WorldCat Identities

Loy, Myrna 1905-1993

Overview
Works: 377 works in 882 publications in 6 languages and 26,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Myrna Loy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Myrna Loy
The best years of our lives by William Wyler ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,045 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
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,311 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 )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,294 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 )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,264 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 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 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It's New Year's Eve, Nick and Nora Charles have returned to the West Coast, and the philandering hubby of Nora's cousin has gone missing. Round up the usual suspects."--Container
Another thin man ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dum-Dum, Wacky, Creeps, Fingers: They're just a few of the hoodlums in the world of amateur sleuths and professional bon vivants Nick & Nora Charles. And now there's a new hood: parenthood."--Container
Shadow of the thin man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 975 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 958 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."--Container
Song of the thin man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 946 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!"--Container
Myrna Loy : being and becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The actress recalls her long, rich, and varied career in Hollywood, on the stage, and as a political activist
The red pony by Lewis Milestone ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 748 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
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages 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
Libeled lady by Jack Conway ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fianceĢe 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 )
10 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
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
Belles on their toes ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and German and held by 511 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 457 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 )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness
The rains came ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 327 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
 
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Alternative Names
Loy, Mirna
Loy, Myrna
Williams, Catharina Myrna Adele 1905-1993 Frueherer Name
Williams, Myrna, 1905-1993
Williams, Myrna 1905-1993 Frueherer Name
Williams, Myrna Adele 1905-1993 Frueherer Name
Languages
English (327)
Spanish (20)
German (12)
French (2)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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