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Leven, Boris

Overview
Works: 37 works in 104 publications in 5 languages and 7,641 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Romance films  Legal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: prs, Designer, Production personnel, ard, Author, Director, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Boris Leven
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
West Side story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true life story, Maria, leaves the convent to be the governess for the seven children of Captain von Trapp. Includes an hour long documentary detailing Julie Andrews' return visit to Salzburg where she filmed her iconic role as Maria
The Andromeda strain by Robert [Regie] Wise( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remote village in New Mexico is contaminated by a crashed satellite. Scientists fight the clock trying to analyze the lethal organism and discover a solution
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
The Star by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie queen Margaret Elliot's popularity and fortune have gone bad. But she's sure she can jump-start her dimming career. "One good picture is all I need" she says
Sudden fear by David Miller( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train headed home to California, Myra Hudson falls in love with and marries actor Lester Blaine, whom she has just fired from her most recent New York play. Back on her San Francisco estate, something evil appears to be lurking beneath the surface of the couple's idyllic life
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Doyle et Francine Evans font connaissance à New York alors qu'on célèbre la fin de la guerre avec le Japon. Il est saxophoniste, elle, chanteuse et tous 2 en viennent à faire partie du même orchestre de jazz. Ils s'épousent et Jimmy devient directeur du groupe musical. Lorsque Francine devient enceinte, elle doit abandonner l'orchestre, nuisant fortement au succès de la tournée. Ils se séparent, puis se retrouvent quelques années plus tard, elle, devenue vedette, lui, propriétaire d'un club en vogue
Star! by Robert Wise( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gertrude Lawrence was a musical comedy star who started out as an ambitious bit actress and moved her way up to being the toast of London and Broadway. Her success is offset by a stormy private life, which is given some additional ballast when she falls in love with an American financier. Gertrude was temperamental, sarcastic, profane and at times, self-destructive
West side story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks' leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
The Sand Pebbles by Robert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical young officer is assigned to a gunboat that is patrolling the Yangtze river in 1926 China
The king of comedy by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about a show-business hanger-on and world class loser who idolizes America's top TV comedian/talk-show host and concocts a bizarre scheme to get on his program
Second chorus by H. C Potter( Visual )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical dance comedy in which two collegiate trumpet players (Fred Astaire and Burgess Meredith) vie for the affections of a young lady (Paulette Goddard), who becomes secretary to a band led by Artie Shaw, and depicts their antics to become members of the band
West side story : screenplay by Ernest Lehman( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Sonrisas y lágrimas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austria, 1930. Una joven institutriz se hace cargo de la educación de los siete hijos del coronel Von Trapp, con quien se acaba casando. Toda la familia tendrá que huir de la persecución nazi
Road demon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Once a thief( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Anatomia di un omicidio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Un modesto avvocato di provincia ha successo nel difendere ufficiale dell'esercito accusato di aver ucciso a revolverate il proprietario di un bar che gli ha violentato la moglie. Sorpresa finale. (Mymovies)
Boris Leven correspondence by Boris Leven( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Boris Leven correspondence spans the years 1936-1986. It consists of letters from more than 50 correspondents, including Hall Bartlett, Lester Cowan, Victor Saville, Martin Scorsese, and Robert Wise. Included are some letters written by Leven
 
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Boris Leven Amerikaans scenograaf (1908-1986)

Boris Leven scenografo russo

Boris Leven US-amerikanischer Artdirector und Szenenbildner

Leven, Boris 1908-1986

Левен, Борис

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