WorldCat Identities

LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Works: 510 works in 1,405 publications in 9 languages and 25,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  War films  Romance films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, fmd, Other, pmn, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

168 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, her rise to stardom from vaudeville and her volatile relationship with her ambitious mother
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

57 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

83 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia and falls in love with her. As a Christian, she doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though she grew up Roman, the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia resents this, but falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities become more outrageous. When he burns Rome and he blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them, along with all the Christians, and throws them to the lions
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

40 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War I is over. Johnny has come marching home. But there's little fanfare and no meaningful work for one war vet. There's only the desperate life of an unjustly convicted fugitive. Twice he is sentenced to a chain gang. Twice he escapes. They can put his hands and feet in irons, but not his will to be free."--Container
The bad seed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
Random harvest by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an amnesiac war casualty who is nursed back to health by a lovely showgirl. They marry, and share 3 years of happiness when his memory returns due to an accident
Thirty seconds over Tokyo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1942, tells the story of the first B-25 crews, under the command of General Jimmy Doolittle, training for a bombing mission over Japan
No time for sergeants( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia farm boy Will Stockdale is about to bust with pride because he's been drafted. Wearing a friendly, wide grin, he ambles into the U.S. Air Force, and most folk will never be the same, including pint-sized Ben, big-city bruiser Irvin and a jittery aptitude tester. Then there is Sgt. Orville King who is an old-timer driven crazy by Will's gee-whiz efforts at friendship
Room service( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Madame Curie by Ju li( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Marie Sklodowska of Poland dreamed of being something more than being just a wife and mother. She defied convention to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne and with Pierre Curie, the professor who became her husband, goes on to make one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th-century science
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku klux klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Blossoms in the dust by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Edna Gladney, founder of the Texas Children's home and Aid Society, every abandoned child deserves the miracle of a loving home. Edna's devotion echoes today as she declares, "There are no illegitimate babies-- only illegitimate parents."
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
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Alternative Names
Le Roy, Mervin 1900-1987

Le-Roy, Mervyn.

Le Roy Mervyn 1900-1987

LeRoy, Marvyn 1900-1987

Leroy, Mervin 1900-1987

Leroy, Mervyn

LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Li-lai, Mei-yung.

Li-lai, Mei-yung 1900-1987

Mervyn Le Roy

Mervyn LeRoy

Mervyn LeRoy Amerikaans acteur

Mervyn LeRoy amerikai rendező, producer, színész, 1900-87

Mervyn LeRoy amerykański filmowiec

Mervyn LeRoy réalisateur américain

Mervyn LeRoy regista statunitense

Mervyn LeRoy US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Roy, Mervyn le 1900-1987

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Mister RobertsLittle CaesarQuo vadisGold diggers of 1933I am a fugitive from a chain gangRandom harvestThirty seconds over TokyoNo time for sergeants