WorldCat Identities

Cromwell, John 1888-1979

Works: 332 works in 897 publications in 4 languages and 9,081 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  History  Comedy films  Love stories 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Film editor, Performer, Restager , fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Cromwell
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( Visual )

94 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated romance between a well-to-do club-footed medical student and a vulgar waitress
Made for each other by John Cromwell( Visual )

92 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
3 women( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendant. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined
Little Lord Fauntleroy by John Cromwell( Visual )

48 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished New York youngster becomes heir to his titled grandfather's British estate
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman on holiday in Ruritania finds himself helping to defeat a rebel plot by impersonating the kidnapped king at his coronation. The fourth of numerous screen adaptions of Hope's schoolboy adventure novel is directed decisively by Cromwell with obvious affection for the original story
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

21 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive
Dead reckoning( Visual )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-G.I Rip Murdock tries to find out who framed his pal Johnny and then killed him. While tracking his war buddy's shadowy past, Rip becomes involved with the mysterious night club singer who had once been his friend's sweetheart
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

44 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer plays Pepe le Moko, a notorious thief hiding out in the Casbah, who falls in love with a wealthy tourist, played by Hedy Lamarr
The racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
Son of fury the story of Benjamin Blake( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his
The enchanted cottage by John Cromwell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a crash disfigures his face and maims his body pilot Oliver Bradford (Robert Young) hides from family and friends in a seaside cottage. There he befriends homely gentle Laura Pennington (Dorothy McGuire). The two marry for companionship -- until some rare magic within the cottage transforms them into ardent and beautiful lovers"--Container
Caged( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19 year-old Marie is sent to prison for being an accomplice in a robbery. When a prison head takes sympathy on her and tries to help, a cruel matron steps in and breaks her efforts
In name only by John Cromwell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Walker's wife Maida is a beauty, but she's also a venomous, self-absorbed schemer. Then Alec falls for an open-hearted widow named Julie. And Maida turns wedding vows into a steel trap: If Alec files for divorce, she'll drag Julie into court as a homewrecker, and use Julie's little daughter as a witness
Made for each other Pot o' gold( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made for each other: Newlyweds in Hollywood's Golden Age must overcome poverty, career pressures, and illness. The power of their love sees them through. Pot o' gold: An idle young rich man signs on with a struggling swing band, and convinces his uncle to put the band on the air
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
The goddess( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life story of a Hollywood sex symbol and the price she pays for fame
Hollywood divas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So ends our night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two German refugees, one a Jewish chemist and the other a man with a Jewish mother and an Aryan father, fall in love while fleeing the Nazis, and a third refugee risks his life to reunite with his ailing wife, who stayed behind in Germany
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3 women
Alternative Names
Cromwell, Elwood Dager 1887-1979

Cromwell, Elwood Dager 1888-1979

Cromwell Elwood Dagger 1888-1979

John Cromwell amerykański reżyser i aktor

John Cromwell ralisateur amricain

John Cromwell regista statunitense

John Cromwell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Кромвелл, Джон

جان کرامول بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی


English (432)

French (7)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Little Lord FauntleroySince you went away