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Levien, Sonya 1888?-1960

Overview
Works: 179 works in 453 publications in 8 languages and 10,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Love stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Publishing director, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sonya Levien
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic musical in which a handsome young cowboy falls in love. The young couple is menaced by the hired man
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by William Dieterle ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, Ziegfeld Girl centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom- a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
The great Caruso by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces Caruso's career, from beginning as a young cafe singer through his 18-year triumph at the Met, centering on his happy marriage to Dorothy Benjamin and his troubles with her family
Cavalcade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film traces the lives of two different families over three decades from the Boer War to the close of the 19th century through World War I and the early 1930's
State fair by Walter Lang ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-town family travels to the State Fair. The father is looking for a blue ribbon for his prize hog, Blue Boy, mom is looking for glory in her cooking, and the kids are looking for love
Hit the deck ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
The valley of decision by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steel separates 1873 Pittsburgh into rich and poor, master and worker, powerful and powerless. On one side is Paul Scott, the progressive son of a steel mill owner. On the other is Mary Rafferty, daugher of an imbittered laborer who was crippled in a mill accident. When Mary takes a post as a housemaid at the Scott mansion, she and Paul fall desperately in love. But a bloody strike may tear the city - and the lovers - apart
In old Chicago by Henry King ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great Chicago fire of 1871 is the centrepiece of this tale of Mrs O'Leary and her two sons. According to legend the fire started in her barn. One of Mrs O'Leary's sons aspires to become a wealthy impresario, the other becomes a dedicated lawyer and mayor of Chicago. This is one of the major productions at Fox in the thirties with well mounted period settings and the fire magnificently staged on the backlot
Interrupted melody ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon after arriving in France on a music scholarship, young Australian Marjorie takes the opera world by storm. Exhilarated by her achievement, she garners worldwide fame and is heralded as one of the greatest singers of her time. But tragedy strikes in the form of a crippling paralysis
The Student prince by Sigmund Romberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The voice of Mario Lanza and the choreography of Hermes Pan are featured in this adaptation of the Sigmund Romberg musical, in which the future king of Karlsburg falls for a Heidelberg barmaid instead of the princess he's supposed to marry
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the British prepare to leaave India, half-English, half Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiences and the three men she loves
Mr. Skitch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Rogers portrays a jack-of-all-trades (Mr. Skitch), from Missouri, who has fallen on hard times. When the bank forecloses on his house, Mr. Skitch packs up his family and heads for California
The cowboy and the lady ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bored Palm Beach rich girl Mary Smith convinces her housemaids to take her along on a triple blind date, she never expects to meet the cowpoke of her dreams. When she convinces him she's a struggling house servant, the unlikely couple fall head-over-spurs and hastily marry aboard a ship to Galveston. But rodeo life doesn't suit a lady and when Mary returns home, her new husband finds a shock waiting for him-- and a host of in-the-dark in-laws ready for a lesson in homespun love
Song o' my heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film made as a showcase for the voice of Irish tenor, John McCormack. A fictional Irish singer leaves behind success in New York to return to Ireland to care for the children of his recently deceased childhood sweetheart
They had to see Paris ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife, Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get 'culture' and meet 'the right kind of people.' "--Www.imdb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Hovey, Sonya 1888?-1960
Hovey, Sonya ca 1888-1960
Levien, Sonja 1888-1960
Levien, Sonja ca 1888-1960
Levien, Sonya 1898-1960
Languages
English (179)
French (8)
Spanish (7)
Italian (4)
German (1)
Basque (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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