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Raye, Martha

Overview
Works: 279 works in 515 publications in 7 languages and 6,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Filmed musicals  Nonfiction films  Dark comedy films  Television comedies  Television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer, Other, Speaker, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

99 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,086 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 668 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 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this circus epic 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. Includes lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The circus footage was directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
Pin up girl( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 269 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
Red Skelton : America's favorite funnyman by Red Skelton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original episodes of the Red Skelton show
Pufnstuf( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 193 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!
Four Jills in a Jeep( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 180 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
Bing Crosby( Visual )

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

Double or nothing: A dying millionaire instructs his lawyer to drop 25 purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find them and return them to the lawyer. Under the terms of the will, each of them is given $1,000,000, which they must double within 30 days in order to claim his entire estate
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 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hellzapoppin' by H. C Potter( Visual )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 104 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
Caught in the draft ; Give me a sailor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 96 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 Charles Walters( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 92 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. All four stars shine in thbe lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the sublime songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The breathtaking circus footage was actually directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
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 89 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
The big broadcast of 1938( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 51 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 Abbott and Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buck privates: Abbott and Costello hide in an enlistment center to elude the police, and find themselves in the army
Bing Crosby's White Christmas USO all star show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 43 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
The best of Red Skelton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of sketches from episodes of the Red Skelton Show television series. Features the characters of Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kadiddlehopper, etc
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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

مارثا راي

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