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Webb, Roy 1888-1982

Overview
Works: 610 works in 1,184 publications in 5 languages and 18,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  History  Biographical films  Televised plays 
Roles: Composer, Author, Cinematographer , Musician, 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 2,242 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 )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 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
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired by a hoodlum to find his homicidal girlfriend ; he does, and falls in love with her [c.f. Halliwell's Film Guide]
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 879 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 Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 843 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
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction
I remember mama by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 686 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 )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 684 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 607 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 596 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 571 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 450 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
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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 375 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
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 337 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
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in English and held by 328 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
The Leopard Man by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 316 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
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 308 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 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing up Baby: While trying to secure a one million dollar donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby."
 
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Roy Webb amerikansk komponist

Roy Webb amerikansk kompositr

Roy Webb compositeur amricain

Roy Webb compositore statunitense

Roy Webb US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

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