WorldCat Identities

Ross, Herbert 1927-2001

Works: 255 works in 1,093 publications in 8 languages and 16,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Road films  Romance films  Coming-of-age films  Film remakes 
Roles: Director, Producer, Choreographer, Author, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Restager , Conductor, Other, Actor, Composer, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Herbert Ross
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,801 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 )

113 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,696 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 )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 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 Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women sharing a car going west also share a friendship that becomes family. One is a wisecracking club singer, one a finicky real-estate agent, and one a free spirit. Each has secrets to reveal, strengths to impart, vital moments of self-discovery awaiting
My blue heaven( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban hood given a new identity under the FBI witness protection program turns a suburban town upside down
Play it again, Sam by Herbert Ross( Visual )

66 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie buff periodically receives tips from the spirit of Humphrey Bogart on how to "make it" with women
Funny lady( Visual )

45 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the story of two retired vaudeville comedians who toured the country as "The Sunshine boys". They had audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy antics, but offstage they spent 43 years in constant mutual irritation
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Chips is a shy and proper classics professor who teaches at an English all-boys school. He falls in love with a London dance-hall girl and decides to marry her. The couple makes Brookfield Academy for Boys its home and brightens the school with their unlikely union
California suite by Herbert Ross( Visual )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five couples have come to the famous Beverly Hills Hotel for diverse reasons, but all must confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 541 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
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young sheet-music salesman during the Depression who is doomed forever to believe in the lyrics of the songs he sells. An adaptation of the British television series by Dennis Potter
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 496 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 )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for a mystery adventure like no other when Sherlock Holmes meets Sigmund Freud in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution. The world's two greatest masters in the art of detection, Sherlock Holmes and SIgmund Freud, join forces for the first time with the persistence of Dr. Watson, which leads to a thrilling investigation in a kidnapping case
Undercover blues by Herbert Ross( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 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 Buck Henry( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 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 by Edward Lear( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 300 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 215 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
True colors( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 206 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
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Herbert, David Ross 1927-2001

Herbert Ross Amerikaans filmregisseur

Herbert Ross cinéaste américain

Herbert Ross director de cine estadounidense

Herbert Ross director de cinema estatunidenc

Herbert Ross regista, coreografo e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Herbert Ross regizor de film american

Herbert Ross US-amerikanischer Choreograf und Filmregisseur

Ross Herb 1927-2001

Ross, Herbert

Ross, Herbert, 1927-

Ross, Herbert David

Ross, Herbert David, 1927-2001

Герберт Росс

הרברט רוס

הרברט רוס שחקן אמריקאי

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

هربرت روس مخرج أفلام أمريكي

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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


FootlooseFunny ladyNeil Simon's The Sunshine BoysGoodbye, Mr. ChipsCalifornia suiteThe turning pointThe secret of my successUndercover bluesThe owl and the pussycat