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Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991

Overview
Works: 293 works in 734 publications in 5 languages and 11,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Tarzan films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Western films  Popular music  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent to prison for accidentally killing a man the convicted young man learns to sing and when released he becomes a pop music star
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. The story follows one brave knight's attempt to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne stolen by his evil brother, Prince John. The action is full scale and vigorous, boasting some of the most spectacular fighting sequences ever filmed with authentic jousting scenes
The thin man goes home ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Mark Twain's The adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted for the screen, this is Mark Twain's classic adventure of a small boy on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes: Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932), Tarzan escapes (1936), Tarzan's secret treasure, Tarzan's New York adventure, Tarzan and his mate (1934), Tarzan finds a son (1939) and a documentary
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afin de déjouer un complot, le sosie anglais du jeune roi de Ruritania prend sa place... Une jolie réussite de la MGM, un film de cape et d'épée avec des combats bien réglés et une belle distribution
Three little words by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby
The legend of Rin Tin Tin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 movie serials from the Golden Age of Cinema. Marvel at the exploits of Rin Tin Tin in these four classic serials from the '30s as everyone's hero saves the day. Cliff-hanging thrills and nail-biting excitement have entertained generations of viewers, young and old alike!
Fun in Acapulco ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis Presley heads for Acapulco where he works as a boat hand, a lifeguard and singer--all while romancing the girls
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur
The great Caruso by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces Caruso's career, from beginning as a young cafe singer through his 18-year triumph at the Met, centering on his happy marriage to Dorothy Benjamin and his troubles with her family
Vengeance Valley by Luke Short ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burt Lancaster stars as a rugged cattle ranch overseer charged with keeping an eye on his boss's wayward son
ER ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness
Boot Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Boot Hill a wealthy town boss causes trouble and two brothers have no choice but to meet the challenge with guns blazing. In Vengeance Valley hardworking Owen is framed by his jealous brother for a crime he didn't commit
The complete Thin Man collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 241 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
Tarzan, the ape man by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Jane is in England, a safari leader snares Tarzan in a steel cage, planning to exhibit him in a freak show. Tarzan's loyal animal friends must come to his aid
That funny feeling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating a wealthy businessman. Embarrassed about taking him to her tiny apartment, she takes him to the home she cleans--not knowing it's really his place. He goes along with the deception until she discovers who he really is and seeks revenge
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Double wedding: A bohemian painter butts heads with his girlfriend's sister, before they admit their feelings for each other
A date with Judy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This MGM musical comedy, filmed in Technicolor, is typical wholesome family entertainment and is as a result, a corny and cheery story about teenagers. Based on a popular radio show which began in 1941, this merry outing follows the adventures of Judy Foster, a young woman determined to attend the big school dance with an impressive date. Judy and her lifelong friend Carol fall out when they both fall for a suave older man. A high-spirited teen, Judy manages to unintentionally make a hash of her friends and family's love lives. Songs include 'It's a Most Unusual Day' 'Cuanto Le Gusta', 'Strictly On the Corny Side', 'Judaline', 'I've Got a Date with Judy', 'I'm Gonna Meet My Mary' 'Love Is Where You Find It'
On an island with you by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees
 
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Alternative Names
Inghram, Frank 1896-1991
Inghram, Frank L. 1896-1991
Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-
Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-1991
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