WorldCat Identities

Keeler, Ruby

Overview
Works: 160 works in 352 publications in 4 languages and 7,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Dance films  Filmed dance  Fiction  Comedy films  Show business films  Film excerpts  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Singer, Costume designer, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ruby Keeler
 
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Most widely held works by Ruby Keeler
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

61 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,176 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
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 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
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

24 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Depression era romp, a timid stenographer removes her glasses and - like that! - she's a star. A gee-whiz tenor asserts his independence. Plucky chorus girls tap, greedy hangers-on get their comeuppances and an indefatigable producer/dancer and his Girl Friday rearrange heaven, earth and Chicago to put on shows that will keep their company afloat during hard times. [container notes]
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

19 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
No, no, Nanette : [a new 1925 musical] by Vincent Youmans( Recording )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 586 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
The Busby Berkeley book by Tony Thomas( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No, no, Nanette : original Broadway cast recording by Vincent Youmans( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flirtation walk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but meet again years later when Powell's at West Point producing the annual play that turns out to star Keeler."--Internet Movie Database
50 years of film music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

42nd Street: A Broadway producer sends in an understudy when his star twists her ankle
The golden age of the Hollywood musical by David Merrick( Recording )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hooray for Hollywood : original soundtrack recording( Recording )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go into your dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story is a quick-stepping backstager, with Jolson as an irresponsible stage star beholden to a gangster and Keeler as a devoted hoofer who helps the star launch a new show."--Container
That's dancing! : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colleen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This merry love-and-money plot involves a wheeler-dealer (Jack Oakie) who convinces goofy millionaire (Hugh Herbert) to back chic dress shop run by two cuties (Keeler and Blondell), much to the chagrin of the millionaire's all-business nephew (Powell)."--Container
Shipmates forever( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A midshipman (Powell), who'd rather be a crooner than a salior, and a dance instructor (Keeler), who'd rather not chart a life's course with a navy man. Time and circumstance (including danger at sea during a training cruise) will change all that."--Container
Movie musicals, 1927 to 1936( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Jolson on the silver screen by Harry Warren( Recording )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

42nd Street (1933, 89 min.): 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 ingénue, all set to a standout musical score
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
42nd StreetGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Alternative Names
Keeler, Ethel

Keeler, Ethel 1909-1993

Keeler, Ethel, 1910-1993

Keeler, Ethel Hilda

Lowe, Ruby Keeler

Lowe, Ruby Keeler, 1910-1993

Ruby Keeler Amerikaans actrice (1910-1993)

Ruby Keeler attrice e cantante statunitense

Ruby Keeler Canadian-born American actress, dancer, singer

Ruby Keeler US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Килер, Руби

Руби Килер американская актриса, танцовщица и певица канадского происхождения

روبی کیلر

ルビー・キーラー

魯比·基勒

Languages
English (196)

Spanish (6)

German (2)

French (2)

Covers
Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeDamesThe Busby Berkeley disc