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Kirkham, Kathleen 1895-1961

Overview
Works: 9 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 277 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Short films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Mad scientist films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kathleen Kirkham
Publications by Kathleen Kirkham
Publications by Kathleen Kirkham, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Kathleen Kirkham
A Modern Musketeer ( visu )
2 editions published in 1917 in Undetermined and English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to 'register' on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic character, his ingratiating smile, his graceful, acrobatic stunts (he did his own), clever writing, and accomplished staging rapidly made Fairbanks one of the most admired stars in the world. He produced 3 films for Artcraft/Famous Players-Lasky Corp., including A Modern Musketeer (1917), directed by Allan Dwan and starring Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, and Kathleen Kirkham. Fairbanks plays a modern-day D'Artagnan in Kansas who sets out for the West to find romance and adventure. He pursues Marjorie Daw through skirmishes with an Indian outlaw gang and a perilous canyon rescue
Douglas Fairbanks, a modern musketeer ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 81 libraries worldwide
1916's "His Pictures In The Papers" features Douglas as the meat-loving son of a vegetarian food magnate who finds love with an equally carnivorous young woman. It is also a wry and prescient commentary on fame and the lengths some will go to in order to achieve it. Also from 1916, "The Mystery Of The Leaping Fish" is probably the most unconventional film Fairbanks ever appeared in, as it features him as the cocaine-addicted detective "Coke Ennyday." It was co-scripted by Tod Browning and features a flair for the bizarre he would put on ample display when directing "Dracula" and "Freaks" in the early 1930s. "Flirting With Fate" also features some darker-hued humor in its story of a depressed artist who arranges to be killed just before finding good fortune. The final film from 1916, "The Matrimaniac, " co-stars Constance Talmadge in a comic tale of the lengths a young couple will go to in order to tie the knot. The delightful "Wild And Woolly" has the Wild West-obsessed Douglas finding that the Old West does not require as much taming as he once surmised. Similarly, "Reaching For The Moon" chronicles Doug's realization that the life of a European monarch is not the fairy tale he once believed it to be. It is also an interesting comment on America's perceptions of World War I-era Europe with its depiction of a continent dominated by an unending number of assassination plots and murky counterplots. "The Modern Musketeer" demonstrates the limits and the advantages of living life according to a naive sense of chivalry exemplified by D'Artagnan. Its 17th century prologue provides a window into the sort of costume roles Doug would be playing in the years ahead. "When The Clouds Roll By" from 1919 is notable for its more surreal elements including an incredibly original and complicated dream sequence. 1920's "The Mollycoddle" and 1921's "The Nut" offer two final opportunities for Doug to display his athleticism in a modern setting. "The Mollycoddle" is almost a prototype of "North By Northwest" with Doug as a foppish American "corrupted" by the soft life in Europe who is mistaken for an American agent by a gang of ruthless smugglers. "The Nut" is an amusing film featuring Doug as an eccentric inventor whose efforts to help a young woman in her reform campaign go awry. The final film in the set, "The Mark Of Zorro, " was shot prior to "The Nut." Its overall success with critics and moviegoers convinced Doug that he should focus his efforts on producing similar period adventures--M. Boxwood (Amazon)
The married virgin ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A villainous count seduces a wealthy businessman's wife, tries to extort blackmail from her husband and agrees to stay silent in return for the hand in marriage of the couple's daughter
Tarzan of the apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The very first Tarzan film ever made tells the story of Tarzan son of Lord and Lady Greystoke who were shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. After their deaths their baby is adopted by a female ape and is raised by her to know the jungle and live with animals
Thor, lord of the jungle : Tarzan of the apes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Tarzan: Elmo Lincoln and Enid Markey star in this first screen adaptation of this Edgar Rice Burroughs classic tale
El moderno mosquetero ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A man who fancies himself as a modern-day D'Artagnan wins a girl from a polygamist
The married virgin ; The sheik ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The married virgin (71 min.): A villainous count seduces a wealthy businessman's wife, tries to extort blackmail from her husband and agrees to stay silent in return for the hand in marriage of the couple's daughter
The Clean gun ( visu )
1 edition published in 1917 in No Linguistic Content and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Phantom shotgun ( visu )
1 edition published in 1917 in No Linguistic Content and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
Alternative Names
Kathleen Kirkham actrice américaine
Kathleen Kirkham Actriz estadounidense
Kathleen Kirkham Amerikaans actrice (1895-1961)
Kathleen Kirkham amerikansk skådespelare
Kathleen Kirkham amerikansk skodespelar
Kathleen Kirkham amerikansk skuespiller
Kathleen Kirkham Atriz americana
Kathleen Kirkham US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Kirkham, Cathleen 1895–1961
Kirkham, Katherine 1895–1961
Кэтлин Киркхэм
كاثلين كيركهام
کتلین کرکهام بازیگر آمریکایی
Languages
English (9)
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