Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991
Most widely held works about Richard Thorpe
Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and French and held by 923 libraries worldwide
A young man is sent to prison when he accidentally kills a man in a barroom brawl. While behind bars he takes up singing and is helped in the record business by a beautiful young woman.
Ivanhoe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. Also includes a Tom and Jerry cartoon, The Two Mouseketeers, and a swashbuckler movie trailer gallery.
The thin man goes home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
"Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives. Now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs."--Container.
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Includes: Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932), Tarzan escapes (1936), Tarzan's secret treasure, Tarzan's New York adventure, Tarzan and his mate (1934), Tarzan finds a son (1939) and a documentary.
Prisoner of Zenda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
Three little words ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby.
Fun in Acapulco ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A part-time lifeguard and night club singer romances two beautiful women.
Mark Twain's The adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Adapted for the screen, this is Mark Twain's classic adventure of a small boy on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America.
The legend of Rin Tin Tin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 movie serials from the Golden Age of Cinema. Marvel at the exploits of Rin Tin Tin in these four classic serials from the '30s as everyone's hero saves the day. Cliff-hanging thrills and nail-biting excitement have entertained generations of viewers, young and old alike!
The complete Thin Man collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries.
Boot Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
In Boot Hill a wealthy town boss causes trouble and two brothers have no choice but to meet the challenge with guns blazing. In Vengeance Valley hardworking Owen is framed by his jealous brother for a crime he didn't commit.
That funny feeling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating a wealthy businessman. Embarrassed about taking him to her tiny apartment, she takes him to the home she cleans--not knowing it's really his place. He goes along with the deception until she discovers who he really is and seeks revenge.
Knights of the round table ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The classic version of the legend of Camelot. Return to a time of sweet romance when knighthood was in flower. The newly crowned King of England, Arthur Pendragon, dedicates his reign and the fellowship of the Knights of the Round Table to the ideals of peace, justice and chivalry. The noble knight, Sir Lancelot, and Arthur's Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for one another and their loyalty to Arthur.
Vengeance valley ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The story of foster brothers on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow.
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
On an island with you ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees.
A date with Judy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
In the late 1940's, a young girl leaves her boy friend for an older man but finds she must compete for him with a classmate. Meanwhile, the girl and her friends mistakenly believe her father is dating a rhumba instructor and attempt to bring the romance to an end before her mother finds out. All this plays out during preparations for the big school dance.
Tarzan escapes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
While Jane is in England, a safari leader snares Tarzan in a steel cage, planning to exhibit him in a freak show. Tarzan's loyal animal friends must come to his aid.
Esther Williams. Volume 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953.
Action and adventure films Charles, Nick (Fictitious character) Charles, Nora (Fictitious character) Comedy films Comedy films Composers Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detectives Drama Ex-convicts Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Great Britain History Ivanhoe, Wilfred of, Sir (Fictitious character) Kalmar, Bert,--1884-1947 Kings and rulers Knights and knighthood Lookalikes Man-woman relationships Mexico--Acapulco Mississippi River Missouri Motion pictures Murder--Investigation Musical films Musical films Musical theater Music trade Parents-in-law Prisoners Rin-Tin-Tin (Dog) Romantic comedy films Ruby, Harry Singers Singing Swashbuckler films Swordsmen Tarzan (Fictitious character) Tarzan films United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films Women swimmers
Inghram, Frank 1896-1991
Inghram, Frank L. 1896-1991
Thorpe, Rollo Smolt, 1896-
Thorpe, Rollo Smolt, 1896-1991
Multiple languages (16)
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