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Adrian 1903-1959

Works: 59 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 10,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Romance films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of theatrical impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin's plushest, most expensive hotel is the setting where in the words of Dr. Otternschlag "People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.". The doctor is usually drunk so he misses the fact that Baron von Geigern is broke and trying to steal eccentric dancer Grusinskaya's pearls, but ends up stealing her heart instead. Powerful German businessman Preysing brow beats his lowly bookkeeper, Kringelein, but in the end it is Kringelein who holds all the cards. Meanwhile, the Baron also steals the heart of Preysing's mistress, Flaemmchen, but in the end, she doesn't end up with either one of them
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

3 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Ziegfeld girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 336 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
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Year: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic operetta about a French princess who goes to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman, and then falls for a swaggering soldier
Mark of the vampire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world
Born to dance by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( 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
Broadway melody of 1936 by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 52 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 by George Gershwin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 50 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 by Roy Del Ruth( 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 Barretts of Wimpole Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic portrayal of the romance of poets, Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March). The invalid poetess who regains her health after falling in love with the famous poet elopes with the poet against the wishes of her tyrannical father (Charles Laughton), who exhibits an incestuous attachment for Elizabeth, as well as an over domineering control of all the Barrett siblings in their personal adult relationships. The story is set in London, England, starting in the year, 1845
The Chocolate soldier( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical comedy about the onstage-offstage intrigues of a husband-and-wife operetta team
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The great Ziegfeld
Alternative Names
Adrian Amerikaans kostuumontwerper (1903-1959)

Adrian costumista statunitense

Adrian diseñador de vestuario estadounidense

Adrian, Gilbert 1903-1959

Gilbert, Adrian 1903-1959

Gilbert Adrian US-amerikanischer Kostümdesigner

Greenberg, Adrian Adolph 1903-1959

Greenburg, Adrian Adolph 1903-1959


English (66)

San FranciscoGreatest classic films collectionMark of the vampireAdrian : silver screen to custom label