WorldCat Identities

Day, Richard 1894-1972

Works: 147 works in 201 publications in 3 languages and 8,927 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Christmas films  Western films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: ard, Director, Author, prs
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Day
Most widely held works by Richard Day
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein gütiger alter Mann lehrt die Menschen in seinem Amt als Weihnachtsmann eines Kaufhauses Menschlichkeit und Nächstenliebe. Sogar ein amerikanisches Gericht sieht sich genötigt, die Existenz des Weihnachtsmannes anzuerkennen. Liebenswürdige Komödie mit satirischer Schilderung des "modernen" Geschäftsgeistes der 40er Jahre und heiteren Pointen." []
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and French and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washed-up prizefighter-turned-goon Terry Malloy now works for the Mob on the Jersey Shore. After Terry inadvertently sets up the death of a longshoreman set to testify against his corrupt boss, his beliefs are challenged when he meets the dead man's sister, Evie. Torn between loyalty to his brother, a Mob lawyer, and the angelic, innocent Edie, Terry must confront a moral dilemma that presents only dire consequences as his options
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disguised as Zorro, a sword-wielding mystery man dressed in black, Don Diego Vega works to restore his father, the deposed Alcalde, back to power and return tax money stolen by the villanous tyrant--while finding time to romance the tyrant's beautiful niece
Roxie Hart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother sacrifices everything for her daughter's happiness and eventually gives up the girl for her own good
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer is corrupted by the easy money provided by his clients, gangsters who are opposed by his brother in their plans to take over the city's numbers racket
Something wild( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex exploration of the physical and emotional effects of trauma. A college student attempts suicide after a brutal sexual assault but is stopped by a mechanic whose kindness, however, soon takes an unsettling turn. Startlingly modern in its frankness and psychological realism, the film represents one of the purest on-screen expressions of the sensibility of the intimate community of artists around New York's Actors Studio, which transformed American cinema in the mid-twentieth century
Girls will be girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hysterical triumphs and pitfalls of three women on different rungs of the Hollywood ladder as they try to claw their way into the spotlight-- even if it means clawing at each other!
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Der Pfarrer einer kleinen Stadt in Connecticut wird auf offener Straße erschossen. Als die Polizei bei ihren Ermittlungen auf der Stelle tritt, sehen Kommunalpolitiker eine Chance zur Profilierung. Parteipolitische Interessen veranlassen die Behörden, einen Täter zu präsentieren, obwohl seine Schuld nicht zu beweisen ist; der Staatsanwalt stellt sich dem entgegen und deckt die Hintergründe auf. Nach einem authentischen Fall (1927) an den Originalschauplätzen gedreht: eine packende Attacke gegen den Einfluß der Politik auf die Jusitz; konsequent in sachlich-dokumentarischem Stil inszeniert." []
Goodbye Charlie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shot by a jealous husband and lost at sea, Charles finds himself returned to the world as a woman named Charlie."--Container
Harold Robbins' Never love a stranger by Robert Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankie Kane is brought up in a Catholic orphanage. Frankie learns he is Jewish and therefore has to be moved to a Jewish home. He runs away and goes bad. He returns to the district and gets involved with a crime syndicate that he vows to clean up
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page: A newspaper editor and his ace reporter battle each other while fighting civic corruption in Chicago
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting: France, from 1428 to 1431
Phila Campbell : a story of 1909 by Jacquelyn Loveall( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Campbell family through the year of 1909 and demonstrates to readers the similarity between the problems of that time and those of today
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.13 for Miracle on ... to 0.63 for The orches ...)

Cheyenne autumn
Alternative Names
Richard Day Art director

Richard Day Canadees scenograaf (1896-1972)

Richard Day kanadischer Szenenbildner

Richard Day scenografo statunitense

Дэй, Ричард

Річард Дей

ריצ'רד דיי



English (55)

German (1)

French (1)