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Scharf, Walter 1910-2003

Works: 360 works in 573 publications in 3 languages and 5,670 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Christmas films  War films  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Conductor, Arranger, Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Editor, Director, Author of screenplay, osp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Walter Scharf
Most widely held works by Walter Scharf
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jerry Lewis a écrit, réalisé et joué dans cette comédie hilarante, devenue un des chefs-d'oeuvre du genre. Lewis interprète le Dr Julius Kelp, un professeur de chimie solitaire et maladroit, fréquemment chahuté par ses élèves et totalement méprisé par la gente féminine. Jusqu'au jour ou il découvre une potion capable de le transformer en un séduisant et séducteur Roméo, un homme capable de tout, ne doutant de rien -et surtout pas de lui- surnommé Mister Love." (jaquette)
Funny girl : original Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( Recording )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbra Streisand's big screen performance is captured on this soundtrack CD. Included are performances of People and I'm the Greatest Star
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory : special 25th anniversary edition original soundtrack by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the soundtrack of Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory
The Cheyenne social club( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
This is Elvis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though several actors portray Elvis Presley at different stages of his life, this documentary is comprised mostly of actual performance footage and interviews with Elvis and the many people who knew Elvis best, including Presley's family members, his friends and employees and Colonel Tom Parker. All of this provides a revealing look at the life of one of the most captivating men of the twentieth century
The fighting seabees( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sprawling, action-packed saga with John Wayne as the head of a construction company working at the building military sites for the Navy during World War II. After suffering the loss of many men after a Japanese attack, Wayne heads to Washington and helps establish the 'C.B.s' (Construction Battalions), units of armed builders
The geisha boy by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling magician the Great Wooley (Jerry Lewis) and his lop-eared partner Harry Hare plan to dazzle audiences with magical feats during their USO tour of Japan and Korea. Jerry combines his trademark antics with a compassionate central story: an orphaned Japanese boy is drawn out of his shell by the magician's humor and caring"--Container
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her
Walking tall by Phil Karlson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a Tennessee sheriff who fought corruption in his county
Frank Capra's Pocketful of miracles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory : music from the original soundtrack of the Paramount picture by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains background music, spoken dialogue, and sound effects in addition to the songs
Walking tall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee sherriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife
This is the era of memorable song hits : the decade of the '50s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness trail by Walter Scharf( Recording )

2 editions published in 1975 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War of the wildcats by Republic Pictures( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there's a lovely lady in the middle, sometimes even ordinary business becomes complicated and dangerous. Dan, a rugged cowboy and Jim, a prosperous oil baron, both fall head-over-heels for Catherine, a pretty school teacher. Vying for her attention, their battle spills over onto the oil fields of Oklahoma. A fierce and emotional battle breaks out on the frontier between supporters of the two men
The ladies man by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diventato misogino per colpa di una madre ossessiva e di una delusione d'amore, Herbert H. Heerbert trova lavoro a Hollywood presso il pensionato della signora Welenmelon per giovani aspiranti attrici, che finiscono per segregarlo. E lui si vendicherà mandando all'aria la trasmissione televisiva che si gira nel pensionato. (Mereghetti)
Cinderfella by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fada est un pauvre orphelin que sa mère adoptive traite comme un domestique. La nuit, Fada parle à haute voix d'un trésor caché. Ses deux demi-frères tenteront tout pour découvrir le magot
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladies man: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a mansion which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females? The bellboy: Anything can go wrong, and does, with Stanley, a non-speaking, bumbling bellhop at the ritzy Fontainebleau Hotel in Florida's Miami Beach. Guests may come and guests may go, but Stanley is on duty day after day at the posh resort, encountering (and creating) all sorts of catastrophes. The errand boy: Hired to act as the eyes and ears of a motion picture studio mogul, studio mail room clerk Morty is to roam the lot and report back with any questionable activities; however, the shenanigans and hijinks he uncovers are ones of his own doing. The Patsy: When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a nobody to fill his shoes. But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, can't do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time
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Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory
Alternative Names
Scharff, Walter 1910-2003

Walter Scharf Amerikaans componist (1910-2003)

Walter Scharf amerikansk komponist

Walter Scharf amerikansk kompositör

Walter Scharf compositeur de musique de film et chef d'orchestre

Walter Scharf US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Уолтер Шарф

والتر شارف آهنگساز آمریکایی


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