (Luana Walters) follows her leads to the home of Dr. Lorenz (Bela Lugosi). It is there that Dr. Lorenz extracts blood from the brides in effort to keep his elderly wife young."--Container
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow strikes: Lamont Cranston appears as a man-about-town bachelor leading a care-free life but, when evil rears its ugly head; he assumes the mantle of The Shadow to foil the plans of criminals wherever he finds them. In this case, The Shadow must solve the murder of a wealthy gentleman who had just summoned his attorney in order to change his will but was murdered before being able to do so. A long list of suspects from heirs to mobsters presents The Shadow with a challenge in finding whoever was responsible for the murder
Black dragons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corpse Vanishes: Dr. Lorenz, a mad scientist, wants to keep his elderly wife young. He does this by kidnapping yourng females and extracting fluid from them. He then injects this fluid into his wife
The toll of the sea ; Shifting sands( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The toll of the sea: "Chinese maiden Lotus Flower (Anna May Wong) rescues shipwrecked Allen Carver when he washes ashore more dead than alive. Although reminded of the old proverb that the sea extracts twice the pain as whatever amount of joy it provides, she falls in love with the handsome American and eventually marries him. Allen, longing for his own kind, eventually abandons Lotus Flower and returns of the States--unaware that she is pregnant with his child."--Container
The Toll of the sea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bittersweet story of an Asian woman who befriends an American serviceman and later becoming his wife
The Virginian( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Virginian (Harlan) is the foreman of a Wyoming ranch. He gives a job to Steve (O'Malley), an old friend, and they vie for the affections of the local schoolmistress Molly Wood (Vidor). The Virginian wins out and Steve goes bad, taking up with the local villain Trampas (Simpson) rustling cattle. When Steve is caught, the Virginian oversees the lynching. This turns Molly against him, but when he is wounded in a shootout, she agrees to marry him. On the wedding day, Trampas turns up for a showdown with the Virginian, but the Virginian outdraws him. This was the second film of the popular novel, the first having been made in 1914 by Cecil B. DeMille
Little church around the corner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minister accepts a position in a wealthy church in hopes of persuading a mine owner to improve the miners' conditions. When an explosion in the mine traps the owner and his daughter, the minister rescues them and faces the angry miners
The Shadow of the eagle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne is a dardevil skywritier determined to reveal the identity of an elusive criminal called The Eagle, who leaves deadly threats written on the wind. Wayne struggles to clear the name of his wartime buddy falsely accused of being the mysterious villain
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Tracy fights an ex-con, who steals and murders
Little church around the corner( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving and sensitive story of coal miners in the '20s
The primitive lover( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hector Tomley (ever-popular 1920s leading man Harrison Ford) marries Phyllis (Talmadge) while his friend and rival, novelist Donald Wales (Kenneth Harlan), is hiking through the jungle as a publicity stunt for his latest book. But Phyllis finds Tomley too prosaic for her tastes, and when Wales returns, she's attracted once again to his sense of romance. Tomley agrees to a divorce until a Native American friend suggests he win her back by primitive means. This sparks an idea, and Tomley kidnaps Phyllis and Wales. He locks them up together in a bare cabin and encourages Wales to use his romantic skills in this decidedly unromantic setting. The writer fails miserably, while Tomley proves how manly he is. Phyllis comes to her senses and halts the divorce proceedings."--Www.allmovie.com
The primitive lover( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorce is courted by a writer of romantic novel. But the ex-husband makes the couple live a primitive life as a test of true love. If they fail then he wins back his ex-love
Love can never die by Joseph Cherniavsky( )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The penalty by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hoodlum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Socialite Amy Burke lives in spoiled seclusion in the uptown mansion of her millionaire grandfather, Alexander Guthrie. She has a fight with the old man, and goes to live with her father in a tenement on the Bowery. At first Amy is disgusted by her impoverished neighbors, but eventually she assimilates and begins to make new friends. Her grandfather visits to see how the girl is doing and is shocked to find her shooting craps and living like a hoodlum. But when Amy reaches out to save sick destitute mother who cannot feed her children, Alexander begins to see his granddaughter in a whole new light."
 
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San Francisco
Alternative Names
Harlan, Ken 1895-1967

Kenneth Harlan acteur américain

Kenneth Harlan Amerikaans acteur (1895-1967)

Kenneth Harlan amerikansk skådespelare

Kenneth Harlan amerikansk skodespelar

Kenneth Harlan amerikansk skuespiller

Kenneth Harlan attore statunitense

Kenneth Harlan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Кеннет Хэрлан

کنت هارلن بازیگر آمریکایی

ケネス・ハーラン

Languages
English (39)

French (1)

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