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Gordon, Ruth 1896-1985

Works: 223 works in 711 publications in 7 languages and 18,455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Sports films  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 )

96 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,703 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 )

88 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,472 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."
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

42 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,261 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 )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un promotor deportivo algo cínico relacionado con todo tipo de personas, conoce a una mujer intelectual y enérgica que es una brillante golfista del sur de California. Queda fascinado y la presiona para que se dedique profesionalmente a este deporte
Every which way but loose by James Fargo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best barroom brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love, with a flighty singer who leads him on a screwball chase across the American Southwest. Nothing's in the way except a motorcycle gang, two sneaky off-duty cops and legendary brawler Tank Murdock
Any which way you can by Buddy Van Horn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe, the easygoing truck driver and bare-knuckle brawler, and his 165-pound orangutan pal, Clyde, get into more mischief in this faster and funnier sequel to Every Which Way but Loose. Beddoe is hoping to 'retire' from fighting. But a new contender lures him back, and mobsters kidnap his girl to ensure he'll turn up for the showdown. Ma, Orville, and those hapless motorcycle morons called the Black Widows all return for more fun
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 573 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 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 420 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

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the presidency in 1860. Includes his first love with Ann Rutledge, his marriage to Mary Todd, his early law practice, and his debates with Stephen Douglas
My bodyguard by Tony Bill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and French and held by 350 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
Where's Poppa? by Carl Reiner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 264 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 259 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 211 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 199 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 )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 186 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 169 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 153 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 147 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 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jones, Ruth.

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