WorldCat Identities

LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Works: 454 works in 1,650 publications in 11 languages and 26,032 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  War films  Romance films  History  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor, Performer, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Other, pmn, wpr, Contributor, fmp, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

202 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during the waning days of World War II. In the Navy Register it is listed as 'The Reluctant, ' but to its crew it is known as 'The Bucket.' The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant martinet of a 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 )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Italian 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 )

65 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cesare, alias Rico, Bandello (Robinson) and his cohort Joe Massara (Fairbanks) head for the big city looking for power and quick riches. A determined man, he ruthlessly pushes his way to the top of the mob
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

140 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as 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 is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
The bad seed( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 954 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 )

48 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 935 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
Little women by Mark Adamo( Visual )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and German and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 861 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 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

30 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A showgirl falls in love with an amnesiac, who suddenly remembers his past life three years into their marriage
Thirty seconds over Tokyo( Visual )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 796 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 744 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 574 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 )

33 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of Marie and Pierre Curie, "partners in life and in their efforts to isolate the radioactive element radium"--Container
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 426 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 )

41 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 417 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 )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounting his storied FBI career, veteran agent Chip Hardesty narrates events occurring from the 1920s to the 1940s. After marrying Lucy Ann, a local librarian, Hardesty is supposed to resign from the agency. But when he hears J. Edgar Hoover speak, he has a change of heart, fully embracing the agency. As he travels from one investigation to another with his partner, Sam Crandall, Hardesty faces down famous mobsters, Klansmen and spies."
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 320 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 )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 291 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 )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 234 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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Le Roy, Mervin 1900-1987

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Le Roy Mervyn 1900-1987

LeRoy, Marvyn 1900-1987

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Li-lai, Mei-yung.

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Mervyn Le Roy

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Mervyn LeRoy Amerikaans acteur

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

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Mervyn LeRoy US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Roy, Mervyn le 1900-1987

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Мервін Лерой

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