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Rapper, Irving 1898-1999

Overview
Works: 97 works in 310 publications in 5 languages and 3,538 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Biographical films  Animal films  Animated films  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, dir, Author of dialog, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Irving Rapper
Publications by Irving Rapper
Publications by Irving Rapper, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Irving Rapper
 
Most widely held works by Irving Rapper
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( visu )
75 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
The corn is green by Irving Rapper( visu )
12 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School
Marjorie Morningstar by Irving Rapper( visu )
14 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
A naive young actress falls in love with an older, more-worldly theatrical producer
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin by Irving Rapper( visu )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Biographical film about George Gershwin; his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Deception ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
World War II has separated pianist Christine Radcliffe from her great love, cellist Karel Novak. Thinking Karel has been killed in action, she is unexpectedly reunited with him. Now, Christine desperately strives to hide her wartime dalliance as the mistress of a wealthy, sadistic composer. She'll lie to keep her shameful past a secret
The adventures of Mark Twain ( visu )
11 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 123 libraries worldwide
He was a riverboat pilot, reporter, penniless prospector, Civil War dropout, would-be entrepreneur, loving family man, and world traveler. It turns out the man who created adventures for Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and a Connecticut Yankee led a mighty adventurous life himself. Traced here is Twain's remarkable life
Joseph and his brethren by Geoffrey Horne( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
From the pages of the Old Testament comes the story of Joseph, beloved son of Jacob and steadfast servant of God. He is presented as the favored son of Jacob and Rachel, sold as a boy into slavery by his brothers, who were jealous of Joseph's dreams and of his coat of many colors given him by Jacob. In Egypt, Joseph gained a position of authority in the household of his master, Potiphar, and was later imprisoned on the false accusations of Potiphar's wife. He was released after interpreting Pharaoh's dream of the lean and fat cows. Pharaoh renamed him Zaphnath-paaneah and took him into favor. Due to the obedience of Joseph to his God, Egypt is greatly blessed. Joseph's recognition of his brothers in the famine years when he was governor over Egypt is a famous scene
Deception by Irving Rapper( visu )
18 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 116 libraries worldwide
World War II has separated pianist Christine Radcliffe from her great love, cellist Karel Novak. Thinking Karel has been killed in action, she is unexpectedly reunited with him. Now, Christine desperately strives to hide her wartime dalliance as the mistress of a wealthy, sadistic composer. She'll lie to keep her shameful past a secret
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in
Forever female by Irving Rapper( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 101 libraries worldwide
After aspiring playwright Stanley Krown's new play is optioned, his producer insists he rewrites the script to allow his middle-aged ex-wife to play the lead role, that of a ninteen-year-old ingenue. But the role wasn't meant for her, and despite constant changes, Krown's play can't seem to win over critics
The brave one ( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"On the day of his wife's funeral, Rafael Rosillo is ordered by Vargas, the chief accountant for Rafael's boss, millionaire ranch owner Don Alejandro Videgaray, to return a cow owned by the ranch. Despite the protestations of Rafael's ten-year-old son Leonardo, who states that Alejandro gave them the cow in gratitude for saving his life, Vargas insists that the ranch owns the cow and its soon-to-be-born calf. That night, a storm awakens Leonardo, who rushes outside to rescue the cow. Although he is too late to save her, he brings back to his bed her newborn calf. While his father and sister Maria admire the calf for his bravery, Leonardo names him 'Gitano, ' meaning gypsy. The boy soon develops a strong bond with the similarly motherless youngster. In school, where he will be the first Rosillo ever to graduate, Leonardo learns about former Mexican president Benito Juarez, who rose from the lower classes but never forgot his roots. After class, the boy asks his teacher, Señorita Sanchez, to help him write a letter to Alejandro, reminding him that the cow was a gift. Over the next months, Gitano grows into a fine bull who loves to fight. One day, Rafael spots Leonardo using a red cape while playing with Gitano, and warns the boy not to train the bull to enjoy the cape, or he will become a killer in the bullfighting ring. Leonardo begs his father not to sell Gitano to the ring, but Rafael ignores him, confident that Leonardo will outgrow his childish attachment. Soon after, Vargas insists that Gitano be branded with the rest of the Videgaray herd, and Rafael is forced to assent. When Leonardo hears the news, he rushes to the ranch, shaming Rafael with his tears. Days later, however, Señorita Sanchez reveals that a letter has arrived from Alejandro that once again grants Gitano to the Rosillos. On the next holy day, Leonardo brings Gitano to be blessed by the priest, and after the bull kneels before the clergyman, he receives a double blessing. When Gitano is two years old, he is entered in a public test of bravery at Alejandro's ranch. Before the ceremony, Rafael promises Leonardo that if the bull proves himself courageous, the boy can keep him. Meanwhile, Alejandro invites the famous bullfighter Fermin Rivera and an American starlet, Marion Randall, to attend the tests with him. As they drive through the ranch, Gitano attacks their car, impressing them with his spirit. They are shocked when Leonardo, showing no fear of Gitano, forcibly pulls the bull away from the car, then rides away on his back. At the ceremony, Maria frets for the safety of her boyfriend, Manuel, who wants to be a bullfighter. As Alejandro tries to explain to Marion why bullfighting is noble rather than cruel, he is distracted by the sight of Gitano in the ring, easily outsmarting the matadors. Too strong for the local bullfighters, Gitano cannot be contained, and soon tramples Manuel. Leonardo is heartbroken, but as Manuel recovers, and Maria thanks her brother for curing him of his desire to be a matador. Over the next months, while Rivera wins the hearts of the Mexican people with his courage and grace in the ring, Alejandro wins trophies at his hobby, car racing. On the day of Leonardo's graduation, however, as Rafael celebrates in drunken pride, they learn that Alejandro has died in a car crash. The ranch possessions are soon put up for auction, and Vargas, who was impressed by Gitano in the ring, declares that the bull belongs to the ranch, as he bears the Videgaray brand. Leonardo searches for the letter from Alejandro but, unable to find it, is forced to let Vargas return Gitano to the herd. Late that night, Leonardo sneaks into the ranch and calls Gitano to him, then takes the bull back home through the woods. When he stops to sleep for the night, a mountain lion attacks, but Gitano kills it, saving the boy. At home, Rafael chastises Leonardo and convinces him to return the bull to Vargas, who sells Gitano at auction to businessman Dr. Gajona. Upon learning that the bulls will be driven to Mexico City, Leonardo secretly hitches a ride on one of the trucks. In the city, he is amazed by the culture and people, and horrified at the sight of the arena, where Gitano will surely be killed. Leonardo searches throughout the city for Gajona, to no avail. Desperate, the boy stops by a statue of Juarez and, remembering his teacher's words, is inspired to speak directly to El Presidente. He heads to Juarez's home, only to learn that the current president lives in the National Palace. As the fights begin in the Plaza de Mexico, an exhausted Leonardo finally reaches the palace and is allowed to see the president. After hearing the boy's story, the president agrees to write a letter asking Gajona to release the bull. A police escort rushes Leonardo to the arena, but he is too late; Gitano has entered the ring and now fights against Rivera. The fight is long, the bull performing bravely and Rivera fighting valiantly. The matador lances Gitano several times, but cannot kill him, as the bull holds his head too high to allow a stab to hit its mark. The crowd is soon entranced by Gitano, whom the announcer calls 'the noblest bull ever, ' and begins to call for his release. Although no bull has been spared in the ring since 1937, the chant gains momentum, and the officials finally agree. Thrilled, Leonardo hops into the ring and runs toward Gitano. The crowd is horrified, certain that the furious beast will kill the boy, but Gitano approaches his friend peacefully. As Leonardo hugs Gitano, promising him that 'now we can live, ' the crowd roars its approval. ... As noted in studio press materials, the film was based on a true incident that occurred on 12 Apr 1936, during which a notably brave bull was pardoned to its young owner"--AFI catalog, 1951-1960
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Old acquaintance: Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels
The Miracle by Max Reinhardt( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The postulant nun Teresa forsakes the convent to rejoin the soldier she loves. During Teresa's adventures, the statue of the Madonna miraculously comes to life and takes her place in the convent. Teresa repents and returns to her former life
One foot in Heaven ( visu )
4 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Concerned when his son indulges in something forbidden by his faith, Methodist parson William Spence decides to witness the evildoing firsthand
Another man's poison ( visu )
7 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Janet Frobisher, a rich mystery writer, falls in love with her secretary's fiance and lures him away. But her happiness is far from ensured. She first must deal with a long forgotten escaped convict husband who tries to blackmail her, and then she must scheme her way out of the clutches of her husband's ruthless partner, George Bates
The voice of the turtle ( visu )
2 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A fool when it comes to love, Sally Middleton vows to give up romance and stop getting silly over men. But when her man-eating pal ditches Sgt. Bill Page for a date with a superior officer, Sally feels it₂s her patriotic duty to go out with the non-com for dinner. Spending his leave on her apartment couch, Bill finds himself deeply attracted, while a smitten Sally struggles to be just friends and keep it strictly platonic
Bad for each other the glass wall ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The glass wall: A European man who is desperate to immigrate to America, stows away and dodges quarantine to enlist the help of a pretty, down-on-her-luck jazz musician he helped in the war
The Christine Jorgensen story ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The true story of the first sex-change operation which changed 'George' into 'Christine' in 1950s Denmark
The Bette Davis collection ( visu )
6 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Vier speelfilms met de Amerikaanse actrice en zangeres Bette Davis (1908-1989)
Joseph and his brethren David and Goliath ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Joseph and his brethren: From the pages of the Old Testament comes the story of Joseph, beloved son of Jacob and steadfast servant of God. He is presented as the favored son of Jacob and Rachel, sold as a boy into slavery by his brothers, who were jealous of Joseph's dreams and of his coat of many colors given him by Jacob. In Egypt, Joseph gained a position of authority in the household of his master, Potiphar, and was later imprisoned on the false accusations of Potiphar's wife. He was released after interpreting Pharaoh's dream of the lean and fat cows. Pharaoh renamed him Zaphnath-paaneah and took him into favor. Due to the obedience of Joseph to his God, Egypt is greatly blessed. Joseph's recognition of his brothers in the famine years when he was governor over Egypt is a famous scene
 
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Irving Rapper Amerikaans filmregisseur
Irving Rapper englischer Filmregisseur
Irving Rapper réalisateur britannique
Irving Rapper regista britannico
Ίρβινγκ Ράπερ
Ирвинг Раппер
اروینگ رپر کارگردان آمریکایی
래퍼, 어빙 1898-1999
랩퍼, 어빙 1898-1999
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