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Swanson, Gloria 1897-1983

Overview
Works: 393 works in 904 publications in 10 languages and 12,596 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Silent films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Short films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Speaker, Commentator, Producer, Costume designer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Editor, Host, Illustrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Gloria Swanson
Publications by Gloria Swanson
Publications by Gloria Swanson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gloria Swanson
 
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Most widely held works by Gloria Swanson
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
116 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,939 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Sunset Blvd. ( visu )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( visu )
47 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 358 libraries worldwide
A gothic romance in which a convent girl is seduced by a prince and inherits a brothel in Africa before he finds her again
Sadie Thompson by Raoul Walsh( visu )
14 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Stranded passengers on Pago Pago during an epidemic including Sadie Thompson, a prostitute and a reformer whose lust for her masquerades as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, Alfred Davidson cuts his throat and Sadie goes to Sydney with an admiring marine
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( visu )
13 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Male and female by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
21 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her servant -- then, every man for himself!
Why change your wife? ( visu )
11 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Don't change your husband ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The golden chance: Mary, married to an alcoholic and now reduced to poverty, meets a millionaire and may have a chance for a future with him
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
Gloria Swanson - Butterflies are free ( visu )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
This 1971 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with actress Gloria Swanson
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( visu )
21 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman, the toast of the town, sacrifices her brilliant social career for the sake of her sister. Soon this sisterly love not only limits her social life, but lays the seed for the ruin of her own chances for romance
The age of ballyhoo ( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
Teddy at the throttle ( visu )
10 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Villain Beery, in a plot to get his hands on a fortune, ties Gloria to the railroad tracks and Bobby must rescue her with a major assist from canine pal Teddy. Locations include the Beverly Hills Hotel at Sunset Blvd. and Beverly Drive; Chatsworth Park train pass; and Pacific Electric railroad trestle near Fletcher Drive and Riverside Drive on the Glendale line
The Affairs of Anatol ( visu )
13 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A New York socialite becomes bored with his newlywed bride and attempts to broaden his romantic horizons by rescuing a series of damsels in distress
The first kings of comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Tonight or never by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
11 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
An opera prima donna while on holiday in Venice with her elderly fiance becomes intrigued with Fletcher, one of her admirers. One evening he manages to corner the heroine in her apartment, whereupon she becomes convinced that he's merely a gigolo interestd in her money. But Fletcher is in reality a representative of the Metropolitan Opera, determined to sign her to a contract
Airport 1975 by Jack Smight( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A 747 experiences a mid-air accident, rendering the jet pilotless. The remaining crew and passengers attempt to reach their destination safely with a stewardess at the cockpit controls
Swanson & Valentino by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Two great stars personified Hollywood: Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino. She sacrificed everything for stardom. He did nothing to seek the adoration which ultimately engulfed him. Swanson recalls her meteoric rise--and fall--with remarkable candor. Valentino's brother helps tell the story of the young Italian who became the silver screen's Great Lover--but whose private life failed to match his public image
The clinging vine ; The age of ballyhoo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Clinging vine - She works in a male-dominated industry and lives in a male-dominated society. But that doesn't keep determined career woman Antoinette Allen from rising to the top. Still, even a buttoned-down female executive like Ms. Allen can make mistakes, like taking part in a crooked business deal -- or falling in love on the job. Age of ballyhoo-Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
Swanson on Swanson by Gloria Swanson( Book )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 68 libraries worldwide
An autobiography by the former movie star and producer, Gloria Swanson
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Gloria Swanson actrice américaine
Gloria Swanson actriu estatunidenca
Gloria Swanson actriz estadounidense
Gloria Swanson aktorka amerykańska
Gloria Swanson Amerikaans acteur
Gloria Swanson Amerikaans actrice
Gloria Swanson amerikai színésznő
Gloria Swanson Amerikana nga aktres
Gloria Swanson attrice statunitense
Gloria Swanson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Gloria Swansonová
Glorija Svanson
Glorija Svansone
Svensson, Gloria May Josephine
Svensson, Gloria May Josephine 1897-1983
swanson, Gloria Josephine Mae
Swanson, Gloria Mae
Swanson, Gloria Mae 1897-1983
Swanson, Josephine.
Swenson, Josephine
Swenson, Josephine 1897-1983
Γκλόρια Σουάνσον Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός
Γκλόρια Σουόνσον
Глориа Свансон
Глория Свенсон
Глорија Свансон
Глорыя Свенсан
Глорія Свенсон
Свенсон, Глория
גלוריה סוונסון
גלוריה סוונסון שחקנית אמריקאית
غلوريا سوانسون
غلوريا سوانسون ممثلة أمريكية
گلوریا سوانسون
ग्लोरिया स्वान्सन
ഗ്ലോറിയ സ്വാൻസൺ
글로리아 스완슨
グロリア・スワンソン
スワンソン, グロリア
格洛麗亞·斯旺森
Languages
English (321)
French (15)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (5)
German (4)
Spanish (4)
Russian (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
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