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Adrian 1903-1959

Overview
Works: 80 works in 123 publications in 1 language and 10,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Romance films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tossed "over the rainbow" by a Kansas twister, Dorothy finds herself lost in a strange land. The only person who can help her is the Wizard of Oz. With her friends Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and her little dog Toto she travels the Yellow Brick Road to reach the Wizards's Emerald City of Oz
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,106 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 )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 899 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 )

7 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 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 568 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 )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 551 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 357 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 342 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 )

3 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and held by 295 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 277 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!--Container
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 257 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 202 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 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Ghengis 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Powell and James Stewart star in this legendary musical about a sailor on leave in New York who falls for a struggling dancer
The Barretts of Wimpole Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic portrayal of the romance of poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. 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, 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
Broadway melody of 1936 by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lillian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon is too busy sparring with the 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! Lilian insists on getting the leading role herself, so Irene, Bert and Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role
Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 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
Lady be good( 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
The Chocolate soldier by Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 11 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

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