Morgan, Frank 1890-1949
Most widely held works about Frank Morgan
Most widely held works by Frank Morgan
The Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 2,939 libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.
The Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Musical fantasy tale about a little Kansas girl named Dorothy who is transported to the land of Oz by a tornado. Once there, she journeys along the Yellow Brick Road with her friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion to ask the wizard for help with their problems.
The shop around the corner ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1940 and 2002 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.
The Wizard of Oz selections from the original motion picture by Harold Arlen ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Dimples ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 791 libraries worldwide
A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom.
The great Ziegfeld ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback.
Broadway melody of 1940 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2003 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett and King Shaw, who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall for little or nothing. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical. On opening night King is unable to perform due to intoxication, and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake in identity and all is resolved.
The Stratton story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career.
Alexandre Dumas' The three Musketeers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A young man joins the Musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France.
Boom town ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other.
Courage of Lassie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Bill, a pup who's been separated from his mother, is adopted by a young girl. A car accident parts the two of them and Bill becomes a part of a WWII K-9 unit.
The good fairy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel & in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.
Hallelujah I'm a bum ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
For Bumper, life is just a bowl of cherries. Living in New York City's Central Park, the happy-go-lucky hobo king spends his time singing and enjoying himself without a care in the world. But when he rescues a beautiful amnesiac from a park lake, his cares suddenly increase. Not only has he fallen in love with the pretty blonde, but he has also discovered she's the missing sweetheart of Bumper's good buddy, the Mayor of New York.
Bombshell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Screen siren Lola Burns is fed up with the scandalous stories her publicist, Space Hanlon puts out, the endless arguments on the sets of her films and her family's constant drain on her money and peace of mind. Her attempts to get married, adopt a baby and quit the business altogether are constantly thwarted, unbeknownst to her, by Space, who is secretly in love with her.
The white cliffs of Dover ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
When Susan (Dunne) moves with her father (Frank Morgan) from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood (Alan Marshal), an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion picture history.
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier who wards off pirates and a king, to keep her.
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection Lassie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Lassie come home: A collie braves storms, hunger, and peril to return to her young master. Son of Lassie: On a bombing run over enemy-occupied Norway, a bomber crewman and his devoted dog, Lassie's son Laddie, parachute from their damaged aircraft into a series of wartime adventures. Courage of Lassie: Lassie is in the Army now. Follows the canine's new adventures form his wilderness puppyhood and wartime battlefield service to postwar stress and a moving family reunion. Hills of home: A Scottish doctor rescues Lassie from a cruel master but nearly regrets his deed when he finds the dog has a phobia of water.
Greatest classic films collection. Holiday ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A Christmas carol: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has a change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present and future.
The story & songs of the Wizard of Oz original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The dancing pirate ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Musical about a timid dancing master mistaken for a pirate in early 19th-century Boston. One of the first live-action color films made.
Action and adventure films Actresses Baum, L. Frank--1856-1919 Biographical films Child actors Comedy films Cowardly Lion (Fictitious character) Dancers Dogs Drama Fantasy films Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character) Good and evil Hungary--Budapest Juvenile works Kansas Lassie (Fictitious character) Laszlo, Miklos Man-woman relationships Monkeys Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Musical films Musical films Musicals Musicals--Excerpts New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Oz (Imaginary place) Revues--Production and direction Romantic comedy films Scarecrow (Fictitious character : Baum) Theater Tin Woodman (Fictitious character) Tornadoes United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Witches Wizard of Oz (Fictitious character) Wizard of Oz films Ziegfeld, Flo,--1869-1932
Morgan, Francis 1890-1949
Wupperman, Francic 1890-1949
Wupperman, Francis, 1890-1949
Wupperman, Frank 1890-1949
Multiple languages (6)
No Linguistic content (6)
English, Old (2)