WorldCat Identities

Thorpe, Richard 1896-1991

Works: 328 works in 823 publications in 5 languages and 11,859 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Motion pictures  Fiction  Western films  Comedy films  Musical films  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Thorpe
Most widely held works by Richard Thorpe
Jailhouse rock( Visual )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,263 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
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

43 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 772 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
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 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
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 492 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 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
Three little words by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 434 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
The legend of Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 432 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!
Fun in Acapulco( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and German and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Presley heads for Acapulco where he works as a boat hand, a lifeguard and singer--all while romancing the girls
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 333 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
The great Caruso by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 318 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. Features the music of various operatic composers
ER( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country 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 )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
Boot Hill Vengeance Valley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 270 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
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 244 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member 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
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Sheffied is introduced as "Boy" in this exciting installation in the popular film series, starring Johhnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. Boy is the infant son of a couple whose plane has crashed in the jungle. Discovered by Cheetah, he is rescued and adopted by Tarzan and Jane
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 181 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
A date with Judy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This MGM musical comedy, filmed in Technicolor, is typical wholesome family entertainment and is as a result, a corny and cheery story about teenagers. Based on a popular radio show which began in 1941, this merry outing follows the adventures of Judy Foster, a young woman determined to attend the big school dance with an impressive date. Judy and her lifelong friend Carol fall out when they both fall for a suave older man. A high-spirited teen, Judy manages to unintentionally make a hash of her friends and family's love lives. Songs include "It's a most unusual day," "Cuanto le gusta," "Strictly on the corny side," "Judaline," "I've got a date with Judy," "I'm gonna meet my Mary," "Love is where you find it."
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 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 ralisateur amricain

Richard Thorpe regista statunitense

Richard Thorpe US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-

Thorpe, Rollo Smolt 1896-1991

ریچارد تورپ بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی


Three little wordsERThe complete Thin Man collection