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Gordon, Ruth 1896-1985

Overview
Works: 186 works in 740 publications in 8 languages and 18,460 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Biography  Dark comedy films  Fiction  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Scenarist, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

103 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80-year-old woman
Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( Visual )

106 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil. DVD
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Every which way but loose by James Fargo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe, a regular easy-going, beer-drinking truck driver and the toughest barroom brawler west of the Rockies, lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. When he finally falls in love, it's with a flighty singer who leads him on a crazy chase across the Southwest
Any which way you can by Buddy Van Horn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe faces his most dangerous challenge at the hands of an unbeaten bruiser from back East. There's big money at stake, and to be sure Philo shows up, gangsters kidnap his girlfriend
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 566 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
Shady lady : a novel by Ruth Gordon( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam's rib; screenplay by Ruth Gordon( Book )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes episodes from Abraham Lincoln's life as a backwoods lawyer and emerging political figure
My bodyguard by Tony Bill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and French and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford, a new student at a high school, enlists the aid of an overgrown misfit against the school bully, and a special friendship arises
Where's Poppa? by Carl Reiner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish lawyer's aged mother constantly harms his love life, and he considers various means of getting rid of her
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
The Dick Cavett show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great moments from The Dick Cavett Show of some of the funniest comedians, most of whom Dick had a warm relationship with, such as Groucho Marx, Bob Hope, and Jack Benny
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama about the Merchant Marine and Navy gun crews who did battle with enemy submarines and risked their lives to deliver supplies and munitions to allied troops
Inside Daisy Clover by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan Studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. She is considered a has-been by the time she turned seventeen. Daisy's meteoric rise to stardom and even faster fade-out is chronicled in an incisive behind-the-scene tour of vintage Hollywood
Over twenty-one, a comedy by Ruth Gordon( Book )

5 editions published in 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager, Max Gordon presents Ruth Gordon in a new comedy "Over Twenty-One," by Ruth Gordon, staged by George S. Kaufman, setting by Raymond Sovey, Miss Gordon's clothes are from Mainbocher
The marrying kind( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple seeking a divorce tell their troubles to a judge, and change their minds
Lord love a duck by George Axelrod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meddling high schooler sets out to help the beautiful new girl on campus in this satire of 1960s teen culture
The leading lady; play in three acts by Ruth Gordon( Book )

6 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Ruth

Jones, Ruth.

Jones, Ruth 1896-1985

Jones, Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon actrice américaine

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Ruth Gordon amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Ruth Gordon amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare

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Rosemary's BabyAdam's ribPat and MikeEvery which way but looseAny which way you canGreatest classic films collectionThe marrying kind