WorldCat Identities

Berkeley, Busby 1895-1976

Overview
Works: 258 works in 630 publications in 3 languages and 14,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musical films  Show business films  Dance films  Comedy films  Biography  History  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Choreographer, Director, Performer, Arranger, Film editor, ard, Creator, Costume designer, Honoree, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by  Busby Berkeley Publications by Busby Berkeley
posthumous Publications by Busby Berkeley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Busby Berkeley
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this Depression era romp, a timid stenographer removes her glasses and - like that! - she's a star. A gee-whiz tenor asserts his independence. Plucky chorus girls tap, greedy hangers-on get their comeuppances and an indefatigable producer/dancer and his Girl Friday rearrange heaven, earth and Chicago to put on shows that will keep their company afloat during hard times. Cagney's first musical film
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
For me and my gal by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical comedy about a vaudeville song-and-dance team who buck tough times and World War I on their way to success in show business
Dames by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 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
Take me out to the ball game by Betty Comden ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Singing, dancing baseball players Dennis Ryan and Eddie O'Brien find their friendship tested when both fall for the new, female owner of their team
The Busby Berkeley disc ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
The Busby Berkeley book by Tony Thomas ( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, Ziegfeld Girl centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom- a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
Babes in arms by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night
The gang's all here ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young showgirl falls for a playboy soldier the night before his leave. When he comes back and is given a medal, he finds that she's singing at the celebration his family has arranged, and she finds that he gave her an assumed name and is engaged
Romance on the high seas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical about a singer, Georgia Garrett, who takes the place of a socialite on a cruise and finds herself embroiled in the plots and counterplots of a suspicious husband and wife
They made me a criminal by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wanted for a murder he didn't commit, high-living prizefighter Johnny Bradfield (Garfield) flees to avoid arrest. While hiding out on a ranch in Arizona, he meets up with a group of juvenile delinquents (The Dead End Kids). Bradfield takes it upon himself to set the kids straight, as a detective (Rains) closes in on the boxer
Babes on Broadway ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
The Busby Berkeley album by Harry Warren ( )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strike up the band ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way
Varsity show ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash!
Hollywood Hotel by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 148 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
 
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Alternative Names
Berkeley, Bud 1895-1976
Berkeley Enos William 1895-1976
Enos, Busby B. 1895-1976
Enos, Busby Berkeley William 1895-1976
Enos, William B. 1895-1976
Enos William Berkeley 1895-1976
Languages
English (308)
French (4)
German (3)
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