WorldCat Identities

Vera-Ellen 1921-1981

Works: 101 works in 285 publications in 2 languages and 7,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Christmas films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Filmed dance  Biographical films  Caricatures and cartoons  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vera-Ellen
White Christmas by Irving Berlin( Visual )

44 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,101 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 1,496 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
Three little words by Harry Ruby( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 484 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 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 suave 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 342 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 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy go lovely by H. Bruce Humberstone( Visual )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 173 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 )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 148 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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
The belle of New York by Charles Walters( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's a playboy who sings and dances. She is a charity worker likelier to prefer a fella with his feet on the ground, that is until the playboy dances the proper miss off her feet and into the sky
Wonder man by H. Bruce Humberstone( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters have a song-and-dance man killed to prevent his testimony. But not to be outdone, the dead singer's spirit appears before his intellectual twin, convincing the brainy brother to impersonate him and get his evidence to the District Attorney. Suddenly the bookworm is performing at a nightclub, dealing with his late brother's fiance, and steering clear of very confused gangsters
The Kid from Brooklyn by Mike Caracciolo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 61 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
Classic Christmas collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 55 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
Irving Berlin's White Christmas by Bing Crosby( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bells of St. Mary's : St. Mary's Parochial School is in desperate need of repair. The new pastor, easy-going Father O'Malley has to enter into a good-natured battle of wits with head nun Sister Benedict, as he tries to make some heavenly order out of the existing chaos
Hollywood musicals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 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
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 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
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
Classic musicals from the Dream Factory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 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
Three little girls in blue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three blue-garbed farming sisters -- disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and her maid -- head to Atlantic City in search of rich husbands
The belle of New York : original M-G-M soundtrack by Harry Warren( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 1921-1981

Vera-Ellen actress, singer, dancer

Vera-Ellen actrice américaine

Vera-Ellen actriz estadounidense

Vera-Ellen Amerikaans acteur

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Vera-Ellen amerikansk skådespelare

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Vera-Ellen atriz, cantora, dançarina americana

Vera Ellen attrice e ballerina statunitense

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Westmeyer Rohe, Vera-Ellen


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English (193)

Chinese (1)

Three little wordsLove happyThe Kid from BrooklynClassic Christmas collectionVera-Ellen : the magic and the mystery