WorldCat Identities

Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Overview
Works: 414 works in 941 publications in 4 languages and 27,501 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Juvenile works  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Scenarist, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

64 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,097 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 [container notes]
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

36 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,298 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
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,303 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 )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,262 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
After the thin man( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family
Another thin man( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 992 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 thin man goes home( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 968 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
Song of the thin man( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 959 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!
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actress recalls her long, rich, and varied career in Hollywood, on the stage, and as a political activist
Cheaper by the dozen by Walter Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 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 twelve children
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 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 )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 704 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, Tom, works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony
Libeled lady by Jack Conway( Visual )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancée Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.--Container
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 595 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 )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 521 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
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

9 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Jolson plays the part of Jakie Rabinowitz in what is considered to be the first motion picture to utilize synchronized sound. The narrative follows Rabinowitz as he abandons a career as a Jewish cantor to pursue his passion for jazz, eventually achieving fame and fortune as a blackface singer. Al Jolson's dancing, singing and whistling was an immediate hit with the American public. The Jazz Singer's commercial success saved Warner Brothers from bankruptcy. The studio quickly produced several sound films using Sam Warner's new Vitaphone system all of which proved enormously popular with American audiences, ushering in the age of the talkies
John Steinbeck's the red pony( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 476 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
From the terrace by Mark Robson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness
Cheaper by the dozen by Hilary Duff( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 398 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
 
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Alternative Names
Loy, Mirna

Loy, Myrna

Williams, Catharina Myrna Adele 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna 1905-1993

Williams, Myrna Adele 1905-1993

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The thin manMr. Blandings builds his dream houseThe great ZiegfeldAfter the thin manLibeled ladyThe William Powell and Myrna Loy murder caseThe Thin Man : murder over cocktails