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Ruskin, Harry 1894-1969

Works: 201 works in 350 publications in 4 languages and 3,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Revues  Filmed dance  Filmed performances  Filmed comedy sketches 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Author, Scenarist, Librettist, Other, Adapter, Actor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harry Ruskin
Most widely held works by Harry Ruskin
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

50 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
King of jazz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Paul Whiteman, then widely celebrated as the King of Jazz, the film drew from Broadway variety shows to present a spectacular array of sketches, performances by such acts of the Rhythm Boys (featuring a young Bing Crosby), and orchestral numbers--all lavishly staged by veteran theater director John Murray Anderson. Presented here in the most complete form possible and restored to its early-Technicolor glory, King of Jazz offers a fascinating shapshot of the way mainstream American culture viewed itself at the dawn of the 1930s"--Container
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
Lost in a harem( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a harem: Peter Johnson and Harvey Garvey, bumbling magicians stranded in the desert domain of Barabeeha, are asked by handsome prince Ramo to help him regain his throne from wicked Uncle Nimativ. This perilous task takes them deep inside the sultan's inner sanctum, and there the madcap adventure really begins
George Burns/Gracie Allen : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here comes Cookie: A wealthy retiree surprises everyone by deeding his entire fortune to his ditzy daughter. But when the newly rich young woman becomes convinced the family is actually on the verge of bankruptcy, complications abound -- Six of a kind: Sharing a car on a drive to California with another couple turns into a comedy marathon -- Love in bloom: Lighthearted story of a young woman on the run from her past. Just when she thinks she's escaped life with the carnival, she's drawn back into the footlights by the comic scheming of her brother and his wife
Julia misbehaves( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancehall girl Julia Packett has not seen her daughter since shortly after her birth, forced to separate from the upper class husband by the snobby clan he calls family. Depending on her beauty, wiles and the kindness of a variety of gentlemen, she is startled to receive a wedding invitation in the post. An invite from the same daughter, Susan, she has not seen in 20 years
Love laughs at Andy Hardy by Willis Goldbeck( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finishing his two year hitch in the Army, Andy Hardy returns home to Carvel, ready to get on with his life. He has two plans: complete a college education at his parents' alma mater, and marry the girl of his dreams. But, as Andy soon rediscovers, the course of true love never runs smooth
Dr. Kildare's strange case( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young doctor tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his insane patient
Great guy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deputy Commissioner of Weights and Measures Cagney is warned to keep his fists in his pockets. The temptation proves too much for tough-guy Cagney as he exposes a bunch of corrupted officials and hoodlums
Andy Hardy's private secretary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy's gone and done it this time. All set to graduate from high school and he flunks his English exam, in spite of the fact that Aunt Milly is his teacher, and that the Judge has gone to all the trouble of getting him his very own private secretary
Conception by Miles Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six of a kind( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Whinney plan a trip to California for a second honeymoon. To cut costs, they agree to share expenses with an unknown young couple
Speak love by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le facteur sonne toujours deux fois by Tay Garnett( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Frank Chamber rencontre, lors de ses pérégrinations, Nick Smith qui tient un café au bord de la route. Quand il voit Cora, la très jolie femme de Nick, il accepte le travail qui lui est proposé. Il séduit Cora, ils deviennent amants et décident de s'enfuir. Mais Cora répugne à quitter la sécurité que lui procure le café. Elle réussit à convaincre Frank de se débarrasser du mari gênant
Young man with a horn by Doris Day( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenth Avenue angel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folks who live in the teeming tenements lining Manhattan's Tenth Avenue could sure use an angel. And they have one Flavia Mills, a little girl with big dreams who touches the lives and hearts of everyone in her run-down neighborhood
Dr. Kildare movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Dr. Kildare: "Fresh out of medical school, young Dr. James Kildare decides to leave his father's country practice and take up a position at a large New York hospital. There he meets the famous Dr. Leonard Gillespie who becomes his mentor. Kildare finds himself in serious trouble when he saves a suicidal woman who turns out to be an heiress with a powerful family"--IMDB
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer. The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Comedy is a serious business by Harry Ruskin( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.C. Fields comedy essentials collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.C. Fields is a true comedy legend and remains one of the most recognizable and beloved actors of all time. From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearances on radio, he created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of W.C. Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines
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Harry Ruskin birth/death: 1894-1969 LCAuth[no91006051] VIAF[49431066]