WorldCat Identities

Hunter, Ross

Works: 147 works in 474 publications in 5 languages and 12,099 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romance films  Musicals  Action and adventure films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ross Hunter
Most widely held works by Ross Hunter
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

48 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two widows and their troubled daughters. In the search for success as an actress, Lora neglects her daughter. Lora's black housekeeper's daughter repudiates her mother by trying to pass for white. As the years pass, each of the four women realizes that she has been living an emotionally fruitless existence
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
All that heaven allows by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

30 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Scott, an attractive and wealthy New England widow, creates a social outcry in her community and within her family when she becomes romantically involved with Ron Kirby, her much younger gardener
Flower drum song by C. Y Lee( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
Magnificent obsession by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life
The thrill of it all! by Norman Jewison( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV commercials, suburbia and daytime soap operas all come under hilarious attack in this no-holds-barred satire of American life
Airport by George Seaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager of an international airport must juggle personal crises with professional responsibilities as he attempts to keep his blizzard-torn facility open to rescue a bomb-damaged jetliner
Tammy and the bachelor ; Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pillow talk: Two single professionals find themselves sharing a party line - and a whole lot more - when they get their lines crossed
If a man answers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich socialite Chantal marries Eugene, a photographer, and everything seems blissful until her envious friend attempts to break them up. In desperation, Chantal turns to her mother, but the advice she receives may do more harm than good
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Midnight lace by David Miller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this woman-in-peril suspense film, set in London, the sanity of a newlywed heiress comes into question when, after a number of unwitnessed near-fatal accidents and life-threatening phone calls, she claims to be the target of a stalker. As time passes and her reports of more calls and a visit from a mysterious stranger nobody else sees are met with skepticism by everybody, the woman begins to unravel and becomes increasingly paranoid, suspecting everyone around her, including her debonair new husband
Imitation of life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
The Chalk garden( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a family conflict over possession of an emotionally troubled child which comes to a climax after the hiring of a mysterious Nanny
Portrait in black ; Madame X( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
Battle Hymn by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a WWII fighter pilot Colonel Dean Hess (Hudson) accidentally bombed a German orphanage, killing thirty-seven children. After entering the ministry to atone for the tragedy, Hess eventually rejoins the Air Force to train pilots in South Korea, while devoting his spare time to building a shelter for orphans. But now, to protect these children in a territory fraught with danger, he must fight ... and face the past once again!"--Container
Classic war collection : 4 movie marathon.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U.S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adulterous couple conspires to kill her tyrannical husband. Soon after the murder, the lovers in crime receive an anonymous letter that says only: "Dear Mrs. Cabot: Congratulations on the success of your murder."
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Pillow talk
Pillow talkAll that heaven allowsMagnificent obsessionThe thrill of it all!AirportIf a man answersThe Chalk gardenBattle HymnPortrait in black
Alternative Names
Fuss, Martin

Ross Hunter Amerikaans filmproducent (1920-1996)

Ross Hunter amerykański producent filmowy i telewizyjny, aktor

Ross Hunter producteur de cinéma américain

Ross Hunter produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ross Hunter US-amerikanischer Filmarchitekt

Росс Гантер кіно- та телевізійний продюсер, актор

Росс Хантер

רוס האנטר שחקן אמריקאי

راس هانتر بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، و معلم آمریکایی

روس هنتر



English (238)

Italian (3)

German (2)

French (1)

Spanish (1)