WorldCat Identities

Green, Alfred E. 1889-1960

Works: 202 works in 422 publications in 2 languages and 4,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Biographical films  Sports films  Musical films  History  Comedy films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, Author, Printer, Performer, Restager , fmp, Film editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alfred E Green
The Jackie Robinson story( Visual )

50 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical picture about Jackie Robinson's life and role in baseball. Robinson portrays himself in the picture
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 557 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
The Jolson story by Larry Parks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asa Yoelson, a brash vaudeville performer, becomes Al Jolson, the great entertainer of the Twenties, but success in show business brings marital difficulties. All songs in this biography, including such favorites as "Swanee", "April showers", and "Mammy", use Jolson's own voice
Copacabana( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Groucho, posing as Carmen's agent, forms two acts out of one and both are hired at the Copacabana Club which makes things awkward for Carmen when both are needed at once."
Dangerous( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway star hits the skids until a nurturing love nudges her toward recovery ... and she becomes murderously "Dangerous" to keep that love alive
The fabulous Dorseys by Alfred E Green( Visual )

32 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whymsical step down memory lane, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this vehicle for their excellent music. From being raised by their father who insists on them learning music, to the split that just saw their careers rise even further"--Internet Movie Database
Baby face by Alfred E Green( Visual )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the age-old story of the girl so mistreated by men that she's determined to get revenge. It's also a rags-to-riches story. Originally made before the Production Code, this version was subsequently cut by 4 minutes to pass inspection of the California Board of Censors
Smart money( Visual )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Venizelos is an immigrant Greek barber who has an uncommon affinity for poker and other sorts of wagering. A group of his friends bankroll him in a big game. But, Nick's weakness is for pretty blondes. Sleazy game operator Sleepy Sam takes advantage of Nick's weakness and cleans him out in a rigged game. Nick finds help from his buddy Jack and the two turn the tables on the grifters
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roaring twenties: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry
Disraeli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Disraeli, the British prime minister, leads England's efforts to secure the Suez Canal
Little Lord Fauntleroy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunes of Cedric Fauntleroy and his widowed mother "Dearest" change when the elderly Earl of Dorincourt has Cedric, his rightful heir, brought from the slums of New York to England. The Earl welcomes Cedric but banishes his mother to a cottage outside the manor, unjustly accusing her of marrying his son for money
Thoroughbreds don't cry( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey involved in crooked deals becomes involved with a well-bred young girl
Through the back door( Visual )

4 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Pickford stars as young Jeanne, a happy girl whose life changes dramatically when her widowed mother marries a disdainful New Yorker, who places her in the care of her Belgian nurse
Ella Cinders by Alfred E Green( Visual )

19 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella toils away in the Cinders household for the comfort of her stepmother and stepsisters. She wins a beauty contest that awards the winner a movie contract, but arriving in Hollywood discovers it was a hoax. Persevering, she achieves for herself a contract for her acting and a happy marriage to a football hero
Four faces west( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western set in New Mexico about Ross McEwen who enters the town's only bank, forces the banker to turn over exactly $2000, then signs a note for the money under an assumed name and rides out of town with the banker. The enraged banker limps back to town and demands that the criminal be caught. The marshall, unaware of McEwen's honorable motives, organizes a manhunt
The life of Jackie Robinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vintage film biography of Jackie Robinson traces his career from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues, and of course, he was the first to break the "color line" in major league baseball
Invasion USA( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mysterious stranger engages a diverse group of Manhattan bar patrons in a discussion on the best way to beat communism. Suddenly, a real Red Alert is declared and enemy parachutists by the thousands begin landing on American soil! Soon atom bombs are dropping, skyscrapers are crumbling and fifth columnists are taking over key industries. Through it all, a suave, street-smart reporter and a beautiful debutante desperately try to find time for romance amid the chaos."--Container
Musicals 20 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl from 10th Avenue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A working girl rescues a jilted, alcholic society man from the bottle and tries to keep her new husband when his old love resurfaces
Musicals from Hollywood's golden age( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen fabulous feature-length musicals from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s
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Greatest gangster films collection
Alternative Names
Alfred E. Green Amerikaans filmregisseur

Alfred E. Green cinaste amricain

Alfred E. Green regista e attore statunitense

Alfred E. Green US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Alfred Green

Green, Al 1889-1960

Green, Alfred 1889-1960

Greene, Alfred E. 1889-1960

Willford, Eugene

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Spanish (5)