WorldCat Identities

Van Dyke, W. S.

Overview
Works: 234 works in 513 publications in 5 languages and 9,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Diaries  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Photographer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. S Van Dyke
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

40 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,275 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
After the thin man( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family
Another thin man( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 788 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
Rose Marie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie de Flor (MacDonald), a glamorous Canadian prima donna, is renowned for her beauty, her exquisite voice and her fierce temperament. When news arrives that her brother Jack has been wounded in a prison escape, Marie realizes that she must go to him
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

27 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan, a man raised from childhood by apes, meets Jane, a young English woman on safari with her father
Naughty Marietta by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans 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
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
Sweethearts by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song-filled extravaganza about a loving married couple whose relationship is threatened when Hollywood beckons
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarsan the ape man. The first teaming of Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan sets a high adventure standard and includes a sequence of elephants rescuing Tarzan and Jane from pygmy captors
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An upstanding, teetotaling man named Larry gets hit on the head causing him to revert to his old forgotten life as a swindler named George. Larry was in the middle of a divorce, but George thinks Larry's wife Kay is worth keeping
Rosalie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Thorpe (Nelson Eddy), a West Point football hero, falls in love with Princess Rosalie (Eleanor Powell), who is studying at Vassar. Thorpe does not know that Rosalie is a princess. After graduation, he flies to Romanza to visit her not knowing she has become engaged to another. The romantic entanglements are eventually straightened out in this zany musical
I married an angel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last film of the legendary MacDonald-Eddy pairings. Count Palaffi, tired of the scheming attentions of young ladies, escapes to his room and dreams of marrying an angel, only later to find her at his party
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
It's a wonderful world by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's a private eye on the run from a conspiracy rap in a phony murder case. She's a dizzy poet he takes hostage, and takes on the adventure of her life to track down the real killer. Naturally, despite constant peril and the PI's penchant for goofball disguises, romance blooms. Join two iconic stars in a comic world that's wacky, witty and completely wonderful
Manhattan melodrama by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about boyhood pals who end up on opposite sides of the law, and who fall for the same woman. In film history, this motion picture is known for three reasons: 1. It's the film John Dillinger saw with his Lady in Red before an FBI ambush. 2. It's the only pairing of Gable and Powell. 3. It's the first teaming of partners Powell and Loy
 
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Alternative Names
Dyke, W. S. van

Dyke, W.S. van 1889-1943

Dyke Woodbridge Strong van 1889-1943

Van Dyke, W. S.

Van Dyke, W.S. 1889-1943

Van Dyke, William S.

Van Dyke, William S. 1889-1943

Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong

Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong 1889-1943

Van Dyke, Woody

Van Dyke Woody 1889-1943

VanDyke, W. S. 1889-1943

VanDyke, William S. 1889-1943

VanDyke, Woodbridge Strong 1889-1943

VanDyke, Woody 1889-1943

W.S. Van Dyke Amerikaans filmregisseur

W. S. Van Dyke cinaste amricain

W.S. Van Dyke regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

W. S. Van Dyke US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

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Languages
English (205)

German (8)

Spanish (6)

French (3)

Italian (3)

Covers
After the thin manSan FranciscoMarie AntoinetteThe complete Thin Man collection