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Ryskind, Morrie 1895-1985

Overview
Works: 272 works in 758 publications in 4 languages and 12,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Librettos  Screwball comedy films  Musical films  Romance films  History  Humor  Musicals 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Librettist, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, pmn, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Actor, Composer, Other, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

38 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

70 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the madcap antics of a ditzy debutante who stumbles upon a 'forgotten man' at the city dump. Determined to help Godfrey out, she offers him work in her household and he soon becomes the perfect butler for her eccentric family. As the family's antics grow increasingly more absurd, it is only a matter of time before Godfrey's secret past is revealed
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection : Duck soup. Horse feathers. Animal crackers. Monkey business. Cocoanuts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters
Penny serenade by George Stevens( Visual )

53 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple experience a series of misfortunes, which puts a strain on their marriage
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in English and French and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stars galore shine in this nominee for 4 Academy Awards including best picture. A fast, witty story of aspiring actresses living at a theatrical boarding house. Based on an Edna Ferber/George S. Kaufman play, the tale was considerably rewritten for film, so much that Kaufman quipped it should be called Screen Door. What matters most to an acting hopeful is an open door. With humor and heart, this excellent movie suggests some things that matter more" --Container
My man Godfrey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

43 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy classic that loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party held by a wealthy society woman. This film introduces Groucho's most famous character, Captain Spaulding
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 603 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
Of thee I sing, a musical play by George S Kaufman( Book )

10 editions published between 1932 and 1950 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night at the opera by George S Kaufman( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 1973 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cocoanuts by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

22 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on their Broadway hit. The film--one of the first full talkies--takes place in a hotel with owner Groucho out to grab every dollar
Sam H. Harris presents Of thee I sing by George Gershwin( )

7 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cocoanuts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Marx Brothers comedy with Groucho as a hotel owner, Chico and Harpo as con men and Margaret Dumont as a wealthy matron
Let 'em eat cake, a sequel to "Of thee I sing," by George Gershwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George & Ira Gershwin's Pardon my English by George Gershwin( Recording )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal crackers by George S Kaufman( Book )

4 editions published between 1928 and 1984 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stage vehicle for the Marx Brothers. The scene is the Long Island estate of Mrs. Rittenhouse, a wealthy patroness of the arts with a marriageable daughter. Her celebrity weekend guest is the renowned Captain Jeffrey Spaulding, the African Explorer. He arrives with his secretary, Horatio Jameson, followed by pair of "musicians": Ravelli and the Professor. What follows is typical Marxian lunacy, involving a stolen painting, a surreal bridge game, a Broadway gossip columnist named Wally Winston, a financial wizard formerly known as Abie the Fish Peddler, and a climatic burlesque of Marie Antoinette and the Three Musketeers."--George S. Kaufman website
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Pardon my English by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey ; Life with father( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the opera
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My man GodfreyStage doorMy man GodfreyAnimal CrackersThe cocoanutsGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bridePardon my English
Alternative Names
Morrie Ryskind

Morrie Ryskind Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1985)

Morrie Ryskind amerikansk manusforfattar

Morrie Ryskind amerikansk manusförfattare

Morrie Ryskind amerikansk manusforfatter

Morrie Ryskind amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Morrie Ryskind drammaturgo, paroliere e scrittore di produzioni teatrali e cinematografiche statunitense

Morrie Ryskind écrivain américain

Morrie Ryskind US-amerikanischer Autor

Морри Рискинд

מורי ריסקינד

موری ریسکند فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

モリー・リスキンド

莫里·里斯金德

Languages
English (313)

French (5)

German (3)

Italian (3)