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Gilbert, John

Works: 138 works in 295 publications in 4 languages and 13,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Surfing films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Film editor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 3,296 libraries worldwide
Elderly hobbit Bilbo Baggins relinquishes possession of a golden ring possessing magical powers, to his youthful heir, Frodo. Charged with casting the ring into the fires from which it was forged, the young hobbit begins an arduous trek across Middle-earth, accompanied by a sturdy band including his best friend Sam, the mercurial wizard Gandalf, the warrior Aragorn, and the blustery Gimli, among others. Opposed by treacherous sorcerer Saruman and the demonic emissaries of the Dark Lord, Sauron, this continuously embattled Fellowship makes its way slowly toward the cruel land of Mordor
Bridge to Terabithia by Gabor Csupo( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen and is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him
Chasing Mavericks ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
26 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Atlas shrugged II the strike ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
"Part two of Ayn Rand's groundbreaking novel... The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis--a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the world. But, the motor is dead-- there's no one left to decipher its secret-- and, someone is watching. It's a race against the clock to find the inventor before the motor of the world is stopped for good"--Container
Beethoven's 5th by Mark Griffiths( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 781 libraries worldwide
When Beethoven digs up a $10 bill, it turns out that it is part of a 1920's fortune. Gold fever strikes Cedar Woods and the race is on to find the loot. Suddenly everyone wants to be Beethoven's best friend, hoping he will lead them to the lost cash
Bandslam ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Ultra-popular Charlotte is determined to face-off against her ex at the country's biggest music competition. She just needs a band. Newcomer Will knows more about musicians than anyone. He just needs a friend. And rebel guitar player Sa5m has a wicked voice but needs someone to believe in her. Together, this unlikely trio will take on Bandslam in a way no one thought possible
The big parade by King Vidor( visu )
20 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 656 libraries worldwide
The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
The Garbo silents collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and held by 445 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
Richie Rich's Christmas wish by David Gallagher( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
When Richie accidentally wrecks a sleigh full of presents for needy children, he wishes he'd never been born. He gets more than he bargained for when Professor Keenbean's Wishing Machine actually makes his wish come true. Now he's caught in the middle of an upside-down world where nothing's the way he remembers it, and no one remembers him either
Perfect strangers by Gaylene Preston( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
When Melanie goes home from a local pub with the best looking man in the room, she's captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his "castle"--A rundown shack on a deserted island. But soon, his passion turns to obsession and romance turns to rage and Melanie realizes that she is the victim of a kidnapping. Torn between fear and desire, Melanie must escape her schizoprenic captor. A moment of panic leads to murder and madness. Melanie's time is running out, but for her perfect stranger, it may already be too late
Reel baseball baseball films from the silent era, 1899-1926 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A collection of films about baseball
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( visu )
17 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Bardelys the magnificent plus, Monte Cristo : the lost films of John Gilbert ( visu )
5 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 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 heart o' the hills ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 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
Killer elite ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"When two of the world's most elite operatives--Danny, a retired contract killer, and Hunter, his longtime mentor--go up against the cunning leader of a secret military society, their hunt takes them around the globe from Australia to Paris, London, and the Middle East. As the stakes rise along with the body count, Danny and Hunter are soon plunged into an action-packed game of cat and mouse where no one is what they seem"--Container
Star treatment by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 77 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 )
4 editions published between 1928 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The "unlucky-in-love" heroine embarks on a series of amorous adventures
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( visu )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A showgirl is spurned by her lover, a prince, only to become the widow of a horrible baron. Now that she has money to attract suitors, the prince returns hoping to win her love back
Sherlock Holmes radio mysteries by Jim French( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
For the first time in half a century, Sherlock Holmes returns to radio in a new series of broadcasts! Here is a collection of newly-conceived tales of the world's first "consulting detective," as told by his friend and sassociate, Dr. John Watson, portrayed by actor Lawrence Albert. Sherlock Holmes radio mysteries produced under authority of the estate of Dame Jean Conan Doyle, granddaughter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Each episode is fully dramatized, with a professional cast of actors, realistic sound effects, and a special suite of music that was commissioned for this radio series. But most importantly, the creator of the programs, Jim French, researched and took special care to abide by the Doyle canon: you will hear Holmes, played by John Gilbert, in all his changeable moodiness, and Dr. Watson as his alert, and outspoken assistant - the way Sir Arthur wrote them
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Jack 1897-1936
Gilbert, Jack 1899-1936
Pringle, John 1897-1936
Pringle, John 1899-1936
Pringle, John Cecil 1897-1936
Pringle, John Cecil 1899-1936
English (128)
French (2)
German (1)
Spanish (1)
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