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Ryskind, Morrie 1895-1985

Overview
Works: 214 works in 581 publications in 4 languages and 12,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Humor  Comedy films  Fiction  Screwball comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Librettist, Adapter, Scenarist, pmn, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Lyricist, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Morrie Ryskind
A night at the opera by Sam Wood ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard) is a young heiress from a family of idly rich eccentrics who finds herself at the city dump due to a scavenger hunt. Once there she meets Godfrey (William Powell), a hobo who resides at the dump along with his fellow derelicts. Inspired by her meeting with Godfrey, Bullock brings him home and installs him as the family's new butler. While Godfrey finds himself surrounded by a family of lunatics, he sees them as kind people with a need for some direction. Complications arise for the new butler when the young heiress finds herself falling in love with him and issues from his past come to light
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
The Marx Brothers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters
Animal crackers by Victor Heerman ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy classic that loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party held by a wealthy society woman. This film introduces Groucho's most famous character, Captain Spaulding
The cocoanuts by Joseph Santley ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic Marx Brothers comedy with Groucho as a hotel owner, Chico and Harpo as con men and Margaret Dumont as a wealthy matron
Stage door by Gregory La Cava ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Penny serenade by George Stevens ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple experience a series of misfortunes, which puts a strain on their marriage
Room service by William A Seiter ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Of thee I sing, a musical play by George S Kaufman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1932 and 1950 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Imperial Theatre, Imperial Theatre Corporation, lessee, Dierecton Messrs. Lee and J.J. Shubert. Sam H. Harris presents "Of Thee I Sing," a new musical comedy, book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, with William Gaxton, Lois Moran, Victor Moore, book staged by George S. Kaufman, singing and dancing ensembles staged by Georgie Hale, settings by Jo Mielziner, orchestra under the direction of Eugene Fuerst
A night at the opera by George S Kaufman ( Book )
17 editions published between 1935 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of thee I sing ; Let 'em eat cake by George Gershwin ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam H. Harris presents Of thee I sing by George Gershwin ( )
13 editions published between 1932 and 1938 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Let 'em eat cake, a sequel to "Of thee I sing," by George Gershwin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George & Ira Gershwin's Pardon my English by George Gershwin ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animal crackers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
My man Godfrey Life with father ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
Pardon my English by George Gershwin ( )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louisiana purchase 1996 original New York cast recording : the musical comedy smash hit by Irving Berlin ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (275)
French (4)
Italian (3)
German (2)
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