WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Ruth 1896-1985

Overview
Works: 206 works in 749 publications in 7 languages and 18,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Dark comedy films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Autobiographies  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, 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 )

106 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,223 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
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

35 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,133 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
Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( Visual )

44 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 911 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 )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 732 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 )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 647 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
Rosemary's baby( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Ira Levin's bestselling novel, Mia Farrow plays "a young mother-to-be who grows increasingly suspicious that her over-friendly elderly neighbors and self-involved actor husband are hatching a satanic plot against her and her baby."
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

An actor becomes so obsessed with his role as the character Othello that he becomes a threat to those around him
Harold and Maude( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
Shady lady : a novel by Ruth Gordon( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Lincoln in Illinois by Raymond Massey( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 402 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 )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorized by the school bully, a young man hires the school misfit to be his bodyguard and the two form a fast friendship
Columbo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's time to dust off the rumpled trenchcoat one last time as Columbo takes on some of his most deceptive mysteries yet
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 273 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
Where's Poppa? by Carl Reiner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 272 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
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 204 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
The Dick Cavett show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 197 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
Inside Daisy Clover by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 195 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 168 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
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Ruth

Gordon, Ruth, 1896-

Jones, Ruth.

Jones, Ruth 1896-1985

Jones, Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon actrice américaine

Ruth Gordon actriz estadounidense

Ruth Gordon aktorka amerykańska

Ruth Gordon American playwright and actress

Ruth Gordon Amerikaans actrice

Ruth Gordon amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Ruth Gordon amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Ruth Gordon amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Ruth Gordon amerikansk skådespelare och manusförfattare

Ruth Gordon attrice e sceneggiatrice statunitense

Ruth Gordon US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Гордон, Рут

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