Miranda, Carmen 1909-1955
Most widely held works about Carmen Miranda
Most widely held works by Carmen Miranda
Carmen Miranda bananas is my business ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Using archival footage, film fragments, interviews, and dramatic re-enactments, acclaimed director Helena Solberg goes behind-the-scenes to convey the true life story of the "Brazilian Bombshell," Carmen Miranda.
Down Argentine way ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Musical romance about Glenda, a rich New Yorker who collects fine horses and Ricardo, an Argentine rancher renowned for his prize jumpers. Their families have been feuding for years so they have to conduct a Romeo and Juliet romance.
The gang's all here ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
A young showgirl falls for a playboy soldier the night before his leave. When he comes back and is given a medal, he finds that she's singing at the celebration his family has arranged, and she finds that he gave her an assumed name and is engaged.
That night in Rio ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
"Don Ameche and Alice Faye pair up as husband and wife, Baron and Baroness Duarte, and head to South America in this musical classic. In order to avoid some financial problems, the Baron switches places with impersonator Larry Martin "Direto da Broadway" (also Ameche). When Martin's affections for the Baroness are too kind and romantic, both the Baroness and Martin's girlfriend Carmen realize their men are up to something."--Container.
Copacabana ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Groucho, posing as Carmen's agent, forms two acts out of one and both are hired at the Copacabana Club which makes things awkward for Carmen when both are needed at once."
Week-end in Havana ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
When a cruise ship runs aground, an ocean liner executive is forced to offer a winsome passenger a free trip to Havana in this colorful, zesty musical.
A date with Judy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
In the late 1940's, a young girl leaves her boy friend for an older man but finds she must compete for him with a classmate. Meanwhile, the girl and her friends mistakenly believe her father is dating a rhumba instructor and attempt to bring the romance to an end before her mother finds out. All this plays out during preparations for the big school dance.
Springtime in the Rockies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A popular dance team splits up because he can't resist looking at other women. She finds another partner and starts a western tour, and her old partner shows up at Lake Louise with a butler and secretary in tow! That's when the misunderstandings (and the fun) begin.
Something for the boys ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 111 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.
Week-end in Havana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A musical which follows the adventures of a salesgirl who, when the cruise ship she is on runs aground, is given instead a tour of Havana with the future son-in-law of the shipping company's owner as her reluctant guide. Complications ensue when a Cuban gambler makes a play for the heroine, believing her wealthy, to the discomfiture of his girlfriend, a fiery Latin entertainer.
Scared stiff ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A singer and his busboy friend flee from a murder charge and land on a mysterious island to help an heiress in distress.
If I'm lucky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
By drawing in and entertaining prospective voters at rallies, an out-of-work swing band maneuvers a gig working for a political campaign. The candidate is really a stooge for a corrupt political machine.
Greenwich Village ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A composer comes to New York from Kansas in hopes of publishing his concerto, and gets mixed up with a crooked club owner and the club's headliner.
Nancy goes to Rio ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Mother and daughter (Sothern and Powell) compete over same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.
Doll face ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Doll Face Carroll wants to make the leap from burlesque to musical theatre. When she is turned down by a Broadway producer after an audition, her burlesque manager/producer decides that what she needs is culture and so he arranges to have her autobiography ghostwritten by a critically-acclaimed (but unsuccessful) author.
Doll face ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Burlesque star `Doll Face' Carroll publishes her autobiography entitled `Genius De Milo' and then goes on to star in a Broadway show based on it. She tries to make it big on Broadway as a musical comedy star, struggling her way to the top with the help of her boyfriend.
Indian sweet cookery by Jack Santa Maria ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Carmen Miranda, the Brazilian bombshell 25 hits 1939-1947 by Carmen Miranda ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Maracas, marimbas, and mambos Latin classics at MGM ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Sentimental journey the forties ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Collection of forty two original recordings of American popular music recorded between 1940 and 1949.
Actresses Argentina Betrothal Biographical films Biographical films Biography Brazil Brazil--Rio de Janeiro Burlesque (Theater) Comedy films Comedy films Copacabana (Night club : New York, N.Y.) Courtship Cruise ships Dancers Documentary films Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Henie, Sonja,--1912-1969 Horse breeders Horse owners Jews Man-woman relationships Miranda, Carmen,--1909-1955 Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture music--Excerpts Musical films Musical films New York (State)--New York Nightclubs Popular music Ranchers Rich people Romantic comedy films Shipwrecks Showgirls Singers Soldiers Theater United States United States.--Army Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1939-1945)
Carmo Miranda da Cunha, Maria do, 1909-1955
Cunha, Maria do Carmo M. da 1909-1955
Cunha, Maria do Carmo Miranda da, 1909-1955
Da Cunha, Maria do Carmo Miranda, 1909-1955
Do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, Maria, 1909-1955
Miranda da Cunha, Maria do Carmo, 1909-1955
Sebastian, Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, 1909-1955
Miranda da Cunha, Maria do Carmo 1909-1955
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