Most widely held works about Betty Comden
Most widely held works by Betty Comden
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films.
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star.
On the town ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned.
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
54 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Three sailors and their girl friends go on a spree in New York.
Auntie Mame ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind.
Wonderful town by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
52 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Typescript, dated April 29, 2000, with video director's handwritten notes throughout in pen and colored highlighter ink.
The band wagon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.
Bells are ringing by Jule Styne ( Book )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Peter Pan original Broadway cast recording by Moose Charlap ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 740 libraries worldwide
An entire generation of baby boomers grew up with this stagy but magical production, which originated on Broadway but was broadcast several times on TV. Peter Pan: Original Broadway cast recording (1954 New York cast).
The Barkleys of Broadway ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade.
The Will Rogers follies a life in revue : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Singin' in the rain by Betty Comden ( Book )
6 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Bells are ringing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy.
On the Twentieth Century by Cy Coleman ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Bells are ringing : a musical play by Jule Styne ( )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
It's always fair weather ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and German and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates.
Off stage by Betty Comden ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Lauren Bacall in "Applause" a Decca Broadway original cast album by Charles Strouse ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Typescript, dated Jan. 28, 2008.
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Do re mi by Jule Styne ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
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Cohen, Elizabeth, 1919-
Cohen, Elizabeth (1919-2006).
Kyle, Steven, Mrs.
No Linguistic content (82)
Multiple languages (8)