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Raye, Martha

Overview
Works: 288 works in 495 publications in 7 languages and 6,867 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Filmed musicals  Nonfiction films  Dark comedy films  Television comedies  History  Juvenile works  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

88 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
Pippin, his life and times by Stephen Schwartz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, the musical is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
The music goes round and around : the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1930-1939 by New World Records( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this sensational, razzle-dazzle circus epic the New York Herald Tribune called "a glorious tribute to sawdust!" Set at the turn of the century, the story centers on Pop Wonder (Jimmy Durante), his daughter Kitty (Doris Day), his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu (Martha Raye), and Sam Rawlins (Stephen Boyd), the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty
Pin up girl( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorrie Jones visits a popular hangout for servicemen. She falls in love with a war hero and tries to come up with a way to be near him. Lorrie pretends to be a Broadway star, and in turn she is hired by the USO and becomes a real star
College swing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college. The big broadcast of 1938: W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour
Red Skelton : America's favorite funnyman by Red Skelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows some of Red Skelton's best loved and remembered television episodes
Four Jills in a Jeep( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life adventures of the first female performers to join the U.S.O., Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair play themselves in the film adaptation of Carole Landis's "novel" by the same name
Pufnstuf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy is lured aboard a magical talking boat sent by an evil witch named Witchiepoo after school one day. The evil witch wants to make him a prisoner and steal his magic flute. But H.R. Pufnstuf and his friends come to the rescue!
Bing Crosby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waikiki wedding: A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion
Music from the soundtrack of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production [of] Billy Rose's Jumbo by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the draft ; Give me a sailor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the draft: Hope plays a gun-shy movie star who gets drafted. He pulls through and ends up a hero and wins the heart of the colonel's daughter. Give me a sailor: A comedy about mixed-up relationships. Sailors Jim and Walter Brewster are brothers in love with the same girl, Nancy, who has an ugly duckling sister, Letty. Letty agrees to help Jim win Nancy if he will help her win Walter. Jim tries, but nothing seems to work, that is until a photo of Letty's legs wins first prize in a national contest. Suddenly Walter notices her, but Letty changes her mind, causing things to get even more mixed up
Billy Rose's Jumbo by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circus epic set at the turn of the 19th century. The story centers on Pop Wonder, his daughter Kitty, his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu, and Sam Rawlins, the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty
Pippin, his life and times( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, this musical pageant is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
Louisiana purchase( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana Purchase is a fun and fierce look at the way politics and politicians sometimes spin out of control and into the headlines. Never say die: A misdiagnosis of a month to live sends Bob Hope into Martha Raye's arms
Red Skelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections originally broadcast on television in the 1950's-1960's as segments of: The new Red Skelton show ; The Red Skelton show ; and, The Red Skelton hour
Hellzapoppin' by H. C Potter( Visual )

24 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screwball comedy about a rich girl in love with a poor boy who stages a charity show for her, while his friends Olsen and Johnson think they can save him from her by lousing it up
The big broadcast of 1938( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This was the fourth, and the last, of the "Big Broadcast" films, and it introduced Bob Hope. Bob hope and Shirley Ross stole the show with their rendition of "Thanks for the Memory." It won the Oscar for Best Song of 1938 and became Hope's theme song!"--Container
The best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who done it?: Slapstick comedy thriller in which two radio writers become involved in a real murder while they are recording a whodunit play
Bing Crosby's White Christmas USO all star show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concert that was produced by the USO for the U.S. troops overseas features over 40 top names from stage, screen, and TV in an evening of music and comedy
 
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Pippin, his life and times
Alternative Names
Martha Raye actrice américaine

Martha Raye actriz estadounidense

Martha Raye Amerikaans actrice (1916-1994)

Martha Raye amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Martha Raye amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Martha Raye amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Martha Raye attrice statunitense

Martha Raye US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Reed, Margaret Teresa Yvonne

Reed, Margaret Teresa Yvonne 1916-1994

Reed, Margie

Reed, Margie 1916-1994

Рей, Марта

מרתה ריי

מרתה ריי שחקנית אמריקאית

مارتا ری بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

マーサ・レイ

瑪莎·蕾伊

瑪莎·雷伊

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PufnstufThe big broadcast of 1938Memories of Maggie : Martha Raye--a legend spanning three warsPotpourri of war : labors of love remembered