WorldCat Identities

Behlmer, Rudy 1926-

Works: 68 works in 225 publications in 5 languages and 10,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Musical films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films 
Roles: Commentator, Author, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator, Interviewer, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rudy Behlmer
Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary: Traces the filming of the Gone with the Wind, from its inception to its Atlanta premiere in December of 1939. Includes interviews of survivors of the experience, film trivia, and "test" clips-- a montage of screen tests of the many actresses considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara, ranging from front-runner Paulette Goddard to "not-a-chancers" such as Lana Turner. Produced by David Selznick's sons, and written by iconoclastic movie historian David Thomson
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel outlaw Robin Hood outwits the Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisbourne, and saves the throne for the absent King Richard I
Inside Warner Bros. (1935-1951)( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brainstorms and battles from Hollywood studios
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two documentaries saluting William Powell, originally silent film star and loveable villian and Myrna Loy's passage to the reigning queen of Hollywood
America's favorite movies : behind the scenes by Rudy Behlmer( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black pirate by Albert Parker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a ship pilaged by buccaneers, Michel (Fairbanks) poses as the mysterious Black Pirate and infiltrates the nest of bandits. He mounts an elaborate ploy to recover the bragands' treasure, reclaim the ship and rescue the divine Princess (Billie Dove) held captive there
The films of Errol Flynn by Tony Thomas( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Robin Hood by Norman Reilly Raine( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the screenplay of the movie version of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn
Memo from Darryl F. Zanuck : the golden years at Twentieth Century-Fox by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Hollywood's towering figures for almost half a century, Darryl F. Zanuck presided over Twentieth Century-Fox during its most glorious era from 1935 to 1956. These were the golden days when stars like Marilyn Monroe, Henry Fonda, Betty Grable, Shirley Temple, Don Ameche, Gregory Peck, Tyrone Power, Carmen Miranda, and even Bette Davis roamed the lot; when such giants as John Ford, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Elia Kazan, Nunnally Johnson, and Otto Preminger ruled the sets; and when such blockbusters as The Grapes of Wrath, All About Eve, The King and I, Miracle on 34th Street, The Day the Earth Stood Still, How Green Was My Valley, Laura, Twelve O'Clock High, and Viva Zapata! filled the screen
Memo from David O. Selznick by David O Selznick( Book )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and French and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraits de notes et lettres écrites par le cinéaste. Présentation et critique de ses principaux films
The adventures of Errol Flynn( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen
Hollywood's Hollywood : the movies about the movies by Rudy Behlmer( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea-hawk by Rafael Sabatini( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Oliver Tressilian, Cornish gentleman and sometime naval commander against the Spanish Armada, turns Barbary pirate and wins for himself the title of Sakr-el-Bahr, "Hawk of the Sea."
Becoming John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming John Ford takes a look at the enduring impression Ford made on film and filmmaking. Focuses primarily on his years at Fox, his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck, and the effect the second World War had on both men & their filmmaking
Henry Hathaway by Henry Hathaway( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of interviews traces the career of filmmaker Henry Hathaway from his beginnings as a child actor for the American Film Company in 1911 to his directorial triumphs of How the West Was Won in 1962 and True Grit in 1969. Started as a special project for the American Film Institute and now released for the first time in book form, this oral history contains Hathaway's fascinating reflections about the golden age's studio system and his association with such Hollywood luminaries as John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, and Shirley Temple. A must- have for any Hollywood history buff."--Jacket
Behind the scenes : the making of-- by Rudy Behlmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.S. Van Dyke's journal : White shadows in the South Seas, 1927-1928 : and other Van Dyke on Van Dyke by W. S Van Dyke( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White Shadows in the South Seas was a pioneering undertaking for a major studio at that time. Sending a fairly large company to a remote and relatively primitive area to film a fictional film with Hollywood actors interspersed with the local inhabitants was most unusual, if not unique. And there were the risks in having two directors with entirely different approaches at the helm of one film
Chang : a drama of the wilderness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shot entirely in Siam, the film tells the story of a farmer and his family who have settled a small patch of land on the edge of the jungle. Their existence is a constant struggle against the many wild animals around, "--Container
Shoot the rehearsal! : behind the scenes with assistant director Reggie Callow by Ridgeway Callow( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Singin' in the Rain
Alternative Names
Behlmar, Rudy, 1926-

Behlmer, Rudolph 1926-

Behlmer, Rudolph H. 1926-

Behlmer, Rudolph Herman 1926-

Rudy Behlmer American film historian

Rudy Behlmer auteur, réalisateur et producteur de cinéma, historien du cinéma

Руди Бельмер

Singin' in the RainThe adventures of Robin HoodThe adventures of Robin HoodMemo from Darryl F. Zanuck : the golden years at Twentieth Century-FoxMemo from David O. SelznickThe sea-hawkHenry HathawayBehind the scenes : the making of--