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Hunter, Ross

Overview
Works: 53 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 10,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  History  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ross Hunter
Publications by Ross Hunter
Publications by Ross Hunter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ross Hunter
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( visu )
42 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Pillow talk by Shi Lao( visu )
26 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
All that heaven allows by Douglas Sirk( visu )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Cary Scott, an attractive and wealthy New England widow, creates a social outcry in her community and within her family when she becomes romantically involved with Ron Kirby, her much younger gardener
Flower drum song by Henry Koster( visu )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue
Thoroughly modern Millie by Elmer Bernstein( visu )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
Magnificent obsession by Douglas Sirk( visu )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life
The thrill of it all! by Norman Jewison( visu )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
TV commercials, suburbia and daytime soap operas all come under hilarious attack in this no-holds-barred satire of American life
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower drum song ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
A Hong Kong girl comes to San Francisco for an arranged marriage to an Americanized nightclub owner who is already engaged to a sultry singer
Airport by George Seaton( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved
Tammy and the bachelor Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Lover come back: Business gets mixed with pleasure when two advertising executives go after the same account
The Chalk garden ( visu )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The peculiar antics of Laurel, a troubled young girl, are the focus of this stately household drama set on the cliffs of the English south coast
Portrait in black Madame X ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
Battle Hymn by Douglas Sirk( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 147 libraries worldwide
"As a WWII fighter pilot Colonel Dean Hess (Hudson) accidentally bombed a German orphanage, killing thirty-seven children. After entering the ministry to atone for the tragedy, Hess eventually rejoins the Air Force to train pilots in South Korea, while devoting his spare time to building a shelter for orphans. But now, to protect these children in a territory fraught with danger, he must fight ... and face the past once again!"--Container
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
All I desire by Douglas Sirk( visu )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and German and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Ten years ago, a turn-of-the-century scandal over a lover forced Naomi Murdoch to desert her husband and their children for a stage career. Now, returning to their small Wisconsin town to see her daughter in a play, she has hopes of a reconciliation. Her appearence is a shock. The town is curious but unforgiving; her high school principle husband is involved with one of his teachers, and her children have mixed feelings about her. When an unexpected turn of events leads to more scandal, Naomi's hopes of starting over are dashed -- until some surprising changes occur
Midnight lace ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A newly wed heiress is slowly being driven mad by life-threatening phone calls and near-fatal "accidents."
Wake Island To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Madame X by David Lowell Rich( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Holly Anderson is blackmailed by her evil mother-in-law into leaving her politician husband and their baby. Twenty years later, she finds herself on trial for murder-- where she is defended by her own son
 
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Alternative Names
Fuss, Martin
Languages
English (171)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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