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Day, Richard 1894-1972

Works: 156 works in 204 publications in 1 language and 7,358 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Historical films  Domestic drama  Gangster films  Swashbuckler films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: ard, Director, Author, prs
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Richard Day
Publications by Richard Day
Publications by Richard Day, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Richard Day
Most widely held works by Richard Day
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( visu )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Disguised as Zorro, a sword-wielding mystery man dressed in black, Don Diego Vega works to restore his father, the deposed Alcalde, back to power and return tax money stollen by the villanous tyrant
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( visu )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Washed-up prizefighter-turned-goon Terry Malloy now works for the Mob on the Jersey Shore. After Terry inadvertently sets up the death of a longshoreman set to testify against his corrupt boss, his beliefs are challenged when he meets the dead man's sister, Evie. Torn between loyalty to his brother, a Mob lawyer, and the angelic, innocent Edie, Terry must confront a moral dilemma that presents only dire consequences as his options
Roxie Hart ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
Born to be bad ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A mother sacrifices everything for her daughter's happiness and eventually gives up the girl for her own good
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A lawyer is corrupted by the easy money provided by his clients, gangsters who are opposed by his brother in their plans to take over the city's numbers racket
Valley of the dolls ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
On the waterfront ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. This film charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them
Girls will be girls ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Follow the hysterical triumphs and pitfalls of three women on different rungs of the Hollywood ladder as they try to claw their way into the spotlight-- even if it means clawing at each other!
Something wild ( visu )
2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A complex exploration of the physical and emotional effects of trauma. A college student attempts suicide after a brutal sexual assault but is stopped by a mechanic whose kindness unfortunately takes an unsettling turn. Startlingly modern in its frankness and psychological realism, the film represents one of the purest on-screen expressions of the sensibility of the intimate community of artists around New York's Actors Studio, which transformed American cinema in the mid-twentieth century
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence
Harold Robbins' Never love a stranger by Robert Stevens( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Frankie Kane is brought up in a Catholic orphanage. Frankie learns he is Jewish and therefore has to be moved to a Jewish home. He runs away and goes bad. He returns to the district and gets involved with a crime syndicate that he vows to clean up
Goodbye Charlie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Shot by a jealous husband and lost at sea, Charles finds himself returned to the world as a woman named Charlie."--Container
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( visu )
3 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The story of a 15th century French peasant girl who rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. This powerful, visually stunning epic of one of history's fascinating heroines features spectacular action and unforgettable drama
Straight-jacket ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
1950's actor Guy Stone's life gets turned upside-down when he is swept up in a police raid in a gay bar
Howard Hawks' His girl Friday ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The front page: A newspaper editor and his ace reporter battle each other while fighting civic corruption in Chicago
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Alternative Names
Richard Day Art director
Richard Day Canadees scenograaf (1896-1972)
Richard Day kanadischer Szenenbildner
Richard Day scenografo statunitense
Дэй, Ричард
Річард Дей
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