WorldCat Identities

Van Dyke, W. S.

Overview
Works: 254 works in 707 publications in 5 languages and 10,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Musical films  Comedy films  Film noir  Documentary films  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, fmd, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Other, Photographer, 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 )

132 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,138 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

56 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 825 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 in 2005 in English and held by 775 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and German and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
Alias Nick & Nora( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 246 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
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 225 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
Rose Marie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Bruce, a Canadian Mountie, encounters opera singer Marie de Flor in his search for her brother who has killed a Mountie
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 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
Sweethearts by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song-filled extravaganza about a loving married couple whose relationship is threatened when Hollywood beckons
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 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 134 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
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bump on the head reminds a boring husband he was once a con-man, and he sets out to win back his disillusioned wife
After the thin man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder takes place among Nora's own blue-blooded relatives on posh Nob Hill in San Francisco. When Nora's cousin is accused of killing her worthless husband, Nick must leap into the case to find the real culprit. Naturally his ever-loving Nora and their frisky dog Asta are on hand to help
Rosalie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 104 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
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 102 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. S Van Dyke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 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 is 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
I married an angel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 94 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
It's a wonderful world by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 87 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
Manhattan melodrama by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about boyhood pals who end up on opposite sides of the law, and who fall for the same woman. In film history, this motion picture is known for three reasons: 1. It's the film John Dillinger saw with his Lady in Red before an FBI ambush. 2. It's the only pairing of Gable and Powell. 3. It's the first teaming of partners Powell and Loy
Trader Horn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 71 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 manAlias Nick & Nora
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

W・S・ヴァン・ダイク

W. S. 雲狄克

W.S.范戴克

دبلیو. اس. ون دایک کارگردان آمریکایی

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ヴァン・ダイク, W. S.

Languages
English (289)

Spanish (16)

German (14)

French (6)

Italian (3)

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San FranciscoMarie AntoinetteAlias Nick & NoraAfter the thin manJourney for Margaret