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Vera-Ellen 1921-1981

Overview
Works: 79 works in 199 publications in 2 languages and 7,070 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Caricatures and cartoons  Portraits  Music  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Vocalist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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White Christmas by Irving Berlin ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 2,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two talented song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. One winter, they join forces with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) and trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. Of course, there's the requisite fun with the ladies, but the real adventure starts when Crosby and Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble."--Container
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
Irving Berlin's White Christmas by Bing Crosby ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic musical about two guys that become a popular song and dance team and play at a resort for charity
Three little words by Harry Ruby ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby
Call me madam by Walter Lang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Words and music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
A Connecticut Yankee original cast album ; [Higher and higher ; By Jupiter] by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Happy go lovely by H. Bruce Humberstone ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical comedy, penniless dancer Janet Jones emerges from a limousine at the Edinburgh Festival, and is mistaken for the girlfriend of the car's owner. Suddenly a Broadway director wants her in his next musical in order to get financing from her non-existent "millionaire boyfriend
Love happy by David Miller ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of poor young hopefuls tying to produce a Broadway musical become involved in a diamond theft when Harpo Marx steals to help them
Royal wedding The belle of New York ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Royal wedding, Tom and Ellen are a pair of siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding. If love can make anyone dance on the ceiling and walls, Tom's the one
The belle of New York by Charles Waters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free-spirited playboy attempts to prove his worth to a delectable Bowery mission worker through dazzling song and dance routines in this lavish turn-of-the-century musical
Wonder man by H. Bruce Humberstone ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gangsters have a song-and-dance man killed to prevent his testimony. The dead singer's spirit appears before his intellectual twin brother convincing the latter to impersonate him and get his evidence to the District Attorney. The bookworm finds himself performing at a night club, dealing with his brother's fiancée and steering clear of very confused gangsters
Irving Berlin's Call me madam ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
The Kid from Brooklyn by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny Kaye stars as a shy milkman who accidentally becomes the world's middleweight boxing champion after knocking out the current champ in a street brawl
Hollywood musicals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. Three Broadway girls: Three showgirls devise a plan to become rich. Doll face: A showgirl has articistic aspirations. Based on a play by "Gypsy Rose Lee". Moonlight sonata: A love story set in Sweden. Second chorus: Two friends compete for success and love. Disc 2. Mr. Imperium: An Italian aristocrat and nightclub singer fall in love. Manhattan merry-go-round: A group of gangsters take over a radio station. Royal wedding: Based on the fairytale wedding of England's princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Disc 3. Happy go lovely: A dancer become the main attraction at a film festival in Scotland. Glorifying the American girl: An girl leaves her hometown enters the seedy underworld of Broadway. The stork club: An elderly millionaire takes an interest in a young check girl at the New York Stork Club
Classic Christmas collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White Christmas:Two song-and-dance men team up in show business after the war. Joining forces with a sister act, they trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. The real adventure starts when Crosby and Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble
Happy go lovely Three Broadway girls ( Visual )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Broadway girls: "Three beautiful gold diggers conspire to turn the male world upside down"--Container
Classic musicals from the Dream Factory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engaged young woman dreams of a legendary pirate; the story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart is dramatized; Gene Kelly hosts a history of dance in film; an opera-singing truck driver is discovered; a snobbish opera singer falls in love with a Louisiana fisherman; romantic entanglements threaten to dissolve a brother-sister dance team; after falling in love with a mission worker, a rich playboy promises to reform in turn-of-the-century New York
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For me and my gal: Musical comedy about a vaudeville song-and-dance team who buck tough times and World War I on their way to success in show business. Invitation to the dance: Three separate and individual stories are told exclusively through dance and mime, with a different style of dancing for each part. Kelly is a clown in the 'Circus'; a Marine in 'Ring Around the Rosy'; and Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor'. Summer stock: Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn. On the town: Sailors Gabie, Chip, and Ozzie have a 24-hour leave in New York. Chip wants to sightsee, but the only sights Gabie and Ozzie are interested in are of the female variety
The golden age of musicals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 10 movies that includes: Three Broadway girls; Doll Face; Moonlight Sonata; Second Chorus; Mr. Imperium; Manhattan Merry-Go-Round; Royal Wedding; Happy Go Lovely; Glorifying The American Girl; The Stork Club. Bonus features included
 
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Alternative Names
Ellen, Vera 1921-1981
Rohe, Vera-Ellen Westmeier, 1921-1981
Rohe, Vera-Ellen Westmeyer
Rohe, Vera-Ellen Westmeyer, 1921-1981
Rohe, Vera-Ellen Westmeyr, 1921-1981
Vera Ellen
Vera Ellen 1921-1981
Westmeyer Rohe, Vera-Ellen
Languages
English (147)
Spanish (3)
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