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Staub, Ralph 1899-1969

Overview
Works: 87 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Humor  Caricatures and cartoons  Fiction  Biography  Comedy films 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Ralph Staub, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ralph Staub
The Three Stooges ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven short Three Stooges films, some animated
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great American western ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hit the saddle: The Three Mesquiteers investigate a cattle rancher who has been illegally capturing and selling wild horses from government-owned land. Sagebrush trail: Jailed on a false murder accusation, a young cowboy escapes imprisonment and joins up with an outlaw gang only to discover that one of the outlaws committed the murder. Yukon flight: Sergeant Renfrew and Constable Kelley of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigate a suspicious mail service plane crash. The pinto bandit: The Texas Rangers are on the trail of the Pinto Bandit, a masked marauder and horse thief after Pony Express riders
The mandarin mystery ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This early mystery is based upon the Ellery Queen novel entitled The Chinese Orange Mystery and features Eddie Quillian as the famed sleuth. The theft of a $5 0,000 stamp and the subsequent murders of two people found in locked rooms bring Ellery Queen in on the case. Queen must use all of his detective skills in order to find the killer and prove the young stamp owner, whom he is interested in, is innocent
Sitting on the moon ( )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pair of songwriters fall for a former film star and her friend, but when a professional blackmailer claims he married the actress at a drunken wedding ceremony, the songwriter must prove otherwise. Songs include Lost in my dreams, How am I doin' with you and more
Fiesta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Up in the air: This murder mystery takes place at a radio station where an unpopular singer and other performers are murdered at the station. A page boy and his friend, the janitor, begin investigating the deaths with hopes to find the killer and also to get a chance to perform on the air. Supported by a hopeful singer and the station receptionist, the boys look into the killings while the singer fills in on the air. Our duo gets closer to the truth all the while the killer stalks them and the lovely new on air singer
Sky bandits ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Country gentlemen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J.D. Hamilton and Charlie Williams skip town when the district attorney learns they have been selling bad stock in their Consolidated Gold Mining Corp. When they meet young Billy Heath, who has run away from his home in Chesterville, Charlie decides to capitalize on the community of veterans there and J.D. convinces Billy to return home. When Billy's widowed mother Louise posts their bail after they are falsely arrested for stealing their secretary's dog, J.D. quickly falls for her. At the Heath Hotel, J.D. breaks his partnership with Charlie, and when Louise receives an offer for her land from Mr. Martin, J.D. raises her selling price and ends up purchasing the property himself. J.D.'s seeming interest in the property causes Martin's boss Grayson to believe the land is oil-filled, and he buys the adjacent property. Charlie then sets up an oil business, and J.D. makes Louise vice-president. To pay the bills, J.D. convinces Grayson to buy a half-interest in his oil field, unaware that Louise has sold the other half to the veterans. Furious to learn Charlie has used the veterans' money to cover his debts, J.D. orders him to pay the men back with Grayson's money, but they refuse it, believing they are being squeezed out of a good investment. Charlie then sells Consolidated Mine bonds to the veterans, who discover from Grayson that they are phony. The police run the partners out of town. When J.D. learns that Charlie stole the veterans' money from Louise's safe, he returns to save her reputation. In town, a mob of veterans maul J.D. and Charlie and dynamite their oil derrick, causing oil to be released just as Billy and Louise arrive. The police then inform J.D. and Charlie that gold has been discovered in their mine"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
Country gentlemen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olsen and Johnson play two charming swindlers who take their bogus gold stocks and leave town two steps ahead of the District Attorney, along with a dog, a dame, a runaway kid and a large bicycle! Circumstances find the boys in a small town and owner of a $4000 vacant lot and a dry oil well-- with giggling Olsen and slow burn Johnson at their zaniest
Affairs of Cappy Ricks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cappy Ricks, a crusty old sea captain, returns home from a long voyage to discover that his family and his business are in chaos --his daughter Frankie is set to marry a nitwit that he can't stand, and his daughter Ellen's mother-in-law has taken over everything and is set to merge his business with that of a rival company. Worst of all, though, is that she -- in the interests of "progress" -- has completely automated his beloved ship, "Electra"!. He sets out to put an end to all this foolishness and comes up with what he thinks is a foolproof plan
Keystone hotel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1935 and 1947 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Keystone Hotel is hosting a very prestigious beauty contest, but when their honored judge, the cross-eyed Count Drewa Blanc, presents the prize to an elderly cleaning woman a massive pie fight breaks out
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Prairie moon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ranch-owning gangster goes to town to see his partner, the storekeeper. He is double-crossed by the storekeper, and is killed in a shootout. Before he dies, he exacts a promise from Gene Autry to become guardian of his three boys
Family collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel Effingham's raid:"On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retires to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate Monument Square. He begins a campaign to rally the townspeople to save the square
Family collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The affairs of Cappy Ricks: A comedy about a man who wrecks his ship on a deserted island in order to teach his daughters about love and picking the right man to marry
Sitting on the moon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western jamboree ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When helium gas is discovered on the ranch where Gene works he must foil attempts by others to siphon it off through a pipeline
Jimmy McHugh's song party ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes appearances by Lex Barker, Rhonda Fleming, Tennessee Ernie Ford, the Four Freshmen, Bonita Granville, Jimmy McHugh, Dottie O'Brien, Louella Parsons, Ginny Simms, and Margaret Whiting
Memorial to Al Jolson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Meet the boy friend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"In New York City, former truck driver Tony Page has become 'America's Boyfriend' due to his radio show in which he sings love songs. His manager, J. Ardmore Potts, has assigned Wilbur Corrigan to 'watchdog' Tony, who constantly escapes from Wilbur, once so he could help paint a billboard of his own face. Plagued by hordes of adoring female fans, Tony wants to lead the simple life, and insists on taking his girl friend, Swedish actress Vilma Vlare, on a bus for their date instead of taking a limousine. When Potts finds out that the relationship is serious, he gets Vilma an acting job in Hollywood to separate them, thereby maintaining Tony's status as a single man. After an argument with Potts over Vilma's transfer, Tony quits, but while in a taxi with Wilbur, is recognized by a fan, and is forced to escape onto a bus to elude a mob. He sits next to June Delaney, who is indifferent to his fame and helps him evade his fans. June is working undercover for her uncle Ned's insurance company in order to get evidence that the bus company which has hired her as a 'shill' to attract customers, is hiring thugs to rob the buses in Chinatown in order to collect on insurance. Coincidentally, Potts buys a policy from Ned to protect him against Tony's possible marriage, and June assigns herself the task of keeping Tony single by dating him herself. In order to gain another 'chance' meeting with Tony, June pretends to be a poverty-stricken singer hoping for an audition with Potts. Smitten by her, Tony insists on buying her a hot meal, finding her an apartment and helping her to get a job. With Tony's encouragement, June wins a singing contest, but Tony gives the prize to someone less fortunate and June's indifferent attitude to Tony soon turns to love. The head of the studio in Hollywood insists that Vilma marry Tony when he finds out that she is not a legal resident of the U.S. After Tony discovers June's ruse, he angrily agrees to marry Vilma, unaware she is in love with someone else. To keep him from marrying, however, June enlists Wilbur's help, and hires two slow-witted Texans, Oscar and Elmer, to pretend to kidnap her, hoping Tony will abandon Vilma to save her. Wilbur arranges for June to spend the weekend hiding at the Furnace Club, owned by his friend, gangster Big Dan, who also is head of the bus racket. Big Dan's sidekick Wilson recognizes June as the woman he hired to be a 'shill' on their bus, and also as the woman who will be testifying against them in court on behalf of the insurance company. Big Dan and Wilson lock up June and the Texans for real, but not before Wilbur alerts Tony. Tony sneaks into the club and releases the hostages, and while Oscar and Elmer fend off the thugs, June and Tony attempt to mingle with the club's customers, and accidentally run onstage in the midst of a unique publicity campaign in which the nightclub is marrying couples. Tony and June go through with the impromptu marriage in order to stall Big Dan, and the police arrive in time to save them. Later, June offers to annul the marriage rather than have Ned pay the premium to Potts, but Tony is still in love with her and has a better idea. He reinstates his radio show with June, and soon they are America's singing sweethearts"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
 
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Alternative Names
Staub, Ralph B. 1899–1969
Staub, Ralph, d. 1969
Languages
English (33)