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Webb, Roy 1888-1982

Works: 380 works in 1,292 publications in 6 languages and 19,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Cinematographer , Arranger, Scenarist, acm
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roy Webb
Most widely held works by Roy Webb
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

59 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

74 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,741 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
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is the story of a 34-year-old Bronx butcher who fears that he will never find love, but at a Saturday night dance he meets a girl with similar fears
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

36 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-time private investigator walks the straight and narrow of small-town life until an acquaintance from his past pulls him back into the troubles he'd left behind
Murder, my sweet by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

20 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 901 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
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lady explorer, gone for several years and believed dead, returns to find her husband recently remarried
I remember mama by Shirley Caesar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 694 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
Cat people The curse of the cat people( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat people: A woman fears that an ancient curse will be transform her into a panther if aroused to passion, anger, or jealousy
I married a witch by René Clair( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 575 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!
Crossfire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police captain methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier with a rabid hatred of Jews
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

18 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I walked with a zombie: A young Canadian nurse comes to the West Indies to care for the wife of a plantation manager, who suffers from a strange catatonic condition
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mae ... returns to ... [her childhood] village after ten years spent in futile attempts to find personal happiness. Tired and resigned, she marries Jerry ..a fisherman who offers trust and security. Even as she tries to repay him with loyalty and what passes for love, she finds she cannot resist the physical appeal of Earl ... her husband's best friend."--External container
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 372 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
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedlam: A wealthy activist attempts to reform the St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum, with disastrous results
The Leopard Man by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

21 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 337 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
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams by George Stevens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La familia Adams es de clase media baja, hecho que no preocupa al padre ni al hijo, pero sí a la madre e hija que intentan por todos los medios subir la escala social, a pesar de los rechazos que reciben. Cuando Alice finalmente conoce a Arthur, el hombre de sus sueños, su madre le da la lata a su marido hasta que acepta entrar en un negocio arriesgado para impresionarlo
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 306 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
Cat people classic music for the Val Lewton films by Roy Webb( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 254 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
High, wide, and handsome : the river journals of Norman D. Nevills by Norman D Nevills( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now editor Roy Webb presents Nevills not through the publicists' eyes, nor those of his detractors, but through Nevills's own, in the form of his river journals." "In these pages, Nevills shares his fears, his frustrations, his failings, but also his utter joy in the beauty and excitement of the river and his drive to share it with the world. In these pioneering whitewater adventures we witness the birth of one of America's fastest growing outdoor pastimes."--Jacket
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bringing up Baby
Alternative Names
Roy Webb Amerikaans componist (1888-1982)

Roy Webb amerikansk komponist

Roy Webb amerikansk kompositör

Roy Webb compositeur américain

Roy Webb compositore statunitense

Roy Webb US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Webb, Roy

Рой Уэбб американский композитор

روی وب آهنگساز آمریکایی




SpellboundMartyCat people The curse of the cat peopleGreatest classic films collectionHigh, wide, and handsome : the river journals of Norman D. Nevills