WorldCat Identities

Herbert, Hugh 1885-1952

Overview
Works: 103 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 3,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Silent films  Biographical films  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Scenarist, fmd, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Hugh Herbert
 
Most widely held works by Hugh Herbert
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is blind, fickle and true. And under the sway of capricious fairies it becomes a blinder, more fickle, and truest of all foolish
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chester Kent is a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Hollywood Hotel by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you love music, check into Hollywood Hotel. The story's about a filmland newbie caught between a spoiled star and her likeable look-alike. But the movie's about Busby Berkeley's ace direction--and music, music, music
Gold diggers in Paris( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gold Diggers are heading for Paris, bringing their feathers, frills, New York tawk -- and ballet shoes! A French diplomat has mistaken 43rd Street's Club Ballé for the American Academy Ballet, and the chorus cuties aren't going to turn down a free trip to the City of Light over such a tiny misunderstanding"--Container
So this is New York( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a rube, played by Henry Morgan, on a journey as he uses his recently obtained inheritance to take a trip to 1910's New York with his wife and sister-in-law. Along the way, he encounters numerous eccentric characters including a drunken jockey, a sleaze ball millionaire and a devious stage actor, all scheming to court his sister-in-law in order to gain a slice of the inheritance
Eternally yours( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jet-setting magician marries his assistant, but she eventually divorces him, longing for a quieter life. He uses all of his wiles to try to win her back, even after she remarries someone else
Spike Jones : the legend by Spike Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at a comedic bandleader and his group The City Slickers, which were the first bad boys of music, and directly influenced musicians such as Frank Zappa, Weird Al Yankovic, Ernie Kovacs, and more
Fashions by Charles Ray( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story whisks audiences off to Paris with a fashion sharpie and a designer who hope to bootleg the hottest haute couture and flood New York with knockoffs. The two stars make larceny seem like great fun. And Berkeley's numbers are astonishing. Gorgeous girls wearing little more than ostrich plumes form a Web of Dreams, Venus with Her Galley Slaves and The Hall of Human Harps"--Container
Fog over Frisco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party girl gets involved in a stolen securities scheme
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
Diplomaniacs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy team of Wheeler and Woolsey are at it again in this screwball comedy. Willy Nilly (Wheeler) and Hercules Glub (Woolsey) are partners who own a barbershop. By getting Hercules' instructions wrong, Willy Nilly ends up locating their business on an Oklahoma Indian reservation where only one resident has facial hair! Whisked away by the oil-rich Oopadoop Indians, the pair are offered a million dollars by the chief of the tribe to represent them at the Geneva peace talks. What ensues is madcap hilarity on a steamship that goes in endless circles due to a drunken captain. The pair dodges assassination attempts and is spied on by the team of Schmerzenpuppen, Puppenschmerzen, Schmerzenschmerzen and Puppenpuppen
Kansas City princess( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rosie Sturges loses her diamond engagement ring from mobster Dynamite Carson to a slick operator with whom she goes on an illicit date, she does the sensible thing and takes it on the lam. Accompanied by gal pal Marie Callahan, Rosie goes undercover as a Girl Scout and heads to New York. When their cover gets blown, they attach themselves to cuckolded millionaire Junior Ashcroft and talk their way onto a transatlantic voyage
A song is born by Howard Hawks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven professors are working on an encyclopedia of music, but are stuck on the subject of 'swing' when a nightclub singer takes up refuge in their house to hide out from her gangster boyfriend and the police
The Great waltz by Lai yin ha de( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on the life of composer Johann Strauss
Lights of New York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town yokels Eddie and Gene get suckered by a pair of bootleggers into buying a Manhattan barbershop that is really a speakeasy. While Eddie reconnects with his hometown honey-turned-chorus girl Kitty, the boys get framed by a gangster who has the hots for Kitty
Danger lights by George B Seitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two railroaders are in love with the same girl, and she decides to elope, leaving her dull but faithful fiance in the lurch. But, when the chips are down everyone joins together to save the day
Hellzapoppin' by H. C Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical combining lighthearted romance with slapstick comedy by Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, and others. Includes swing dancing; a water ballet; and the lindy hop, performed by African-American dancers and musicians costumed in uniforms of various service professions. The closing show-within-a-show sequence includes a semi-serious waltz ballet, a dog act, the production number "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee," and a conga finale
Blind husbands ; The Great Gabbo by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gabbo: The story of Gabbo, a ventriloquist and a supreme egotist, Mary, his assistant, and Little Otto, Gabbo's dummy. Gabbo drives away Mary, then realizes too late how much he loves her
 
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Alternative Names
Herbert, Hugh, 1887-1952

Hugh Herbert acteur américain

Hugh Herbert Amerikaans acteur (1887-1952)

Hugh Herbert amerikansk skådespelare

Hugh Herbert amerikansk skodespelar

Hugh Herbert amerikansk skuespiller

Hugh Herbert attore statunitense

Hugh Herbert US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Хью Херберт

هوگو هربرت بازیگر آمریکایی

هیو هربرت

ヒュー・ハーバート

休伊·赫爾伯特

Languages
English (73)