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LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Overview
Works: 392 works in 1,124 publications in 12 languages and 23,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Show business films  Comedy films  Dance films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 6,141 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
Mister Roberts by John Ford ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,805 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 )
32 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 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 )
64 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,078 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 )
31 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 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
The bad seed by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 900 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 2010 in 3 languages and held by 844 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this story a Roman commander falls in love with a Christian girl and then both are thrown to the lions
Thirty seconds over Tokyo ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 790 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 665 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 564 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 )
17 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and German and held by 510 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 )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 430 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 )
36 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 389 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 )
6 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 337 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 2011 in 3 languages 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 )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 199 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
Million dollar mermaid ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esther Williams portrays Annette Kellerman, the Australian swimmer who created a scandal in 1902 by introducing the one-piece bathing suit to America
 
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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
Li-lai, Mei-yung.
Li-lai, Mei-yung, 1900-1987
Roy, Mervyn le 1900-1987
Languages
English (456)
Spanish (31)
German (28)
French (11)
Italian (11)
Chinese (8)
Multiple languages (8)
English, Old (5)
Japanese (3)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
Basque (1)
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