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Young, Waldemar 1878-1938

Overview
Works: 124 works in 320 publications in 4 languages and 4,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Horror films  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Western films  Mad scientist films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Restager, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Waldemar Young
Publications by Waldemar Young
Publications by Waldemar Young, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Waldemar Young
 
Most widely held works by Waldemar Young
Island of lost souls ( visu )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
23 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
This western interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
The Gary Cooper collection by William A Wellman( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
The sign of the cross by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
15 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
Lon Chaney collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 266 libraries worldwide
"He who gets slapped" was the first film ever produced by the M-G-M studios. In this very experimentally artful film, director Seastrom presented esoteric subject matter in highly symbolic scenes. The story involves a circus performer known simply as "He," who is soundly disgraced by his wife and her lover, The Baron. He is the paradox of the circus clown who is always performing in the show to make others laugh, while away from the crowd he is unhappy, still suffering from the slaps of life's reality. In "The unholy three, " two sideshow performers commit robberies by masquerading as an elderly lady and a small child. The film was so popular with audiences that Chaney appeared in a talking version of the movie in 1930. "The unknown" features Chaney playing an armless knife thrower in a circus, using his bogus deformity as a ruse to hide from the police. He is deeply in love with the circus owner's daughter, who coincidentally has a phobia of having men's arms around her. Chaney's performance with his feet (even lighting his own cigarettes with them) and his attempt to become "authentic" in order to permanently seal his relationship with the girl both contribute to making this the strangest love story ever recorded on film
The Cecil B. DeMille collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
11 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and German and held by 133 libraries worldwide
When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
Test pilot ( visu )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and German and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Jim Lane is a test pilot who is forced to land in Kansas where he meets Ann 'Thursday' Barton and they fall in love. After some miscommunication, Jim leaves, but then comes back to marry her. Jim ends up taking a dangerous job which worries Ann, but she promises to stick by her man. Jim continues to take dangerous flights, until one that has disastrous consequences
Alice in Wonderland by Waldemar Young( visu )
8 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Alice in Wonderland: This early 1915 silent version of the Lewis Carroll story is considered the first version near to the novel. Creatures are costumed actors and the absence of dialogue creates a surreal, dreamlike quality
Suds ( visu )
7 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A young Cockney laundress tells her friends that she is the daughter of an archduke, who has turned her out of their mansion so that she will be loved for herself, not her money. She is so desperate for love that she tells her troubles to the laundry's delivery horse. Mary rescues the nag from the glue factory and brings him home with her, with hilarious results
Birds of Rhiannon; a grove play by Waldemar Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The unholy three by Jack Conway( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
In an hypnotic mix of creepiness and crime, a ventriloquist dons a granny disguise to team with a strongman and a little person in a bizarre robbery scheme that ends in murder
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
Desire by Frank Borzage( visu )
12 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and German and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about a car designer who falls for a glamorous jewel thief
The lace of a thousand trees : and other lyrics by Waldemar Young( Book )
5 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The golden feather; a grove play by Waldemar Young( Book )
2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
West of Zanzibar ( visu )
4 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
When his dying wife returns with a baby girl a year after leaving him for Crane, a Limehouse magician named Phroso vows to get even. Placing the baby in a Zanzibar brothel, Phroso spends the next 18 years living with cannibals while he waits for the child to come of age. Summoning the debauched young woman to his jungle lair, Phroso plans to reunite the girl with her long-lost father, after which he'll order the natives to kill the trader and burn Crane's daughter alive!
 
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Waldemar Young Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1878-1938)
Waldemar Young amerikansk manusforfattar
Waldemar Young amerikansk manusförfattare
Waldemar Young amerikansk manusforfatter
Waldemar Young amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Waldemar Young scénariste américain
Waldemar Young sceneggiatore statunitense
Waldemar Young US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Young, Waldemar
Вальдемар Янг
וולדמר יאנג
والدمار یونگ فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
沃爾德·楊恩
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English (126)
German (7)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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