WorldCat Identities

Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Works: 271 works in 940 publications in 7 languages and 16,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Road films  Coming-of-age films  Romantic comedy films  Film remakes  Detective and mystery films  Filmed dance 
Roles: Director, Producer, Choreographer, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Restager , Creator, Conductor, Actor, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Herbert Ross
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

94 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
Boys on the side by Herbert Ross( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women sharing a car going west also share a friendship that becomes family. Each has secrets to reveal, strengths to impart, vital moments of self-discovery awaiting
Play it again, Sam by Herbert Ross( Visual )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie buff periodically takes advice about building relationships with women from a recurring hallucination of Humphrey Bogart. Portions are a parody of the film, Casablanca
My blue heaven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Witness Protection Program is turned upside down by a mob informant and an FBI agent
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial
Funny lady( Visual )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical remake of the classic 1939 film. The life of a shy, dedicated English schoolmaster who becomes a hero to his students, and Katharine, who gives up her glamorous life as a London music hall actress to become his bride
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
California suite by Herbert Ross( Visual )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five couples have come to the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles for diverse reasons, and they must all confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
The seven-per-cent solution by Herbert Ross( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes meets Sigmund Freud--and the father of modern psychology joins the famous detective in the search for the real Professor Moriarty
Undercover blues by Herbert Ross( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff and Jane Blue are parents of the 90s. They also happen to be espionage agents and the United States' only chance at national security. Just as they are ready to embark upon "phase 2" in their lives-- the phase that will allow them a normal lifestyle in which to raise their baby-- the cosmopolitan couple is persuaded out of their prolonged maternity leave to save the world from a corrupt Czech arms embezzler. Not an easy task for a couple who has to make it home for the late night feeding!
Protocol by Herbert Ross( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocktail waitress, Sunny Davis, saves a visiting Arab dignitary from an assassination attempt and becomes a media darling. Government officials see Sunny's charm as a means to a not-so-well-intended end, so they employ her in a seemingly innocent job in the State Department's protocol branch in order to use her as a lure to secure a new Arabian military base
The owl and the pussycat( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
The last of Sheila( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets
True colors( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends move from law school to Washington's corridors of power-- Peter, a lower class go-getter, climbs to the position of congressman by betraying everyone who ever trusted him including his idealistic, blue-blood friend Tim
Footloose ; Flashdance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footloose. A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago who likes to dance tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenage daughter in high school who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the ban in order to have a high school dance
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Alternative Names
Herbert, David Ross 1927-2001

Herbert Ross Amerikaans filmregisseur

Herbert Ross cinéaste américain

Herbert Ross regista, coreografo e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Herbert Ross US-amerikanischer Choreograf und Filmregisseur

Ross Herb 1927-2001

Ross, Herbert

Ross, Herbert, 1927-

Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Ross, Herbert David

Герберт Росс

הרברט רוס

הרברט רוס שחקן אמריקאי

هربرت روس بازیگر، طراح رقص، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ჰერბერტ როსი

로스, 허버트 1927-2001

ハーバート・ロス アメリカ、ニューヨーク出身の映画監督


FootlooseNeil Simon's The Sunshine BoysFunny ladyThe turning pointGoodbye, Mr. ChipsCalifornia suiteThe secret of my successUndercover bluesThe owl and the pussycat