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Purviance, Edna 1896-1958

Overview
Works: 534 works in 1,066 publications in 3 languages and 6,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Edna Purviance
 
Most widely held works by Edna Purviance
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
54 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kindhearted tramp brings up an abandoned baby and later loses him to his mother, but there is a happy ending
The Chaplin revue ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Charlie in seven of his best short films
A king in New York A woman of Paris by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the United States. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, and testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee before ultimately returning to Europe
The Chaplin mutuals ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations, including an arson plot with a girlfriend's father, and a boss who impersonates a count
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between May 1916 and October 1917, Chaplin produced a series of twelve films for the Mutual Film corporation which are considered his finest short comedies. This volume presents four films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Immigrant (11th Mutual film): Charlie and Edna are immigrants to the land of Liberty. The Adventurer (12th Mutual film): Charlie, an escaped convict, impersonates a wealthy yachtsman. The Cure (10th Mutual film): Chaplin is a wealthy inebriate drying out at a sanitarium. Easy Street (9th Mutual film): Charlie become a policemen in the city's toughest neighborhood
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. The tramp: Charlie saves a farmer's daughter from some thieving toughs, but soon learns that her heart belongs to another. By the sea: Charlie's stroll by the sea finds him making enemies with a drunk, a husband and the police. Work: Charlie plays a paper hanger's assistant who is hired to paper a home where peace is replaced with anarchy, culminating with a massive explosion. A Woman: Charlie disguises himself as a woman in order to be near Edna after her father has forbidden her to see him. The Bank: Charlie, the janitor loves Edna, the pretty bank secretary, but her sweetheart is another Charles, the cashier. His regeneration: Chaplin makes a guest appearance in this "Broncho Billy" Anderson drama, as the tramp in a dance hall sequence
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's Essanay Comedies cinema's greatest comedian was first able to build his screen work around his performance style rather than forcing himself, as before, into Mack Sennett's frenzied Keystone comedy matrix. With this freedom Chaplin evolved in a year from the gag comedian of "His New Job" to the brilliant pantomimist of "A Night Out," "The Champion," "The Tramp" and "Shanghaied" to the profound satirist of "Police." Volume 1 includes: "His New Job," "A Night Out," "The Champion," "In the Park," "A Jitney Elopement" (all 1915)
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's Essanay Comedies cinema's greatest comedian was first able to build his screen work around his performance style rather than forcing himself, as before, into Mack Sennett's frenzied Keystone comedy matrix. With this freedom Chaplin evolved in a year from the gag comedian of "His New Job" to the brilliant pantomimist of "A Night Out," "The Champion," "The Tramp" and "Shanghaied" to the profound satirist of "Police." Includes "Shanghaied," "A Night in the Show," "Burlesque on 'Carmen'" (all 1915), "Police," "Triple Trouble" (both 1916)
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. One a.m.: Charlie arrives home inebriated and tries to get into his house, upstairs and to bed. The Pawnshop: As a pawnbroker's helper, the objects in the shop provide a cornucopia of great prop-related gags for Charlie's antics. The Floorwalker: This first Chaplin Mutual involves Charlie as a lowly clerk with an embezzling manager and a fantastic escalator sequence. The Rink: Charlie, as a waiter somehow adjourns to a roller skating rink where he is revealed as a virtuoso on wheels
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Count: Charlie, an inept tailor's assistant, and his boss are rivals for the affections of Miss Moneybags. The Vagabond: Charlie as a street violinist falls in love only to win, lose, and regain the lady who is discovered to be wealthy. The Fireman: Charlie is a clumsy but eager apprentice fireman. Behind the screen: A satire of life at a silent movie studio, a thinly veiled satire of Mack Sennett's Keystone Company
The Kid the idle class ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The Kid" Chaplin becomes a foster father to an abandoned infant. In "The Idle Class" Chaplin plays a dual role of the familiar tramp and a look-alike aristocrat
The Chaplin Mutual comedies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring Chaplin's signature Little Tramp character
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin's comedies in their original, uncut form
A Woman of Paris ; Sunnyside by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
11 editions published between 1923 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Woman of Paris" is a tale of love gone awry in the life of a pretty country girl, who ends up as a kept woman in Paris. In the comedy "Sunnyside," Charlie plays a hotel handyman who has troubles with his boss, his girl, and a runaway cow
The gold rush Pay day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Gold rush" is the film by which Chaplin wanted to be remembered, and was voted by international film critics as the best comedy ever. Chaplin plays a Lone Prospector who seeks his fortune in the Klondike where he falls for a dance hall queen. In "Pay day" we share a day on the job and a night on the town with a slow working but nimble witted laborer
A First National collection ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of six early Charlie Chaplin films. This version includes unused footage from the original films, as well as an 11 minute 'home movie' "Nice and friendly", and the four minute short film "A visit from General Leonard Wood on the set of Sunnyside."
Charlie Chaplin short comedy classics the complete restored Essanay & Mutual collection ( Visual )
in No Linguistic content and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 0
The Immigrant by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
18 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin and Purviance are immigrants who meet on the boat to America, broke but in love
The circus A day's pleasure by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The Circus," Chaplin falls for the circus owner's equestrian stepdaughter, soars to success as a clown, walks a tightrope, and is chased by police through a hall of mirrors
 
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Alternative Names
Purviance, Olga E. 1896-1958
Purviance, Olga Edna
Purviance, Olga Edna 1896-1958
Languages
English (144)
French (11)
German (5)