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Jones, Shirley 1934 Mar. 31-

Overview
Works: 406 works in 872 publications in 6 languages and 24,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Comedy films  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Commentator, Contributor, Collaborator, Collector, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Shirley Jones
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic musical in which a handsome young cowboy falls in love. The young couple is menaced by the hired man
The music man ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires
Carousel by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Bigelow , a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former carousel barker Billy Bigelow returns to Earth from heaven to help his high school daughter, previously unknown to him because before she was born, he was killed as he attempted a robbery
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and French and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and German and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
Hidden places ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widowed mother of two must overcome great odds to save her family's home. Just when things can't get worse, fate brings along hope in the form of a mysterious drifter who offers his help
Meredith Willson's The Music man by Meredith Willson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately--and romantically--backfires
The Cheyenne social club by Gene Kelly ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
Meredith Willson's The music man original soundtrack by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Professor" Harold Hill is a con man who comes to River City, IA, in the weeks just prior to the 1912 Fourth of July celebration. Persuading the town that the youth of River City is in great danger of being corrupted, Hill convinces them that their need to organization a boy's band, with himself as a leader. Hill promises to teach the kids how to make music by utilizing his revolutionary "Think System." There's only one problem: the professor doesn't know one note from another
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the film versions of seven Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals: State Fair, Oklahoma!, Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, Flower Drum Song, and The Sound of Music. Shirley Jones provides introductions and historical background
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life is difficult for Tom Corbett as he and his son, Eddie, try to recover from the loss of his wife. The courtship process brings father and son together with renewed hope and enthusiasm for the future
Oklahoma! original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grandma's boy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By day, 35-year-old Alex is the world's oldest video game tester, but at night he is privately developing the next big game for the X-Box generation. When one of his roommates spends all the rent money on Filipino hookers, Alex gets kicked out of his apartment. He finds himself forced to live with his grandmother and her friends Grace and Bea. To save face with his friends and co-workers, he brags about the three hot babes living with him
Tank ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sergeant-Major Zack Carey is completing his final stint of duty at a post in a small southern town. After defending a prostitute, he finds himself doing battle with the town's sheriff. When the town's maniacal sheriff jails Zack's son Billy on a phoney drug charge, the Sergeant takes justice into his own hands with the help from his personal World War II Sherman Tank
Brigadoon original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
The Partridge family. come on get happy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widowed mother and her musical children living in Northern California form a band, hire a doofus manager and set out in a wildly-painted school bus to make their fortune in pop rock 'n roll. They do amazingly well, but how does Mama keep her kids normal and raise them up right in show business
Christmas is here again ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag and he crushes the holiday spirit. Over time, the world's children forget about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime as they try to stop Krad from totally destroying Christmas once and for all
The music man original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1988 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overture / Rock Island (5:27) -- Iowa stubborn (1:57) -- Ya got trouble (3:46) -- Piano lesson (1:56) -- Goodnight my someone (2:43) -- Seventy-six trombones (3:00) -- Sincere (1:38) -- The sadder but wiser girl for me (1:40) -- Pick-a-little, talk-a-little (1:55) -- Goodnight ladies / Marian the librarian (2:42) -- My white knight (3:01) -- Wells Fargo wagon (2:11) -- It's you (1:23) -- Shipoopi (2:10) -- Lida Rose / Will I ever tell you? (4:13) -- Gary, Indiana (1:24) -- Till there was you (2:44) -- Finale (2:16)
 
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Jones, Shirley, 1934 Mar. 31-
Jones, Shirley Mae 1934-
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