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Gilbert, John 1897-1936

Works: 112 works in 317 publications in 6 languages and 5,051 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  War films  Musical films  History  Romance films  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Gilbert
Publications by John Gilbert
Publications by John Gilbert, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Gilbert
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
45 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Screen portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who shocked all of Europe when she relinquished her throne for love
The big parade by King Vidor( visu )
36 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 708 libraries worldwide
The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
The Garbo silents collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Reel baseball baseball films from the silent era, 1899-1926 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A collection of films about baseball
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( visu )
21 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Two young men, best friends from childhood, are on leave from military school when one of them (Leo) falls for the wife of a high-ranking military officer. When the woman's husband confronts them, Leo kills him. As punishment, Leo is banished. Meanwhile his friend (Ulrich) marries the woman (Felicitas). When Leo returns home after three years and finds his best friend has married his girl, he challenges Ulrich to a duel. On her way to prevent the duel, Felicitas falls through the ice and drowns. But the two friends have decided not to go through with the duel. Their friendship for each other is stronger than their love for the woman
He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( visu )
27 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Slap him once, slap him 100 times, the Big Top crowd roars. The clown known to delighted throngs as HE has made a comedic art of getting batted around. Life has battered him even more. Behind the mask, HE hides the torment of once being a brilliant scientist whose research and wife were stolen by a colleague. And behind the mask, when the time comes, HE realizes his revenge
The heart o' the hills ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A wild and independent Kentucky mountain girl saves her mother's land from land sharks, rides with a group of night riders, avenges the murder of her father, and eventually marries her mountaineer sweetheart
Bardelys the magnificent plus, Monte Cristo : the lost films of John Gilbert ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Monte Cristo: "Gilbert is Admond Dantes, a sailor unjustly imprisoned for twenty years, time he spends acquiring education and finesse. Later the accidental heir to a vast fortune, Dantes reinvents himself as the Count of Monte Cristo, and wreaks revenge on those symbols of the decadent monarchy that wronged him."--Container
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( visu )
16 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
American dancer meets two royal princes in Monteblanco. Both woo her, but she chooses the younger. His parents forbid their marriage because she is a commoner, so she marries a rich baron who dies on their wedding night. The evil crown prince then schemes to force her to marry him
Star treatment by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Producers discovered that if they didn't have a star, they didn't have a hit. Creating stars became a business in itself, and soon, the Hollywood Star System was born. From it came such greats as Clara Bow, Lillian Gish and John Gilbert, who inherited the title "Great Lover" from Valentino. The ruining of John Gilbert's career vividly illustrates how producers could make or break a star
A woman of affairs by Clarence Brown( visu )
3 editions published between 1928 and 1991 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The "unlucky-in-love" heroine embarks on a series of amorous adventures
La bohème ( visu )
9 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Mimi, a poor seamstress in the Latin Quarter, is unable to pay her rent and is about to be evicted, when Rodolphe, a struggling young playwright who admires her fragile beauty, takes her into his circle of bohemian friends. Her gratitude to Rodolphe develops into an idyllic love. As time passes, Rodolphe ekes out a meager existence writing for a newspaper while working on a play, inspired by Mimi. He is discharged, but Mimi keeps him in ignorance of the fact, pretending to deliver his articles and secretly sewing at night to support them both. Paul, a cynical boulevardier attracted to Mimi, is induced by her to take the play to a theater manager, and she accompanies him, in clothes borrowed from her friend, Musette. Rodolphe suspects her of infidelity, and she leaves him. Later, his play is successful, and, at the peak of his fame, Mimi returns to him desperately ill and dies in his arms"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Forbidden Hollywood ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Volume Six turns the spotlight on adultery, alcoholism, prostitution, and racism, issues that the Production Code would soon ban from the screen. The Wet Parade:... Demon whiskey brings ruin to two families in this all-star adaptation of Upton Sinclair's impassioned novel. Downstairs:... A philandering chauffer creates havoc in an upper-class household. Mandalay:... A Russian refugee seeks revenge upon the ex-lover who sold her into slavery. Massacre:... A college-educated Sioux wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people."--Container
The Hollywood revue of 1929 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Everybody sing. Everybody dance. Or, failing that, everybody step in place during the famed Singin' in the Rain finale. A torrent of talent takes the screen in the first all-star Talkie Era showcase of heretofore silent-screen players."--Container
Monte Cristo by Emmett Flynn( visu )
7 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A sailor is unjustly imprisoned for twenty years, time he spends acquiring education and finesse. He then reinvents himself as Dante, the Count of Monte Cristo, and dishes out revenge to all that have wronged him
Bardelys the magnificent ( visu )
6 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In France, the Marquis de Bardelys, casual womanizer and accomplished swashbuckler, is entranced by Roxalanne de Lavedan. Based on the novel by Rafael Sabatini
The busher ( visu )
3 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
From a cornucopia of early and, in many cases, extremely rare baseball films, offering privileged peeks into early twentieth century American lifestyles and values, The Busher is a delightful comedy-drama featuring silent cinema legends Charles Ray, Colleen Moore, and John Gilbert
Love ( visu )
5 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 35 libraries worldwide
In the Russia of Czar Nicholas II, a respectable married woman and mother, Anna Karenina, falls in love with a dashing army officer, Count Vronsky, for whom she gives up everything, only to be cast aside
Desert nights ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Posing as Lord and Lady Stonehill, two diamond thieves hold up the main offices of a South African diamond mine and make off with a fortune in uncut stones, taking with them mine manager Hugh Rand as a hostage. The thieves attempt to make an escape across the desert and become lost in the hot and trackless wastes. They release Hugh from his shackles, and he leads them to safety. The girl reforms, and the man is arrested by the authorities. Hugh and 'Lady' Diana fall in love"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
The Watchkeepers ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Throughout history people have kept watch over their own corner of the Earth-but now, satellites scan the planet. Computer models vary in their rain forecasts, but how global warming would affect the monsoons raises a life-or-death issue. Our views of the environment must be balanced by attention to the needs of humans everywhere
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Jack 1897-1936
John Gilbert acteur américain
John Gilbert (aktor)
John Gilbert Amerikaans acteur
John Gilbert attore statunitense
John Gilbert US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler
Pringle, John 1897-1936
Pringle, John 1899-1936
Pringle, John Cecil 1897-1936
Джон Гилберт
Джон Гілберт
ג'ון גילברט
جان گیلبرت (هنرپیشه) فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
English (146)
German (16)
French (13)
Spanish (8)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (1)
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