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Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

Overview
Works: 636 works in 1,086 publications in 3 languages and 13,951 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Music  Musical settings  Fiction  Anecdotes  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Arranger, Speaker, Adapter, Lyricist, Interviewee, Costume designer, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oscar Levant
 
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Most widely held works by Oscar Levant
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Visual )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The band wagon by Howard Dietz( Visual )
25 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
A smattering of ignorance by Oscar Levant( Book )
21 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of essays on Oscar Levant's various life experiences, his early days, his studies (which included years of lessons with none other than Arnold Schoenberg), his encounters with famous musicians and show business personalities, such as Harpo Marx, and above all, his relationship with George Gershwin and his family
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 947 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
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break
Levant plays Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )
18 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )
23 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hazel Flagg is the small-town girl who mistakenly believes she's dying of radium poisoning. Sensing a great human interest story, exploitative journalist Wally Cook brings Hazel to New York City and turns her into a media darling, but Wally's strategy takes a sudden turn when he starts having feelings for the vulnerable Hazel
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Along with two of Gershwin's most popular works, Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, along with acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, perform works by Ravel and Debussy
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin( Recording )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1984 and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance on the high seas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical about a singer, Georgia Garrett, who takes the place of a socialite on a cruise and finds herself embroiled in the plots and counterplots of a suspicious husband and wife
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 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
A Copland celebration. chamber music and rarities by Aaron Copland( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Miniver (1942, b&w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
Concerto no. 4 in D minor for piano and orchestra, op. 70 by Anton Rubinstein( Recording )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American in Paris original MGM soundtrack by George Gershwin( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The band wagon original motion picture soundtrack by Arthur Schwartz( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Levant, Oscar 1906-
Languages
English (220)
French (1)
German (1)
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