WorldCat Identities

Brabin, Charles J. 1883-1957

Overview
Works: 55 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 1,374 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  History  Drama  Vampire films  Horror films  Film noir  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Performer, Producer, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1993.5.A1, 791.430973
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Most widely held works by Charles J Brabin
Edison : the invention of the movies by Thomas A Edison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
Mark of the vampire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world
The Mask of Fu Manchu( Visual )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil Chinese doctor patiently awaits to discover Gengis Khan's tomb. When British scientists discover the tomb, Fu captures and tortures them one by one. But an unsuspected traitor has other plans for the doctor
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
The ambassador's daughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unsullied shield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures III : social issues in American film, 1900-1934( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 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
The beast of the city( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police captain Jim Fitzpatrick is shipped out to the suburbs by crime boss Sam Belmonte. Now rid of the do-gooder, Belmonte's stranglehold on the city tightens and crime is on the rise. Not to be thwarted, Fitzpatrick sets out to clean up the streets as well as the corruption within the department. When his brother Ed takes up with the gangster's moll, Fitzpatrick finds the war against crime hitting too close to home. Convinced that the legal system does not work, Fitzpatrick takes matters into his own hands
The raven( Visual )

11 editions published between 1915 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The raven]: A biography of Edgar Allen Poe's life struggles and death
Edison : the invention of the movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hours of interviews with archivists and early cinema scholars. Over two hundred scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison Collection never available to the public before: stills, script fragments, interoffice memos, and promotions. 140 complete films
Burning daylight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack London's story of an Alaskan real estate mogul who loses it all in San Francisco to a group of investment sharks
New morals for old( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I don't know what the younger generation is coming to.' Like so many parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas want what's best for their children. Like so many children, twentyish Ralph (Robert Young) and Phyllis (Margaret Perry) insist on finding out what's best for themselves. He wants to decamp for Paris and the bohemian life of an artist. She has eyes for a married man. The siblings are sure they're very different from their parents. Instead, they'll learn they're very much the same"--Container
Sporting blood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse breeder Jim Rellence is proud of his horses and takes pleasure in extolling their virtues to prospective buyers. One day, during a rainstorm, Jim's favorite mare, Southern Queen, slips on a muddy trail and is injured beyond hope of recovery. Uncle Ben, a ranch hand on Jim's ranch, shoots the ailing horse and agrees to adopt the mare's orphaned foal, Tommy Boy
Day of reckoning( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy Day loves to live beyond the family's income, and doting husband John doesn't have the heart to deny her. But when John is arrested for embezzling funds from his company, both Mr. and Mrs. are plunged into a downward spiral that means imprisonment for him and a tragic love affair for her"--Container
M-G-M horror classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four classic, black and white horror films produced at M-G-M studios during the early and mid-1930s. This release includes the original theatrical trailers for Mark of the vampire, Mad love, and Devil-doll
Twinkletoes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare melodramatic part for Colleen Moore as she dances her way to fame and falls for a married boxer
La máscara de Fu-Manchú( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : la tumba de Gengis-Kan es descubierta en el desierto de Gobi, lo cual suscita el interés de todos los arqueólogos del globo. También acapara la atención de Fu Manchú, quien estima que poseyendo la máscara y la espada del mítico guerrero se granjeará la unión de los pueblos de Oriente y de esa manera conquistará el mundo
Stage mother( Visual )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother and pushes her daughter into becoming a Broadway star. The mother is a monster with a heart of gold, and after breaking up the daughter's love affair, finally sees the error of her ways
Social issues in american film : 1900-1934 ; 48 movies that helped change America( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Maske des Fu Manchu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brabin Charles 1882-1957

Charles Brabin Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1883-1957)

Charles Brabin cinéaste américain

Charles Brabin director de cine estadounidense

Charles Brabin regista, sceneggiatore e attore britannico

Charles Brabin US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Charres Brabin

Чарльз Брабин

چارلز برابین

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Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror