Miller, Marilyn 1898-1936
Most widely held works about Marilyn Miller
Most widely held works by Marilyn Miller
Sally ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A New York City waitress is hired to impersonate a famous Russian dancer, where she finds that her love interest is engaged to another woman. Her own love of dancing leads her to star in a Broadway musical.
Sunny ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Sunny, a circus performer pledged by her father to marry an Englishman (Wendell-Wendell) she does not love, becomes a stowaway on an ocean liner to America, along with her father, Peters. Sunny is obliged to act as dancer and entertainer to pay her passage, while her father is put to swabbing decks. Aboard is Tom Warren, the man she loves; but he is engaged to Marcia Manners. In order to be near him and to enter the United States without a passport, she marries his best friend, Jim Deming, in name only, planning to divorce him soon after landing. Meanwhile Jim establishes a popular gymnasium resort but is put in a difficult position when his former fiancée, Weenie, and Wendell-Wendell arrive from England. When Marcia hears Sunny tell Tom that she knows he loves her, Marcia declares that their engagement will be announced at the hunt ball that very night. At the ball, Sunny announces her plans to return to England, but Tom proposes just as she is about to leave"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930.
Legends of the musical stage ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The song is-- Jerome Kern by Jerome Kern ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sally ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Sally, a cafe hostess and orphan, aspires to become a dancer. She is loved by Blair Farquar, of an aristocratic family, though his father has arranged a match with Marcia Ten Brock. Forced to leave the cafe when she spills food on the suit of Otis Hooper, a booking agent, she gets a job at the Balkan Tavern, run by 'Pops' Shendorff, onetime supporter of a former grand duke who now works as a waiter and is known as Connie. Encouraged to dance for the customers, Sally is a sensation, and when Hooper engages her to impersonate a Russian dancer who has eloped, she and Connie are lionized at Mrs. Ten Brock's party. When Sally learns Farquar is engaged to Marcia, however, she leaves the party in despair. Hooper finds her in a tenement and stars her in his follies, and on her opening night, she is reunited with her lover. Their marriage follows"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930.
Autograph, [1921 by Marilyn Miller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1921 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Clifton Webb Collection, [ca. 1930-ca. 1960 ( )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The collection includes Webb's scrapbooks, autobiography drafts, personal and business correspondence, programs, clippings, notebooks, a manuscript script of Un million plaisantairies by Hilaire le Gai, translated into English, a typed script for Victor Borge radio show in which Clifton Webb was a guest star (1947), and a script for Sister Act with lyrics by Howard Dietz (1942). Also included are Helen Ruth Matthews Dalrymple's film actors clippings, programs and correspondence, the actress, lecturer, writer and producer Jean Dalrymple's correspondence, and her father's, the concert manager George H. Dalrymple's papers.
The great Ziegfeld ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The life and career of stage producer Florenz ("Flo") Ziegfeld (1869-1932) is examined, through interviews with family members, theater scholars, and performers who worked with him. A number of star performers from Ziegfeld shows are represented in archival footage. Included are scenes from Ziegfeld's original Broadway production of Show boat (1927).
Actors American drama Astaire, Fred Biography Blake, Eubie,--1887-1983 Bolton, Guy,--1884-1979 Comedy films Composers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dancers Divorce Drama English Entertainers Errol, Leon,--1881-1951 Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Gershwin, George,--1898-1937 Gershwin, Ira,--1896-1983 Hart, Lorenz,--1895-1943 History Illegal aliens Jolson, Al,--d. 1950 Marx Brothers Miller, Marilyn,--1898-1936 Music Musical films Musicals Musicals--Excerpts, Arranged Musicals--Production and direction Musical theater Names, Personal New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Ocean liners Popular music Portraits Rodgers, Richard,--1902-1979 Sissle, Noble,--1889-1975 Theater Theaters Theatrical producers and directors Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Waitresses Women entertainers Women singers Ziegfeld, Flo,--1869-1932
Carter, Marilyn 1898-1936
Miller, Marilynn, 1898-1936
Pickford, Marilyn 1898-1936
Reynolds, Mary Ellen, 1898-1936