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Purviance, Edna 1896-1958

Overview
Works: 544 works in 1,323 publications in 5 languages and 6,607 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Silent films  Short films  Documentary films  Sports films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edna Purviance
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

105 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tramp rescues an abandoned baby and raises him to become his inseparable sidekick
The Chaplin revue by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features Charlie in seven of his best short films."
A king in New York ; A woman of Paris( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the USA. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee and returns to Europe. A woman of Paris: When her elopement to her beau fails, Marie winds up in Paris as a kept woman whose attempt at reconciliation with her true love only leads to more grief and, finally, tragedy
The kid( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tramp and his ragamuffin sidekick, a young boy rescued from the streets, triumph over life's hard knocks in the landmark film that changed the notion of what a screen comedy could be
The Chaplin Mutuals( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. A jitney elopment: Charlie must rescue his sweetheart from an arrnged marriage by posing as the man whom she is betrothed but whom she has never seen. 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 187 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)
The Chaplin mutuals by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 171 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 168 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. Shanghaied: Hired to shanghai a crew, Chaplin is himself shanghaied and becomes assistant cook aboard a rolling boat. A Night in the show: Chaplin appears in a dual role as a playboy seated in the orchestra and as an obnoxious workman on a night out seated in the balcony. The latter closes the theater down by turning a fire hose on the fire-eating act. Police: The Tramp released from prison meets a former cell-mate and sets out to rob the home of a young woman. Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen: Parody of the popular Cecil B. DeMille film Carmen. Triple trouble: Charlie works in the home of an eccentric inventor from whom some German spies are attempting to obtain a formula
The Chaplin Mutuals( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 162 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
Chaplin's Essanay comedies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
The Chaplin Mutual comedies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring Chaplin's signature Little Tramp character
Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 includes: Shoulder Arms (1918); The Champion (1915); The Kid (1921). Disc 2 includes: Easy Street (1917); The Vagabond (1916); Work (1915); The Tramp (1915); The Knockout (1914), and Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)
A First National collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 72 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."
The immigrant by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

28 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin and Purviance are immigrants who meet on the boat to America, broke but in love
The gold rush ; Pay day( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 65 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 king in New York ; A woman of Paris by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[A king in New York] A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the USA. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee and returns to Europe. [A woman of Paris] When her elopement to her beau fails, Marie winds up in Paris as a kept woman whose attempt at reconciliation with her true love only leads to more grief and, finally, tragedy
A Woman of Paris ; Sunnyside( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 59 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
Charlie Chaplin short comedy classics : the complete restored Essanay & Mutual collection( Visual )

in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios and the Mutual Film Company. v. 7 presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Chaplin's films as a villain, and follows the life of the actor from Dunoon, Scotland, through his years in the music halls to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917
 
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Alternative Names
Edna Purviance actrice américaine

Edna Purviance actriz estadounidense

Edna Purviance aktorka amerykańska

Edna Purviance Amerikaans filmacteur

Edna Purviance Amerikaans filmactrice

Edna Purviance attrice cinematografica statunitense

Edna Purviance pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Edna Purviance US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Purviance, Olga E. 1896-1958

Purviance, Olga Edna

Purviance, Olga Edna 1896-1958

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Languages
English (170)

French (13)

German (10)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)