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Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Works: 346 works in 1,062 publications in 7 languages and 27,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Biographical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Myrna Loy
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

118 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

111 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

35 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

35 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the theatrical impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr
Cheaper by the dozen by C. J Chen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the Gilbreth family and their life as a family with 12 children
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actress recalls her long, rich, and varied career in Hollywood, on the stage, and as a political activist
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
The red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of conflict between a nine year old boy, his father and the family's hired man. The son works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony
Libeled lady( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
Belles on their toes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Cheaper By The Dozen, Ann Gilbreth is forced to take over as the primary breadwinner after the death of her husband, but she soon discovers that not every company who hired her and her husband is eager to work with her on her own
John Steinbeck's the red pony by John Steinbeck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck adapted three of his own classic short stories to create a powerful family portrait. Young Tom is unable to find the love and guidance he needs from his parents. For friendship and support, Tom turns to the easy-going hired hand, Billy Buck. In an attempt to become closer to his son, Tom's father gives him a red pony to raise. As the horse becomes the focus of Tom's life, it ultimately drives the family further apart as Tom turns to Billy for help in rearing his beloved pet
The jazz singer by Samson Raphaelson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and German and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this was the first feature film to utilize synchronous sound. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy
From the terrace by Mark Robson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness
The rains came( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced with disaster
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and German and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire over het Detective-echtpaar Nick (William Powell) en Nora (Myrna Loy)
Myrna Loy so nice to come home to( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She wasn't a vamp, a vixen or a victim. She was a grown-up woman, the woman everyone fell in love with back in the 1930's and 40's. With priceless film clips and guest star reminiscences, actress Kathleen Turner hosts this joyful profile of Myrna Loy, the beloved star whose greatest weapon was a raised eyebrow
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The thin man
Alternative Names
Loy, Mirna

Loy, Myrna

Mirna Loj

Myrna Loy actrice américaine

Myrna Loy actriz estadounidense

Myrna Loy aktorka amerykańska

Myrna Loy Amerikaans actrice

Myrna Loy amerikansk skådespelare

Myrna Loy amerikansk skodespelar

Myrna Loy amerikansk skuespiller

Myrna Loy attrice statunitense

Myrna Loy US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Myrna Loy yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Williams, Catharina Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Мирна Лой американская актриса

Мирна Лој

Мірна Лой

מירנה לוי

میرنا لوی بازیگر آمریکایی

머나 로이



The best years of our livesMr. Blandings builds his dream houseThe great ZiegfeldLibeled ladyWife vs. secretaryThe William Powell and Myrna Loy murder caseThe Thin Man : murder over cocktails