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Glenn, Roy 1915-1971

Overview
Works: 27 works in 44 publications in 2 languages and 4,355 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Dystopian films  Action and adventure films  Prison films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Roy Glenn
 
Most widely held works by Roy Glenn
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities. However, when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be inherited by apes, it decides to hunt the couple down as an evolutionary threat and tries to prevent the birth of Zira's baby
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
You are there( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boston Tea Party: December 16th, 1773. Under the new tax act imposed by the British, three ship boats loaded with tea are docked at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, including one that is owned by merchant Francis Rotch. As Rotch debates with John Hancock and Sam Adams, he must conside whether he will risk ruining his ship by departing the port with the tea onboard or risk betraying his country and his countrymen by unloading the tea
Riot in cell block 11( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ripped-from-the-headlines social-problem picture about inmates' rights that was inspired by a recent spate of uprisings in American prisons ... shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras"--Container
Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film version of Oscar Hammerstein II's Broadway musical, updating Bizet's opera "Carmen" with an all-black cast. Oscar-nominated Dorothy Dandridge stars in the title role as a passionate sexy woman who lures handsome GI Joe away from his sweetheart. Following a brawl with his sergeant, Joe deserts his regiment with Carmen who soon tires of him and takes up with a heavyweight prize-fighter, triggering Joe's tragic revenge
The best of the beat generation by Jack Kerouac( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of recordings by Beat generation artists, including poetry readings and stories by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and many others
James Dean : the TV years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'm a fool, by Sherwood Anderson: James Dean plays a young man who enters the world of horses and race tracks and takes a bad turn after meeting the ideal girl. The bells of Cockaigne, by George Lowther: the actor plays a young, strapping hard-working father needing money for his sick son. He gambles unluckily along with an older and luckier friend of his who wants nothing more than to return to his native Ireland
Jazz canto, vol. 1 : an anthology of poetry and jazz( Recording )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jungle drums of Africa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danger-filled trek through darkest Africa, foreign intrigue and savage natives threaten two of Republic Pictures greatest action adventure stars in this thrill-a-minute jungle serial
The sound and the fury by Martin Ritt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this filmed adaptation of William Faulkner's seminal work, Yul Brynner stars as Jason Compson, the oldest son of a once-proud Southern family rife with inner turmoil. His promiscuous sister, Caddy (Margaret Leighton), has suddenly rolled back into town with an illegitimate daughter called Quentin (Joanne Woodward) in tow. Finding no love in her own clan, Quentin opts for a relationship with Charlie Bush, an irresponsible circus worker played by Stuart Whitman. Meanwhile, Ben (Jack Warden), a mentally-handicapped uncle, is a never-ending source of embarrassment for all concerned. Directed by Martin Ritt, this was the first film to be made from The Sound and the Fury
The way west by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1843 and Senator William Tadlock has the vision and foresight to dream of an empire beyond the Rockies. Joining his wagon train as it rolls out of Independence, Missouri, are others who share his idealism: a dirt farmer and a tough, embittered scout. Little can they know of the ordeal ahead as they load up their wagons and head for the Oregon territory
The adventures of Jim Bowie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series was based on the life of a real-life American folk hero and Western frontiersman wo invented the damous Bowie knife after an attack by a fierce Grizzly bear in which his rifle jammed at a critical moment in the fight. Against the backdrop of 1830s French-American New Orleans and backwoods Louisiana Territory, the famous and wealthy young planter, Jim Bowie forges the frontier, diligently pursues lawbreakers and battles social injustice
I'm a fool : also The wild bunch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'm a fool: A poor young man meets a rich young girl pretending that he is a rich man. This is the moving story of that dilemma
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rochester finally manages to get Jack to give him a week off by telling him how much he needs and deserves a vacation. While relaxing at the Palm Valley Inn with his friend Roy, he reads an ad for domestic help put in the paper by Jack. Don and Dennis come to Rochester's aid; discovering that Jack has already hired a housekeeper, they try to scare her off
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rochester does the Lucky commercial, singing and dancing with the Four Sports singing group. During an interview, Jack recalls how he met Mary twenty years ago, behind a hosiery counter in the May Co
Navy log( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dramatization of the actions of Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant (Junior Grade) John K. Koelsch. Lieutenant Koelsch died of malnutrition and dysentery while a prisoner of war on 16 October 1951. In August 1955, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his Korean War heroism
Riot in cell block 11 by Don Siegel( Visual )

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

Hardened convicts take guards hostage and demand better living conditions
Screen directors playhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A young man who wants desperately to get married finds "The" girl in, of all places, a marriage license bureau. But the happy ending is threatened by the appearance of a suave, smooth, sophisticated gambling man"--TV guide, New York Metropolitan edition, October 15-21, 1955
 
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Roy Glenn acteur américain

Roy Glenn Amerikaans acteur (1914-1971)

Roy Glenn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ρόι Γκλεν

Рой Гленн

روي غلين

روی قلن

روی گلن بازیگر آمریکایی

ロイ・グレン

羅伊·E·格倫

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