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Morgan, Ralph 1883-1956

Overview
Works: 109 works in 173 publications in 2 languages and 3,124 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biography  Musical films  Vampire films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ralph Morgan
The Life of Emile Zola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An artist should remain poor." His determined intervention in the Dreyfus Affair, at the request of Dreyfus's wife Lucie, results in "J'accuse!" his famous denunciation of the Army, and leads to a conviction for libel. He flees to England, where he remains until granted amnesty. Unfortunately, he dies before the news that Dreyfus was exonerated and reinstated to full rank can reach him. Indicative of the mores of its time, during the course of this clear story about institutionalized anti-Semitism, the word "Jew" is never mentioned. And while most Hollywood biographies must be taken with a grain--if not a handful--of salt, the film makes a reasonable effort at accuracy and completeness
Song of the thin man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
The kennel murder case by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle. A competitor in a Long Island dog show is found dead, and Vance is hot on the trail of the killer
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 232 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
Rasputin and the Empress( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Barrymore plays Rasputin, the Siberian monk with an uncanny influence over Czarina Romanoff (played by Ethel Barrymore) in this film about White Russia before the Revolution. John Barrymore appears as Prince Chegodieff
The power and the glory( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company. In the meantime, he lost touch with his family. When he saw what was happening, it was already too late."--Container
Inner sanctum mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete series of films based on the popular Inner Sanctum Mystery radio show of the 1940's. Calling Dr. Death: A distraught doctor is tormented by voices in his head that are urging him to end his unhappy marriage forever. Weird Woman: Sorcery and superstition take a walk down the aisle when a professor marries a woman raised in the jungle by voodoo witchcraft practitioners and then dismisses her ominous warnings. Dead Man's Eyes: When an artist loses his sight in a freak accident, his future father-in-law promises to bequeath his own eyes upon his death, when ends up being much, much sooner than anyone could forsee. The Frozen Ghost: Things are certainly not what they seem when a hypnotist takes refuge in the spectacular mansion of a female friend who made her money from a creepy wax museum. Strange Confession: A brilliant chemist with the key to the cure for influenza is forced to take drastic measures when his greedy boss prematurely releases the unfinished drug to the public. Pillow of Death: A psychopathic killer is on the loose, so the eccentric and wealthy Kincaid family calls in a psychic investigator to put an end to the mysterious murders haunting their household
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Strange interlude by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the lifetime of Nina, a woman mad with grief after the death of her fiancé in World War I. She marries listless Sam Evans, unaware that his bloodline holds a terrible secret. After her mother-in-law reveals it, Nina consents to protect Sam, who knows nothing, by bearing another man's child as his. Her choice is his doctor and best friend, who falls in love with her
Mannequin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely, wealthy magnate falls for a married factory worker who desperately wants to better her station
Universal horror classic movie archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
Way down south( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Civil War Louisiana is the setting as young Tim Reid (Breen) tries to get his family's plantation back from a group of treacherous trustees. Breen teams up with a Cajun innkeeper to foil the villain and sing some songs. Co-written by Clarence Muse with African-American poet Langston Hughes, who were also responsible for writing the songs, this is one of the first films produced and written by African Americans
General Spanky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our Gang and others form a group called "The Royal Protection of Women and Children Regiment Club of the World and the Mississippi River." The group sees unexpected action when Union troops approach, engaging in battles more farcical than fierce
The last round-up( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cattle rancher is determined to protect the interests of neighboring ranchers and Indians against unscrupulous land manipulators when local authorities plan to build an aqueduct
Gang busters( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kent Taylor fights a supposed dead group of criminals, who form "The League of Murdered Men" headed by Ralph Morgan. Our hero finally breaks up the gang and Morgan is killed by a speeding subway train as he tries to escape through a secret exit
The monster maker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mad scientist exacts revenge by injecting victims with acromegaly."
No greater glory( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from The Paul Street boys, an autobiographical novel by Ferenc Molnar, Glory is an unusually sensitive evocation of the pain of youth and the senselessness of war. Frail Nemecsek, a lonely boy who yearns to belong, worships Boka, the self-sufficient, charismatic leader of a well-organized gang, decked out in uniforms and sporting their own flag. The perennial outsider sees his chance to win a respected place in Butler's army when their flag is stolen and war breaks out with another gang
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A Zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler and finds that he is richer than they are
Wives under suspicion( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stowell (William), a dedicated district attorney, convinced that those who kill should be executed. During the course of one of his cases--professor McAllen (Morgan), in a paroxysm of jealousy, murdered his wife--Stowell experiences a sense of foreboding. At home his neglected lonely wife, Lucy (Patrick) has riveted her attention to a young man. Stowell's home life closely matches that of the prosecuted professor, as does his enraged reaction to Lucy's apparent betrayal. The realization of his own culpability brings compassion to him, he appreciates McAllen's derangement and reorients his prosecution, no longer seeking a first-degree murder charge
 
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Alternative Names
Kuhner Wuppermann, Raphael

Kuhner Wuppermann, Raphael 1883-1956

Ralph Morgan acteur américain

Ralph Morgan Amerikaans acteur

Ralph Morgan amerikansk skådespelare

Ralph Morgan amerikansk skodespelar

Ralph Morgan amerikansk skuespiller

Ralph Morgan attore statunitense

Ralph Morgan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ralph Morgan yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Wupperman, Ralph 1883-1956

Wuppermann, Raphael Kuhner 1883-1956

رالف مورگن بازیگر آمریکایی

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The complete Thin Man collection