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Purviance, Edna 1896-1958

Overview
Works: 635 works in 1,222 publications in 5 languages and 6,491 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Silent films  Short films  Sports films  Documentary films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Slapstick comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Edna Purviance
Publications by Edna Purviance
Publications by Edna Purviance, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Edna Purviance
 
Most widely held works by Edna Purviance
The Kid : Tillie's punctured romance by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
89 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Tillie's punctured romance: Charlie Chaplin plays a street-smart con artist in this silent film -- Hollywood's first feature-length comedy. Charlie woos a country girl named Tillie (Marie Dressler), convincing her to take her father's money and run off to the city with him. Once there, Charlie leaves Tillie and goes back to his old sweetie (Mabel Normand). Charlie eventually returns, but his wandering eye sends everyone into an uproarious pie-tossing frenzy
The kid ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Una mujer londinense, sumamente pobre, se ve en la necesidad de abandonar a su hijo en una casa de millonarios, aunque por una serie de circunstancias el niño terminará siendo cuidado por un vagabundo que se convierte así en su padre. Cinco años después, y con la madre convertida en una popular cantante, el destino tratará de separarlos
The Chaplin revue ( visu )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Features Charlie in seven of his best short films
A king in New York ; A woman of Paris ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the USA. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee and returns to Europe ; A woman of Paris: When her elopement to her beau fails, Marie winds up in Paris as a kept woman whose attempt at reconciliation with her true love only leads to more grief and, finally, tragedy
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's Essanay Comedies cinema's greatest comedian was first able to build his screen work around his performance style rather than forcing himself, as before, into Mack Sennett's frenzied Keystone comedy matrix. With this freedom Chaplin evolved in a year from the gag comedian of "His New Job" to the brilliant pantomimist of "A Night Out," "The Champion," "The Tramp" and "Shanghaied" to the profound satirist of "Police." Volume 1 includes: "His New Job," "A Night Out," "The Champion," "In the Park," "A Jitney Elopement" (all 1915)
The Chaplin Mutuals ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Count: Charlie, an inept tailor's assistant, and his boss are rivals for the affections of Miss Moneybags. The Vagabond: Charlie as a street violinist falls in love only to win, lose, and regain the lady who is discovered to be wealthy. The Fireman: Charlie is a clumsy but eager apprentice fireman. Behind the screen: A satire of life at a silent movie studio, a thinly veiled satire of Mack Sennett's Keystone Company
The Chaplin Mutuals ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Between May 1916 and October 1917, Chaplin produced a series of twelve films for the Mutual Film corporation which are considered his finest short comedies. This volume presents four films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Immigrant (11th Mutual film): Charlie and Edna are immigrants to the land of Liberty. The Adventurer (12th Mutual film): Charlie, an escaped convict, impersonates a wealthy yachtsman. The Cure (10th Mutual film): Chaplin is a wealthy inebriate drying out at a sanitarium. Easy Street (9th Mutual film): Charlie become a policemen in the city's toughest neighborhood
The Chaplin mutuals ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations, including an arson plot with a girlfriend's father, and a boss who impersonates a count
The Chaplin Mutual comedies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring Chaplin's signature Little Tramp character
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in No Linguistic Content and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. Shanghaied: Hired to shanghai a crew, Chaplin is himself shanghaied and becomes assistant cook aboard a rolling boat. A Night in the show: Chaplin appears in a dual role as a playboy seated in the orchestra and as an obnoxious workman on a night out seated in the balcony. The latter closes the theater down by turning a fire hose on the fire-eating act. Police: The Tramp released from prison meets a former cell-mate and sets out to rob the home of a young woman. Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen: Parody of the popular Cecil B. DeMille film Carmen. Triple trouble: Charlie works in the home of an eccentric inventor from whom some German spies are attempting to obtain a formula
Charlie Chaplin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Disc 1 includes: Shoulder Arms (1918); The Champion (1915); The Kid (1921). Disc 2 includes: Easy Street (1917); The Vagabond (1916); Work (1915); The Tramp (1915); The Knockout (1914), and Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)
The gold rush ; Pay day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"The Gold rush" is the film by which Chaplin wanted to be remembered, and was voted by international film critics as the best comedy ever. Chaplin plays a Lone Prospector who seeks his fortune in the Klondike where he falls for a dance hall queen. In "Pay day" we share a day on the job and a night on the town with a slow working but nimble witted laborer
The Immigrant by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
26 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Chaplin and Purviance are immigrants who meet on the boat to America, broke but in love
The Chaplin mutuals ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters: rich and poor, inept and keen, hapless and heroic. Each inspires humorous chaos wherever he goes, and nearly always wins the girl in the end
A woman of Paris = L'opinion publique by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
29 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 61 libraries worldwide
When her relationship falls apart before the wedding due to family pressure, Marie goes to the city, assumes the life of a demi-mondaine, and becomes the mistress of a man-about-town in Paris. Marie later tries to reconcile with her former fiance and her one true love, but that only brings her more grief and tragedy
A First National collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A collection of six early Charlie Chaplin films. This version includes unused footage from the original films, as well as an 11 minute 'home movie' "Nice and friendly", and the four minute short film "A visit from General Leonard Wood on the set of Sunnyside."
Charlie Chaplin special ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in No Linguistic Content and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A Day's Pleasure: Father takes the family for a drive in their dilapidated Model-T, but trouble looms to try and ruin their day out and they end up going boating
Charlie Chaplin short comedy classics : the complete restored Essanay & Mutual collection ( visu )
in No Linguistic Content and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios and the Mutual Film Company. v. 7 presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Chaplin's films as a villain, and follows the life of the actor from Dunoon, Scotland, through his years in the music halls to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917
Charlie Chaplin film festival : [4 classic episodes!] ( visu )
in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A collection of four of Chaplin's films
 
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Edna Purviance actress
Edna Purviance actrice américaine
Edna Purviance actriz estadounidense
Edna Purviance aktorka amerykańska
Edna Purviance Amerikaans filmacteur
Edna Purviance Amerikaans filmactrice
Edna Purviance attrice cinematografica statunitense
Edna Purviance US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Purviance, Olga E. 1896-1958
Purviance, Olga Edna
Purviance, Olga Edna 1896-1958
Една Первіенс
Пёрвиэнс, Эдна
Эдна Пёрвиэнс американская актриса немого кино
إدنا بيرفيانس
ادنا پرویانس بازیگر آمریکایی
에드나 퍼바이언스
エドナ・パーヴァイアンス
埃德娜·普文斯
Languages
English (140)
French (16)
German (7)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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