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Stark, Ray

Overview
Works: 102 works in 329 publications in 7 languages and 15,661 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Film sequels  Comedy films  Case studies  History  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Stark
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Annie by Charles Strouse ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Funny girl by William Wyler ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice
The night of the iguana by John Huston ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
Barbarians at the gate ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbarians at the Gate recounts the events surrounding the 1988 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the biggest history at the time, and widely considered to be a textbook example of corporate and executive greed. This story of high stakes, betrayal, and one-upsmanship begins when RJR Nabisco's CEO F. Ross Johnson chooses to buy out his own company to deflect shareholder backlash when an expensive project fails. This attempt ignites a power struggle between Johnson and Wall Street investment banker Henry Kravis, who intends to force Johnson out and take over RJR Nabisco himself. In this film, viewers used to looking in from the outside on high-profile leveraged buyouts and mega-buck financial struggles get an insider's perspective--and not just any insider--the man at the very top
Funny lady ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
Neil Simon's Murder by death by Robert Moore ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An invitation to dinner ... and a murder is sent to five world famous detectives by Lionel Twain (Truman Capote), an eccentric millionaire living in an isolated, gloomy estate in northern California
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a woman's live-in boyfriend leaves her, he also sublets her apartment right out from under her. She refuses to move when the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
Neil Simon's Biloxi blues by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugene, a raw recruit from Brooklyn, is sent to boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he expects the army to be dolls, doughnuts, and USO dances. Instead, he encounters a tough drill sergeant and a platoon of often hostile recruits
The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial
The cheap detective ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
The electric horseman by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Redford plays an ex-world champion cowboy, reduced to huckstering breakfast food in a suit studded with flashing lights. Jane Fonda is a chic, sharp member of the electronic media, a TV newswoman who'll do anything to get a good story. When Redford rides out of a Las Vegas casino into the desert astride his sponsor's living symbol, a multi-million dollar racehorse, Jane is determined to discover why. She does, one step ahead of a posse of pursuing police. But by the time they reach a remote rendezvous high in the Utah mountains, she is in love with both the cowboy and his convictions."--Container
Fat city ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Stockton, a story of two boxers, one who is at the end of his career and the other who is just begining to learn to fight
The world of Suzie Wong by Richard Quine ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Lomax, who aspires to follow his passion to paint and having quit his architectural profession, lands in Hong Kong. On the ferry he meets a young girl Suzie Wong who lies that she is from a wealthy family but actually is working as a "Wan Chai girl" in the Wan Chai district on Hong Kong island. Lomax may have an opportunity to be the husband of a Hong Kong banker's daughter, but he chooses to be with Suzie Wong. Some street and harbour scenes of Hong Kong in the late 1950s are captured on film in colour
This property is condemned by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LASERDISC. Alva Starr is the town's reigning beauty and leading flirt. Owen Legate has stopped by to make the town of Dodson, Mississippi, sleepier by laying off most of the town's railroad workers. Naturally, Alva and Owen fall in love but fate meets its match in Alva's mother, a jealous boyfriend, and a town full of angry railroad men
Reflections in a golden eye by John Huston ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Major Weldon Penderton, a repressed homosexual whose career is languishing in the monotony of postwar Georgia, becomes obsessed with a private who is, in turn, obsessed with Penderton's frustrated and sensual wife Leonora
Neil Simon's seems like old times ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy in which a writer (Chase) becomes involved in a bank robbery and turns to his ex-wife (Hawn) for help
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of an eccentric New York family whose crimes, dreams and memories collide one fateful summer. There is Bella, the emotionally arrested child-woman yearning for independence, her Prussian general of a mother who refuses to let her go, two temporarily abandoned, wisecracking teen-age boys, Jay and Arty, and their gangster uncle, Louie, who is either a henchman or a hunchback, depending upon who in the family is asked to describe him
Brighton Beach memoirs by Gene Saks ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical of Neil Simon's life, fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, this is the story of two brothers sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death. Also living with her is their Aunt Bella, a somewhat backward 36 year-old who escapes to the movies whenever she can. But when Uncle Louie, a small-time gangster, arrives, everyone gets a surprising second chance at happiness
 
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Stark, Raymond 1914-2004
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