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Gordon, Leon 1884-1960

Works: 40 works in 126 publications in 5 languages and 3,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Filmed dance  Yiddish films  Horror films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Librettist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Leon Gordon
Publications by Leon Gordon
Publications by Leon Gordon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Leon Gordon
Freaks by Tod Browning( visu )
40 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
Broadway melody of 1940 by Cole Porter( visu )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 574 libraries worldwide
A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett (Astaire) and King Shaw (Murphy), who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall for little or nothing. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical opposite the star, Clare Bennett (Eleanor Powell). On opening night of the production, King is unable to perform due to intoxication, and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake in identity and all is resolved
Rudyard Kipling's Kim by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century India, Errol Flynn is the dashing horse-trader and secret British agent who enlists the aid of Kim O'Hara (Dean Stockwell) to help thwart enemy forces rising against England. Kim launches a series of perilous experiences as a courier and a spy
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Tarzan and his mate by Cedric Gibbons( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Tarzan trouve un fils : Tombé du ciel, un bébé trouve en Tarzan un père modèle, courageux et attentif, prêt à tout pour métamorphoser la jungle en nid douillet
White cargo; a play of the primitive by Leon Gordon( Book )
6 editions published between 1925 and 1942 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Parkington ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Susie Graham was working in her mother's boarding house when she met millionaire Augustus Parkington and became his wife. Now the 84-year-old family matriarch, Mrs. Parkington looks back on the decades of her family's ups and downs
That Forsyte woman ( visu )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Beautiful, breathtaking Irene Forsyte: Men adore her. Women envy her. Love defines her. Based on the first book of John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga, about a woman who cannot cut her free spirit to fit the cloth of Victorian society
The Tarzan collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Tarzan and his mate: The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well
The gentleman ranker, and other plays by Leon Gordon( Book )
7 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
An upstanding, teetotaling man named Larry gets hit on the head causing him to revert to his old forgotten life as a swindler named George. Larry was in the middle of a divorce, but George thinks Larry's wife Kay is worth keeping
Susan Lenox (her fall and rise) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 43 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
They met in Bombay ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Two thieves (Gable and Russell) steal each other's hearts while going after the same diamond. They become partners and board a ship bound for Hong Kong. But when the Japanese invade China, Gable's new disguise as a British officer gets them into more trouble than they ever imagined
The green years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The moving story of a boy's difficult growth to manhood. When young Robert Shannon is orphaned, he leaves his home in Ireland and travels to Scotland, home of his maternal grandparents. Growing up in the home of his stern grandfather is made bearable by his great-grandfather, loving grandmother and kind aunt and uncle. After a rocky adjustment to his new school, Robbie is befriended by Gavin and Allison, whom he grows to love
Kongo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This nearly forgotten horror film is a remake of West of Zanzibar (1928). From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a living god. He rules the local natives through superstition and stage magic and he rules the few white people through sadism, keeping them virtual prisoners. He lives for the day he can avenge himself horribly on the man who stole his wife and crushed his spine
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Freaks: When a trapeze artist treats the sideshow performers as less-than-human, they take their revenge against the "normal" person
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The hour of 13 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The heist at an 1890 soiree is flawlessly executed, and the Calgurie Emerald that adorned the neck of Mrs. Chumley Orr rests in the pocket of clever gentleman thief Nicholas Revel. But something else happens that night that even Revel Couldn't foresee. A bobby is murdered nearby, the latest in a string of murders of London constables. The crime convinces authorities that the thief and the killer are the same, so Scotland Yard turns its attention to Revel and his confreres in crime. (from the cover)
Unguarded hour ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A woman tries to save her husband, a prosecutor, from a man who is threatening to blackmail him using letters he has written to an ex-mistress
Broadway melody of 1936 (1935) : continuity script by Jack McGowan( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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English (83)
German (6)
Italian (4)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
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