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Swanson, Gloria 1897-1983

Works: 348 works in 810 publications in 11 languages and 12,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Biography  Silent films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Disaster films  History  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Speaker, Commentator, Producer, Costume designer, Creator, Contributor, Other, Host, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
162 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,643 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
Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( visu )
54 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 378 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 )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Stranded passengers on Pago Pago during an epidemic include Sadie Thompson, a prostitute, and Alfred Davidson, a reformer whose lust for her masquerades as a desire to save her soul
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( visu )
12 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
Why change your wife? ( visu )
17 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 170 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 by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 148 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
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( visu )
20 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A woman cannot bring herself to tell her fiance that she once had a love affair
The age of ballyhoo ( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Documentary about the Twenties told through the use of Hollywood movies and newsreels of the period
Male and female by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A Group of British aristocrats is shipwrecked on An Island and must allow their efficient Butler to take command to their survival. their rescue provides a return to the British rigid class system
The Affairs of Anatol by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
15 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 3 languages 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
Gloria Swanson - Butterflies are free ( visu )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
This 1971 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with actress Gloria Swanson
Boulevard! by Dick Hughes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The first kings of comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Airport by Jack Smight( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 81 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
Tonight or never by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
12 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 81 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
Swanson & Valentino by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 77 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
Teddy at the throttle ( visu )
10 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 70 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
Airport terminal pack ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Airport '77: A private airliner loaded with guests and art treasures hits an old rig and settles underwater on a sandbank
Swanson on Swanson by Gloria Swanson( Book )
19 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
An autobiography by the former movie star and producer, Gloria Swanson
Love (your spell is everywhere) by Edmund Goulding( score )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Gloria Swanson actrice américaine
Gloria Swanson actriz estadounidense
Gloria Swanson aktorka amerykańska
Gloria Swanson Amerikaans acteur
Gloria Swanson Amerikaans actrice
Gloria Swanson Amerikana nga aktres
Gloria Swanson attrice statunitense
Gloria Swanson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
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 Σουόνσον
Глориа Свансон
Глория Свенсон
Глорија Свансон
Глорыя Свенсан
Глорія Свенсон
Свенсон, Глория
גלוריה סוונסון
غلوريا سوانسون
گلوریا سوانسون
글로리아 스완슨
スワンソン, グロリア
English (304)
Spanish (24)
German (17)
French (16)
Italian (13)
Multiple languages (6)
Russian (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
Arabic (1)
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