WorldCat Identities

Bara, Theda 1885-1955

Overview
Works: 45 works in 80 publications in 3 languages and 1,161 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Popular music  Nonfiction films  Melodrama  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3515.A4347, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Theda Bara
A fool there was by Frank E Powell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning woman uses her irresistible charms to seduce and abandon a series of influential men. When one lover commits suicide on the deck of a luxury liner, she merely turns her gaze to another passenger, and leads him down a path to moral degradation and public scorn
The thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Charles is asked by a pretty blonde to help find her father, a wealthy inventor. Nick and his wife Nora are soon caught up in a complicated web of confused identities and cold-blooded murder
The role of women in the movies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the treatment of women on the screen. Features sequence from the films of Lillian Gish, Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, Pola Negri, Louise Brooks, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Mae West
The Unchastened woman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple is torn apart by the husband's infidelity despite their impending parenthood. The wife then goes abroad to run wild and have the baby. She returns with a foreign flame, but dumps him when her husband meets their child and welcomes them
I've lost you so why should I care by Richard Howard( )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Mystery( Visual )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentino ; Screen tests ; DeMille presents( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Theda Bara double feature : A fool there was (1915) and the unchastened woman (1925) by Theda Bara( Visual )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The unchastened woman: Caroline Knollys learns she is expecting but discovers her husband, Hubert, in the arms of his secretary so instead of sharing her news she immediately departs for Europe. There she has her child in secret and during her stay becomes the toast of the society scene, with many admirers. When she returns home she is prepared for the war of reclaiming her husband's attentions
45 minutes from Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A country boy (Glenn Tryon) arrives in Hollywood and encounters a strange collection of characters, including a clueless hotel detective (Oliver Hardy) and a cross-dressing thief (Stan Laurel). This is Laurel and Hardy's first collaboration under Hal Roach
[Stars of yesterday]( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

East Lynne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is the story of Isabel Carlyle, who sowed the seeds of her own destruction by allowing herself to be persuaded by a fascinating scamp that her husband was faithless. She runs away with the rapscallion and is involved in a train wreck. It is incorrectly reported that she died in the disaster. She hears that Robert, one of her three beloved children, is ill. In the guise of Madame Vine, a governess, she returns home to care for her ailing son. Her husband's new wife resents his concern for Robert and at a musical soiree at their home, insists that he stay to hear their guest singer. Robert's condition has deteriorated markedly and before he succumbs to his illness, Isabel reveals her identity to him. Fortuitously just at that very moment, her husband enters the room to check on Robert. Her grief overcomes her and she expires
--Érase un tonto = A fool there was( Visual )

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

El rico diplomático John Schuyler, leal padre y esposo, cae bajo el hechizo de una célebre "mujer fatal" durante un viaje al extranjero. Una vez que el escándalo provoca su destitución vuelve a casa, de la mano de su nueva amante y abandona a su mujer y a su hija
A Full there was( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A fool there was by Frank E Powell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A fool there was( )

1 edition published in 1915 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A fool there was by Porter Emerson Browne( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bara plays the 'Vampire', a cunning woman who uses her irresistible charms to seduce and abandon a series of influential men." [box cover note]
 
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Alternative Names
Bāra, Teda, 1885-1955

Bara, Theda 1890-1955

Goodman, Theodosia 1885-1955

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