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Kingsford, Walter 1881-1958

Overview
Works: 48 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 1,704 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Musical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Biography  Opera films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Walter Kingsford
Publications by Walter Kingsford
Publications by Walter Kingsford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Walter Kingsford
 
Most widely held works by Walter Kingsford
The Life of Emile Zola by William Dieterle( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An artist should remain poor." His determined intervention in the Dreyfus Affair, at the request of Dreyfus's wife Lucie, results in "J'accuse!" his famous denunciation of the Army, and leads to a conviction for libel. He flees to England, where he remains until granted amnesty. Unfortunately, he dies before the news that Dreyfus was exonerated and reinstated to full rank can reach him. Indicative of the mores of its time, during the course of this clear story about institutionalized anti-Semitism, the word "Jew" is never mentioned. And while most Hollywood biographies must be taken with a grain--if not a handful--of salt, the film makes a reasonable effort at accuracy and completeness
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A French princess flees to New Orleans and masquerades as a lower-class woman to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier, who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Algiers by John Cromwell( visu )
5 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
My favorite blonde by Bob Hope( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
My favorite blonde: It's all aboard for intrigue, laughs and romance as Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll contend with German spies during a daffy but dangerous cross-country chase
The man in the iron mask ( visu )
2 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The twin heirs to France's throne were separated at birth. The first-born Louis is raised as a prince, but Philippe is brought up ignorant of his true identity. When Philippe is arrested with his companions, d'Artagnan and the three Musketeers, he meets his brother, now the king, face-to-face. The tyrannical Louis decides Philippe could be useful to him as a look-alike, but complications arise when Philippe meets the king's beautiful fiance. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas
The invisible ray ( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
While on a scientific expedition to Africa, Boris Karloff discovers a meteorite containing an unknown element a thousand times more powerful than radium. The scientist is poisoned by the element and inherits the uncanny ability to deliver death with the mere touch of his hand
The Story of Louis Pasteur ( visu )
2 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine
Song of Norway by Robert Wright( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
I love Lucy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A domestic comedy featuring Lucy Ricardo, her bandleader husband and their neighbors
The mystery of Edwin Drood ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"An opium-addicted choirmaster, John Jasper, becomes obsessed with a young student named Rosa Bud. His nephew, Edwin Drood, also holds a torch for the girl and asks her to marry him. Circumstances in their small Victorian town grow more perplexing when Drood disappears and the sordid details of Jasper's secret life come to light." -- Container
The velvet touch ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Val Stanton is a famous "light" actress who yearns to play a dramatic role. Her jealous producer tries to blackmail her into staying with him, and in a fit of anguish, she accidentally kills him. But Val has committed the "perfect" murder because a fellow actress is suspected of the crime
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( visu )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Portugese fisherman teaches human values to a spoiled young millionaire's son that was saved from drowning
Little Lord Fauntleroy by John Cromwell( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
After the death of Ceddie's English father, he and his mother live together in Brooklyn. Ceddie's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, had disowned Ceddie's father when he married an American. But when the Earl's remaining son dies, he accepts Ceddie as Lord Fauntleroy, his heir, and sends for Ceddie and his mother. Ceddie uses the first of his newly found wealth to do some favors for his old friends, then heads to England, where he must try to overcome the Earl's dislike for his mother
The Young in heart ( visu )
1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A family of card sharks meet a wealthy older lady who is very lonely. They hope that by winning her affections, she will name them in her will
Damon Runyon's professional soldier ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"A mercenary is hired to kidnap a young prince, who turns out to be grateful to be kidnapped"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Join the legendary 'Master of Suspense,' Alfred Hitchcock, in all 39 episodes of the first season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, the Primetime Emmy Award-winning murder-mystery series that, in the words of Hitchcock himself, 'brought murder back into the home - where it belongs.'" -- container
GRIEG, E : Song of Norway (Recording with Original Cast members) (1944-1945) ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Boris Karloff & Bela Lugosi 4-movie horror collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Raven (1 Hr., 2 mins.): A retired surgeon conspires with an escaped murderer to wreck vengeance on a prominent family
The Hitler gang ( visu )
2 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dramatized documentary about the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party
Shanghai ( visu )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"American society beauty Barbara Howard arrives in Shanghai to visit her Aunt J.B., whom she thinks is very ill. At the docks, Barbara sees rickshaw driver Dmitri Koslov, a half Chinese who was once a Russian officer, beaten by the police at her feet and retrieves his cross pendant. When Barbara realizes J.B. is perfectly healthy and sent for Barbara so she would marry her suitor, Tommy Sherwood, she buys her ticket home by pawning J.B.'s mink coat. Meanwhile, Dmitri visits His Excellency, Lun Sing, an old friend of his recently deceased father. In order to repay a debt owed to Dmitri's father, Lun Sing gets Dmitri a job at a bank. Barbara and Dmitri meet again when he delivers a draft of $50,000 to Tommy from his father in New York, who has advised him to invest it instead of gambling. Barbara, who is immediately struck by the handsome Dmitri, suggests he handle Tommy's investments. After an evening at the stock exchange, Dmitri takes Barbara to see the real Shanghai, and she returns his cross, then burns her ticket home. Soon Dmitri makes a fortune in munitions stock and has built his own investment company, through which he buys controlling stock in the Shanghai Properties Company, which has been stalling the construction of new buildings. Lun Sing warns Dmitri against getting romantically involved with Barbara because he is sure her social set will reject Dmitri once they learn he is half Chinese. Not wanting to jeopardize Barbara's future, Dmitri refuses to see her. The property company, meanwhile, offers Dmitri a good price on his stock, but he declines their bribe, insisting the company begin building immediately. When Dmitri cancels a dinner date with Barbara, she arrives at his house furious and accuses him of making power his goddess. He kisses her through her angry tears and they swear their love. At a costume party, Dmitri announces to his guests that his mother was a Manchurian princess, hoping his ancestry won't matter to Barbara. She is shocked, however, and leaves immediately, along with all of Dmitri's European guests. Despondent, Dmitri leaves the city, missing a decisive vote at the company. Barbara, filled with regret, determinedly tracks Dmitri to his remote hideaway, and they later return to Shanghai together. There, Lun Sing finally tells Dmitri that his mother killed herself to free her husband and child from the prejudice that had left them humiliated and impoverished. Realizing for the first time that his parents' love could not conquer bigotry, Dmitri says good-bye to Barbara. She says she will always love him, and they look forward to a day when races can inter-marry without persecution"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
 
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Alternative Names
Pearce, Walter Stephen Thomas Kingsford, 1881-1958
Walter Kingsford acteur britannique
Walter Kingsford actor britànic
Walter Kingsford actor británico
Walter Kingsford britischer Schauspieler
Walter Kingsford britisk skodespelar
Walter Kingsford britisk skuespiller
Walter Kingsford Brits acteur (1882-1958)
Walter Kingsford brittisk skådespelare
Уолтер Кингсфорд
والتر کینقزفورد
والتر کینگزفورد بازیگر بریتانیایی
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English (37)
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