WorldCat Identities

Waters, Ethel 1896-1977

Overview
Works: 902 works in 1,321 publications in 2 languages and 17,221 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  History  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer, Author, Composer, Costume designer, Originator, per, Lyricist, Conductor
Classifications: ML420.W24, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ethel Waters
 
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Most widely held works by Ethel Waters
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )
18 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fable of rascally Little Joe, torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown ... and caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan
Pinky by Elia Kazan( Visual )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racially mixed woman working as a nurse in Boston finds she can pass as White, but leaves her fiance afraid that her true heritage will be discovered. Back at home in Mississippi, she is named heiress of an estate that her family has worked for, touching off a heated situation among the locals amidst a trial
Yes sir, that's my baby the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929 ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ladies sing the blues by View Video( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950s. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances
The vintage Berlin by Irving Berlin( Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
The member of the wedding ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 12-year-old girl learns something about life when her sister gets married and a young boy dies
Wild women don't have the blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through historic performances and recordings, captures the spirit of such pioneering blues women as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and others
Blues masters : the essential history of the blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
Cole Porter by Cole Porter( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orchestral arrangements of songs and medleys from Cole Porter hit Broadway and Hollywood musicals
Cabin in the sky original motion picture soundtrack by Vernon Duke( Recording )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales of Manhattan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgruntled tailor has put a curse on a tailcoat. The tailcoat has a surprising effect on the people who wear it in this multi-episode film
Ethel Waters on stage and screen (1925-1940) by Ethel Waters( Recording )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His eye is on the sparrow by Ethel Waters( Book )
33 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book-of-the-Month Club leaflet about Ethel Waters' autobiography His eye is on the sparrow
Blues masters history of the blues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
At home abroad by Arthur Schwartz( Recording )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic duets from M-G-M classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Howard, Ethel 1896-1977
Waters, Ethel 1900-1977
Languages
English (192)
French (2)
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