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Young, Roland 1887-1953

Overview
Works: 148 works in 447 publications in 4 languages and 8,870 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Action and adventure films  Sophisticated comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roland Young
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten people, strangers to each other, are invited to a lavish estate on an island. The tension mounts as, one by one, they are murdered
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

53 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and German and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Dickens's classic tale of young David Copperfield who is forced to grow up quickly when his mother is driven to an early grave by her new husband, forcing David to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt
King Solomon's mines by Compton Bennett( Visual )

34 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers in Africa persuade an exiled chief to help them find a lost diamond mine
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 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
Topper( Visual )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. A comedy
Ruggles of Red Gap by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy British butler, Marmaduke Ruggles, is traded in a poker game from an English Duke to a wealthy and rowdy American, Egbert Floud. Ruggles' new home is Red Gap, Washington, where he is introduced by Egbert as "Colonel" Ruggles. The town ladies are quite taken by the sophisticated servant in disguise as he enamors them with fictitious stories of battles gone by. Ruggles proves his newfound patriotism in one of the best scenes of the film, his recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the Silver Dollar Saloon. The dream of freedom leads him to open his own restaurant, where one of his first customers is the Duke, who has come to reclaim his former servant
One hour with you by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seemingly blissful couple's marriage hits the skids when the wife's flirtatious school chum comes on to her husband a bit too strong
Sherlock Holmes by Albert Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Homes comes to the aid of a young prince accused of murder and uncovers a plot to destroy Western civilization
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container
The Young in heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of card sharks meet a wealthy older lady who is very lonely. They hope that by winning her affections, she will name them in her will
Not for children; pictures and verse by Roland Young( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 1945 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's dance by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war widow with the help of her song-and-dance partner, fights a legal battle to gain custody of her son
Madam Satan by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is bewitched by the mysterious Madam Satan he meets at a lavish masquerade ball. Does this mean the end of his marriage to the demure spouse he left at home? Not likely, because the temptress is really his wife in disguise!
The Man who could work miracles by Lothar Mendes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored group of celestials decide to give an "ordinary little fellow" the power to work miracles, just to see what he'll do with it. Fotheringay (Young), a mild draper's assistant, becomes the lucky recipient
The man who could work miracles( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored group of celestials decide to give an "ordinary little fellow" the power to work miracles, just to see what he'll do with it. Fotheringay (Young), a mild draper's assistant, becomes the lucky recipient. After being thrown out of a bar for what is thought to be a trick, he tests his powers and eventually sends a policeman to Hades by accident. Worried, he sends the police officer to San Francisco, and seeks advice from the local clergyman, Mr. Maydig. The clergyman, after having the powers demonstrated to him, quickly plans for reform of the world by means of miracle. Eventually Fotheringay orders a miracle, which due to clumsy wording backfires. He relinquishes his power and returns back to the time before he had it
Actors and others by Roland Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Philadelphia story
Alternative Names
Roland Young acteur britannique

Roland Young attore britannico

Roland Young Brits acteur (1887-1953)

Roland Young US-amerikanisch-britischer Schauspieler

Роланд Янг

Янг, Роланд

رولاند یانگ

罗兰·扬

羅蘭·楊

Languages
English (259)

German (5)

Spanish (5)

French (2)

Covers
And then there were noneMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionTopper returnsGreatest classic films collectionRuggles of Red GapLet's dance