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Faris, Alexander

Overview
Works: 191 works in 447 publications in 2 languages and 8,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Composer, Musician
Classifications: M1500.S84, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Alexander Faris
 
Most widely held works by Alexander Faris
Jacques Offenbach by Alexander Faris ( Book )
16 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of pirates who can't seem to make piracy pay, fall in love with the ten daughters of a major general. Includes an introduction by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and a concluding section showing behind-the-scenes aspects of the production, interviews with the producer, performers and stage producer, and views of the area in Cornwall surrounding Penzance
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet and aesthete Reginald Bunthorne loves village milkmaid Patience who doesn't love poetry or understand love. She finally discovers what it means and decides to marry Reginald's rival
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Gilbert & Sullivan's The yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phoebe Meryll's father has a plan to save Colonel Fairfax from execution. Fairfax needs to marry before he dies, and Elsie, the sweetheart of Jack Point, the professional jester, agrees to be his temporary bride
Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each Lord of Ruddigore is cursed to commit a crime a day or die. Robin, who is the Lord of Ruddigore living incognito to avoid the family curse, is exposed and forced into a life of crime until logic offers an ingenious solution and reunion with Rose Maybud
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Ploverleigh are celebrating the marriage of Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Poindextre, to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure who just happens to be Sir Marmaduke's old flame. Alexis is determined that all shall share the purity of his true love. He has arranged for Mr. Wells, "a dealer in magic and spells," to administer his best-selling love potion to everyone in the village, including the vicar Mr. Daly. The result is hilarious confusion
Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, or The town of Titipu ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ko-Ko, the Lord Executioner, is plagued by a terrible quandary: the emperor has instructed him to produce a head or forfeit his own
Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or The king of Barataria ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy
Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe, or The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iolanthe used to be the life and soul of Fairyland but was banished 25 years ago for marrying a mortal. Now, pardoned by the Fairy Queen she returns as a beautiful teenager, but with a 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of the rather susceptible Lord Chancellor. For a while, these complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operetta in which Hilarion, awaiting the arrival of Princess Ida, who was betrothed to him twenty years earlier at the age of one, learns that she has renounced mankind and formed a women's university from which men are strictly barred
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the captain and crew of the H.M.S. Pinafore, and First Sea Lord Sir Joseph Porter, who loves the captain's daughter, Josephine--who loves Ralph the Boatswain. Through a strange twist, Ralph and the captain end up exchanging places, and all ends happily
Upstairs downstairs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mikado's son (Nanki-Poo) dons a disguise to confuse an elderly admirer
Overtures by Arthur Sullivan ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gondoliers by W. S Gilbert ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With only 2 heart-throb gondoliers and 24 prospective brides, there should be a problem, but no, Giussepe and Marco will let fate chose their mates. And one of them may be the King of nearby Barataria, but which one? They rule the palace in tandem, until all is resolved with typical Gilbertian ingenuity
Iolanthe by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iolanthe returns to Fairyland with her 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of Lord Chancellor. For a while, complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Gilbert and Sullivan's trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trial by jury: The judge in a breach of promise case delivers an unusual verdict after telling the story of his own rise to wealth and success which involved marrying and then deserting the daughter of a rich lawyer--Cox and Box: A London landlord rents the same room to two tenants, one by day and one by night. When the two tenants eventually meet, they discover they are both engaged to the same woman
Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, or, Castle Adamant by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hilarion, awaiting the arrival of Princess Ida, who was betrothed to him twenty years earlier at the age of one, learns that she has renounced mankind and formed a women's university from which men are strictly barred
The Mikado Overtures to Iolanthe, Patience, the Yeomen of the Guard by Arthur Sullivan ( )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Faris, Alex
Faris, Alexander 1921-
Languages
English (131)
German (3)
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