WorldCat Identities

Stark, Ray

Overview
Works: 143 works in 446 publications in 7 languages and 18,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Director, fmp, Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Stark
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,533 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 )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice
The way we were by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political activist Katie and laid-back sports fanatic Hubbell meet in college, but aren't attracted to each other until years later. Although opposites may attract, it is their differences that tear them apart
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 1,153 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
Neil Simon's Murder by death by Neil Simon( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 634 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
Barbarians at the gate( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 626 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 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the life and career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 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 The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 489 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
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 482 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 Biloxi blues by Mike Nichols( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 466 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 electric horseman by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 435 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
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 418 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
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 371 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 world of Suzie Wong by Xun Mei( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 337 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The explosive, courage-filled story of the Allied resistance and Paris liberation of 1944!" -- Container
Neil Simon's seems like old times by Neil Simon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 334 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
This property is condemned by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressed desires, sultry women, sweltering weather and a handsome new stranger in town this is playwright Tennessee Williams at his very best. Depression-era Dodson, Mississippi, is particularly devastated with the arrival of Owen Legate (Robert Redford), a railroad official with a pocketful of pink slips for the rail yard employees. Natalie Wood is captivating as Alva Starr, the coquettish town flirt with plenty of big plans but nowhere to go until Legate appears on her doorstep. Their ensuing affair enrages Alva s distant, uncaring mother (Kate Reid) and ignites a town s revenge. Masterfully directed by Sydney Pollack (The Way We Were, Out of Africa, The Firm) and co-written for the screen by Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather trilogy), This Property Is Condemned sizzles with unbridled passion and fiery emotion
Reflections in a golden eye by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 302 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Annie
Alternative Names
Ray Stark Amerikaans filmproducent (1915-2004)

Ray Stark producteur de films américaine

Ray Stark produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ray Stark US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Stark, Raymond 1914-2004

Рэй Старк

ריי סטארק

ری استارک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

レイ・スターク

雷·斯塔克

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AnnieFunny girlThe night of the iguanaFunny ladyBrighton Beach memoirsThe cheap detectiveThe world of Suzie Wong