WorldCat Identities

O'Connor, Donald 1925-2003

Overview
Works: 273 works in 698 publications in 5 languages and 15,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Singer, Dancer, Author, Composer, Costume designer, Speaker, Commentator, per, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald O'Connor
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

147 editions published between 1051 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures. A spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequences from nearly 100 MGM musicals, commemorating the 50th anniversary of MGM
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything goes by Robert Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a transatlantic voyage, two Broadway luminaries are on the lookout for a talented leading lady to star in their new show. Features an oceanful of tunes by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Sammy Cahn
Gene Kelly anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family. Molly and Terry Donahue start out as a duo and keep adding kids to the act until they finally become The 5 Donahues. Their busy and tumultuous lives aren't always easy, but the Donahues have plenty of love to get them through the hard times and more than enough talent to keep them on top. Highlighted by one classic Irving Berlin song after another and an array of dazzling production numbers
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 348 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 Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Beau Geste by William A Wellman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic. Trapped under the command of a sadistic sergeant deep in the Sahara, they must fight for their lives as they plot mutiny against tyranny and defend a desert fortress against a brutal enemy
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic
That funny feeling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating a wealthy businessman. Embarrassed about taking him to her tiny apartment, she takes him to the home she cleans--not knowing it's really his place. He goes along with the deception until she discovers who he really is and seeks revenge
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
That's dancing!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway
The adventures of Francis the talking mule( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis the talking mule: A talking mule adopts a second lieutenant as his master in the Burmese jungle during World War II
Private Buckaroo by Edward Cline( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Andrews Sisters, as well as Harry James and his orchestra get drafted and decide to put on a camp show for the soldiers
Singin' in the rain original MGM soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1949 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking mule adopts a second lieutenant as his master in the Burmese jungle during World War II
Francis in the Navy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking mule joins the Navy
 
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Singin' in the rain
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Donald O'Conner

O'Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald.

O'Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald 1925-2003

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There's no business like show businessAnything goesThe Gary Cooper collection