WorldCat Identities

Keith, Ian 1899-1960

Works: 85 works in 182 publications in 4 languages and 4,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Swashbuckler films  Film adaptations  Pirate films  Biographical films  Western films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ian Keith
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape the burdens of rule, Sweden's Queen Christinarides into the countryside disguised as a boy. There she meets and secretly falls for a dashing Spanish envoy on his way to the royal court. Imagine the envoy's delighted surprise when he and the young "nobleman" must share a bed at an overcrowded inn."--DVD cover
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal
Nightmare alley by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanton Carlisle is an ambitious carnie who plays scams alongside phony mentalist Zeena and her alcoholic husband Pete, working the crowd as Zeena pretends to read their minds. But Stan has no intention of staying with the carnival; he has his heart set on an upscale night club act
Mary of Scotland by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England
It came from beneath the sea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant radioactive octopus makes the deadly mistake of attacking Navy Captain Pete Mathews' submarine, prompting the bold commander to pursue the monstrous beast across the Pacific Ocean before it attacks anyone else. But as the military races to develop a special torpedo that will penetrate the mutated octopus' brain and destroy it, the eight-armed monstrosity suddenly discovers how to survive on land, wreaking havoc first on the Golden Gate Bridge and then in the Embarcadero, sending the terrified citizens of San Francisco running for their lives
Charlie Chan in the Chinese cat( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is out to steal a wealth of diamonds hidden in a porcelain cat ... and covering their tracks with blood. Only Charlie Chan can unravel this harrowing mystery set in San Francisco
The big trail by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne's first screen appearance in a leading role. A courageous young scout leads hundreds of settlers along the Oregon Trail from St. Louis, across treacherous cliffs, through brutal snowstorms, Indian attacks and buffalo stampedes to their destiny out west. Along the way, he loses his heart to a beautiful pioneer woman and never stops trying to win her love
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
Abraham Lincoln( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle: An intimate drama of an American man who falls victim to the debilitating affliction of alcoholism
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

17 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Abraham Lincoln
The sign of the cross by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

3 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
The buccaneer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Lafitte and his thousand pirates plunder all passing ships for the wealth, but refuses to attack any vessel flying the American flag. Lafitte is offered a pardon by Andrew Jackson, if he and his men fight by his side against the powerful British redcoats. Lafitte stands with Jackson against the British at the Battle of New Orleans. Oscar nominee for Best Cinematography
The divine lady( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the romance between Lady Emma Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson set against the background the naval battles
Dick Tracy's dilemma( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famed comic strip detective Dick Tracy faces one of his most puzzling cases when he meets the notorious criminal known only as the Hook. Using his artificial hand as a lethal weapon, the Hook leaves a dead night watchman at the site of a million dollar fur robbery. By applying his special brand of scientific crime detection, Tracy finally tracks down the crooks and the furs in an exciting finish. Ralph Byrd, the most famous screen Dick Tracy, reprises in his most popular role
Fog Island( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leo Granger is wrongfully imprisoned for embezzlement. He suspects his colleagues framed him and upon his release he invites them to a secluded island where he has set up an elaborate treasure hunt in order to expose and destroy the betrayers. In their pursuit of the treasure they uncover perilous traps and countless dangers"--Container
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Richard, Coeur de Lion, goes on the third crusade to avoid marrying Princess Alice of France. He marries Berengaria to get food for his men. Berengaria is captured by Saladin, which in turn, forces Richard to attack and capture Acre. But Saladin is attracted to Berengaria and takes her on to Jerusalem
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Tracy: Dick Tracy faces one of his most evil adversaries in the form of "Cueball", a ruthless criminal. Cueball has been betrayed by his gang members, and is now disposing of them one by one. Normally this would not have bothered the police who had long targeted the villains, but now Dick Tracy himself is marked for death. It's up to Tracy and his partners to track down this gangland killer before Tracy is added to the list of victims
Dick Tracy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Ian Keith acteur américain

Ian Keith Amerikaans acteur (1899-1960)

Ian Keith amerikansk skådespelare

Ian Keith amerikansk skodespelar

Ian Keith amerikansk skuespiller

Ian Keith attore statunitense

Ian Keith US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ioannes Keith

Ross, Keith 1899-1960

Кейт, Ян

ایان کیت بازیگر آمریکایی


English (100)

German (3)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

It came from beneath the seaThe CrusadesThe sign of the cross