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Collins, Ray 1889-1965

Overview
Works: 179 works in 284 publications in 2 languages and 17,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Legal drama  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Science fiction plays  Audio adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ray Collins
 
Most widely held works by Ray Collins
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )
25 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,316 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 )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,927 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 )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Undetermined and English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )
4 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 642 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 )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 604 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 550 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 415 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 )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 406 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 381 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."
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 381 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 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 about a Martian invasion of earth. The script, Invasion from Mars, was written by Howard Koch and was based on the novella by H.G. Wells
Perry Mason ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 360 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
Perry Mason ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 332 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 294 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 280 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 270 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 260 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
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Perry Mason specializes in defending indefensible cases with the aid of his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake. Often relying on his outstanding courtroom skills, sometimes he must use tricks or traps to get people to unwittingly admit their guilt. Contains 12 gripping episodes
Perry Mason ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Raymond Burr stars as Mason, the famous defense attorney who must outwit determined prosecutor Hamilton Burger, and the sly Lt. Tragg, always with loyal support from secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake."--Container
 
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Collins, Raymond F.
Languages
English (87)
German (1)
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