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Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991

Works: 337 works in 1,082 publications in 6 languages and 12,352 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  History  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Performer, Other, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Thorpe
Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock by Elvis Presley( Visual )

46 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member 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
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

64 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

21 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member 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 prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member 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 in the two finest screen versions of the beloved 1894 novel by Anthony Hope. Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions
The legend of Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member 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!
Three little words by Harry Ruby( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member 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 by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A part-time lifeguard and night club singer romances two beautiful women
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
Great Caruso by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Caruso's career, from beginning as a young cafe singer through his 18-year triumph at the Met, centering on his happy marriage to Dorothy Benjamin and his troubles with her family
Boot Hill ; Vengeance Valley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about taking him home to her tiny apartment, Joan brings Tom to a swanky apartment she cleans not knowing it is really his place. Tom carries on the deception until Joan discovers who he really is and sets out to exact sweet feminine revenge in this madcap comedy of mistaken identity
Esther Williams( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathing beauty: "A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students"
The student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of Mario Lanza and the choreography of Hermes Pan are featured in this adaptation of the Sigmund Romberg musical, in which the future king of Karlsburg falls for a Heidelberg barmaid instead of the princess he's supposed to marry
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan escapes. A dastardly hunter has Tarzan caged and ready to ship to England for display as a sideshow freak. Can steel bars hold the ape man?
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in English and German and held by 171 WorldCat member 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
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Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe
Alternative Names
Inghram, Frank 1896-1991

Inghram, Frank L. 1896-1991

Richard Thorpe actor y director de cine estadounidense (1896-1991)

Richard Thorpe Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1991)

Richard Thorpe réalisateur américain

Richard Thorpe regista statunitense

Richard Thorpe US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-1991

Ричард Торп

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ריצ'רד ת'ורפ שחקן אמריקאי

ریچارد تورپ بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

소프, 리처드 1896-1991


English (324)

German (25)

Spanish (9)

French (8)

Chinese (5)

Italian (1)

Three little words