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Purviance, Edna 1896-1958

Overview
Works: 436 works in 1,180 publications in 7 languages and 6,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  Sports films  Documentary films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Slapstick comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
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 by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
125 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
In "The Kid" Chaplin becomes a foster father to an abandoned infant. In "The Idle Class" Chaplin plays a dual role of the familiar tramp and a look-alike aristocrat
The circus by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
62 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the United States. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, and testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee before ultimately returning to Europe
The Chaplin revue ( visu )
15 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Features Charlie in seven of his best short films
The Chaplin mutuals by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 294 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 Mutuals ( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 259 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
Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
50 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 240 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)
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. The tramp: Charlie saves a farmer's daughter from some thieving toughs, but soon learns that her heart belongs to another. By the sea: Charlie's stroll by the sea finds him making enemies with a drunk, a husband and the police. Work: Charlie plays a paper hanger's assistant who is hired to paper a home where peace is replaced with anarchy, culminating with a massive explosion. A Woman: Charlie disguises himself as a woman in order to be near Edna after her father has forbidden her to see him. The Bank: Charlie, the janitor loves Edna, the pretty bank secretary, but her sweetheart is another Charles, the cashier. His regeneration: Chaplin makes a guest appearance in this "Broncho Billy" Anderson drama, as the tramp in a dance hall sequence
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. His new job: Charlie applies for a job as an actor at a film studio. A night out: Charlie and Turpin are drunks about town, starting at a cafe and ending in a risque hotel room mix-up with a pretty girl. The Champion: Pint-sized Charlie defeats the bone-crushing champion prizefighter with the able assistance of his bulldog. In the park: Charlie interferes in the lives of two star-crossed lovers. A Jitney elopement: Charlie rescues his sweetheart from an arranged marriage by posing as Count Chloride de Lime. featuring the Ford automobile
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 172 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
The Chaplin Mutuals ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. One a.m.: Charlie arrives home inebriated and tries to get into his house, upstairs and to bed. The Pawnshop: As a pawnbroker's helper, the objects in the shop provide a cornucopia of great prop-related gags for Charlie's antics. The Floorwalker: This first Chaplin Mutual involves Charlie as a lowly clerk with an embezzling manager and a fantastic escalator sequence. The Rink: Charlie, as a waiter somehow adjourns to a roller skating rink where he is revealed as a virtuoso on wheels
The Chaplin Mutuals ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 164 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 Mutual comedies ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring his signature Little Tramp character
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's short films at Essanay Studios
The immigrant by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
26 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A penniless immigrant befriends a girl on the boat and later helps her in a café
The gold rush Pay day ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 79 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
A First National collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 74 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."
A Woman of Paris ; Sunnyside ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"A Woman of Paris" is a tale of love gone awry in the life of a pretty country girl, who ends up as a kept woman in Paris. In the comedy "Sunnyside," Charlie plays a hotel handyman who has troubles with his boss, his girl, and a runaway cow
Charlie Chaplin short comedy classics the complete restored Essanay & Mutual collection ( visu )
in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A collection of Chaplin's humorous, silent short films produced 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 special ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in No Linguistic Content and held by 54 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
The circus A day's pleasure ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
In The Circus, a tramp fleeing the police takes refuge in a circus, becomes a clown by accident, and falls for an equestrienne. In A Day's Pleasure, a man and his family set out for a pleasurable outing but encounter only mishaps in their unpredictable Model-T Ford and on a sea-sickening boat ride
 
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Alternative Names
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 (225)
Spanish (21)
French (20)
German (15)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
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