Oscar Directors: LeRoy, Mevyn–Filmography (By Year)

Updated June 9, 2020

Mervyn LeRoy Career Summary:

Occup. Inheritance: No

Social Class: middle class; but fire destroyed business; father died at age 10

Ethnicity: Jewish

Education:

Training:

Role Model” Cecil B. DeMille

First Film:

Oscar Nom: Random Harvest, 1942; age 42

Other Oscars: 8 of his films nom for Best Picture

Genres: Versatile

Collaborators:

Last Film: Green Berets, 1968 (uncredited); age 68 (before that, age 65)

Career Output: about 54 features

Career Span: four decades, 1927-1968

Marriages: several; actresses

Politics

Death: Sep 3, 1987; age 86

 

Films Directed by Mervyn LeRoy

1920s

No Place to Go (1927)

Flying Romeos (1928)

Harold Teen (1928)

Oh, Kay! (1928)

Naughty Baby (1928)

Hot Stuff (1929)

Broadway Babies (1929)

Little Johnny Jones (1929)

1930s

Playing Around (1930)

Show Girl in Hollywood (1930)

Numbered Men (1930)

Top Speed (1930)

Little Caesar (1931)

Gentleman’s Fate (1931)

Too Young to Marry (1931)

Broadminded (1931)

Five Star Final (1931)

Local Boy Makes Good (1931)

Tonight or Never (1931)

Big City Blues (1932)

Two Seconds (1932)

Three on a Match (1932)

The Heart of New York (1932)

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

High Pressure (1932)

Elmer, the Great (1933)

Hard to Handle (1933)

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

Tugboat Annie (1933)

The World Changes (1933)

Heat Lightning (1934)

Hi Nellie! (1934)

Sweet Adeline (1934)

Happiness Ahead (1934)

Page Miss Glory (1935)

I Found Stella Parish (1935)

Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)

Anthony Adverse (1936)

Three Men on a Horse (1936)

The King and the Chorus Girl (1937)

They Won’t Forget (uncredited) (1937)

Fools for Scandal (1938)

The Wizard of Oz (1939); producer

1940s

Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Escape (1940)

Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Unholy Partners (1941)

Johnny Eager (1941)

Random Harvest (1942)

Madame Curie (1943)

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

The House I Live In (1945)

Without Reservations (1946)

Desire Me (1947)

Homecoming (1948)

Any Number Can Play (1949)

East Side, West Side (1949)

Little Women (1949)

1950s

Quo Vadis (1951)

Lovely to Look At (1952)

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

Latin Lovers (1953)

Rose Marie (1954)

Mister Roberts (1955)

Strange Lady in Town (1955)

The Bad Seed (1956)

Toward the Unknown (1956)

No Time for Sergeants (1958)

Home Before Dark (1958)

The FBI Story (1959)

 

1960s: 7 films

Wake Me When It’s Over (1960)

A Majority of One (1961)

The Devil at 4 O’Clock (1961)

Gypsy (1962)

Mary, Mary (1963)

Moment to Moment (1966)

The Green Berets (1968), John Wayne (LeRoy uncredited)

LeRoy Filmography (A to Z)