WorldCat Identities

Wray, Fay 1907-2004

Overview
Works: 239 works in 643 publications in 6 languages and 9,390 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Film remakes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Fay Wray
 
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Most widely held works by Fay Wray
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

174 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

76 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man
Gideon's trumpet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Fonda portrays Clarence Gideon, the destitute prisoner whose handwritten plea for justice changed the course of American legal history ... Tells the remarkable human story behind the landmark 'right to counsel' Supreme Court case [of Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963]"--Container
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
King Kong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island. The island is a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
Queen bee by Ranald MacDougall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama showing how a neurotic, insincere southern woman brings unhappiness to her husband, family, and friends in an attempt to insure her own security and position of dominance
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham, imdb.com
The wedding march by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

7 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic tale is set against the unrest of pre-World War I Vienna. Von Stroheim vows to marry any woman of wealth his royal parents choose for him, but falls in love with a poor girl and realizes that the greatest wealth of a marriage is love
Crime of passion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy Ferguson is an extraordinary woman, trapped in a decade that worships the ordinary. She's smart and witty, and an ace at her job. She's an advice columnist at a San Francisco newspaper, with her name on billboards all over town. But Kathy makes a big mistake--she falls in love. After marrying Bill Doyle, a Los Angeles detective, somewhere between the olive dip and the shiny waxed floors, she begins to realize that Bill wants nothing more than this--for him or her--ever. Her thwarted ambition turns ugly, and before long this capable career woman is capable of anything
Viva Villa!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sometimes heroic, sometimes infamous deeds of Mexican bandit and patriot Pancho Villa. Villa fought the Diaz regime, whose soldiers killed his father. He later became one of the most ruthless Mexican bandits, but also helped put the honorable Francisco Madero in power. After Madero's assassination, Villa himself led his country, however, being a better fighter than a bureaucrat, he gave up the presidency when he could restore Mexico to its people
The vampire bat( Visual )

13 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bloodless corpses begin appearing in a sleepy German village, superstitious tonwspeople believe the local fool has human vampires doing evilbidding for him. The real culprit is a diabolical scientist who needs human blood for his fiendish experiments
The Mystery of the wax museum by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a long lost color print, unearthed by the American Film Institute, of a pre-code horror classic about a deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
The Samuel Fuller collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-day gangster. Adventure in Sahara: Thriller set in a French Foreign Legion outpost whose sadistic captain is eventually cast out by his men, led by an American. Power of the Press: Drama about a corrupt newspaper publisher who uses wartime security as an excuse to promote his personal agenda, which includes murder. Shockproof: Film noir about a parole officer whose latest charge just served five years for murder to protect her sleazy lover. Scandal Sheet: An egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in his protege and star reporter, whose investigation into a "lonelhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past. The Crimson Kimono: Thriller about two L.A. cops, one Caucasian and one Japanese-American, who fall into an interracial love triangle with the woman they are protecting from a killer. Underworld U.S.A.: Drama about a young boy who witnesses his father's murder by gangsters and then joins the gang as an adult to exact revenge on the killers
The most dangerous game( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game follows big game hunter, Bob Rainsford, (Joel McCrea), as he becomes quarry for another, the opulently deranged Count Zaroff, (floridly played by Leslie Banks). The strong story and theme, excellent production values, vigorous action and fast pacing make The most dangerous game an exciting and more than satisfying entertainment after eighty years. Both picture and sound are scrupulously restored in high definition from the original 35mm studio fine grain master positive. The most dangerous game is a superb, pre-Code action-adventure film. Based upon a famous short story by Richard Connell, it represents one of high ponts in the careers of filmmaking team Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Utilizing some of the amazing sets made for their most famous colaboration,King Kong, the film is sometimes thought of as a place-holder to keep key cast and crew available during Kong's lengthy animation schedule. This included actors Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson and Steve Clemento, as well as editor Archie Marshek, composer Max Steiner, sound effects expert Murray Spivak, illustrators Mario Larrinaga and Byron Crabbe, and optical effects wizards Vernon Walker and Linwood Dunn
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
Frank Capra bonus disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
Adam had four sons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A turn-of-the-century family is nearly destroyed by hatred and love in this serious drama
Should sailors marry?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home from the navy, Clyde Cook is ready to settle down with his new bride, oblivious to her ex-husband, a brutal wrestler, who rooms in her home
Isn't life terrible( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having worked in front and behind the cameras, Charley Chase became famous for starring in comedies populated with surreal misunderstandings originating from mundane situations. Known as the master of the comedy of embarrassment, Charlie Chase's nonchalant mannerisms, as well as his good looks, made him one of the most seductive silent-comedy heroes of the 20s
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
King Kong
Languages
English (294)

German (16)

Spanish (16)

French (8)

Italian (3)

Catalan (2)

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The most dangerous gameQueen beeDoctor XCrime of passionThe Samuel Fuller collectionHollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terrorFrank Capra bonus disc