WorldCat Identities

Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Overview
Works: 464 works in 1,325 publications in 6 languages and 28,372 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Musical films  War films  Romance films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Scenarist, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

122 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

110 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

38 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
Cheaper by the dozen by Michael Barnathan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children
John Steinbeck's the red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of a family is threatened by a boy's devotion to a red pony and the boy's friendship with a hired hand
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course, wherever they go, murder has a way of showing up on the doorstep. Nick can show off his gumshoe talents for his parents (Harry Davenport and Lucile Watson) when an artist is killed
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actress recalls her long, rich, and varied career in Hollywood, on the stage, and as a political activist
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
Libeled lady( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

16 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
Belles on their toes( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Cheaper By The Dozen, Ann Gilbreth is forced to take over as the primary breadwinner after the death of her husband, but she soon discovers that not every company who hired her and her husband is eager to work with her on her own
From the terrace by Mark Robson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Jolson plays the part of Jakie Rabinowitz in what is considered to be the first motion picture to utilize synchronized sound. The narrative follows Rabinowitz as he abandons a career as a Jewish cantor to pursue his passion for jazz, eventually achieving fame and fortune as a blackface singer. Al Jolson's dancing, singing and whistling was an immediate hit with the American public. The Jazz Singer's commercial success saved Warner Brothers from bankruptcy. The studio quickly produced several sound films using Sam Warner's new Vitaphone system all of which proved enormously popular with American audiences, ushering in the age of the talkies
The rains came( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the best-selling novel, this powerful drama features a star-studded cast and spectacular Oscar-winning special effects. Set in mythical Ranchipur, India, this visually thrilling epic is in the classic tradition of films about the aftermath of nature's fury. When lashing monsoon rains, massive flooding and a destructive earthquake strike, a handsome surgeon, Major Rama Safti (Tyrone Power) and his consort, the beautiful Lady Esketh (Myrna Loy), must look deep within themselves to rebuild their lives -- and their souls. - Container
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers.--Container
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
Arrowsmith by John Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic small town doctor and research scientist relocates to the West Indies, where his determination to end a bubonic plague epidemic sets off a tragic series of events
 
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The best years of our livesMr. Blandings builds his dream houseThe great ZiegfeldLibeled ladyWife vs. secretaryAlias Nick & NoraThe William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case
Alternative Names
Loy, Mirna

Loy, Myrna

Mirna Loj

Myrna Loy actrice américaine

Myrna Loy actriz estadounidense

Myrna Loy American film, television and stage actress

Myrna Loy Amerikaans actrice

Myrna Loy amerikai színésznő

Myrna Loy amerikansk skådespelare

Myrna Loy amerikansk skodespelar

Myrna Loy amerikansk skuespiller

Myrna Loy amerykańska aktorka

Myrna Loy attrice statunitense

Myrna Loy US-amerikaansch Politikerin

Myrna Loy US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Myrna Loy yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Williams, Catharina Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Мирна Лой американская актриса

Мирна Лој

Мірна Лой

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מירנה לוי

میرنا لوی

میرنا لوی بازیگر آمریکایی

머나 로이

マーナ・ロイ

玛娜·洛伊

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