Shavelson, Melville 1917-2007
Most widely held works about Melville Shavelson
Most widely held works by Melville Shavelson
Don't shoot, it's only me : Bob Hope's comedy history of the United States by Bob Hope ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2,445 libraries worldwide
Bob Hope's story of being there with the jokes at every vital point during the last half century of America's history.
Yours, mine & ours ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity.
Yours, mine and ours ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten.
Houseboat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her.
On Moonlight Bay ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter@ begins a romance with the neighbor across the street.
The seven little Foys ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road.
It started in Naples ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and French and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt.
The princess and the pirate ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates.
A new kind of love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Sam buys (and steals) fashionable dress designs for a New York department store. When the store sends her to Paris for fashion week, she meets a newspaper columnist who takes no interest in her until she pretends to be the worldly call girl, "Mimi."
I'll see you in my dreams ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife, from the day Gus walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback.
Cast a giant shadow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes.
How to make a Jewish movie by Melville Shavelson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The five pennies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Semi-biographical story of jazz coronet player Loring "Red" Nichols and his band, The five pennies.
Don't shoot, it's only me by Bob Hope ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The great lover ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container.
The five pennies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Pleasant biography of jazzman Loring "Red" Nichols.
April in Paris ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The State Department wants Ethel Barrymore to represent the American theater at an arts exposition in Paris, but a beleaguered bureaucrat mistakenly mails Miss Barrymore's invitation to Miss Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson. She's a very blonde, very brassy chorus girl, who proves to be dynamite on the New York to Paris ocean crossing.
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection. Volume two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Pardners: Martin and Lewis are sons of former ranch partners. Lewis, raised by his millionaire mother, follows visiting Martin back to the old West to learn how to be a cowboy. The ranch where Martin is foreman is in financial trouble, and with Lewis's unorthodox help, the good guys win out.
Cast a giant shadow ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 115 libraries worldwide
"Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus, whose motto was 'life isn't a spectator sport, you've just got to get involved.' Kirk Douglas gives a strong, compassionate performance as Marcus, an American Jew and World War II hero who "got involve" by becoming a volunteer military advisor to the new state of Israel and the country's first general in 2,000 years."--Container.
The great Houdinis : a vaudeville by Melville Shavelson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Americans Armed Forces--Recreation Biographical films Biographical films Biography Clothing trade Comedians Comedy films Comedy films Connecticut Department stores Drama Entertainers Families Family size Fashion Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foy, Eddie,--1905-1983 France--Paris Governesses Hope, Bob,--1903-2003 Houseboats Impersonation Israel-Arab War (1948-1949) Italy--Capri Jazz musicians Kahn, Gus,--1886-1941 Large type books Man-woman relationships Marcus, David,--1901-1948 Musical films Musical films Nephews New York (State)--New York Nichols, Red Princesses Remarriage Romantic comedy films Single-parent families Stepfamilies Uncles United States Vaudeville Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Widowers Widows
Shavelson, Mel, 1917-
Shavelson, Mel, 1917-2007
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