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LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Overview
Works: 429 works in 1,558 publications in 11 languages and 25,816 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  War films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager, Film editor, fmd, pmn, Other, wpr, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mervyn LeRoy
Publications by Mervyn LeRoy
Publications by Mervyn LeRoy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( visu )
187 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,398 libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Mister Roberts by John Ford( visu )
40 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
36 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
The story of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, her rise to stardom from vaudeville and her volatile relationship with her ambitious mother
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
61 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
134 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
44 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 968 libraries worldwide
Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
The bad seed ( visu )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
44 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 931 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
27 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 865 libraries worldwide
"World War I is over. Johnny has come marching home. But there's little fanfare and no meaningful work for one war vet. There's only the desperate life of an unjustly convicted fugitive. Twice he is sentenced to a chain gang. Twice he escapes. They can put his hands and feet in irons, but not his will to be free."--Container
Random harvest by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
29 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Story of an amnesiac war casualty who is nursed back to health by a lovely showgirl. They marry, and share 3 years of happiness when his memory returns due to an accident
Thirty seconds over Tokyo ( visu )
20 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Set in 1942, tells the story of the first B-25 crews, under the command of General Jimmy Doolittle, training for a bombing mission over Japan
No time for sergeants ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Georgia farm boy Will Stockdale is about to bust with pride because he's been drafted. Wearing a friendly, wide grin, he ambles into the U.S. Air Force, and most folk will never be the same, including pint-sized Ben, big-city bruiser Irvin and a jittery aptitude tester. Then there is Sgt. Orville King who is an old-timer driven crazy by Will's gee-whiz efforts at friendship
Room service by William A Seiter( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Madame Curie by Ju li( visu )
30 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Young Marie Sklodowska of Poland dreamed of being something more than being just a wife and mother. She defied convention to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne and with Pierre Curie, the professor who became her husband, goes on to make one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th-century science
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
41 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
9 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
"Recounting his storied FBI career, veteran agent Chip Hardesty narrates events occurring from the 1920s to the 1940s. After marrying Lucy Ann, a local librarian, Hardesty is supposed to resign from the agency. But when he hears J. Edgar Hoover speak, he has a change of heart, fully embracing the agency. As he travels from one investigation to another with his partner, Sam Crandall, Hardesty faces down famous mobsters, Klansmen and spies."
The Wizard of Oz ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Blossoms in the dust by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
To Edna Gladney, founder of the Texas Children's home and Aid Society, every abandoned child deserves the miracle of a loving home. Edna's devotion echoes today as she declares, "There are no illegitimate babies-- only illegitimate parents."
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
 
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Alternative Names
Le Roy, Mervin 1900-1987
Le-Roy, Mervyn.
Le Roy Mervyn 1900-1987
LeRoy, Marvyn 1900-1987
LeRoy, Mervin, 1900-1987
Leroy, Mervyn
Li-lai, Mei-yung.
Li-lai, Mei-yung 1900-1987
Mervyn Le Roy
Mervyn LeRoy
Mervyn LeRoy Amerikaans acteur
Mervyn LeRoy amerikai rendező, producer, színész, 1900-87
Mervyn LeRoy amerykański filmowiec
Mervyn LeRoy réalisateur américain
Mervyn LeRoy regista statunitense
Mervyn LeRoy US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent
Roy, Mervyn le 1900-1987
Лерой, Мервин
Մերվին Լերոյ
מרווין לרוי
מרווין לרוי שחקן אמריקאי
مروین لیروی تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
მერვინ ლეროი
르로이, 머빈 1900-1987
マーヴィン・ルロイ
ルロイ, マーヴィン
ルロイ, マービン
茂文·勒鲁瓦
茂文·李洛埃
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