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Day, Richard 1894-1972

Overview
Works: 145 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 6,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Historical films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Swashbuckler films  Crime films  Social problem films 
Roles: ard, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,016 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 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 1,150 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 524 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
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( visu )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 435 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
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 340 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 stolen by the villanous tyrant--while finding time to romance the tyrant's beautiful niece
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 by Lowell Sherman( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 144 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
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 134 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
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
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!
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 67 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 ( 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 37 libraries worldwide
"Shot by a jealous husband and lost at sea, Charles finds himself returned to the world as a woman named Charlie."--Container
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
Phila Campbell : a story of 1909 by Jacquelyn Loveall( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Follows the Campbell family through the year of 1909 and demonstrates to readers the similarity between the problems of that time and those of today
The house of Rothschild ( visu )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against Jews
The chase by Arthur Penn( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town
Wife, husband and friend ( visu )
2 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Woman hopes to be a great singer and is encouraged by her scheming teacher. After she flops her husband, encouraged by an amorous professional singer tries opera and also flops" --IMDb
Heaven with a barbed wire fence ( visu )
2 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"After a New York department store clerk saves money to buy a piece of land in Arizona, he must hitchhike his way out West, meeting people along the way who change his life" --Container
 
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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
リチャード・デイ
Languages
English (52)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
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