WorldCat Identities

Graves, Ralph 1900-1977

Overview
Works: 43 works in 73 publications in 3 languages and 429 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film serials  Short films  History  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Adapter, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1995.9.S3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Ralph Graves Publications about Ralph Graves
Publications by  Ralph Graves Publications by Ralph Graves
posthumous Publications by Ralph Graves, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ralph Graves
Born to be bad ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
The extra girl ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 79 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
Batman and Robin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batman and Robin fight the Wizard, a hooded criminal who has stolen a remote control device that controls any device within fifty miles
Frank Capra the early collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bitter tea of General Yen: A tragic tale of a Chinese warlord's unrequited love for an American missionary, set during China's Civil War
Dream street by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful drama of love, sacrifice and betrayal. Three men all desperately in love with Gypsy Fair, a beautiful London dance hall girl, will stop at nothing to win her hand, and she finds herself caught in a web of crime, punishment and revenge
Ladies of leisure ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A wealthy artist faces family pressure when he falls for a model with a past" - www.tcm.com
The black coin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 15 episode stage and screen serial. The title artifact is a devil-cursed Arabian Silver piece which dates from the Middle Ages, and which over the centuries has gradually turned black. Much blood has been shed over it and the eleven other coins of its ilk, that come into play in this slam-bang serial that's crammed with plenty of fisticuffs and mayhem
That certain thing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A poor girl falls in love with wealthy Graves, the son of a millionaire restaurateur. When Graves declares that he has no intention of going into the family business, his father cuts him off without a dime. With nary a dime between them, Graves and Dana hit upon a moneymaking plan: they'll manufacture box lunches in Dana's kitchen, then sell them to construction workers from the back of her Model T. The box-lunch enterprise blossoms into a big business, driving dad's chain of restaurants into bankruptcy. All is forgiven when Father becomes Graves' junior partner."--Www.allmovie.com
Triple feature drama classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kid: The loveable tramp adopts and raises a little boy reluctantly abandoned by his troubled mother. After many misadventures, illness and heartbreak, mother, child and adoptive father are reunited in this legendary silent classic
The Flying Fleet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They've gone through four years at the U.S. Naval Academy, but the sea is not the calling for all Annapolis grads. Pals who call themselves the Flying Six yearn for the skies, to be aloft as navy pilots. That means some 50 weeks of additional training to see if they can realize therir dreams. Not all of them will."--Container
Scarlet days a tale of the old west ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic bandit helps reunite a daughter and her mother under difficult and dangerous circumstances
The greatest question ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1919 and 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young orphan girl takes a job as a maid to earn money for the family that took her in, but discovers her new employers have murderous designs
The actors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romola: "In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work. He has a beautiful daughter named Romola. Tito flirts with a peasant girl in the streets, and for fun goes through a mock marriage with her--but she takes it seriously. Romola doesn't really love him, but marries him because her father wishes it. When the Medici are forced out, Tito joins the new government and rises to be chief magistrate. His evil actions earn him the hatred of Romola and of the people, and he is killed by his stepfather. Romola ends up with sculptor Carlo, who has always loved her"--IMDb
Dream street Fools of fate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fools of fate (9 min.): Three men vie for the hand of a young woman
Speed limited ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marjorie, a divorced heiress, unknowingly becomes involved with Natalie, a ganster's moll in Las Vegas during the 1930's. In doing so, she becomes a party to an investigation which leads to the deadly pursuit of Natalie and her ganster friends by newspaper sleuth Jerry Paley
The black coin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The black coin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mack Sennett's The extra girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A small town girl and would-be star wins a beauty contest through a mix-up and goes to Hollywood. She encounters a variety of misadventures backstage and on the sets of a typical studio of the 1920s
Les introuvables du burlesque américain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Alias the deacon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A comedy about the adventures which a young couple and a card sharp have while trying to acquire enough money for the couple to marry
 
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Alternative Names
Horsburgh, Ralph, 1900-1977
Languages
English (46)
French (2)
Spanish (1)