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Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Overview
Works: 221 works in 727 publications in 6 languages and 15,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Film sequels  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Producer, Choreographer, Performer, Conductor, Film editor, Creator, Actor, Other, Composer, Dedicatee, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Herbert Ross
Publications by Herbert Ross
Publications by Herbert Ross, published posthumously.
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Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( visu )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,856 libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( visu )
81 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,496 libraries worldwide
A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenager daughter in high shcool who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( visu )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
Boys on the side by Herbert Ross( visu )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Three women sharing a car going west also share a friendship that becomes family
Play it again, Sam by Herbert Ross( visu )
45 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
A movie buff periodically takes advice about building relationships with women from a recurring hallucination of Humphrey Bogart. Portions are a parody of the film, Casablanca
My blue heaven ( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
The Witness Protection Program is turned upside down by a mob informant and an FBI agent
Funny lady by Herbert Ross( visu )
31 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
The turning point by Herbert Ross( visu )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( visu )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 535 libraries worldwide
In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
Goodbye, Mr. Chips ( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Mr. Chips is a shy and proper classics professor who teaches at an English all-boys school. He falls in love with a London dance-hall girl and decides to marry her. The couple makes Brookfield Academy for Boys its home and brightens the school with their unlikely union
California suite by Herbert Ross( visu )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Five couples have come to the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles for diverse reasons, and they must all confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( visu )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial--if they can keep from murdering each other
Undercover blues by Herbert Ross( visu )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Jeff and Jane Blue are parents of the 90s. They also happen to be espionage agents and the United States' only chance at national security. Just as they are ready to embark upon "phase 2" in their lives-- the phase that will allow them a normal lifestyle in which to raise their baby-- the cosmopolitan couple is persuaded out of their prolonged maternity leave to save the world from a corrupt Czech arms embezzler. Not an easy task for a couple who has to make it home for the late night feeding!
The seven-per-cent solution by Herbert Ross( visu )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes meets Sigmund Freud--and the father of modern psychology joins the famous detective in the search for the real Professor Moriarty
Protocol by Herbert Ross( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 301 libraries worldwide
A cocktail waitress, Sunny Davis, saves a visiting Arab dignitary from an assassination attempt and becomes a media darling. Government officials see Sunny's charm as a means to a not-so-well-intended end, so they employ her in a seemingly innocent job in the State Department's protocol branch in order to use her as a lure to secure a new Arabian military base
The owl and the pussycat by Herbert Ross( visu )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
The Sunshine boys by Herbert Ross( visu )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 264 libraries worldwide
It's the story of two retired vaudeville comedians who toured the country as "The Sunshine boys". They had audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy antics, but offstage they spent 43 years in constant mutual irritation
The last of Sheila ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets
True colors ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Two friends move from law school to Washington's corridors of power-- Peter, a lower class go-getter, climbs to the position of congressman by betraying everyone who ever trusted him including his idealistic, blue-blood friend Tim
 
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Alternative Names
Herbert, David Ross 1927-2001
Ross Herb 1927-2001
Ross, Herbert 1927-2001
Languages
English (370)
French (10)
Multiple languages (10)
Spanish (10)
German (9)
Italian (1)
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