WorldCat Identities

Powell, Eleanor 1912-1982

Overview
Works: 149 works in 220 publications in 2 languages and 2,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Singer, Author, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Eleanor Powell Publications about Eleanor Powell
Publications by  Eleanor Powell Publications by Eleanor Powell
posthumous Publications by Eleanor Powell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Eleanor Powell
Broadway melody of 1940 by Cole Porter ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett (Astaire) and King Shaw (Murphy), 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 opposite the star, Clare Bennett (Eleanor Powell). On opening night of the production, 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
Born to dance by Roy Del Ruth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 180 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 )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 174 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 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway
Broadway melody of 1938 by Roy Del Ruth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 140 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 by Roy Del Ruth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lillian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon is too busy sparring with the 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! Lilian insists on getting the leading role herself, so Irene, Bert and Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role
Broadway melody of 1936 Broadway melody of 1938 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 120 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 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady be good: Powell plays a friend and matchmaker to two struggling songwriters (adapted from container)
Lady be good ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 112 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
At home abroad by Arthur Schwartz ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 101 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 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handsome movie heartthrob Brooks Mason (Robert Young) is tired of being besieged by adoring fans. When he meets his exact double, a shy Hawaiian plantation owner named George Smith (also play by Young), they decide to switch for a month. Masons sails to Hawaii, falls in love with a beautiful dancer (Eleanor Powell). Smith is sent to a New York hospital, thanks to overzealous fans. The unique comedy of George Burns and Gracie Allen add to the fun in the hilarious tale of mistaken identities and true love
Ship ahoy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 75 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 70 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 67 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?
Originals - Musical comedy, 1909-1935 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duchess of Idaho ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 45 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
Broadway melody of 1940 original sound track recording by Cole Porter ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady be good by George Gershwin ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Eleanore Powell
Languages
English (89)
French (1)
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