WorldCat Identities

Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Works: 412 works in 1,082 publications in 6 languages and 27,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Biographical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Scenarist, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Myrna Loy
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

62 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

91 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

32 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
Cheaper by the dozen by Shawn Levy( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children
After the thin man( Visual )

24 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now back in San Francisco after their holiday in New York, Nick and Nora Charles find themselves trying to solve another mystery. Nora's cousin Selma is accused of having murdered her husband, but for Nick it's clear that she is not the murderer and he starts to investigate, supported by Nora and Asta
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

11 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives. Now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actress recalls her long, rich, and varied career in Hollywood, on the stage, and as a political activist
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myrna Loy and William Powell were known primarily for their heavy dramatic roles until 'The Thin Man' and its sequels set them on a career of comedy. As happily married couple Nick and Nora Charles they offered an unprecedented display of gender equality in characterisations of marriage in Hollywood at the time. Witty and urbane, they set out with their terrier, Asta, to solve various baffling murders. A band leader is murdered in 'Song of the thin man'
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
John Steinbeck's the red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involves a young boy's love for his horse, and the inter-family conflict it creates. The boy's father, married into a ranch family, finds it difficult to adjust to rural life after abandoning his teaching career. A hired ranch hand becomes the boy's source for horse training, as well as guidance and affection, while the small red pony becomes the source of the family's reconciliation
Libeled lady( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
Belles on their toes( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Cheaper By The Dozen, Ann Gilbreth is forced to take over as the primary breadwinner after the death of her husband, but she soon discovers that not every company who hired her and her husband is eager to work with her on her own
The jazz singer by Samson Raphaelson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."
From the terrace by Mark Robson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness
John Steinbeck's the red pony( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of conflict between a nine-year-old boy, his father and the family's hired man. The son works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony
The rains came( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced with disaster
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
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The thin man
Alternative Names
Loy, Mirna

Loy, Myrna

Mirna Loj

Myrna Loy actrice américaine

Myrna Loy actriz estadounidense

Myrna Loy aktorka amerykańska

Myrna Loy Amerikaans actrice

Myrna Loy amerikansk skådespelare

Myrna Loy amerikansk skodespelar

Myrna Loy amerikansk skuespiller

Myrna Loy attrice statunitense

Myrna Loy US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Myrna Loy yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Williams, Catharina Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Мирна Лой американская актриса

Мирна Лој

Мірна Лой

מירנה לוי

میرنا لوی بازیگر آمریکایی

머나 로이



The best years of our livesMr. Blandings builds his dream houseThe great ZiegfeldAfter the thin manLibeled ladyWife vs. secretaryThe William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case