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Morgan, Ira 1889-1959

Overview
Works: 40 works in 98 publications in 7 languages and 1,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Silent films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Prison films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ira Morgan
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

39 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman and Robin battle the Wizard who can control any vehicle with a remote control device he has stolen
Blind husbands ; The Great Gabbo by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

2 editions published between 1919 and 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind husbands: Tells the story of a love triangle between a self-absorbed husband, his neglected wife, and her opportunistic lover
The girl said no( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows Tom Ward, a brash young college graduate (William Haines), who has always succeeded in life with his outlandish charms. He falls in love at first sight with Mary Howe (Leila Hyams), a woman who is dating Mr. McAndrews, a stable and boring finance wizard. Tom unsuccessfully tries to woo her, and then finds himself working for McAndrews (Francis X. Bushman Jr.), who gives him the impossible task of selling municipal bonds to the wealthy Hettie Brown (Marie Dressler)
Moderne Zeiten by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mensch gegen Maschine! Wen Charlie Chaplins Tramp es mit den Schrecken der Fliessbandarbeit aufnimmt, dann profitieren vor allem die Comedy-Fans davon. Dieser Filmklassiker wurde 1998 vom American Film Institute in die Lieste der 100 besten amerikanischen Filme aufgenommen. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Tempi moderni( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlot, operaio in un grande complesso industriale, estenuato dal ritmo frenetico di lavoro, perde la ragione. Ricoverato in una casa di cura, viene dimesso qualche tempo dopo per finire però quasi subito in prigione, a causa di una manifestazione di operai nella quale si ritrova casualmente coinvolto. Durante la detenzione, egli concorre, inconsapevole, a sventare una rivolta di detenuti; ciò gli frutta l' immediata scarcerzione. Una volta libero, riprende la sua dura lotta per sopravvivere: gli è di conforto l' amicizia di una giovane orfana, con cui divide fraternamente la propria casetta e quel po' di cibo che riesce a procurarsi. Quando la ragazza trova lavoro in un cabaret e riesce a far assumere anche Charlot, ai due derelitti sembra schiudersi la prospettiva di un futuro migliore. La polizia, venuta a cercare la ragazza per ricondurla all' orfanotrofio, li costringe però a fuggire dalla città per cercare altrove un po' di tranquillità
Where are your children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lonely 16-year-old Judy Wilson joins Danny Cheston at a local dance club, she winds up drunk and in custody when his pals secretly spike her drink. Continuing to meet Danny on the sly, she falls in love but is dumped and left alone when he heads off to join the Navy. Upset and desperate to see him, Judy accompanies his unsavory friends on a drive down to his base, unaware she's riding in a stolen car and is about to become an accessory to murder
Moderne tider Modern times( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les temps modernes by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlot devient employé dans une usine. Mais très vite aliéné par les conditions du travail à la chaîne, il se retrouve sans travail, puis en prison. A sa sortie, il fait la connaissance d'une gamine orpheline et recherchée par la police. L'homme et la jeune fille s'allient pour affronter ensemble les difficultés de la vie
Jimmy the gent( Visual )

4 editions published in 1934 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Cagney and Bette Davis star as a less-than-scrupulous private detective and the woman he loves, who has just left him for an even less scrupulous employer. Jimmy Corrigan (Cagney) is jealous when his operative and sweetheart, Joan Martin (Davis), goes to work for his seemingly upper-crust rival Charles Wallingham (Alan Dinehart). But Corrigan discovers that Wallingham is just as crooked as Corrigan; he's just better at concealing it. Now, even as Corrigan tricks an eyewitness into marrying a guilty client so she can't testify in court, he must prove Wallingham is a crook to win Martin back. Directed with panache by Michael Curtiz, the result is a fast-paced comic delight, and a superb showcase for the first teaming of its two incandescent stars"--Container
The sin of Nora Moran( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful 21 year old Nora Moran waits on death row, hours away from her execution for a crime she did not commit. Sedated by sympathetic prison matrons, she dreamily recalls her tragic past. Orphaned at birth, she longs for a life in the theater, but as a teen is only able to find work in the circus as an assistant to Paulino, the lion tamer. Eventually, she runs away to escape brutal sexual abuse at the hand of her employer. Fleeing to another town, she finds love for the first time as the mistress of Governor Dick Crawford. Paulino finds her and as he attempts to rape her once more, he is murdered. She now willingly faces the electric chair to protect the reputation of the real killer, the only man who ever gave her a brief taste of happiness."--Container
Girls in chains by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé de "Moon over Harlem" : Un flambeur malhonnête épouse une riche veuve afin de s'accaparer sa fortune... ainsi que sa fille
Charlie Chaplin collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tell-tale heart ; The manster ; The vampire bat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tell-tale heart: An adaptation of the story of the same title by Edgar Allan Poe. In this version, an unstable librarian murders a rival, buries him under the floorboards of his home, and is unable to silence the resonating sound of his victim's beating heart. The manster: A mad scientist injects a reporter with a strange serum, which transforms him into a two-headed monster. The vampire bat: When bloodless corpses begin appearing in a sleepy German village, superstitious townspeople believe the local fool has human vampires doing evilbidding for him. The real culprit is a diabolical scientist who needs human blood for his fiendish experiments
Beauty's worth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marion Davies plays Prudence Cole, a devout Quaker brought up by her two elderly aunts. She is content with her conservative lifestyle until she is visited by Henry Garrison, a childhood sweetheart who has become a successful businessman. The millionaire playboy invites Prudence to an upscale seaside resort, where her dowdy attire makes her the laughingstock of Henry's friends. Humiliated, she befriends Cheyne Rovein, a starving artist who resents the upper class. Hired to produce a stage play for the vacationing rich, he gives Prudence the starring role. Dressed in revealing costumes, the formerly modest girl drives the audience wild. Soon, she is the darling of the jet set, and Henry is proposing marriage. But the now-glamorous young woman discovers that it is Cheyne who she truly loves ..."--Container
King Vidor's jack knife man( Visual )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and child take refuge in a Mississippi houseboat. Following her death 'the jack-knife man' (so called because of the wooden animals he carves) continues to look after the small boy. Vidor's earliest surviving feature is a lyrical piece of rural Americana in the tradition of D.W. Griffith. The fact that Chaplin's The Kid was concurrently in well publicised production may also have been an influence
Sing, sinner, sing( Visual )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Internet Movie Database: "A singer on a gambling ship is married to a wealthy playboy. When he is found murdered, all evidence points to her as the culprit, and she is put on trial for the crime."
Rin-Tin-Tin en el oeste : primera temporada = The adventures of Rin-Tin-Tin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern times( Visual )

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

When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens
Vacation days( Visual )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Teen Agers dally with romance on summer vacation. "Following high school graduation, students Freddie and Roy and their girl friends, Dodie and her sister Betty, travel West with their friend Lee and other classmates to the town of Gulch's Gulch to spend the summer at a ranch inherited by their teacher, Miss Mathilde Hinklefink. Miss Hinklefink and Professor Owen Townley, whom she loves, escort the teenagers, and they arrive in time for a bank robbery. The robbery is blamed on 'Angel Face' Harrigan, who always drank milk, and who disappeared years earlier after reportedly killing the town sheriff. Actually, the murder was committed by real estate agent Sneed, who left Angel Face to perish in the desert and is now the secret leader of a band of outlaws. When Freddie orders milk in the saloon, he is mistaken for Angel Face, and the sheriff sends a posse after him. Meanwhile, at Hacienda Hinklefink, Betty, a bookworm, reads a book about old western heroes and loses interest in Roy. Ranch foreman Big Jim, who is a member of Sneed's gang, makes several unsuccessful attempts to murder Freddie before sending the gang after him. Freddie, however, believes Roy is pulling a hoax and holds up the gang with cap guns, scaring them off. Roy later tells Freddie that his assailants were real gang members, and Freddie recalls hearing a familiar voice among them. In order to identify the voice, Roy, Freddie, Lee, Betty and Dodie invite everyone in town to a square dance. While the town is deserted, Sneed prepares to steal a silver shipment and has Freddie kidnapped so that he will be blamed for the robbery. By singing a sentimental song about mothers, Freddie makes his captors cry, and escapes with Lee and Dodie in time to intercept the silver. En route to the sheriff, Freddie is forced to 'powwow' with an Indian chief because he gave a ring to a pretty Indian girl, who now insists on marrying him. Lee helps Freddie escape to the ranch, where he hands over the silver to the sheriff, and is arrested as Angel Face. Sneed then encourages a public lynching of Freddie, while Roy catches Big Jim escaping in the car containing the silver. As Freddie is about to be hanged, Roy returns with Big Jim, who reveals Sneed's guilt. Although Sneed pulls a gun, Dodie trips him, and he is arrested. The vacation ends happily as the Indian girl befriends a helpless Lee, Roy and Freddie prove to their girl friends that they are real western heroes, and Roy reads a book on the heroines of history. Professor Townley then accepts Miss Hinklefink's marriage proposal"--AFI catalog, 1941-1950
 
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Ira H. Morgan Amerikaans director of photography (1889-1959)

Ira H. Morgan directeur de la photographie américain

Ira H. Morgan direttore della fotografia statunitense

Ira Morgan amerikanischer Kameramann

Morgan, Ira H.

Morgan, Ira H. 1889-1959

Morgan, Ira H. 1892-1959

Morgan, Ira J. 1889-1959

Morgan, Ira Joe 1892-1959

Morgan, Joe 1889-1959

Morgan, Joseph 1889-1959

Ира Х. Морган

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