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Dresser, Louise 1878-1965

Overview
Works: 64 works in 116 publications in 3 languages and 1,303 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Portraits  Love stories  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Louise Dresser
Publications by Louise Dresser
Publications by Louise Dresser, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Louise Dresser
The scarlet empress by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Catherine, a German princess, married the Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Because of his madness, she was able to seize the throne and become known as Catherine the Great
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
The Eagle by Clarence Brown( visu )
20 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the Czarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights of the poor
The Garden of Eden ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A young girl sets out to become an opera singer, but finds that her first job is in a seedy cabaret. She and the seamstress who tried to protect her from a persistant client flee to a swanky Monte Carlo hotel, where they register as a Baroness and her daughter
David Harum ( visu )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1890s, a gritty racetrack romp about David Harum, a small-town banker who's betting it all on a happy ending. John Lennox, who works for David, falls in love with the independently wealthy Ann Madison. David aids their relationship by sending them off together in a carriage driven by a balky horse. When the horse won't budge, she gets to know John. He later proposes but tells Ann he won't marry her until he can support her on his own. She is furious and devises a scheme, which involves David and the horse, to make John rich
Mammy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
As the star of Meadow's Merry Minstrels, Al Fuller (Jolson) lands a backer for the show, springboarding the troupe to success, but when a jealous co-star puts real bullets in Fuller's stage gun, Al finds himself charged with attempted murder
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
Mr. Wu ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Raised by his grandfather to adhere to the ancient laws of China, Mandarin Wu is a strict authoritarian. However, he is a doting father to his beautiful daughter Nang Ping. Nang Ping is to be married to a man of her father's choosing, a man she does not even know. But she falls in love with a dashing British visitor to China, Basil Gregory. Basil informs Nang Ping that he must return to Britain with his family, but she surprises him with the revelation that she carries his child. Wu learns of his daughter's dishonor and lets the ancient laws of China lead him relentlessly toward tragedy
The Goose woman ( visu )
5 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A goose woman who was once a famous opera singer involves her son in a murder just to see her name hit the headlines again
Put on your slippers, you're in for the night by Seymour Furth( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1910 and 1913 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Comic song, orchestra accompaniment
A girl of the Limberlost ( visu )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A young girl grows up in the swamps of Indiana. Her mother blames her for her father's death but her aunt and uncle are loving and helpful
The scarlet empress L'impératrice rouge by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "L'impératrice de Russie Elizabeth fait venir dans son pays la princesse allemande Sophia Frederica promise à une destinée exceptionnelle. Elle doit en effet épouser le grand-duc Pierre, l'héritier du trône. Tout au long du voyage, la jeune femme rêve à son bonheur futur et à St-Pétersbourg. Présentée à l'impératrice Elizabeth, elle change son nom de baptême en Catherine. En découvrant que le Grand-duc Pierre n'est pas à la hauteur de ses espoirs. Catherine collectionne les amants et tombe amoureuse du comte Alexei, qu'elle quitte lorsqu'elle apprend qu'il a également séduit l'impératrice Elizabeth."
Doctor Bull ( visu )
2 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned country doctor's affair with a widow bothers the townsfolk in the small town where he practices
Rudolph Valentino in The Eagle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the Czarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights of the poor
The eagle The thief of Bagdad ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The thief of Bagdad: A mischievous thief, aided by a genie's magic, tries to outwit the evil ruler of Bagdad. The hero is reformed from his evil ways by the sight of a princess, the daughter of the Caliph. She is to marry one of three princes who bring back to her the rarest treasure. One of the suitors plots to raise an army and capture Bagdad. Our hero goes on a journey to find his birthright, later returning to fight for his lovely princess
Family collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The eagle (silent): Romance-adventure of Old Russia. A young Russian lieutenant spurns the advances of the Czarina Catherine the Great. His father dies after an evil neighbor steals his estate. The lieutenant becomes the Black Eagle and leads a band of outlaws to fight for the rights of the poor
A ship comes in ( visu )
2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Pleznik family arrives in the U.S. from Hungary. They encounter a disaffected fellow Hungarian, Sokol, who ominously warns them about trusting the American government. The father, Peter, dismisses him since he is already a staunch believer in the U.S. He becomes fast friends with their neighbor, Dan, who gets him a job as a janitor at the Federal Building. Peter learns from Judge Gresham about the process of becoming a citizen. Five years later, he passes the citizenship test. Their son, Eric, caught up in World War I fever, joins the army. Mama Pleznik bakes a cake for Judge Gresham, but Sokol replaces it with a bomb. Peter is imprisoned for trying to kill the Judge. Eric is killed in the war. Sokol, wracked with guilt, confesses and Peter is reunited with his family
Romance classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Greeks had a word for them (1932, 79 min.): Three showgirls pool their money to live in a luxurious penthouse and dress like millionaires in order to attract wealthy boyfriends. When one of them finds true love, the other two must decide how long they are willing to maintain the charade
I want to be loved like a leading lady by Herman Avery Wade( score )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Take me back to Babyland by Pat Rooney( score )
2 editions published between 1909 and 1910 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Kerlin, Louise, 1878-1965
Kerlin, Louise Josephine, 1878-1965
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