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King, Burton 1877-1944

Overview
Works: 38 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Restager, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Burton King
Publications by Burton King
Publications by Burton King, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Burton King
Houdini, the movie star by Harry Houdini( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Terror Island: A swashbuckling inventor steers his high-tech submarine to a forbidden tropical isle to rescue the father of the woman he loves
The man from beyond ( visu )
13 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Howard Hillary is a man frozen in the Arctic. He returns to civilization 100 years later to reclaim the love of his life, reincarnated in the body of a young woman. Filmed in large part at and about Lake Placid in New York, and Niagara Falls to the brink of which the stalwart Hillary is whirled in his efforts to save his lady love
The master mystery ( visu )
2 editions published in 1919 in Undetermined and English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
By the year 1919, Harry Houdini was known throughout the world as a master magician and escape artist. Having conquered the stage, he set out to rule the screen, appearing in a series of thrillers built upon his almost supernatural powers
Houdini, the movie star ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Quentin Locke infiltrates a corrupt patents company, only to run into the gleaming terror of its robot protector, the Automaton. In order to save the beautiful Eva Brent and find a cure for the dreaded Madagascar Madness, Locke suffers an inhuman array of tortures and physical restraints. He is chained, tied with barbared wire, padlocked in a crate and thrown in the water, tied beneath a descending elevator, strapped to an electric chair, and bound in an elaborate Oriental torture chamber
Houdini, the movie star ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Terror Island: A swashbuckling inventor steers his high-tech submarine to a forbidden tropical isle to rescue the father of the woman he loves. The man from beyond: Howard Hillary is a man frozen in the Arctic. He returns to civilization 100 years later to reclaim the love of his live, reincarnated in the body of a young woman
The adorable cheat ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Cyrus Dorsey laments his feckless, playboy son Will, wishing he was more like his sensible sister Marion so that he could be entrusted to take over the family business. Marion decides to prove to her old-fashion father that she is capable of handling the job herself. So hiding her idenity[sic] by using a pseudonym, she goes to work with one of her father's shipping clerks, the hard-working and handsome George Mason." -- container
The drag-net ( visu )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A playboy takes a job as an assistant district attorney and finds himself up against a tough crime boss and his gang
Murder at dawn ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Mad scientist works on his DXL Accumulator death ray which harnesses solar power. Meanwhile, his daughter has brought her fiance to the mountain hideaway to get her fathers consent
A little girl in a big city ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A sweet small-town girl comes to New York City for a magazine competition and excitement, only to fall prey to the big bad Wolf of Broadway
The man from beyond L'homme de l'au-delà by Burton King( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Un homme retenu prisonnier dans la glace de l'Arctique durant cent ans et ramené à la vie, part à la recherche de son amour perdu
The lost battalion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In the closing days of World war I, the men of the U.S. Army's 77th Division, 308th Battalion were surrounded by German troups in the Argonne Forest of France. Without food, water or reserve ammunition, cut off from supply and communication lines, and subjected to constant assaults, and bombardments, they manged to hold off the enemy until they were finally rescued after five days of desperate action. The striking tale is reenacted here by the soldiers who survived the harrowing experience. A thrilling piece of military and cinema history
In old California ( visu )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Captain Kidd ( visu )
1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The police patrol ( visu )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Patrolman Jim Ryan falls in love with Alice Bennett, a dressmaker, only to realize later that she is a dead ringer for Dorothy Stone, a noted thief. When Jim is ordered to arrest Alice for Dorothy's crimes, he tells the captain that it would be a grave injustice, but the captain will not believe him. Jim is suspended from the force and sets out to bring Dorothy Stone before the law. Using Alice to impersonate Dorothy, Jim gets in touch with her gang. Dorothy is killed in a fight, and Alice is kidnaped. Jim goes after the abductor in a police launch and rescues Alice. Jim is reinstated to the force, and he and Alice are wed"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
The master mystery ( visu )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Quentin Locke, while in pursuit of Paul, is overpowered by the emissaries of the Automaton and is entangled in the meshes of a fishing net, while Eva is left helpless before the advance of the Automaton. Locke miraculously escapes the fishing net and they escape. Eva acquires proxies that give her absolute control over International Patents, Inc., and now she can force Balcom out of the company. Locke gives Balcom 24 hours to arrange his affairs before his arrest. Balcom persuades Locke to come to his apartment, under the pretext that Balcom will turn state's evidence. Meanwhile, Zita and Paul join forces at the home of Dr. Q, and decide on a pretext to get Eva to the office of a hypnotist on River Street. Locke arrives at Balcom's and the apartment is full of unseen chlorine gas. Zita decides to save Locke, explaining her secret love for him. Zita and Locke rush to the hypnotist to save Eva, and Locke finds himself trapped in a noose, suspended over a fire trap
The master mystery ( visu )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Quentin Locke, accumulating evidence against Herbert Balcom of International Patents Inc., enters the den of Dr. Q, the mad inventor, with Eva Brent. They are overpowered by a giant automaton and its emissaries, and Locke is strapped in an electric chair. Locke escapes in time to rescue Eva from the clutches of the automaton. Quentin follows Paul to the Black Tom Cafe, his underworld domain. There Quentin finds Deluxe Dora, who says that she will help him implicate Paul in illegal doings, but it is a ruse. Quentin and Eva find themselves led into conspiracy's tangled web. Dr. Q's emissaries wrap Locke up in barbed wire, while the automaton pours deadly acid on the floor that starts to flow towards Locke struggling on the ground
The scarlet brand ; quick trigger Lee ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Quick Trigger Lee: A tough cowboy helps an old-timer from being swindled and falls for a glamorous movie star
Across the footlights ( visu )
1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Poverty Row studio collections ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Drag net: A playboy takes a job as an assistant district attorney and finds himself up against a tough crime boss and his gang. Tarzan and the Green Goddess: Tarzan travels to Guatemala in search of the Green Goddess. Tundra: The "Flying Doctor," treks off in his small plane to tend to the sick in the Alaskan wilderness. He ends up fighting for his own survival when his plane crashes. Phantom of Santa Fe: Renegades rob a mission of its priceless treasures. The towns people blame "The Hawk", an outlaw also known as the "Phantom of Santa Fe."
The master mystery ( visu )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Balcom and Brent, owners of International Patents, Inc., a firm that has made a fortune by keeping patented inventions off the market, quarrel; the outcome of this leaves Brent stricken with the Madagascar (or laughing) Madness). A giant automaton whose secret retreat is under the Brent house, is responsible for the crimes committed. Quentin Locke, the newly engaged head of the laboratories, but secretly an agent of the Department of Justice, endeavors to aid Eva, daughter of Brent. Captured by the emissaries of the automaton, Locke is suspended over a vat of seething acid, but miraculously manages to escape. Locke decides that one of the patents, for a diving suit, must be tested. He knows that if anything happens to his airline it would mean certain death. The automaton sends one of his emissaries underwater to cut Locke's airline. Locke manages to escape the diving suit, but is then shackled and put in a crate to be thrown off the dock, while Eva is in the clutches of the automaton
 
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Alternative Names
Burton L. King Amerikaans filmregisseur (1877-1944)
Burton L. King regista, produttore cinematografico e attore statunitense
King Burton Lorain 1877-1944
بارتون ال کینگ بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
Languages
English (40)
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