WorldCat Identities

Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Overview
Works: 273 works in 939 publications in 7 languages and 16,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Road films  Coming-of-age films  Romantic comedy films  Film remakes  Detective and mystery films  Filmed dance 
Roles: Director, Producer, Choreographer, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Restager , Creator, Conductor, Other, Actor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Herbert Ross
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

95 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenager daughter in high shcool who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
Boys on the side by Herbert Ross( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women sharing a car going west also share a friendship that becomes family. One is a wisecracking club singer, one a finicky real-estate agent, and one a free spirit. Each has secrets to reveal, strengths to impart, vital moments of self-discovery awaiting
My blue heaven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Witness Protection Program is turned upside down by a mob informant and an FBI agent
Play it again, Sam by Woody Allen( Visual )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie buff periodically receives tips from the spirit of Humphrey Bogart on how to "make it" with women
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial
Funny lady( Visual )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical remake of the classic 1939 film. The life of a shy, dedicated English schoolmaster who becomes a hero to his students, and Katharine, who gives up her glamorous life as a London music hall actress to become his bride
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
California suite by Herbert Ross( Visual )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five couples have come to the famous Beverly Hills Hotel for diverse reasons, but all must confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
The seven-per-cent solution by Herbert Ross( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes meets Sigmund Freud--and the father of modern psychology joins the famous detective in the search for the real Professor Moriarty
Undercover blues by Herbert Ross( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff and Jane Blue are parents of the 90s. They also happen to be espionage agents and the United States' only chance at national security. Just as they are ready to embark upon "phase 2" in their lives-- the phase that will allow them a normal lifestyle in which to raise their baby-- the cosmopolitan couple is persuaded out of their prolonged maternity leave to save the world from a corrupt Czech arms embezzler. Not an easy task for a couple who has to make it home for the late night feeding!
Protocol by Herbert Ross( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daffy Washington D.C. waitress saves a visiting Arab dignitary from an assassination attempt and goes from serving drinks to serving her country in the State Department's protocol branch
The owl and the pussycat( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
The last of Sheila( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets
True colors( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends move from law school to Washington's corridors of power-- Peter, a lower class go-getter, climbs to the position of congressman by betraying everyone who ever trusted him including his idealistic, blue-blood friend Tim
Footloose ; Flashdance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footloose. A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago who likes to dance tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenage daughter in high school who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the ban in order to have a high school dance
 
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Footloose
Alternative Names
Herbert, David Ross 1927-2001

Herbert Ross Amerikaans filmregisseur

Herbert Ross cinéaste américain

Herbert Ross regista, coreografo e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Herbert Ross US-amerikanischer Choreograf und Filmregisseur

Ross Herb 1927-2001

Ross, Herbert

Ross, Herbert, 1927-

Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Ross, Herbert David

Герберт Росс

הרברט רוס

הרברט רוס שחקן אמריקאי

هربرت روس بازیگر، طراح رقص، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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로스, 허버트 1927-2001

ハーバート・ロス アメリカ、ニューヨーク出身の映画監督

赫伯特·罗斯

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FootlooseNeil Simon's The Sunshine BoysFunny ladyThe turning pointGoodbye, Mr. ChipsCalifornia suiteThe secret of my successUndercover bluesThe owl and the pussycat