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King Vidor

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Also Known As: Died: November 1, 1982
Born: February 8, 1894 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Galveston, Texas, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Solomon and Sheba (1959) as Director
Epic tale of the Biblical king''s seduction by a pagan queen.
2.
War and Peace (1956) as Director
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
3.
Man Without a Star (1955) as Director
A wandering cowboy gets caught up in a range war.
4.
Ruby Gentry (1953) as Director
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
5.
Japanese War Bride (1952) as Director
Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. The couple are forced to deal with the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt racism of his family and the townspeople, especially after the birth of their son.
6.
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951) as Director
An actress champions the cause of a man whom she believes has been falsely accused of murdering his wife.
7.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Director
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
8.
Beyond the Forest (1949) as Director
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy...
9.
On Our Merry Way (1948) as Director
Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests, "Has a little child ever changed your life?" Oliver gets answers from two slow-talking musicians, an actress whose roles usually feature a sarong, and an itinerant cardsharp. In each case the "little child" is hardly innocent: in the first, a local auto mechanic's "baby" turns out to be fully developed as a woman and a musician; in the second, a spoiled child star learns kindness; in the third, the family of a lost brat doesn't want him returned. And Oliver, what becomes of him?
10.
Duel in the Sun (1947) as Director
A fiery half-breed comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
11.
An American Romance (1944) as Director
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
12.
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Director
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
13.
Comrade X (1940) as Director
An American warms up an icy Russian streetcar conductor.
14.
Northwest Passage (1940) as Director
True story of Rogers' Rangers and their fight to open up new frontiers for Colonial America.
16.
The Wizard of Oz (1939) as Director
A Kansas farm girl dreams herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape.
17.
The Citadel (1938) as Director
A struggling doctor is tempted to give up his ideals for a posh high-society practice.
18.
Stella Dallas (1937) as Director
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
19.
The Texas Rangers (1936) as Director
20.
The Wedding Night (1935) as Director
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
21.
So Red the Rose (1935) as Director
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn apart by the War between the States. During the war's darkest days she is sustained by her love for a distant cousin, a Confederate officer, played by Randolph Scott.
22.
Our Daily Bread (1934) as Director
When he inherits a small farm, a Depression-weary man turns it into a collective operation.
23.
The Stranger's Return (1933) as Director
A divorcee visits her grandfather's farm to recover and discovers a life she never expected to love.
24.
Cynara (1932) as Director
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.
25.
Bird of Paradise (1932) as Director
An island visitor falls for a Polynesian beauty slated for sacrifice to the gods.
26.
Street Scene (1931) as Director
A husband's violent reaction becomes the talk of the neighborhood when he catches his cheating wife in the act.
27.
The Champ (1931) as Director
A broken-down prizefighter battles to keep custody of his son.
28.
Billy the Kid (1930) as Director
A town marshal struggles to capture a rebellious kid turned outlaw.
29.
Not So Dumb (1930) as Director
A scatterbrained miss throws a big party to advance her boyfriend's career.
30.
Hallelujah (1929) as Director
A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.
31.
Show People (1928) as Director
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
32.
The Patsy (1928) as Director
In this silent film, a romantic young woman falls for her sister's fiance, then discovers her sister is cheating on him.
33.
The Crowd (1928) as Director
In this silent film, an office worker deals with the simple joys and tragedies of married life.
34.
La Bohème (1926) as Director
35.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926) as Director
A notorious womanizer falls for the woman he has bet he can trick into marriage.
36.
The Big Parade (1925) as Director
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
37.
Proud Flesh (1925) as Director
38.
His Hour (1924) as Director
39.
Wine of Youth (1924) as Director
40.
Wild Oranges (1924) as Director
In this silent film, an escaped convict terrorizes a young girl and her grandfather on a remote island.
41.
Happiness (1924) as Director
42.
Wife of the Centaur (1924) as Director
43.
The Woman of Bronze (1923) as Director
44.
Three Wise Fools (1923) as Director
45.
Conquering the Woman (1922) as Director
46.
The Real Adventure (1922) as Director
47.
Peg o' My Heart (1922) as Director
48.
Dusk to Dawn (1922) as Director
49.
The Sky Pilot (1921) as Director
50.
Love Never Dies (1921) as Director
A disapproving father attempts to break up the marriage of his daughter.
51.
The Jack-Knife Man (1920) as Director
A lonely old riverboat man is left a child by a dying mother. The old man and the boy grow to love one another. The village snoop feels the child would be better off in an orphanage and the sheriff is sent to try to take the child away.
52.
The Family Honor (1920) as Director
53.
The Other Half (1919) as Director
54.
The Turn in the Road (1919) as Director
55.
Better Times (1919) as Director
56.
Poor Relations (1919) as Director

Cast (feature film)

58.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) as (Archival Footage)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
59.
Love and Money (1982) as Walter Klein
An investment planner who is bored with his job and his girlfriend is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America and accepts the offer. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political upheaval, and to complic
60.
75 Years of Cinema Museum (1972) as Himself
The work of revered film preservationist Henri Langois, who is largely responsible for saving France's film heritage, is chronicled in this documentary. Langois and Georges Franju formed the Cinémathèque Française in 1936, and because of his work, French cinema survived World War II. When the Minist
61.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Himself
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
62.
Show People (1928) as Himself
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
63.
Souls for Sale (1923) as
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.

Writer (feature film)

64.
War and Peace (1956) as Adaptation
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
65.
An American Romance (1944) as Based upon a story by
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
66.
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Screenwriter
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
67.
68.
The Texas Rangers (1936) as Original Story
69.
Our Daily Bread (1934) as Story
When he inherits a small farm, a Depression-weary man turns it into a collective operation.
70.
Hallelujah (1929) as Story
A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.
71.
The Crowd (1928) as Story
In this silent film, an office worker deals with the simple joys and tragedies of married life.
72.
The Crowd (1928) as Screenwriter
In this silent film, an office worker deals with the simple joys and tragedies of married life.
73.
Wild Oranges (1924) as Adaptation
In this silent film, an escaped convict terrorizes a young girl and her grandfather on a remote island.
74.
His Hour (1924) as Titles
75.
Three Wise Fools (1923) as Writer
76.
Love Never Dies (1921) as Adaptation
A disapproving father attempts to break up the marriage of his daughter.
77.
Better Times (1919) as Story
78.
The Turn in the Road (1919) as Scen
79.
Poor Relations (1919) as Story
80.
The Other Half (1919) as Story
81.
Better Times (1919) as Scen
82.
Poor Relations (1919) as Scen

Producer (feature film)

83.
Ruby Gentry (1953) as Producer
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
84.
An American Romance (1944) as Producer
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
85.
The Texas Rangers (1936) as Producer
86.
The Big Parade (1925) as Presented By
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
87.
Wine of Youth (1924) as Producer
88.
Alice Adams (1923) as Presented By
89.
The Family Honor (1920) as Presented By
90.
The Jack-Knife Man (1920) as Presented By
A lonely old riverboat man is left a child by a dying mother. The old man and the boy grow to love one another. The village snoop feels the child would be better off in an orphanage and the sheriff is sent to try to take the child away.

Production Companies (feature film)

91.
An American Romance (1944) as Company
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
93.
Comrade X (1940) as Company
An American warms up an icy Russian streetcar conductor.
94.
The Citadel (1938) as Company
A struggling doctor is tempted to give up his ideals for a posh high-society practice.
95.
The Stranger's Return (1933) as Company
A divorcee visits her grandfather's farm to recover and discovers a life she never expected to love.
96.
Bird of Paradise (1932) as Company
An island visitor falls for a Polynesian beauty slated for sacrifice to the gods.
97.
The Champ (1931) as Company
A broken-down prizefighter battles to keep custody of his son.
98.
Show People (1928) as Company
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.

Cast (special)

99.
Hollywood: The Pioneers (1980)
From the first story films through the epic Birth of a Nation, silent films were much more sophisticated and technically accomplished than most people think. Narrated by James Mason and features interviews with Lillian Gish and King Vidor.
100.
The Men Who Made the Movies: King Vidor (1973)
Film clips and an exclusive interview capture the career of the top action director.
101.
Hollywood: The Selznick Years (1961) as Interviewee
Film clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage reveal the genius of producer David O. Selznick.

Cast (short)

102.
M-G-M's 1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (In the Greatness of Cinemascope) (1955)
This short features theatrical trailers of original musicals released by MGM in 1955 and visits the sets of films still in production.
103.
Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (1955) (1955)
This short features theatrical trailers of original musicals released by MGM in 1955 and visits the sets of films still in production.
104.
Northward, Ho! (1939)
This promotional short for "Northwest Passage" (1940) presents how a movie studio must often prepare a remote location before shooting can begin for a film.
105.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.

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