WorldCat Identities

LeRoy, Mervyn 1900-1987

Works: 488 works in 1,738 publications in 11 languages and 27,193 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  War films  Romance films  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor, Performer, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Other, pmn, wpr, fmp, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mervyn LeRoy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

212 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 7,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

38 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,391 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

142 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,204 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 Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

60 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,186 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
The bad seed( Visual )

15 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 )

51 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 Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 894 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 852 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 )

28 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 825 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 )

23 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 804 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
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 569 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
No time for sergeants( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 566 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
Madame Curie by Ju li( Visual )

33 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of Marie and Pierre Curie, "partners in life and in their efforts to isolate the radioactive element radium"--Container
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

43 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 419 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 411 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
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 379 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 323 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 )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 284 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 )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 237 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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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

LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-

Li-lai, Mei-yung.

Li-lai, Mei-yung 1900-1987

Mervyn Le Roy

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Mervyn LeRoy Amerikaans acteur

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

Mervyn LeRoy amerykański filmowiec

Mervyn LeRoy cineasta americano

Mervyn LeRoy pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Mervyn LeRoy réalisateur américain

Mervyn LeRoy regista statunitense

Mervyn LeRoy US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Roy, Mervyn le 1900-1987

Лерой, Мервин

Мервін Лерой

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מרווין לרוי

מרווין לרוי שחקן אמריקאי

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르로이, 머빈 1900-1987


ルロイ, マーヴィン

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