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Marion, Frances 1888-1973

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Works: 213 works in 547 publications in 7 languages and 9,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Short films  History  Biography  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Social problem films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dinner at eight by George Cukor( visu )
31 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,017 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
Camille by George Cukor( visu )
29 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
The Sheik Son of the Sheik by George Fitzmaurice( visu )
35 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
The son of the Sheik: Valentino plays a dual role of father and son in this story of the young Ahmed, who falls in love with Yasmin, a dancing girl, but is then captured and tortured by renegades
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( visu )
24 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
The champ ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( visu )
23 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Letty, a girl from Virginia, is forced to make her home with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy, an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness and she shoots him. She buries his body in the sand, but the strong wind tugs at the grave and uncovers it, driving her mad. Lige returns and Letty tells him what has happened. They look for the body, but the strong wind has covered it once again. They decide to face the wind together
How to write and sell film stories by Frances Marion( Book )
21 editions published between 1937 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Stella Maris ( visu )
11 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Stella Maris, paralyzed from birth, has been tenderly shielded from all the sordidness and misery of life. Her serene dream world comes to an end, however, when an operation cures her of her paralysis
Valley people by Frances Marion( Book )
6 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
4 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 136 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
The big house ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
All the conventions of Hollywood prison films are set in this first major men-behind-bars picture about a vicious killer and his cellmates planning to break out of an overcrowded prison
World War I films of the silent era ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
These four short films show essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience while news films presented the most detailed and potent images of military life and front line action. Some news films were faked but some was authentic, obtained at great risk by daredevil combat cameramen. The fourth film is a 1975 compilation of early footage
Treasures III : Social Issues in American Film, 1900-1934 ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The first program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social change
The Love light ( visu )
9 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Angela tends a lighthouse in an Italian fishing village while her brothers are fighting at the front. She discovers a foreign sailor washed ashore, nurses him back to health and falls in love with him. After they marry and have a baby, she discovers that he is a German spy and that her innocent actions have helped cause the death of her brother
The cheat by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property. In A girl's folly, a country girl (Doris Kenyon) who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man (Robert Warwick) in a movie being filmed near her home
The winning of Barbara Worth ( visu )
4 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Gorgeous young Barbara Worth wants one thing, to help her adoptive father turn their dusty desert town into farmland. But when a wealthy land developer is hired to build a dam and tap the Colorado River, Barbara finds herself the object of a rivalry between her close friend and the developer's son
Without lying down Frances Marion and the power of women in Hollywood ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
This insightful documentary gives voice to Frances Marion's words taken from her letters, diaries and memoirs. Footage from more than twenty of Marion's movies align with commentary by pre-eminent silent film historian Kevin Brownlow, critic Leonard Maltin and Marion's celebrated biographer, Cari Beauchamp
Greatest classic legends films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
Without lying down Frances Marion and the power of women in Hollywood by Bridget Terry Long( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
This insightful documentary gives voice to Frances Marion's words taken from her letters, diaries and memoirs. Footage from more than twenty of Marion's movies align with commentary by pre-eminent silent film historian Kevin Brownlow critic Leonard Maltin and Marion's celebrated biographer, Cari Beauchamp
Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley ( visu )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"Amarilly is the belle of Clothes-line Alley, a neighborhood near San Francisco's Chinatown. One night after a fight breaks out in the club where she works as a cigarette girl, Amarilly brings an injured socialite home with her. Grateful for her care, he hires Amarilly to clean his apartment and, over time, begins falling in love with her. But when Amarilly is presented at a posh social gathering, the disastrous results fuel the battle of high and low society."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Benson Owens Marion 1888-1973
Clifton Frank M. 1888-1973
Frances Marion actrice, scénariste de cinéma et romancière américaine
Frances Marion Amerikaans journaliste
Frances Marion amerikansk manusforfattar
Frances Marion amerikansk manusförfattare
Frances Marion amerikansk manusforfatter
Frances Marion amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Frances Marion sceneggiatrice, scrittrice e giornalista statunitense
Frances Marion US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin
Marion, Frances
Marion, Francis 1888-1973
Owens Marion Benson 1888-1973
Owens, Marion Frances 1888-1973
Φράνσις Μάριον
Френсіс Маріон
Фрэнсис Марион
Фрэнсіс Мэрыён
פרנסס מריון
فرانسس ماریون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
فرانسيز ماريون
फ्रान्सेस् मारियोन
பிரான்சஸ் மரியன்
프란시스 마리온
フランシス・マリオン
マリオン, フランセス
弗朗西丝·马里恩
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