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Hersholt, Jean 1886-1956

Works: 248 works in 452 publications in 4 languages and 9,274 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Bibliography  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Fairy tales  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Translator, Editor, Performer, Former owner, Speaker, Creator, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jean Hersholt
Publications by Jean Hersholt
Publications by Jean Hersholt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jean Hersholt
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( visu )
42 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather, a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess, Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( visu )
21 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in English and held by 1,788 libraries worldwide
The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( visu )
25 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 571 libraries worldwide
The story of three Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot
Alexander's ragtime band ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
Andersen's fairy tales selections by H. C Andersen( Book )
5 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and German and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen that transport readers into a magical world of kings and princesses, farm lads and mermaids, and even the devil's grandmother
The complete Andersen; all of the 168 stories (some never before tr. into English, and a few never before pub.) by H. C Andersen( Book )
18 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )
1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The Mark of Zorro and Don Q, son of Zorro ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Don Q, son of Zorro: Don Cesar de Vega crosses swords with a viscious member of the queen's guard and steals the affection of a young heiress. When the officer frames the young upstart for murder, Don Cesar fakes his own death and retreats to the crumbling ruins of the family castle where he plots his vengeance
The Ocean waif ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries 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
Mark of the vampire ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Mark of the vampire: Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire believed to haunt the local village. Now his daughter Irena is the Count's next target. Enter Professor Zelen, an expert on vampires who's sent in to prevent her death. At the same time, secrets are revealed surrounding the circumstances of Sir Karell's death
Mr. Moto in Danger Island ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Danger has a special sparkle when Mr. Moto heads to Puerto Rico to put a stop to the glut of contraband diamonds that are flooding the world's jewel market
The complete stories by H. C Andersen( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"Hans Christian Andersen is recognised as one of the most gifted storytellers the world has ever known and the popularity of his stories endures to this day. This book, published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth, contains a complete collection of Andersen's stories and includes classic illustrations by artists such as Arthur Rackham. W. Heath Robinson, Mabel Lucie Attwell and Edmund Dulac. It also features thirteen illustrations specially commissioned for this volume."--Jacket
The Battle of the sexes ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged magnate makes a fool of himself when he strays from his loving wife and children into the cynical arms of a gold digger and her dishonest lover
Hans Christian Andersen : the maker of fairy tales ... by H. C Andersen( Book )
2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen by H. C Andersen( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen is regarded as one of the most important figures in the genre of children's literature. With tales such as "The Ugly Duckling," "The Little Mermaid," "The Steadfast Tin Soldier," "The Snow Queen," "Thumbelina," and "The Little Match Girl," Andersen has captivated generations of readers around the globe. This collection presents an array of Andersen's most beloved fairy tales
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
4 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A mother who has married above her station sacrifices everything for her daughter's happiness and eventually gives up the girl for her own good
Susan Lenox (her fall and rise) ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A farm girl, forced to mary a brutish neighbor, runs away and into the arms of an engineer. Fate drives the lovers apart
Dr. Christian's office by Ruth Adams Knight( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
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English (157)
German (3)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
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