WorldCat Identities

Marvin, Arthur W. 1861-1911

Overview
Works: 24 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 249 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Humor  Film adaptations 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS2056, 813
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Most widely held works about Arthur W Marvin
 
Most widely held works by Arthur W Marvin
Delivering newspapers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film shows a group of about fifty pre-adolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the side of the van is a sign reading "New York World." As they gather around the rear of the vehicle, a fight breaks out between two of the boys. The film ends as the crowd forms around the two fighters. Probably filmed at Union Square
Broadway & Union Square, New York ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short film shows two horse-drawn streetcars, one approaching the camera and the other heading away. Passengers can be seen boarding and getting off of the crowded cars
Selected essays from the sketch book by Washington Irving, prescribed by the regents of the University of the state of New York for the course in first year English by Washington Irving( Book )
1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Alhambra by Washington Irving( Book )
2 editions published between 1895 and 1905 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book Description: A Washington Irving classic published in Spain. Includes numerous color plates of the Alhambra
Social issues in american film : 1900-1934 ; 48 movies that helped change America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In the season of buds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Henry and Steve are two farmhands on Uncle Zeke's farm. When Mabel comes to her uncle's for a visit, the old friends become rivals for her affection. Mabel likes Henry better, but in an attempt to make him jealous, she flirts with Steve. Believing that Mabel favors Steve, Henry leaves the farm for a distant town. Mabel is heartbroken at her own foolishness, but eventually she does come to love Steve. Years later, Henry returns to find Mabel and Steve married, with a child. After a brief but cordial greeting, Henry leaves again. Regretful at first, Mabel watches her husband cuddling their baby, and she realizes that she has made the right choice after all
A wake in "Hell's Kitchen" ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
From Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902 [MI], p. 39: 30 feet. This scene is laid in the parlor of a New York tenement. Two watchers at the wake are smoking and drinking, while the widow is weeping over the coffin. The attention of the three is attracted for an instant, and the supposed corpse rises up, drinks all the beer in the pitcher which is standing on a table nearby, and lies down in the coffin again. The mourners return, and seeing that the beer is gone, engage in a controversy over it. During the scrap the corpse jumps out of the coffin and takes part in the melee
A gesture fight in Hester Street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
From Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902 [MI], p. 36: 26 feet. A comical fight between two Hebrews: one a pushcart man, and the other a suspender peddler
The necklace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Kendricks are a young couple, excited to have been invited to an important social event. Mrs. Kendrick buys a new gown and borrows a jeweled necklace from a friend. At the ball, the necklace it is stolen, and the Kendricks spend their whole lives and go deeply into debt to replace it, even though, unbeknownst to them, the necklace is only costume jewelry. In the end, the owner, touched at their sacrifice, presents them with the necklace
[The fatal hour] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A woman detective brings a gang of white slavers to justice
Broadway & Union Square, New York ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A horse-drawn street car with a sign for Broadway pulls away from the camera with a full compliment of passengers. Another approaches the camera position and they pass. The first car stops to pick up and drop off passengers. Pedestrians walk pass on both sides of the street
The chimney sweep and the miller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
From Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902 [MI], p. 32: 33 feet. A chimney sweep and a miller become involved in a street fight. The sweep has a bag of soot on his back, and the miller a bag of flour. The fight causes a lively mixup of black and white, with most amusing effects
The adventures of Dollie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A melodrama about a gypsy who kidnaps a young girl because her father had punished him for attacking her mother
Bass fishing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A man in fashionable sporting attire is standing on some large rocks at the edge of a stream. He is holding a short fishing rod in his hands and casting into the running stream. The film ends as the fisherman kneels at the edge of the water, holding the reel in his left hand while he hauls in the fish with a net held in his right hand. There are several occasions when the fisherman cannot be seen, as he walks out of camera range
Taming of the shrew ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Two suitors have come to the home of the popular Bianca to court her. But her bad-tempered sister Katharina interrupts, deals with the men roughly and chases them out. Later she also assaults her music teacher. Only Petruchio, just arrived in town, wants to court Katharina. Her father eagerly agrees to arrange a wedding, and soon Petruchio and Katharina are locked in a battle of wills"--Internet movie database
The rocky road ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ben Cook is an alcoholic who deserts his wife and young daughter. The shock of the abandonment drives the mother to madness. Wandering the countryside in search of her husband, she accidently abandons her baby, who is rescued and adopted by a kindly farmer. Meanwhile, Ben gets a job, stops drinking and his fortunes improve. He searches for the family he has abandoned, but cannot find them. After many years he meets a young woman and falls in love with her. Unbeknownst to him, the girl is his now-grown daughter. Just as they are about to be married, the wife regains her senses and is able to prevent the wedding, but afterwards collapses and dies in her husband's arms
The little teacher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In a one-room rural school, filled with children of various ages, discipline has broken down completely. A member of the school board brings in a new teacher, who attempts to restore order. She calls on Dave, one of the older students, to recite the lesson, but he refuses. During recess she goes outside to cry. A surveyor sees her and volunteers to help. He forcefully persuades Dave to comply and warns the rest to behave themselves. The little school teacher become enamored of the surveyor but is rudely awakened from her romantic dreams when the surveyor introduces her to his fiancee. Meanwhile, Dave has become smitten with the little teacher and in the end, he is the one who comforts her
Crossroads of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A young woman leaves home to become an actress and is condemned by her father. Later she and her father are reunited and she is saved from becoming a scarlet woman
The renunciation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A comedy-drama of the wild West. Joe Fielding and Sam Walters are two rugged gold miners, who are also life-long friends, but suddenly they are ready to kill each other over a new arrival in the Yellow Hill Mining Camp. Her name is Kittie Ryan, the pretty neice of Steve Ryan, one of the older miners. Both Joe and Sam are smitten. They begin to quarrel and before long have challenged each other to a duel, but Joe has second thoughts about possibly killing his friend. He resolves to renounce his "claim" on Kittie, and leave the mining camp. Sam, however, is determined to settle matters, and attacks his friend with a knife. Suddenly, Kittie rushes in and interrupts the fight--to introduce them to her newly arrived fiance, who turns out to be a real dude, sporting golf knickers and a monocle! Joe and Sam are friends once again
Happy Jack, a hero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1910 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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