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LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Overview
Works: 482 works in 1,358 publications in 10 languages and 25,082 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, pmn, Other, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

145 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 6,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum novel, Dorothy and her dog Toto, are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she encounters some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 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 Jule Styne( Visual )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 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 )

54 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,242 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 )

117 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a renowned and successful Roman general who falls in love with a lowly Christian woman, risking everything for her, during the corrupt and decadent reign of Nero. This release includes the original theatrical trailer
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
The bad seed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

32 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 955 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 )

21 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 892 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
Random harvest( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and held by 832 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 2010 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 707 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 by William A Seiter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 563 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( Visual )

23 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 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 )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

24 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 395 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 )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 362 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
Blossoms in the dust by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 273 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 )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 214 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
The devil at 4 o'clock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young criminal and an aging priest join forces to rescue a party of children from earthquake and volcanic eruption on an island in the South Pacific
 
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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