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Murphy, Richard 1912-1993

Overview
Works: 82 works in 340 publications in 6 languages and 3,677 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Legal films  History  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Murphy
 
Most widely held works by Richard Murphy
Panic in the streets by Elia Kazan( Visual )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2021 in English and Spanish and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly-arrived illegal alien is killed in a holdup and an autopsy reveals he had bubonic plague. His killer must be found before he becomes contagious and begins spreading the deadly disease
Compulsion by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago, 1924. Two young men, one bossy and intimidating, the other sensitive and introverted, thought their superior intellect would enable them to pull off "The perfect crime." The result is a sensational case with defense attorney Jonathan Wilk putting capital punishment itself on trial
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

27 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Les Misérables( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Javert
The wackiest ship in the Army by Jack Lemmon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, the Army recruits Navy officer Rip Crandall to command a battered old schooner for a top secret mission. Masquerading as a Japanese fishing boat, this nautical nightmare must smuggle a spy through the mine-infested waters of the South Pacific
Boomerang!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder. Based on a true story
Broken lance by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only compassion cattle baron Matt Devereaux shows is for his Native American wife, and their son Joe. So after Joe agrees to take a three-year jail term for a crime his father commits, and his father then dies, Joe's three half-brothers take over the land - with a vengeance
You're in the Navy now by Gary Cooper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant John Harkness is given a command of his own ship, but the thing is that he is never commanded a vessel ship before and all his crew is new. The only good thing about this situation is that only two old deck hands know how to operate the boat
Cry of the city by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

27 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police detective doggedly pursues a cop-killing gangster, whose devotion to his girlfriend could prove his downfall
Back in the saddle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When pollution from a nearby copper mine poisons hundreds of cattle, Gene Autry, the courageous two-fisted ranch foreman, faces a heap of trouble from all sides"--Container
Les misérables( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Boomerang!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a beloved priest is gunned down, the local police chief is under enormous pressure to find his murderer. When a massive manhunt produces a suspect, the state's attorney is determined to convict only if it is the right person despite political pressures
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
The desert rats ; Twelve o'clock high ; Von Ryan's express ; The young lions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Ryan's express: An American captain leads Allied prisoners in a daring train escape across Nazi-controlled Italy during World War II
Boomerang by Elia Kazan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a priest is murdered while waiting on a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although he denies the crime, no one will believe him
Les misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth century France, a former convict tries to overcome his past and is asked to raise a prostitute's daughter, while being hounded by a policeman who vows to put him back behind bars
Deep waters by Dennis Clare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A troubled young orphan boy in Maine is taken in by a family and befriended by a lobsterman who shows him the ways of the world"--Container
Slattery's hurricane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pilot flying for drug smugglers looks the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a beautiful woman he has misused. Veronica Lake stars as the antihero's girlfriend
Les miserables (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Lanza rota( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2020 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ranchero de Arizona que ha dirigido sus propiedades de forma tiránica ha educado a sus hijos de la misma forma. Ante la próxima desaparición de éste, los hijos se rebelan contra él e intentan adueñarse del rancho. Cada uno va a intentar hacerse con el mayor poder posible
 
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The wackiest ship in the Army
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Alternative Names
Murphy, Richard, 1912-

Richard Murphy Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1912-1993)

Richard Murphy réalisateur américain

Richard Murphy regista statunitense

Richard Murphy US-amerikanischer Drehbuch- und Regisseur

ריצ'רד מרפי

ريتشارد ميرفى

ريتشارد ميرفي

ریچارد مورفی (فیلمنامه‌نویس) فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

রিচার্ড মার্ফি

リチャード・マーフィ

理查德·墨菲

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