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Vidor, King 1894-1982

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War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

78 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

35 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( Visual )

77 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

50 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
The big parade by King Vidor( Visual )

44 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
Hallelujah( Visual )

24 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and German and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infused with spirituals, folk songs, blues, and jazz, Hallelujah follows the fortunes of Zeke, a poor cotton farmer. Love, loss, passion, redemption, make this cinematic milestone the first all-black feature from a major studio
Our daily bread by King Vidor( Visual )

59 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depression-era drama in which a young couple lead a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed
The crowd by King Vidor( Visual )

51 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, a working girl, meets John Sims, a dreamer who believes that luck will eventally bring him success. They marry after their first date--to Coney Island--and honeymoon at Niagara Falls. After 5 years and two children, John, who works as a clerk, has not distinguished himself from the rest of the "crowd." Winning $500 in a slogan contest brightens their lives, but the death of the younger child causes John to become despondent. He and Mary quarrel; he loses his job and becomes a door-to-door salesman; and Mary follows her family's advice to leave him. John is at the point of committing suicide when consideration for his son prevents him. The couple eventually overcome their hardships and finally reunite
King Vidor on film making by King Vidor( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street Scene by King Vidor( Visual )

38 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1931 adaption of Elmer Rice's Pulitzer Prize-winning play presents a vivid, complex, and dramatic look at tenement life in New York. The New York Times described the play as "the finest wrought chiaroscuro of middle-class life that an American dramatist has drawn across the stage." The film features a notable score by Alfred Newman
Bird of paradise by King Vidor( Visual )

38 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From legendary Oscar-winning director King Vidor (The crowd, Duel in the sun) comes an exotic tale of romance set in gorgeous Polynesia: Bird of paradise. Johnny (Joel McCrea) is an intrepid young sailor traveling the South Seas who falls in love with Luana (Dolores del Rio), the beautiful daughter of an island chief. But Luana is betrothed to a neighboring native prince, and is soon to be married. With little thought to the future, Johnny and Luana elope together, searching for paradise in each other's arms. With McCrea at his most dashing and del Rio at her alluring height, Bird of paradise is a movie of wild eroticism and thrilling adventure, and not to be missed
The champ by King Vidor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
Northwest Passage by King Vidor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers, led by Major Rogers, and the hardships of survival and battles with hostile Indians, they encounter in trying to settle the upper New York state area for their families in the late 1750x and early 1760s
A tree is a tree by King Vidor( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of a famous movie director. Contains anecdotes of many actors and actresses from the old silent days to the 1950s
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( Visual )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before his death in ancient Israel, King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son, Adonijah, is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba if she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region
Our daily bread : and other films of the Great Depression( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our daily bread: A depression-era drama in which a young couple leads a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed. Includes a prologue to the movie by David Shepard. California election: Two fake newsreels used as conservative propaganda to paint the End Poverty in California's supporters as sluggardly, indecisive radicals as opposed to the respectable intelligent idealists of Republican incumbent Frank Merriam's camp. Secretly produced by MGM and Irving Thalberg. The plow that broke the plains. A visualization of the settlement and landscape changes to the Great Plains. The river: A record of the Mississippi River. Power and the land: Designed to convince American farmers of the necessity for rural electrification through farm cooperatives. Shows a dramatization of a family on an Ohio farm revealing the hardships of life on a non-electrical farm contrasted with the benefits brought by electricity. The new frontier: Shows how pioneers create a new community
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
The citadel by A. J Cronin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew, a young physician, starts out with high ideals and determination to help humanity. When Welsh miners object to his research to prevent tuberculosis in the community, he goes to London, gets in with a group of rich doctors who brush aside medical ethics in their chase for money. Snapped out of his new surroundings by a bungling operation on his best friend, Andrew discards the shams of money for his original ideals
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
Ruby Gentry by King Vidor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby is a tempestuous girl who lives with her family in the southern swampland. When her heart is broken by a local 'refined' man, she is picked up on the rebound by a local businessman. Now she is using his money to ruin the whole town
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The fountainhead
HallelujahA tree is a treeRuby GentryAmerican film melodrama : Griffith, Vidor, MinnelliA tree is a treeKing Vidor
Alternative Names
King Vidor American film director, film producer, and screenwriter

King Vidor americký herec a filmový režisér

King Vidor Amerikaans filmregisseur

King Vidor amerikai filmrendező

King Vidor director de cine estadounidense

King Vidor réalisateur américain

King Vidor regista statunitense

King Vidor US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Kings Vidors

Vidor, King

Vidor, King 1895-1982

Vidor King Wallis

Vidor King Wallis 1894-1982

Vidor, King Wallis 1895-

Vidor, King Wallis 1895-1982

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کینگ ویدور فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

비더, 킹 1894-1982

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