WorldCat Identities

Robson, May 1858-1942

Overview
Works: 144 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 6,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Musical films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by May Robson
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

36 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
A star is born by William A Wellman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. When Alice falls down a rabbit hole, she is transported to a magical world
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
Lady for a day by Frank Capra( Visual )

32 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a fruit peddler, throws a party for Count Romero, whose son is engaged to her beautiful daughter. With a little help from a big-time gambler and a few other instant "members of society," she keeps the imposture going-- for a while
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 280 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
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
The adventures of Tom Sawyer : Lil' treasure hunters ; Devil's Hill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn are always getting into trouble, but when they witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down river on a raft. The whole town thinks they're dead, so when they return, they are in even more trouble--and not only with their families. The trial for the murder begins, and the killer needs to make sure they don't tell what they know
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Norman Taurog( Visual )

29 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this glorious adaptation of the Mark Twain classic, young Tom Sawyer is a big troublemaker. When he's not tricking others into doing his work, he's upsetting his aunt Polly, or wooing his young love, Becky. But sometimes Tom's mischief gets him in over his head, and when he and his pal, Huckleberry Finn, witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down the river on a raft. The whole town believes they're dead
Mark Twain original family classics : Huckleberry Finn ; the Adventures of Tom Sawyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huckleberry Finn : The well-known tale of the carefree Huck Finn and his adventures on his raft with the runaway slave, Jim, as they sail down the Mississippi
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
Chicago( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of jazz-loving flapper Roxie Hart, put on trial for the murder of her lover, who hits the headlines with her courtroom theatrics
Four daughters( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story of music professor Adam Lemp, his four daughters and the men that love them aims straight at the heart and scores an unerring hit. Poignant, laced with laughter and flawlessly acted, it catches viewers up in the quiet but powerful lives of ordinary people"--Container
Reckless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Broadway star married for love. The tabloids say she murdered for money. ... [Jean Harlow] plays musical star Mona Leslie, the bride of a champagne-stewed blueblood. When he blows his brains out, Mona is suspected of his murder, igniting a media frenzy"--Container
Frank Capra's Lady for a day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a cantankerous New York City fruit peddler, has been pretending to be a high-society matron in letters to her daughter. When her daughter comes to visit with her aristocratic fiance, Apple Annie enlists her gangster friends for help
Strange interlude by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the lifetime of Nina, a woman mad with grief after the death of her fiancé in World War I. She marries listless Sam Evans, unaware that his bloodline holds a terrible secret. After her mother-in-law reveals it, Nina consents to protect Sam, who knows nothing, by bearing another man's child as his. Her choice is his doctor and best friend, who falls in love with her
They made me a criminal by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in English and French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After boxing manager Doc Woods accidentally kills a reporter, he frames his champion fighter, Johnnie Bradfield (John Garfield), who changes his identity and flees to Arizona. There Johnnie takes refuge at a ranch run by a kindly older woman known as Grandma (May Robson), who has also opened her home to delinquents the Dead End Kids. With the help of Peggy (Gloria Dickson), Johnnie and the Kids struggle to overcome their distrust, just as Detective Phelan (Claude Rains) tracks Johnnie down
3 original family classics : Huckleberry Finn ; the Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Where the red fern grows( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where the red fern grows : A boy growing up in the Ozarks of Oklahoma scrimps and saves to make his dream of owning his own hunting dogs a reality
Joan of Paris by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple barmaid named Joan sacrifices her own safety to help five fugitive British airmen escape from France. She must devise a means of escape for the men and she finds herself falling in love with the squadron leader
 
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Bringing up Baby
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Alternative Names
May Robson actrice américaine

May Robson actriu australiana

May Robson actriz australiana

May Robson aktorka australijska

May Robson Amerikaans actrice (1858-1942)

May Robson attrice statunitense

May Robson Australian actress

May Robson australische Schauspielerin

May Robson australisk-amerikansk skådespelare

May Robson Skuespillerinne

Mej Robson

Robson, Mary 1858-1942

Robson, May

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Мей Робсон

Меј Робсон

Мэй Робсон

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מיי רובסון שחקנית אוסטרלית

ماي روبسون ممثلة أسترالية

می رابسون

メイ・ロブソン

ロブスン, メイ

梅·羅布森

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