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Rogers, Ginger 1911-1995

Overview
Works: 798 works in 1,810 publications in 6 languages and 32,825 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical films  Comedy films  Show business films  Dance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Commentator, Singer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Scenarist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Top hat by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
89 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,973 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
Swing time by George Stevens ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Shall we dance by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
The gay divorcee by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In one of their best loved, most charming song and dance comedies, Fred and Ginger demonstrate just how they became known as America's greatest dance team. Includes the Academy Award-winning hit The Continental
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Follow the fleet by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 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
Stage door by Gregory La Cava ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cinderella comes to life in this enchanting version of the most beloved fairy tale
Monkey business by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
Flying down to Rio by Thornton Freeland ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film, containing the first of many Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a troupe of entertainers stranded in Rio. Songs include "The Carioca," "Orchids in the Moonlight," and the title song. Notable for a brilliantly photographed finale with chorus girls on the wings of flying airplanes, the movie was the musical that broke with the rather contrived Busby Berkeley production and moved toward a closer integration of musical and narrative elements. Astaire's dance numbers come not as interruptions but as extensions of the plot
Roberta by Otto Harbach ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fun's in fashion when Fred and Ginger enter the world of Paris fashions. Marvelous Jerome Kern music graces standards like "Smoke gets in your eyes" and "I won't dance."
Carefree by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She's afraid of marriage--can he help? With the forever magic of Irving Berlin's romantic Change Partners, the dance craze of The Yam and more, the answer is delightfully Yes!
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
The Busby Berkeley disc ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 578 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
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An independent career woman's life becomes complicated when she becomes involved with two men-- one a wealthy Bostonian playboy, and the other a poor doctor
The vintage Berlin by Irving Berlin ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The major and the minor by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated city girl decides to disguise herself as a youngster in order to get a cheaper train ticket home. But little "Sue Sue" finds herself in a whole heap of grown-up trouble when she hides out in a compartment with handsome Major Kirby and he insists on taking her to his military academy after the train is stalled
Roxie Hart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
 
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MacMath, Virginia K. 1911-1995
McMath, Virginia 1911-1995
McMath, Virginia Katherine
McMath Virginia Katherine 1911-1995
Rogers, Ginger
ロジャース, ジンジャー
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