WorldCat Identities

Van Dyke, W. S.

Overview
Works: 228 works in 630 publications in 5 languages and 9,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Film noir  Screwball comedy films  Romantic plays  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Restager , Photographer, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. S Van Dyke
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

81 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,119 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
After the thin man( Visual )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

53 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloon keeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 791 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
Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

17 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
Rose Marie by Rudolf Friml( Visual )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie de Flor, a glamorous Canadian prima donna, is renowned for her beauty, exquisite voice and fierce temperament. When news arrives that her brother Jack has been wounded in a prison escape, Marie realizes she must go to him despite the danger. Lured into the wilderness, she encounters Sgt. Bruce, who is hunting the fugitive. Sgt. Bruce is soon hot on Marie's trail as well!
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier, who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Sweethearts by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song-filled extravaganza about a loving married couple whose relationship is threatened when Hollywood beckons
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

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

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan escapes. A dastardly hunter has Tarzan caged and ready to ship to England for display as a sideshow freak. Can steel bars hold the ape man?
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Rosalie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Thorpe (Nelson Eddy), a West Point football hero, falls in love with Princess Rosalie (Eleanor Powell), who is studying at Vassar. Thorpe does not know that Rosalie is a princess. After graduation, he flies to Romanza to visit her not knowing she has become engaged to another. The romantic entanglements are eventually straightened out in this zany musical
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An upstanding, teetotaling man named Larry gets hit on the head causing him to revert to his old forgotten life as a swindler named George. Larry was in the middle of a divorce, but George thinks Larry's wife Kay is worth keeping
I married an angel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last film of the legendary MacDonald-Eddy pairings. Count Palaffi, tired of the scheming attentions of young ladies, escapes to his room and dreams of marrying an angel, only later to find her at his party
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
Journey for Margaret by W.A Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Young stars as veteran journalist John Davis, who is covering the war with the British allies in London. When his pregnant wife Nora injured in an air raid there, the couple is robbed of their chance of ever becoming parents - until John picks up on an assignment that changes their lives forever
It's a wonderful world by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's a private eye on the run from a conspiracy rap in a phony murder case. She's a dizzy poet he takes hostage, and takes on the adventure of her life to track down the real killer. Naturally, despite constant peril and the PI's penchant for goofball disguises, romance blooms. Join two iconic stars in a comic world that's wacky, witty and completely wonderful
The Tarzan collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan the ape man: A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes
Trader Horn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary ivory trader and his naive protégé struggle to reclaim a beautiful woman who was lost in the jungle as a baby and raised by indigenous tribes
 
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The thin manThe complete Thin Man collection
Alternative Names
Dyke, W. S. van

Dyke, W.S. van 1889-1943

Dyke Woodbridge Strong van 1889-1943

Van Dyke, W. S.

Van Dyke, W.S. 1889-1943

Van Dyke, William S.

Van Dyke, William S. 1889-1943

Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong

Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong 1889-1943

Van Dyke, Woody

Van Dyke Woody 1889-1943

VanDyke, W. S. 1889-1943

VanDyke, William S. 1889-1943

VanDyke, Woodbridge Strong 1889-1943

VanDyke, Woody 1889-1943

W.S. Van Dyke Amerikaans filmregisseur

W. S. Van Dyke cinéaste américain

W.S. Van Dyke director de cine estadounidense

W. S. Van Dyke director de cinema estadounidense

W.S. Van Dyke director de cinema estatunidenc

W.S. Van Dyke regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

W. S. Van Dyke US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

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Languages
English (245)

Spanish (16)

German (13)

French (6)

Italian (3)

Covers
After the thin manSan FranciscoMarie AntoinetteThe complete Thin Man collectionJourney for Margaret