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Collins, Ray 1889-1965

Overview
Works: 179 works in 318 publications in 2 languages and 18,805 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Legal drama  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Science fiction plays  Audio adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Collins
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The best years of our lives by William Wyler ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Standard version. 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
Touch of evil by Orson Welles ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[F]ilm noir portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tell the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot." -- Container
The fountainhead by King Vidor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic, uncompromising architect (Cooper) refuses to change his designs. When he finds out that his plans for a public housing project have been radically altered, he blows up the building and winds up in court defending his actions
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 652 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
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
Summer stock by Charles Walters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn
Ma and Pa Kettle back on the farm ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
A double life by George Cukor ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In every episode, defense attorney Mason matches wits with his courtroom adversary D.A. Hamilton Burger. Every time, Mason--aided by devoted secretary Della Street and loyal private eye Paul Drake--uncovers evidence that clears his client of murder."
The war of the worlds by Howard Koch ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional account of a Martian invasion of earth. The script, Invasion from Mars, was written by Howard Koch and was based on the 1898 novella by H.G. Wells
Perry Mason ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See Perry Mason dig deeper for the facts, find ways of making people confess, and win harder cases then any other attorney, with the help of his secretary and a private investigator
William Wyler's the heiress by William Wyler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine is the only heir to her stern father's vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend wants her to elope, she is threatened with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage, he deserts her. Seven years later, Morris returns, and a wiser Catherine plots her revenge
Perry Mason ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
Perry Mason ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perry Mason, along with help from his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake, takes on the cases that seem impossible to win
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Perry Mason, along with the help of his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake, takes on seemingly indefensible cases. With outstanding courtroom skills, Mason will often use tricks or traps to unwittingly get people to admit their guilt
 
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Alternative Names
Collins, Ray
Collins, Raymond F.
Languages
English (119)
German (2)
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