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Adamson, Harold

Overview
Works: 942 works in 1,604 publications in 3 languages and 8,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Film noir 
Roles: Lyricist, Composer, Author, Performer, Librettist, Other, Musician, Editor, Arranger, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The incredible Mr. Limpet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-action and animation are used in this sparkling film about a sad-sack Brooklyn bookkeeper who tumbles from a Coney Island pier and is transformed into a fish
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelorette showgirl singers Dorothy Shaw and Lorelei Lee are sailing to Paris, courtesy of Lorelei's millionaire boyfriend Gus Esmond, Jr. They're also being shadowed--thanks to Gus Sr.--by private detective Ernie Malone. Lorelei gets embroiled in a contretemps involving Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman, outspoken Lady Beekman, and a tiara. Dorothy, meanwhile, becomes involved in a running flirtation with the detective. All's well that ends well, but everything plays second fiddle to the snazzy costumes and in-your-face attitudes sported by the showgirls. Based on a 1949 Broadway musical this was one of Howard Hawks' biggest commercial hits
Leo McCarey's affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although each is engaged to someone else, when Nickie and Terry meet aboard an ocean liner, they fall in love. After they agree to rendezvous six months later atop the Empire State Building, tragedy strikes, and the lovers' future takes an uncertain turn"--Container
Billie's best by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His kind of woman by John Farrow( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect
Go! by Dexter Gordon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
Soulville by Ben Webster( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The audience with Betty Carter by Betty Carter( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of swing by Benny Goodman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella Fitzgerald : 75th birthday celebration by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sugar babies : vocal selections by Jimmy McHugh( )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something for the boys( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hart cousins - Blossom, Harry, and Chiquita - inherit Southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which proves to be a 'termite trap' and tax liability. They decide to turn the place into a hotel for army wives and put on a show to pay bills
No more blues by Susannah McCorkle( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Betty Carter by Betty Carter( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type, in authentic settings and original keys, edited for "16-bar" auditions( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each selection is an excerpt from the song that would be particularly useful for an audition, with a piano introduction of 2 measures or less. Some excerpts are from the middle or end of the song
I love Lucy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy 4 episodes from the first season of I love Lucy. In Lucy fakes illness, Ricky brings home an actor to play a doctor when Lucy pretends to be ill -- In Lucy writes a play, Ricky has to perform with a British accent -- In Breaking the lease, the Ricardos' and Mertzes' fued -- In The ballet, Lucy tries to be graceful while learning to dance
I love Lucy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy 4 episodes from the first season of I love Lucy. In The young fans, Lucy teaches a clumsy schoolboy how to dance -- In New neighbors, Lucy overhears a plot against the Ricardos -- In Fred and Ethel fight, Lucy tries to patch up a quarrel between the two -- In The moustache, Lucy glues on a white beard to get Ricky to shave
Around the world by Victor Young( )

22 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comin' in on a wing and a prayer by Jimmy McHugh( )

14 editions published in 1943 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type, in authentic settings and original keys, edited for "16-bar" auditions
Alternative Names
Adamson.

Adamson, Hal

Harold Adamson Amerikaans componist (1906-1980)

Harold Adamson amerikansk komponist

Harold Adamson amerikansk kompositör

Harold Adamson Lyricist

Harold Adamson US-amerikanischer britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Smiles

אדמסון, הרולד

ハロルド・アダムソン

哈羅德·亞當森

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The singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type, in authentic settings and original keys, edited for "16-bar" auditions