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Webb, Roy 1888-1982

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,165 publications in 5 languages and 17,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  War films  Spy films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Cinematographer , Arranger, Scenarist, acm
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Roy Webb
 
Most widely held works by Roy Webb
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )
12 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marty is a nice guy, living with his mother in the Bronx, hanging around with similarly socially inept friends, dreaming of owning his own butcher's shop, and maybe even finding a girl to love. The people around him don't think Marty will make anything more of himself than he already has--life is comfortable, why would Marty want to change? But when Marty meets Clara, a schoolteacher with similar aspirations, Marty is motivated to do remarkable things
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspenseful tale of double-crosses, deceit and murder, with Mitchum as a cool detective and Douglas his shady employer
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
Murder, my sweet by Raymond Chandler( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder. Based on Raymond Chandler's novel, Farewell My Lovely
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
22 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Rio during World War II a notorious lady marries a Nazi renegade to help the U.S. government, but finds herself falling in love with her contact
I remember mama by George Stevens( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chronicled by her aspiring-writer daughter, Mama is the matriarch of an immigrant Norwegian family in 1910 San Francisco. She and her husband bring up their four children with great humor and hope, amid genteel poverty in a new land. Meddling relatives, illnesses and near-death draw the family together, and all are close to Mama, the one person who can make things right"--Slipcase
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and French and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A funny thing happens to Nick on his way to his honeymoon suite. He meets his wife. No, not his bride. He meets the wife that was lost at sea seven years ago and presumed dead
Crossfire by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
5 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police captain (Young) methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier (Ryan) with a rabid hatred of Jews
Cat people The curse of the cat people ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The curse of the cat people: A young girl creates an imaginary friend, based on a picture of her father's long-dead first wife
I married a witch by René Clair( Visual )
4 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a witch and her father who were burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kitty, a working-class girl, endures the rejection of Philadelphia society, makes her own way as a single woman, and ultimately chooses between an unmarried arrangement with Main Line scion Wynnewood Strafford VI or marriage to a struggling physician
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
The Leopard Man ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost ship (69 min.): A young ship's officer begins to suspect that his captain may also be a murderer
Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
 
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