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Lardner, Ring Jr 1915-2000

Works: 151 works in 543 publications in 7 languages and 9,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Biographies  Biography  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  History  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Commentator, Scenarist, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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MASH by Robert Altman( Visual )

111 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the outrageous antics of three skilled young surgeons drafted from civilian life and assigned to a unit of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) during the Korean War
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

36 editions published between 1941 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve McQueen is The Kid, a gambler who stakes his world on the turn of the cards. The Kid and The Man meet in a non-stop stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
MASH by Twentieth Century-Fox/Aspen Productions( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Korean War, three U.S. Army surgeons defy military authority when they are not performing their duties
The ecstasy of Owen Muir by Ring Lardner( Book )

37 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and German and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
All for love by Ring Lardner( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forever Amber by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amber (Darnell), a village maid, is left alone to bear the child of Bruce Carlton (Wilde), a gallant adventurer whom she loves. Determined to win him by gaining stature and title, the calculating Amber has an affair with a captain (Langan), marries a wealthy earl (Haydn) and even becomes mistress to the King (Sanders)
The greatest by Tom Gries( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of Muhammad Ali, from his Olympic gold medal victories to his battle to regain his heavyweight title
Tracy & Hepburn : the definitive collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She adjusts a stocking on one slim, elegant leg. He wanders in, admiring the view. She glances up ... and it's magic. It stayed magic for Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn for 25 years, from that first movie meeting in Woman of the Year through eight more classic films. Cinema fans who have long celebrated the remarkable couple's on-and-off screen partnership have more to celebrate with Tracy & Hepburn: The Definitive Collection, the only place to find all the films they made together, plus a glowing documentary about Tracy hosted by Hepburn. From witty, sophisticated comedies (Woman of the Year, Without Love, Adam's Rib, Pat and Mike, Desk Set) to trenchant dramas (Keeper of the Flame, The Sea of Grass, State of the Union) to their final film rich with laughs and tears (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), this unique collection captures every moment of the incomparable Tracy-Hepburn screen magic
Red Hollywood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of clips from over 50 Hollywood films by blacklisted screenwriters & directors, with expert commentary and other period footage
Cloak and dagger by Fritz Lang( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American physicist is parachuted into war-torn Nazi Germany to obtain military secrets. But the deeper he probes, the deadlier his mission becomes, especially when his involvement with a beautiful and mysterious woman catapults him into an intense maelstrom of danger, betrayal, and murder
A star is born (1937) : shooting script by William A Wellman( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the year (1942) : shooting script by Ring Lardner( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cincinnati kid (1965) : draft script by Ring Lardner( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the year (1942) : continuity script by Ring Lardner( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood on trial( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous and true recording of the story of "The Hollywood Ten", who, in 1947, would not cooperate when accused by the United States government of possible communist loyalties
Coming apart : Picture this( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940's, while the Soviet Union and the U.S. eyed each other over the Iron Curtain, conservative Americans at all levels of society worried about communist infiltration--especially in the movie industry, since that medium plays a huge role in shaping public perceptions and attitudes. This program reveals a time of McCarthyism and career-ending blacklists, a time when freedom of speech itself became a casualty in the desperate fight to protect democracy from "The red menace."
I'd hate myself in the morning : a memoir by Ring Lardner( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ring Lardner, Jr.'s memoir is a pilgrimage through the American century. The son of an immensely popular and influential American writer, Lardner grew up swaddled in material and cultural privilege. After a memorable visit to Moscow in 1934, he worked as a reporter in New York before leaving for Hollywood where he served a bizarre apprenticeship with David O. Selznick, and won, at the age of 28, an Academy Award for the classic film, Woman of the Year, the first on-screen pairing of Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. In "irresistibly readable" pages (New Yorker), peopled by a cast including Carole Lombard, Louis B. Mayer, Dalton Trumbo, Marlene Dietrich, Otto Preminger, Darryl F. Zanuck, Bertolt Brecht, Bert Lahr, Robert Altman, and Muhammad Ali, Lardner recalls the strange existence of a contract screenwriter in the vanished age of the studio system--an existence made stranger by membership in the Hollywood branch of the American Communist Party. Lardner retraces the path that led him to a memorable confrontation with the House Un-American Activities Committee and thence to Federal prison and life on the Hollywood blacklist. One of the lucky few who were able to resume their careers, Lardner won his second Oscar for the screenplay to M.A.S.H. in 1970
Tomorrow, the world!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young German boy who has been indoctrinated in Nazi propaganda comes to the United States to live with his American uncle
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Rush, Philip

Rush, Philip 1915-2000

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Ринг Ларднер

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