WorldCat Identities

Hyams, Leila 1905-1977

Overview
Works: 59 works in 138 publications in 4 languages and 3,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Mad scientist films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Silent films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leila Hyams
Freaks by Tod Browning( Visual )

47 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
Island of lost souls( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company." -- Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container
Ruggles of Red Gap( Visual )

10 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy British butler, Marmaduke Ruggles, is traded in a poker game from an English Duke to a wealthy and rowdy American, Egbert Floud. Ruggles' new home is Red Gap, Washington, where he is introduced by Egbert as "Colonel" Ruggles. The town ladies are quite taken by the sophisticated servant in disguise as he enamors them with fictitious stories of battles gone by. Ruggles proves his newfound patriotism in one of the best scenes of the film, his recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the Silver Dollar Saloon. The dream of freedom leads him to open his own restaurant, where one of his first customers is the Duke, who has come to reclaim his former servant
House of wax( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
The big house( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the conventions of Hollywood prison films are set in this first major men-behind-bars picture about a vicious killer and his cellmates planning to break out of an overcrowded prison
A girl in every port by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
Philo Vance murder case collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennel murder case: Philo Vance investigates when "one of the Coe brothers is found dead in his bedroom, locked from the inside, and the other brother is found the next morning dead in the downstairs closet. There is also the clue of a wounded Doberman Pinscher, a mysteriously broken piece of priceless Chinese porcelain, and a cast of suspicious family members, servants and associates"--Wikipedia, viewed May 1, 2015
Dancing mothers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A still-beautiful society matron languishes at home while her philandering husband and flapper daughter frequent nightclubs and speakeasies, regarding her as a moral fossil until she follows their example
The sins of the children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German immigrant works long hours to support his children, who grow into selfish, ungrateful adults
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freaks: When a trapeze artist treats the sideshow performers as less-than-human, they take their revenge against the "normal" person
The girl said no( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 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)
Red-headed woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precensorship story of gold-digging secretary Lil who works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her. She has another affair with the chauffeur Albert
Red-headed woman Waterloo Bridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge
Buster Keaton collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cameraman": Buster plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel camerman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company. "Spite marriage": A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Elmer. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
The idle rich by William C De Mille( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strife and mayhem follow after a wealthy bridegroom moves in with his wife's working-class family
Murders in the Rue Morgue Island of lost souls / screenplay by Philip Wylie and Waldemar Young ; directed by Erle C. Kenton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Murders in the Rue Morgue, a deranged scientist, Dr. Mirakle, searches Paris for a "prospective bride" for his pet gorilla. In Island of lost souls, a benign-looking doctor lives and performs hideous experiments on his own private South Seas island
Big broadcast( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager at a local radio station puts on a singer (Bing Crosby) who is immediately a hit with his listeners. The problem is that the young singer doesn't seen to be too serious-minded about his career, which becomes a matter of concern for the station management
 
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Leila Hyams actrice amricaine

Leila Hyams amerikansk skdespelare

Leila Hyams amerikansk skodespelar

Leila Hyams amerikansk skuespiller

Leila Hyams attrice statunitense

Leila Hyams US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Лейла Хайамс

ליילה היימס

لیلا هیامز بازیگر آمریکایی

レイラ・ハイアムズ

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