WorldCat Identities

Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Overview
Works: 376 works in 1,048 publications in 6 languages and 27,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Biographical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

86 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,630 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 )

105 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,283 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 )

26 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
Cheaper by the dozen by Hilary Duff( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children
After the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

24 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now back in San Francisco after their holiday in New York, Nick and Nora Charles find themselves trying to solve another mystery. Nora's cousin Selma is accused of having murdered her husband, but for Nick it's clear that she is not the murderer and he starts to investigate, supported by Nora and Asta
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 846 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 Edward Buzzell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 791 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!
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 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 )

25 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 655 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 647 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 596 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 518 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 494 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
The jazz singer by Samson Raphaelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and German and held by 475 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. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."
From the terrace by Mark Robson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 336 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 315 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
Arrowsmith by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily married country doctor Martin Arrowsmith leaves his small practice for the prospects of wealth and important medical research at New York City's esteemed McGurk Institute and finds himself faced with an intense workload, a romance-minded socialite, and a plague outbreak
 
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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

マーナ・ロイ

玛娜·洛伊

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The best years of our livesMr. Blandings builds his dream houseThe great ZiegfeldAfter the thin manLibeled ladyWife vs. secretaryThe William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case