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Mirsalis, Jon C.

Overview
Works: 24 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 2,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Silent films  Western films  Swashbuckler films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon C Mirsalis
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Waxworks by Paul Leni ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself
Houdini, the movie star ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror Island: A swashbuckling inventor steers his high-tech submarine to a forbidden tropical isle to rescue the father of the woman he loves
The Mark of Zorro and Don Q, son of Zorro ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark of Zorro: Don Diego Vega is a comically effete young nobleman with a taste for tasseled sombreros and juvenile silk-hanky magic tricks. But when danger calls, Diego swathes himself in black, straps on a well-honed sword and storms the countryside as the mysterious Zorro, slicing his initial into the faces of the sentinals of oppression, pausing only to boldly romance the woman to whom his shy alter-ego can hardly summon the courage to speak
The doll four amusing acts from a toy box ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The doll: when an effete young man must marry to inherit a fortune, he purchases a lifelike doll to wed
Hypocrites by Lois Weber ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleanor's catch: A delightful short, directed by and starring Cleo Madison. In this two-reeler, she plays a young city girl dragged into a life of crime by a ne'er-do-well suitor. A terrific surpise ending gives Cleo an early claim to promoting women's equality in the workforce
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Q, son of Zorro: Zorro's son continues his father's fight against injustice in Spain
Avant-garde. experimental cinema, 1928-1954 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of 17 experimental films continues Kino's tribute to the Rohauer Collection
A tribute to Winsor McCay (1909-21) 6 animated masterpieces ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes 6 silent animated films by Winsor McCay produced during the years 1909-21
Houdini, the movie star ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror Island: A swashbuckling inventor steers his high-tech submarine to a forbidden tropical isle to rescue the father of the woman he loves. The man from beyond: Howard Hillary is a man frozen in the Arctic. He returns to civilization 100 years later to reclaim the love of his live, reincarnated in the body of a young woman
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. This fourth disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1914-1918
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. This second disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1904-1907
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. This first disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1889-1903
Edison the invention of the movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. This third disc of a four disc set contains films produced between 1908-1913
Douglas Fairbanks the screen's greatest adventurer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark of Zorro: As the famous Mexican Robin Hood, Don Diego springs into action as Zorro, the crusader for the rights of the Mexican people. Through the Zorro character, Fairbanks ushered in the legendary cycle of adventure films and established the genre of the American action film
Fritz Lang Epic Collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A view of the future in which people either live underground or in a wonderous aboveground city ; a story of Seigfried and his quest for a wife, followed by the wife's revenge upon Siegfried's murderers ; an undercover agent seeks to bring down the head of a criminal empire ; a futuristic view of the first moon expedition
Avant-garde ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally produced as individual silent or sound motion pictures in the United States, Germany, and France, these seventeen short films epitomize the development of experimental film from the 1920's through the 1950's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
The Ocean waif ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ocean waif: In this film parody of the Pygmalion love story an abused young woman finds safety and eventually love in the arms of a famous novelist
 
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Alternative Names
Mirsalis John C.
Languages
English (38)