WorldCat Identities

Irene 1901-1962

Overview
Works: 29 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 5,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Screwball comedy films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Actor, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Song of the thin man by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Lady in the lake by Robert Montgomery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Marlow sets out to find the missing wife of a publishing magnate. Several smack-arounds, one dead gigolo, a few angry cops, a booze-soaked frame-up and one dame in the lake later, Marlowe finds the killer and finds he's looking at the business end of a gun
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As nervy as it is hilarious, a masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch, To Be Or Not To Be; is a Hollywood film of the boldest black humor, which went into production soon after the U.S. entered World War II. Lubitsch manages to brilliantly balance political satire, romance, slapstick, and urgent wartime suspense in a comic high-wire act that has never been equaled."--Container
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Vivacious lady by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College town life is turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling nightclub singer
Intermezzo a love story by Gregory Ratoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love affair between a young pianist and a famous violinist, who is married
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Charles Walters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triangle plot involving vaudeville musicians in 1912
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hat check boy is in love with the lead singer at a nightclub. He is slipped a Mickey Finn and dreams that he is Louis IV of 18th century France and that the lead singer is courtesan Madame Du Barry
Costume design for the Barkleys of Broadway by Irene( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Costume design, in pencil and color, signed, for Ginger Rogers in the Barkleys of Broadway
Round the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The year is 1872 and Phileas Fogg is living quietly in London . Then he makes a bet with his friends that he can travel around the world in eighty days. A crazy and colourful race across Europe, Africa, Asia, and America follows. There are many dangers along the way, and a British detective who is trying to slow down Fogg so that he can arrest him!
The wife takes a flyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A downed flyer in German-occupied Holland fools the Nazis by playing the role of the mentally unbalanced husband of a women who is ready to divorce her real husband. The flyer and the woman fall in love
Rationing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A small town storekeeper is swamped with rationing paper work, and the female ration administrator considers him a potential husband. In the course of the film, the storekeeper exposes the black market
Fashion and costume sketch collection by Brooklyn Museum( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection also includes a detailed questionnaire filled out by each designer, as well as correspondence, clippings, photographs, and publicity materials from some designers
 
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Shall We Dance
Alternative Names
Gibbons, Irene 1901-1962

Irene Lentz Amerikaans kostuumontwerpster (1900-1962)

Irene Lentz amerykańska kostiumograf

Irene Lentz costumista e attrice statunitense

Irene Lentz US-amerikanische Kostümbildnerin

Lentz, Irene 1900-1962

Lentz, Irene 1901-1962

آیرین

Languages
English (35)

German (2)

Covers
Frank Capra's you can't take it with youRound the world in eighty days