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Adrian 1903-1959

Overview
Works: 56 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 9,823 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Musical films  Exhibition catalogs  Fantasy films  Wizard of Oz films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Adrian
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 900 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 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 630 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 555 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 479 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 458 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 359 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 323 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 289 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 278 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 234 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
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 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 Roy Del Ruth( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 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 Roy Del Ruth( Visual )
2 editions published between 1935 and 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. 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
Lady be good ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1941 and 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 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 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
Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 36 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
The Barretts of Wimpole Street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 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
The Chocolate soldier ( 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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Alternative Names
Adrian, Gilbert 1903-1959
Gilbert, Adrian 1903-1959
Greenberg, Adrian Adolph 1903-1959
Greenburg, Adrian Adolph 1903-1959
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