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Landis, Jessie Royce 1904-1972

Overview
Works: 78 works in 256 publications in 3 languages and 7,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane
To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Robie is a reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat." robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
The complete Gidget collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting the big screen adventures of Gidget, the original queen of the Southern California beach scene
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Daoji( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the French Riviera, John Robie is a retired jewel thief who was once known as 'The Cat.' He catches the eye of Frances Stevens who is a pampered, vacationing heiress. But when a new rash of gem thefts occurs amongst the luxury hotels of the spectacular French playground, it appears that 'The Cat' is on the prowl once again. Robie might be reformed, but is he deviously using Frances to gain access to the tempting collection of fabulous jewelry belonging to her mother?
Critic's choice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York critic, Parker Ballantine, writes pointed reviews that close insufferably lousy plays. But there's a new play in town by his wife, Angela. Is it bad? Will Parker grind it up in his typewriter? If he does, he may find he's married for "bitter" and for worse!
The ceremony of innocence by Ronald Ribman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of the Ronald Ribman play, 11th century England is a land bloodied, embattled and beset by hordes of invading pagan Danes and disputatious nobles
Bon voyage!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in French and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Willard packs up his family and sets sail for a long-awaited "dream" vacation to romantic France. However, their trip includes some unforeseen adventures
North by Northwest( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window. Vertigo. North by northwest. Psycho. The birds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4 : Psycho: based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Psycho is a horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
My foolish heart by Kurt Elling( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impetuous girl becomes pregnant, then marries her best friend's fiance in order to hide the truth of a previous illicit romance with another man
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Madison Avenue ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents, and goes on the run across the United States
To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur
Gidget goes to Rome( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gidget goes to Rome with boyfriend Moondoggie and their best friends. But then Gidget falls for an Italian dreamboat who is actually her father's wartime buddy, secretly keeping an eye on Gidget for him
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger O. Thornhill is a victim of mistaken identity and is forced to embark on a run for his life by train, plane and automobile
Greatest classic films : Alfred Hitchcock double feature : Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train ; Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranger on a train: A man jokes with a stranger about killing his wife. The stranger wants his own father dead. In theory, each could murder the other's victim. The problem is, the stranger takes the idea seriously
Über den Dächern von Nizza by John Michael Hayes( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Meisterdieb John Robie hat sich an die französische Riviera zurückgezogen und genießt dort den Ruhestand, als sich eine Serie von Diebstählen ereignet, die nach seiner Methode verübt werden. Um seine Unschuld zu beweisen, versucht Robie, den Übeltäter zu entlarven. Dabei lernt er die Amerikanerin Frances Stevens kennen und lieben, doch die Romanze findet ein jähes Ende, als die Juwelen ihrer Mutter gestohlen werden. Im Rahmen eines Maskenballs versucht Robie den wahren Dieb zu fassen und Frances zurückzugewinnen
Critic's choice (v.f.)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York critic, Parker Ballantine, writes pointed reviews that close insufferably lousy plays. But there's a new play in town by his wife, Angela. Is it bad? Will Parker grind it up in his typewriter? If he does, he may find he's married for "bitter" and for worse!
The girl he left behind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious youth's achieving enlightenment through the tough love ministrations of the military is the theme of this comedy
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
North by Northwest
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To catch a thiefNorth by NorthwestGidget goes to Rome
Alternative Names
Medbury, Jessie Royce.

Medbury, Jessie Royce 1904-1972

Languages
English (156)

German (14)

French (5)