WorldCat Identities

La Cava, Gregory 1892-1952

Overview
Works: 130 works in 408 publications in 3 languages and 4,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Silent films  Animated films  Short films  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Restager , pmn, Film editor, Scenarist, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

158 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a riotous society scavenger hunt for a "forgotten man," Lombard finds Powell living in a rubbish dump. She hires him as a butler; and he changes each member of her rich, mad family, while finding new purpose in his own life. A classic screwball comedy of the 1930's
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

23 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 736 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
Gabriel over the White House( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
My man Godfrey Life with father( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 126 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
History of animation origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Classic comedy laugh pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing adventure: "A young playboy makes a wager that he can become a success without the use of his inheritance. When he falls in love with a young secretary, will he lose the bet to win the girl?"--Container
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
5th Ave girl( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them. Also included is a short documentary concerning the method the New York City police used in the search for runaways during the 1950's
Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morning glory: An aspiring actress is mentored to success by several Broadway veterans
Primrose path by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie Mae lives on Primrose Hill with her good-hearted and fancy free mother, her drunken father, her younger sister and a mean-spirited grandmother. The Hill is not a good part of town, however. When she meets and falls for a hard-working man, they marry and she hides her past from him. When he discovers the truth it jeopardizes their marriage
Running wild( Visual )

6 editions published between 1927 and 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy that spotlights the hilarious plight of a man afraid of his own shadow. Fields plays Elmer Finch, a man with an inferiority complex so overpowering that his wife browbeats him, her relatives bother him, and his boss treats him like the office rug
Living in a big way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serviceman returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has misgivings about their impulsive nuptials
Made for each other Suddenly ; My man Godfrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler ... but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye
Al servicio de las damas( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una alocada chica de alta sociedad, su hermana y sus ricos amigos están jugando a un carroñero juego de caza en el que deben recoger todo tipo de desechos, incluyendo un vagabundo. En un lugar del East River, en el que viven varias víctimas de la depresión, encuentran a Godfrey. Este curioso personaje acompaña a las hermanas hasta la fiesta donde ofrece un animado discurso acerca de la irreverencia del juego. Tras del discurso el vagabundo acepta trabajar como mayordomo en la casa familiar. En realidad, Godfrey procede de una acomodada familia de Boston, pero un desengaño amoroso le hizo perder toda la fe en la humanidad hasta llegar a su estado actual. Escondiendo su pasado, el mayordomo empieza a reparar los males del hogar y los suyos propios
Gallant lady( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young woman tearfully gives up her young child for adoption, but later, after becoming a successful interior designer, she reunites with her son by marrying his widowed adoptive father" -- Container
The age of consent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"College student Michael Harvey ... and his sweetheart ... plan to marry in two years, after Michael graduates. But two years is a long time for an ardent young man, and he succumbs to the charms of Dora ... , a pert waitress. Dora's father intervenes, demanding that Michael make an honest woman of his underage daughter or face prison. Has Michael lost his chance of happiness with the woman he truly loves?"--Container
Vintage Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony of six million( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish doctor turns his back on his ghetto upbringing, and on his crippled sweetheart, to make his fortune as a Park Avenue surgeon. Then tragedy strikes, forcing him to examine his life and rediscover his better self. Fannie Hurst was one of the most popular authors of the first half of the 20th century, producing a stream of romantic tales rich with heartbreak and sacrifice, elements that transferred splendidly to the screen
Primrose path (1940) shooting script by Gregory La Cava( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
My man Godfrey
Alternative Names
Cava, Gregory la

Cava, Gregory la 1892-1952

Gregory La Cava ralisateur amricain

Gregory La Cava regista statunitense

Gregory La Cava US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Cartoonist

LaCava, Gregory 1892-1952

Грегори Ла Кава

گرگوری لا کاوا کارگردان آمریکایی

グレゴリー・ラ・カヴァ

Languages
English (232)

Spanish (13)

French (1)

Covers
Stage door