WorldCat Identities

Melcher, Martin

Overview
Works: 40 works in 106 publications in 2 languages and 5,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spy films  Christmas stories 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Martin Melcher Publications by Martin Melcher
posthumous Publications by Martin Melcher, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Martin Melcher
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
The glass bottom boat by Frank Tashlin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When colleagues think she's an espionage agent, a Girl Friday at a top-secret aeronautics think-tank chaotically sets out to clear her name
The thrill of it all! by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TV commercials, suburbia and daytime soap operas all come under hilarious attack in this no-holds-barred satire of American life
Move over, darling ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who is ready to have his missing wife declared legally dead and remarry finds himself in a predicament when his first wife turns up after five years of being gone!
Send me no flowers by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he overhears a doctor discussing the imminent death of a patient, hypocondriac George bealieves the doctor is referring to him. Convinced he's living on borrowed time, he enlists his best friend Arnold to help him find a new husband for his soon-to-be-widowed wife Judy
Lover come back by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adman and adwomen battle over a fake account and wind up in bed together
It happened to Jane by Doris Day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Osgood a single mom of two finds herself in the live lobster business. When her first big order turns up dead it kills her chances for a successful season. Discovering that budget cuts at the railroad is to blame she goes up against the railroad's tyrannical owner to make this season not a complete loss
Jumbo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this sensational, razzle-dazzle circus epic the New York Herald Tribune called "a glorious tribute to sawdust!" Set at the turn of the century, the story centers on Pop Wonder (Jimmy Durante), his daughter Kitty (Doris Day), his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu (Martha Raye), and Sam Rawlins (Stephen Boyd), the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty. All four stars shine in thbe lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the sublime songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The breathtaking circus footage was actually directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Send me no flowers: A hypochrondriac gets the wrong diagnosis and decides to arrange for a 'future' husband for his very confused wife
Do not disturb ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What's a devoted wife to do when her husband spends more time "working" with his sexy secretary than helping her with their new home? For Janet Taylor (Day), an American who has relocated to England with her executive husband Mike (Taylor), there's only one solution - make him jealous by inventing an admirer. But as soon as Janet creates her make-believe Romeo, a real suitor arrives, whisks Janet off to Paris, wines and dines her ... and comes face-to-face with an insanely irate Mike!
That touch of mink by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A business tycoon and a working class woman meet and fall in love, enchanting each other with their ways, until comes the question of marriage. She wants it, he doesn't
Caprice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman who is a spy for a cosmetics company finds more than she bargained for when she crosses paths with another spy in the pursuit of a hairspray that keeps women's hair dry in the water
Midnight lace by David Miller ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a newly wed heiress, Doris is slowly being driven mad by life-threatening phone calls and near-fatal accidents
With six you get eggroll by Howard Morris ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abby (Day) is a self-sufficient widow with three rambunctious sons. Jake (Keith) is the mild-mannered father of a stubborn 18 year old daughter. Put them all together and you've got one outrageous family
The tunnel of love by Gene Kelly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a happily married couple who wants to adopt a baby and resort to desperate means to get one
Julie by Andrew L Stone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Has beautiful Julie Benton married a murderer, an insanely jealous man who killed her first husband in hopes of marrying her? When Julie learns the answer is yes, she escapes him in a desperate attempt to forge a new life, taking a job as a stewardess. But her husband has no intention of letting Julie go, ever
Where were you when the lights went out? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clever comedy about a group of people forced to cope with total darkness and each other during the infamous Eastern Seaboard blackout of 1965
Cary Grant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 5 Cary Grant films
Confidencias de medianoche = Pillow talk ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brad Allen es un compositor de canciones y notorio donjuán. Jane Morrow es una coqueta decoradora de interiores. Entre los dos comparten una línea telefónica colectiva a través de la cual sirge una intensa antipatía recíproca. Pero cuando Brad finalmente le pone cara (y silueta) a la voz de Jane, los acontecimientos que se suceden logran darle un nuevo significado al dicho de "todo vale en el amor y en la guerra"
Screen couples ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pillow talk: This romantic comedy tells the charming story of Jan Morrow (Day), an uptight interior decorator who must share a party line with laid-back playboy Brad Allen (Hudson). However, the real connection is made when the two meet and he begins wooing her with late-night calls - while pretending to be someone else
 
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English (79)
Spanish (2)
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