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Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991

Works: 373 works in 1,157 publications in 8 languages and 12,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Detective and mystery films  History  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Performer, Other, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Thorpe
Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock by Elvis Presley( Visual )

69 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he becomes an overnight sensation. As he becomes a superstar, his desire for fame and money may cause him to forget the people who got him there
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 822 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 (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and German and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 517 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 legend of Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 classic episodes from four movie serials
The Tarzan collection( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 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
Three little words by Harry Ruby( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 448 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
Fun in Acapulco by Elvis Presley( Visual )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 426 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
The prisoner of Zenda by John Cromwell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike-- and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point in the two finest screen versions of the beloved 1894 novel by Anthony Hope. Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions
ER( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 366 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
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 364 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
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
The great Caruso by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates 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
Boot Hill ; Vengeance Valley( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 263 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
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

58 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century England, this is the story of the intrepid knight-errant Ivanhoe and his attempts to restore Richard the Lionheart to his rightful place on the English throne
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 242 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
That funny feeling( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about taking him home to her tiny apartment, Joan brings Tom to a swanky apartment she cleans not knowing it is really his place. Tom carries on the deception until Joan discovers who he really is and sets out to exact sweet feminine revenge in this madcap comedy of mistaken identity
Esther Williams( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
The Student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Karl is in love--with a barmaid. The ways of the heart clash with the mandates of state-arranged marriage in this regal Hollywood adaptation of the operetta by Sigmund Romberg"--Container
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Alternative Names
Inghram, Frank 1896-1991

Inghram, Frank L. 1896-1991

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Richard Thorpe Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1991)

Richard Thorpe amerykański reżyser filmowy

Richard Thorpe pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Richard Thorpe réalisateur américain

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Richard Thorpe US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-1991

Ричард Торп

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소프, 리처드 1896-1991

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