WorldCat Identities

Marvin, Arthur W. 1861-1911

Overview
Works: 41 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 443 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Silent films  Humor  Legends  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Director
Classifications: PS2056, 914.68
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Most widely held works about Arthur W Marvin
 
Most widely held works by Arthur W Marvin
Broadway & Union Square, New York( Visual )

3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 186 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
Delivering newspapers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1899 and 1903 in English and held by 186 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
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 )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alhambra : palace of mystery and splendor by Washington Irving( Book )

2 editions published between 1895 and 1905 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends, tradition, and fairy tales which time has woven around the ruins of the beautiful Moorish palace
Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats( Visual )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This picture was taken after the Battle of Las Guaymas [i.e., Las Guásimas], and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "Olivette." A high sea was rolling in at the time, which made embarkation exceedingly difficult, and the pitiful condition of the wounded soldiers under such conditions can readily be imagined. This picture is remarkably fine photographically, and has made a marked sensation wherever it has been shown"--Biograph picture catalogue
Social issues in american film : 1900-1934 ; 48 movies that helped change America( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chimney sweep and the miller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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
His duty( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

It's Bob Allen's twenty-first birthday. His mother and his brother Jack, a policeman present him with a cap, personalized with his initals in the lining. Jack then goes to work and Bob goes out also. Later in the evening, Jack is called to the scene of a robbery, where he finds the cap with his brother's initials. Dismayed by the idea that his brother is a thief, he goes home and confronts Bob with the evidence. Though it breaks their mother's heart, Jack does his duty and leads his brother out in handcuffs
All on account of the milk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hiram, a young contractor, goes to a house near his worksite to get a glass of milk. He is mistaken by the heroine, Sophia, for a laborer, while he thinks she is the maid, although she is the daughter of the manor. (Sophia's maid has taken sick and Sophia has assumed her duties and clothing for the day). Hiram continues to represent himself as a laborer in order to see the "maid" for his daily glass of milk, and Sophia, in order to to continue her impersonation, continues to borrow her maid's clothing. After some confusion involving the actual maid, the gardener, Hiram's mother and Sophia's mother, the young people are brought together in their true identities, with the blessing of their respective mothers
A midnight adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A comedy about the love affairs of a romantic young woman, Mercedes, who dreams of being wooed by a gallant knight. She orders her boyfriend, Frank, to prove his love for her by stealing her photograph from her friend Eleanor's house. He is caught, arrested, and then released when a family friend bribes the police. In the end Frank falls for Eleanor
May and December( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An older man is engaged to a young woman, and an older woman is engaged to a young man. The couples meet several times by chance. Eventually, the young man and woman go off together, leaving the older man and woman embracing
When we were in our teens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

May shows her newest painting to Tom and Howard, rivals for her affection. Tom tactlessly offers an honest opinion, saying the picture is "punk". No fool Howard, however, pretends to admire May's painting. May, of course, prefers Howard's opinion to Tom's and therefore prefers Howard himself to Tom. Not to be deterred, Tom disguises himself as a tramp, steals May's painting and tries, in front of May, to sell it to Howard. Howard does not recognize it as May's painting, and pronounces it "the worst ever". May is outraged and sends them both packing
Never again!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letty sees her boyfriend Clarence with his head close to her cousin's as they are engrossed in a book and this causes her to flirt with her Clarence's friend, Felix, who takes Letty for a rowboat ride on the grand canal of Venice, California, and somehow falls in the water. During the period he is under the water, Clarence rescues Letty with another rowboat, which causes a great deal of consternation when poor, abandoned Felix surfaces and finds Letty missing
The way of man( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tom Herne geoes out West with the intention of earning enough money to marry Mabel Jarrett. While he is away, Mabel has an accident while lighting a lamp and is terribly burned. The burns heal, but her face is scarred for life. Her cousin Winnie and the rest of her family try to console her, assuring her that Tom will still love her despite the scars. When Tom does return, he is visibly shocked by Mabel's appearance, but tries persuade her that it doesn't matter to him. Mabel soon realizes that it does matter to him. She also sees that Tom and Winnie have become close. To spare Mabel any more pain, Winnie decides to leave, but Mabel discovers her plans. Leaving a farewell note in which she releases Tom to marry Winnie, Mabel fakes her own death and devotes the rest of her life to caring for the children at the Orphan Asylum
A gold necklace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mazie lends her gold necklace to her friend Nellie, who loses it. She and her boyfriend, Sam, look for it in vain. Sam, thinking it belongs to Nellie, promises to replace it, and she describes it to him in detail. Meanwhile, the necklace has been found and returned it to Mazie. Sam sees it on Mazie (whom he does not know is Nellie's friend). He insists on buying it from her, and gives it to Nellie, who, of course, returns it to Mazie. Sam again sees Mazie wearing the necklace, and thinks she has stolen it. His valet, taking the matter in hand, snatches the necklace off the astonished Mazie, who runs for the constable. They all converge on Sam, who is returning the necklace to the confused Nellie. With everyone assembled, all is explained and peace is restored
The 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 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
Sherlock Holmes baffled( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
The peachbasket hat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Jones and Mrs. Jones are reading the morning paper. He reads an article about a kidnapping by gypsies. She spots an ad for hats. Upon leaving the house, Mr. Jones sees a family of gypsies reading the neighbor's palm, and returns to warn the maid. Later, Mrs. Jones goes hat shopping, leaving the baby with the maid, who invites the gypsies into the house to read her palm. They just happen to have a baby about the same age as baby Jones. When Mrs. Jones returns with her new, very large "peach basket" hat, the maid hides the gypsy family behind a curtain. As soon as possible, she hustles them out of the house. In the hubub, the very large hatbox falls off the table and over the baby who is sitting on the floor. Assuming the child has been stolen by the gypsies, Mr. and Mrs. Jones and the maid give chase. They are joined by two delivery men who saw the gypsy family and assumed the worst. A policeman is also enlisted in the chase, which is joined by more and more townspeople. When they catch up with the gypsy family, they realized their mistake and the Joneses return home, where their own baby is finally discovered under the box, and the household is restored to normal
 
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Alternative Names
Arthur Marvin Amerikaans director of photography (1859-1911)

Arthur Marvin directeur de la photographie américain

Arthur Marvin direttore della fotografia statunitense

Артур Марвин

ארתור מרווין

آرتور ماروین

亚瑟·马文

Languages
English (29)