WorldCat Identities

Powell, Eleanor 1912-1982

Overview
Works: 148 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 2,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Motion pictures  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eleanor Powell
Broadway melody of 1940 by Cole Porter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backstage yarn about Johnny Brett and King Shaw, who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical. On opening night King is drunk and unable to dance and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake and all is resolved
Born to dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Powell and James Stewart star in this legendary musical about a sailor on leave in New York who falls for a struggling dancer
Rosalie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Thorpe (Nelson Eddy), a West Point football hero, falls in love with Princess Rosalie (Eleanor Powell), who is studying at Vassar. Thorpe does not know that Rosalie is a princess. After graduation, he flies to Romanza to visit her not knowing she has become engaged to another. The romantic entanglements are eventually straightened out in this zany musical
That's dancing!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway
Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing!
Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to the top, a girl who dreams of "making it big" on Broadway, has two memorable encounters-- a racehorse named Stargazer whose winning ways could help to make her dream come true and with a romantic and dashing Broadway producer-composer who makes it all happen
Broadway melody of 1936 Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Albany girl-next-door poses as France's and Broadway's exotic La Belle Arlette. The '38 tale has her portraying a horse trainer who's just as much at ease in taps and tuxedo as she is in riding boots and jodhpurs
Born to dance Lady be good( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady be good: Powell plays a friend and matchmaker to two struggling songwriters (adapted from container)
At home abroad by Arthur Schwartz( Recording )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
Honolulu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome movie heartthrob Brooks Mason is tired of being besieged by adoring fans. When he meets his exact double, a shy Hawaiian plantation owner named George Smith, they decide to switch for a month. Mason sails to Hawaii, falls in love with a beautiful dancer. Smith is sent to a New York hospital, thanks to overzealous fans
Originals - Musical comedy, 1909-1935( Recording )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ship ahoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leggy lead dancer on a cruise ship who is asked to transport a mine to Puerto Rico. Eager to aid the war effort, she agrees, but neither she nor her pulp-fiction author beau knows she's actually working for spies - who got the idea from one of his potboiler novels
Thousands cheer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerialist-turned-G.I. romances a colonel's daughter. But the real story is the most spectacular camp show in military history, featuring skits and songs
I dood it( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy legend Red Skelton is Joe Reynolds, an air-headed pants-presser and stage-door-Johnny who "borrows" expensive suits from customers, hoping to impress his dream girl, Broadway star Constance Shaw (Eleanor Powell). But the ruse works a little too well, and an incredulous Joe finds himself 'hitched' to the freshly jilted Constance. Red's head-over-heels in love -- but how can he keep her once she's hip to his lowly status?
Lady be good( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife songwriting team know how to turn out the hits, but when it comes to marriage, they can't seem to hit anything but sour notes
Lady be good( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy
Duchess of Idaho( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast as a successful swimming star, Esther Williams travels to Sun Valley to help her lovesick roommate snare her rich and elusive boss
Classic musicals from the dream factory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hooray for Hollywood( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Eleanor Powell actrice amricaine

Eleanor Powell actriz estadounidense

Eleanor Powell Amerikaans acteur

Eleanor Powell amerikansk skdespelare

Eleanor Powell amerikansk skodespelar

Eleanor Powell amerikansk skuespiller

Eleanor Powell attrice cinematografica, attrice teatrale e ballerina statunitense

Eleanor Powell US-amerikanische Tnzerin, Sngerin und Schauspielerin

Eleanore Powell

Powell Eleanor Torrey 1912-1982

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Languages
English (85)

German (3)

French (1)

Covers
Eleanor Powell : first lady of dance