WorldCat Identities

Henderson, Grace 1860-1944

Overview
Works: 21 works in 25 publications in 2 languages and 265 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Humor  History  Social problem films  Slapstick comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Editor, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Grace Henderson
Corner in wheat( Visual )

3 editions published between 1909 and 2018 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. Shows the differences between the lives of those who work to grow the wheat and the life of the man who dabbles in its sale for profit. -- National Film Registy website
The usurer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of a selection of short motion pictures that traces D.W. Griffith's rapid, unparalleled development as a filmmaker during his five year stint at the Biograph Company, a development that contributed substantially to the emergence of film as a powerful form of cultural expression
Lena and the geese( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aristocratic woman is forced to give up her newborn daughter to be raised by Gretchen, a peasant woman. The girl grows up with Lena, the peasant's real daughter, who tends a flock of geese. On her deathbed, the aristocratic mother decides her daughter should be reinstated into the royal household, and sends for her, but Gretchen substitutes Lena instead. Without success, the young goose girl is instructed in protocol and proper behavior. Soon Lena has had enough, and runs home to her mother, her geese, and her country suitor. Gretchen confesses, the rightful heir assumes her position, and Lena, the goose girl, happily returns to her old life
Won by a fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry teases his girl's father about his bad luck with fishing and is consequently forbidden to see his girl. The next day, Dad goes fishing again. After he leaves, the young couple goes for a walk. They pass a fish market and get an idea for solving their problem with her father. They buy a huge fish, and go down to the dock where Dad has fallen asleep. The girl snaps a picture of Dad sleeping, with Harry next to him, holding the fish. Then Harry ties the fish to Dad's line. They hide, and throw a stone at Dad to wake him. Dad is ecstatic about his good luck. Later the proud fisherman prepares to serve a fish dinner to his friends, with a professional photograph of him with his fish, prominantly on display. Harry arrives and the girl persuades her reluctant father to leave the feast for a minute and speak to him. They show him the receipt for the fish, and the photograph with Dad asleep and Harry beside him, holding the fish. Then they threaten to expose his "fish story" to all of his admiring friends. Dad is forced to agree to let his daughter see Harry again
Through the breakers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married, Mr. and Mrs. Normand are soon blessed with a child. Unfortunately, as the baby grows up, the Normands become less interested in the child, and more interested in their social lives. By the age of eight, their child is being cared for mostly by the governess. Alone and neglected, the child becomes seriously ill. Alarmed and remorseful, Mr. Normand begs his wife to stay at home with him and care for their child. Mrs. Normand, who does not believe the child is very sick, leaves home to attend a party. While she is gone, the child's condition worsens. Mrs Normand rushes home, but she is too late. Her only child is dead. Mr. Normand blames his wife for the tragedy and leaves her. At her child's graveside, Mrs. Normand grieves and prays for forgiveness. Mr. Normand, also drawn to the grave, overhears and the two are reconciled
Muggsy becomes a hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabel sends a note to Muggsy asking him to meet her after church. While he is waiting for the services to end, another note is handed to him, requesting him to escort the Frost sisters through a bad area. Though Muggsy is disappointed not to be with Mabel, he resolutely starts to escort the two women home. They are set upon by two thugs whom Muggsy manages to thrash soundly. Muggsy becomes the town hero, with the Mabel proudly standing beside him
D.W. Griffith, director( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willful Peggy: "Peggy is a high-spirited young woman from a poor family. One day she catches the eye of a wealthy lord, who proposes marriage and wants to introduce her into his social circle. But complications arise when the lord's nephew also becomes attracted to Peggy"--IMDb, viewed Mar. 23, 2013
Mack Sennett, director( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for the Biograph Company
Mack Sennett director( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine short silent films directed by Mack Sennett for Biograph Company
Albuminscriptie by Grace Henderson( )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home economics : a pacesetter profession( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of home economics as a profession
A study of wealth and poverty in the Epigrams of Martial by Grace Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The old actor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of an old actor who becomes a street beggar when he loses the part he had hoped for, a job he needed to support his family
The Baron( Visual )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two waiters, vain of their personal appearance, have their photographs taken by an itinerant photographer. The boss catches them and fires them. One of them hits on the scheme to get easy money by posing as a baron. He convinces the other renters in a boardinghouse of his aristocratic birth with pictures of his supposed family castle. He borrows money from them for his marriage license which he forgets at the wedding. When he races back to the boardinghouse for it, he discovers that they have uncovered his ruse and has to flee. He would have succeeded in marrying the heiress except for a mixup at the license bureau, giving him a dog's license instead of a marriage license
Just like a woman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A woman who has lost all her money attempts to marry her young daughter to a wealthy older man. Confronted with unpaid bills and discontinuance of credit, the young girl decides to follow her mother's suggestion. After the marriage, the older man finds to his dismay that his young bride does not really love him. He buys his mother-in-law's worthless stock, tells the girl her mother can now afford to support her, and leaves. His generosity causes the young bride to fall in love with him"--Early motion pictures
An unseen enemy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks closed he stores the money in his father's household safe. The slatternly housekeeper, aware of the money, enlists a criminal acquaintance to crack the safe. She attempts to get into the adjacent room where the sisters tremble in fear, but finds that the door is locked. The drunken housekeeper menaces them by brandishing a gun through a hole in the wall. But the resourceful girls use the telephone to call their brother who has returned to town. He gets the message and organizes a rescue party"--IMDb
Willamette University song book( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The usurer( Visual )

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

A wealthy, callous moneylender finds a terrifying way to learn about money's limitations
Lucky Jim( Visual )

1 edition published in 1909 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy Jack, a hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 1910 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Grace Henderson actrice américaine

Grace Henderson actriz estadounidense

Grace Henderson Amerikaans acteur (-1944)

Grace Henderson Amerikaans actrice (-1944)

Grace Henderson amerikansk skådespelare

Grace Henderson amerikansk skodespelar

Grace Henderson amerikansk skuespiller

Grace Henderson attrice statunitense

Grace Henderson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Грэйс Хендерсон

غريس هندرسون ممثلة أمريكية

قریس هندرسون

گریس هندرسون بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (16)

French (2)