WorldCat Identities

Edens, Roger 1905-1970

Works: 302 works in 522 publications in 2 languages and 7,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Filmed dance  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Western films  Dance films 
Roles: Producer, Composer, Arranger, Lyricist, Performer, Author, Adapter, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roger Edens
Most widely held works by Roger Edens
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

36 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 738 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sailors find romance on a one-day leave in New York City
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Love finds Andy Hardy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's almost time for the big Christmas Dance and Andy Hardy has a new tuxedo and opera hat to wear to the event and an $20 jalopy to take him there. Now all he needs is a date. Problem is Andy has two gorgeous dates lined up. And a third, a new girl next door named Betsy, is also aching to go
Show boat original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Deep in my heart by Zhihua Yang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Broadway swings to the jazzy beat of ragtime, Sigmund Romberg continues to play the beautiful waltzes of his native Austria at the Cafe Vienna. Persuaded by the cafe owner to compose in the new style, he creates a hit song, which leads to great musical success, but the woman he loves is reluctant to return his feelings
Funny face by George Gershwin( Recording )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1996 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young St. Louis girl and her family are troubled to discover that their Father has accepted a transfer to New York City which will cause them to miss the St. Louis World's Fair
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For me and my gal by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 by Gene Kelly( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gene Kelly brings his remarkable talents as star, director and choreographer to this glittering gala of music, dance and pantomime--and the result is a lush, one-of-a-kind musical flight of fancy. In Circus, a clown (Kelly) in a small carnival troupe is hopelessly in love with the show's high-wire walker. Ring around the rosy is a satiric tale about a bracelet which travels from the wrist of one fickle lover to another. Sinbad the sailor blends live action and animation as Kelly dances his way into an Arabian nights world after rubbing Aladdin's lamp"--Container
Born to dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor Ted meets Nora at the Lonely Hearts Club and falls in love. Nora aspires to become a dancing star, but her career nearly ends before it begins when she inadvertently comes between Broadway luminary Lucy James and her producer-lover
Strike up the band( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many setbacks, a high-school band raises the money needed to take part in a nationwide radio contest
Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing!
Lady be good( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy
Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not a newcomer. Sally purchases a horse, she used to train when her parents had a farm before the depression and with to ex-vaudevillians, she trains it to win a race, providing the money Steve needs for his show
The pirate original M-G-M soundtrack by Cole Porter( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ice Follies of 1939( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the traveling show headed by pals Larry (James Stewart) and Eddie (Lew Ayres) flops on its shiny-seated britches, Larry's sweetie (Joan Crawford) comes up with a way to save the family's bacon: she'll become a movie star."--Container
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Singin' in the Rain
Alternative Names

Edens, Roger

Roger Edens Amerikaans filmproducent (1905-1970)

Roger Edens compositeur américain

Roger Edens compositore statunitense

Roger Edens US-amerikanischer Komponist, Filmkomponist und Filmproduzent

Роджер Эденс

راجر ایدنس بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، و آهنگساز آمریکایی