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Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991

Works: 383 works in 936 publications in 6 languages and 12,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  History  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Restager , Film editor, Performer, fmd, Editor, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Thorpe
Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock( Visual )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he becomes an overnight sensation. As he becomes a superstar, his desire for fame and money may cause him to forget the people who got him there
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 780 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 (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in German and English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 539 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 )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 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
The Tarzan collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member 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
The legend of Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 classic episodes from four movie serials
Three little words by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 444 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 )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 392 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 )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and German and held by 351 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
ER( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's County General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Lancaster stars as a rugged cattle ranch overseer charged with keeping an eye on his boss's wayward son
Great Caruso by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 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 )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 273 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
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

49 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century England, this is the story of the intrepid knight-errant Ivanhoe and his attempts to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to his rightful place on the English throne
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
That funny feeling( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 225 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
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 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
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and German and held by 174 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
Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member 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
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Alternative Names
Inghram, Frank 1896-1991

Inghram, Frank L. 1896-1991

Richard Thorpe Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1991)

Richard Thorpe réalisateur américain

Richard Thorpe regista statunitense

Richard Thorpe US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-1991

Ричард Торп

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ریچارد تورپ بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

소프, 리처드 1896-1991


English (263)

German (20)

French (7)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Three little wordsERIvanhoeThe complete Thin Man collection