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Webb, Roy 1888-1982

Overview
Works: 452 works in 1,280 publications in 6 languages and 17,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Film noir  Horror films  Screwball comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Cinematographer , Arranger, Scenarist, msd
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 )

23 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

55 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,687 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
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 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 )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second screen version of Raymond Chandler's detective thriller (the first: The falcon takes over) was also the first screen characterisation of Philip Marlowe. Chandler considered Powell's portrayal closest to his own concept of Marlowe and the first person narration preserves Chandler's prose style. The blend of the hard-boiled tradition and "a kind of muted expressionism" was the archetype for many films that followed
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen (Dunne), supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Nick (Grant) married to another woman (Patrick)
I remember mama by Shirley Caesar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 689 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 604 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 )

15 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and French and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a witch who was 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 )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two vintage horror films. I walked with a zombie: A young Canadian nurse comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager, who seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. The body snatcher: A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 438 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 )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 388 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
The Leopard Man by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 363 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
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 363 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 lonely schoolteacher with similar fears
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 359 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 by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in English and held by 346 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
Cat people : classic music for the Val Lewton films by Roy Webb( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 301 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 by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Serbian immigrant living in Manhattan believes that, because of an ancient curse, any physical intimacy with the man she loves will turn her into a feline predator
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 257 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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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

רוי ווב

روي ويب

روی وب آهنگساز آمریکایی

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羅伊·韋伯

破土重生(電影)

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Alfred Hitchcock's NotoriousCat people : The curse of the cat peopleMartyCat peopleGreatest classic films collection