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Dailey, Dan 1914-1978

Overview
Works: 110 works in 196 publications in 2 languages and 4,121 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The wings of eagles by John Ford ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Naval Commander Frank "Spig" Wead - from his first solo flight that ends in the admiral's swimming pool to his assignment as commander aboard an aircraft carrier in World War II
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates
What price glory by John Ford ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, two American Marines are best buddies in competition for an alluring French woman, daughter of a local shopkeeper
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 370 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
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes
My blue heaven ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A popular husband-and-wife entertainer team, making their move from radio to television, believe their lives will be complete when they can start a family. When they decide to adopt, they face problems and disappointments and are ultimately rewarded with an overabundance of babies
Adventures of a young man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming of age story that chronicles a young man's experiences growing up in the North Woods in the early 20th century, leaving home, and serving in the Red Cross during World War I
That's dancing! ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in French and English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Baryshnikov to break dancing, from Fred and Ginger to Shirley and Bojangles, from movement depicted on Grecian urns to the kaleidoscopic pizzazz of Busby Berkely spectaculars
John Ford's When Willie comes marching home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Willie comes marching home: a WWII soldier trying to command a little respect. Bill is the first man in his small town to enlist, and he is given him a big sendoff, only to be assigned as a gunnery instructor at the air base in his hometown. When a bomber pilot falls ill, Bill replaces him on a secret mission that will become his chance at heroism. It is said that the story was based on an episode in Sy Gomberg's military career in the Air Force Motion Picture Unit
The girl next door ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When stage star Jeannie Laird meets her new widower neighbor, Bill Carter, love is in the air. The only problem is Carter's young son, Joe. Threatened by a new woman in his father's life, Joe refuses to accept Jeannie and begins a mischievous campaign to keep her away. With Joe between them, Jeannie and Bill must find a way to earn the boy's acceptance if they're ever going to be more than just the lovers next door
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business original motion picture soundtrack by Irving Berlin ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's no business like show business the Ethel Merman collection by Ethel Merman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pride of St. Louis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerome Herman Dean, son of an Arkansas sharecropper, became a Hall of Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. The legendary Gas House Gang of the early 1930s was notorious for pulling stunts, clowning around, and playing some really hard-nosed baseball, and 'Dizzy' Dean fit right in. After winning the World Series with the Cardinals and smashing all pitching records along the way, an injury caused Dean's early retirement. But his down home manner led to another career ... one of the most popular baseball broadcasters in the business
Mother wore tights ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrating the life and times of the vaudeville circuit, this affectionate, nostalgic tale traces the love affair of a beautiful dancer (Grable) and a comedian (Dan Dailey) who marry and raise a family while continuing to perform on the road
Meet me in Las Vegas ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady Luck is on a cowboy's side in the form of a beautiful dancer. His fondness for his lucky charm turns to love and that's when his luck with cards runs out
Panama Hattie by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hattie Maloney (Ann Sothern) is a gaudy, good-hearted nightclub singer who tends to love above her station. This time, it's pedigreed officer Dick Bulliet (Dan Dailey, Jr.), and it's for real. But there's one little problem: he's got a small, ladylike daughter who is not impressed with Hattie. Hattie's got a trio of protectors who think that maybe Hattie is too good for Dick
Lady be good ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 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
The private files of J. Edgar Hoover by Larry Cohen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examining both the public and private sides of J. Edgar Hoover, the film depicts the events behind the killing of John Dillinger, a raid in which the FBI massacred innocent bystanders, and Hoover's involvement with the virulent anti-Communist McCarthy
It's always fair weather original MGM soundtrack by André Previn ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (96)
French (1)
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