WorldCat Identities

Miranda, Carmen 1909-1955

Works: 382 works in 613 publications in 6 languages and 6,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Vocalist, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Carmen Miranda
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Follies, scandals and other diversions from Ziegfeld to the Shuberts( Recording )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down Argentine way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eadie Allen is a chorus girl who dreams of becoming a star. While working at a New York nightclub, she meets Sergeant Andy Mason; they fall in love, but he is shipped off to war. As Eadie becomes the headliner at the nightclub, Andy comes home a war hero. But complications arise when Eadie finds out Andy is unofficially engaged to another woman"--Container
Copacabana( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member 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
Carmen Miranda : bananas is my business( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El documental utiliza imágenes de archivo, entrevistas, y otros recursos dramáticos para presentar la vida de Carmen Miranda, cantante y actriz brasileña. Miranda gozó de inmensa fama artística en los Estados Unidos de la década de 1940. Sus críticos la responsabilizan por mostrar a los norteamericanos una visión muy genérica de la música y cultura de América Latina sin distinguir en las particularidades de cada país
That night in Rio( Visual )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and French and held by 208 WorldCat member 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
A date with Judy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member 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
Doll face by Lewis Seiler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
Something for the boys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 135 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
Greenwich Village( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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
If I'm lucky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member 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
Springtime in the Rockies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member 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
Carmen Miranda by Carmen Miranda( Recording )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy goes to Rio( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother and daughter (Sothern and Powell) compete over same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man
Swing Café by Carl Norac( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a Brazilian cricket named Zaz as she travels from her homeland to the Swing Café jazz club in Manhattan where she delivers a performance of a lifetime, and features classic recordings by jazz legends throughout the story
The late '40s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scared stiff( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member 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
South American way by Carmen Miranda( Recording )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen Miranda : 1930-1945 by Carmen Miranda( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and Portuguese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.22 for The late ' ... to 0.78 for Carmen Mir ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Swing Café
Alternative Names
Carmen Miranda actress, singer

Carmen Miranda actrice amricaine

Carmen Miranda actriz estadounidense

Carmen Miranda brasilianische Sngerin und Schauspielerin

Carmen Miranda cantante e attrice portoghese

Karmena Miranda

Кармен Миранда

Кармен Міранда

Кармэн Міранда

כרמן מירנדה

קארמען מיראנדא

کارمن میراندا

카르멩 미란다

カルメン・ミランダ ポルトガル生まれのブラジル人サンバ歌手、ダンサー、女優(1909年-1955年)


Scared stiffCarmen Miranda paper dolls in full color