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Barrymore, Lionel 1878-1954

Works: 534 works in 1,325 publications in 10 languages and 26,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Christmas stories  Bildungsromans  Melodrama  Juvenile works  Biography  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Illustrator, Director, Costume designer, Speaker, Arranger, Other, Composer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Lionel Barrymore
Publications by Lionel Barrymore
Publications by Lionel Barrymore, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lionel Barrymore
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( visu )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 3,034 libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( visu )
212 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,027 libraries worldwide
Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
35 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( visu )
33 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you by Frank Capra( visu )
30 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arise when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
Camille by George Cukor( visu )
21 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
A Parisian courtesan and a young law student fall in love and forsake their former lives
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( visu )
15 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
The little colonel ( visu )
19 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger by George Cukor( visu )
32 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up in Victorian England
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( visu )
29 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( visu )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 libraries worldwide
A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
Since you went away by John Cromwell( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive
The Garbo silents collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and held by 441 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island ( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up
A Christmas carol, in prose, being A ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens( Book )
3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
The story of Ebenezer Scrooge and how he found the spirit of Christmas
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( visu )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless brat (Freddie Bartholomew), who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor (Spencer Tracy) and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the lad's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
14 editions published between 1934 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Wallace Beery stars as the pirate Long John Silver in this stirring adaption of Stevenson's classic tale of a hunt for treasure on a South Sea island
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Barrymore, Lionel
Blythe, Lionel
Blythe, Lionel, 1878-1954
Blythe, Lionel Herbert
English (440)
Spanish (40)
German (22)
French (16)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
Esperanto (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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