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Del Ruth, Roy 1893-1961

Overview
Works: 202 works in 443 publications in 4 languages and 6,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Comedy films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Christmas films  Gangster films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author, fmd, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roy Del Ruth
Publications by Roy Del Ruth
Publications by Roy Del Ruth, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Roy Del Ruth
 
Most widely held works by Roy Del Ruth
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
17 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Earlier screen version of Dashiell Hammett's "Maltese Falcon". The mystery this time surrounds the whereabouts of a gem-filled ram's horn sought by a mysterious woman. Bette Davis shines as the title's Lady, a blonde schemer who insists a gentleman remove his hat when in the presence of a lady holding a gun
Topper ; Topper returns ( visu )
9 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
On Moonlight Bay ( visu )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter@ begins a romance with the neighbor across the street
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( visu )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Their friendship is a perfect musical-comedy blendship, as Ball goes from NYC torch singer to the dream girl of Red Skelton's wacky, 18th century-France reverie
It happened on 5th Avenue by Roy Del Ruth( visu )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Hobo McKeever makes his home in the vacant Fifth Avenue mansion of wealthy Michael O'Connor who's gone south for the winter. It's Christmas and the hobo plays Santa to an evicted war veteran and his friends
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A Christmas carol: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has a change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present and future
The West Point story ( visu )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet
On the avenue ( visu )
15 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"When Gary Blake's new show starring Mona Merrick premieres, it angers socialite Mimi Carraway. But Mimi's bitterness turns to affection when she falls for Gary."--Container
Lady killer ( visu )
8 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house
Born to dance by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( visu )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Eleanor Powell and James Stewart star in this legendary musical about a sailor on leave in New York who falls for a struggling dancer
The little giant ( visu )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The era of bootlegging is over. But liquor runner Bugs Ahearn has a plan for what he will do now that Prohibition is over. He decides to mingle with the upper classes. His destination is California's posh, polo-playing Santa Barbara. Class and atmosphere are what Bugs wants. Swindlers, gold diggers and great fun is what he will get
Broadway melody of 1936 ; Broadway melody of 1938 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
An Albany girl-next-door poses as France's and Broadway's exotic La Belle Arlette. The '38 tale has her portraying a horse trainer who's just as much at ease in taps and tuxedo as she is in riding boots and jodhpurs
Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( visu )
11 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lillian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon is too busy sparring with the dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing! Lilian insists on getting the leading role herself, so Irene, Bert and Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role
Born to dance ; Lady be good ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Lady be good: Powell plays a friend and matchmaker to two struggling songwriters (adapted from container)
Forbidden Hollywood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Gymnasium Jim ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Billy, the owner of an odd auto garage, uses unorthodox training to prepare for a boxing match against burly Kid Ryan. Locations include 1700-1800 block of Glendale Blvd
Starlift ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Red-white-and-blue fun abounds as Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Virginia Mayo, Jane Wyman, Randolph Scott and others perform for - or just shoot the breeze with - starstruck flyboys in uniform
Kid millions ( visu )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A poor Brooklyn boy becomes a millionaire after saving the life of a sheik's daughter. A hilarious comedy adventure straight from the Arabian Nights
Blessed event ( visu )
5 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A newspaperman rises from clerk to tabloid king. He's convinced no one is exempt from his poison pen, but some pinstriped types intend to prove him dead wrong
 
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Del Ruth, Roy 1893-1961
Roy Del Ruth Amerikaans filmregisseur
Roy Del Ruth réalisateur américain
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Roy Del Ruth US-amerikanischer Regisseur
Ruth, Roy del
Ruth Roy Del 1893-1961
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