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Dratler, Jay

Overview
Works: 77 works in 214 publications in 6 languages and 4,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Film noir  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jay Dratler
Laura by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Call Northside 777 by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chicago reporter finds himself stuck in a decade-old murder investigation when he follows a newspaper ad offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer
The dark corner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A private detective, already framed for murder once, is framed for the murder of his ex-partner (the man who framed him the first time)
Goya; a portrait of the artist as a man by Manfred Schneider ( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We're not married by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A justice-of-the-peace learns, to his horror, that his license is invalid. He and his wife track down the five couples whom he has "married" to inform them and invites them to "renew" their vows. Couple 1 are an on-air radio team who would really love to do each other in. Couple 2 consist of a husband and contestant-happy wife. Couple 3 are a talkative couple who ran out of things to say to one another. Couple 4 consists of a millionaire and his money bilting bride. Couple 5 consists of a young GI and his pregnant bride
Zeppelin, the story of lighter-than-air craft by Ernst A Lehmann ( Book )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Higher and higher ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Formerly rich Mr. Drake is broke...with his household staff's wages in arrears. Conniving valet Mike O'Brien hatches a scheme to pass off the scullery maid as Drake's debutante daughter and net a rich husband for the benefit of all
Impact by Arthur Lubin ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionaire industrialist Walter Williams is marked for murder by his wife and her lover. When the plot ends in a fiery disaster, Williams is thought dead. In reality, he finds himself without a clue of who he is or what happened. As his memory returns, his life becomes a roller coaster ride of suspense and excitement
It's in the bag! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old tycoon decides to leave his fortune to his only living heir, Fred Floogle, a flea circus impresario, but the tycoon's crooked attorney and his old business partners kill the man and frame Fred for the murder. Fred discovers that part of the money and evidence clearing him is stuffed in one of the chairs he ended up selling in an auction to different buyers. The rest of the film goes off on any number of hilarious tangents, each tied-in ever so tenuously to the plot
The Judas kiss, a novel by Jay Dratler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tyrone Power matinee idol collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love is News: a young heiress, tired of being hounded by a reporter, announces the two are engaged. That Wonderful Urge: a reporter causes scandal of his own after the heiress he scooped announces that they are married. Also includes special features
Love is news ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love is News: a young heiress, tired of being hounded by a reporter, announces the two are engaged. That Wonderful Urge: a reporter causes scandal of his own after the heiress he scooped announces that they are married. Also includes special features
The Las Vegas story (1952) shooting script by Jay Dratler ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Higher and higher (1943) shooting script by Jay Dratler ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pitfall by Jay Dratler ( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1956 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black widow Call Northside 777 ; Dangerous crossing ; Laura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura: A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Manhattan side street by Jay Dratler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ducks in thunder by Jay Dratler ( Book )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marilyn Monroe premiere collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 17 movies with Marilyn Monroe, including All About Eve; As Young As You Feel; Lets Make Love; Love Nest; Don't Bother To Knock; Monkey Business; O. Henry's Full House; We're Not Married; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; How To Marry a Millionaire; Niagara; There's No Business Like Show Business; The Seven Year Itch; Bus Stop; Some Like it Hot; Let's Make Love and The Misfits
Laura : screenplay by Jay Dratler ( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1978 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Dratler, Jay, 1911-1968
Dratler, Jay J., 1911-1968
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