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Sharaff, Irene

Overview
Works: 181 works in 251 publications in 3 languages and 7,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance films  History  War films  Historical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Costume designer, ard, Author, Artist, Contributor, Designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene Sharaff
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
West Side story by Robert Wise( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs- the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale."--Container
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Die anfangs harmlos scheinenden Plänkeleien eines alternden Akademiker-Ehepaares steigern sich trotz der Anwesenheit ihrer jüngeren Nachbarn zur schonungslosen Blostellung und Abrechnung: Hass, Minderwertigkeitsgefühle und Lebensängste kommen zum Ausbruch, Mann und Frau zerfleischen sich in Schuldzuweisungen und zynischem Selbstmitleid. Eine effektvolle Verfilmung von Albees Bühnenstück, die vor allem durch die elegante filmische Auflösung und die schauspielerische Präsenz der beiden Hauptdarsteller besticht." [film-dienst.de]
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young St. Louis girl and her family are troubled to discover that their Father has accepted a transfer to New York City which will cause them to miss the St. Louis World's Fair
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishwoman in 19th-century Siam finds the country and its ruler torn between tradition and the ways of the western world
William Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Afternoon of a faun( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tape opens with a close-up of the program for the performance. Afternoon of a faun is filmed in close shot and lasts approximately 12 minutes. The remainder of the tape contains Antique epigraphs, also filmed in close shot. Afternoon of a faun is set to Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, and Antique epigraphs is set to his Six epigraphes antiques and Syrinx
Broadway & Hollywood : costumes designed by Irene Sharaff by Irene Sharaff( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopâtre by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'an 48 avant Jésus-Christ. Au soir de la bataille de Pharsale, Jules César rentre victorieux sous sa tente : il a vainsu son rival Pompée, qui lui disputait la prééminence à Rome, et à la tête de ses officiers, Candidius vient lui apprendre que Pompée a fui vers l'Egypte sous un déguisement, tandis que Brutus, autrefois le protégé de César mais passé dans le camp ennemi, a été fait prisonnier. Magnanime, le vainqueur ordonne qu'on le libère, malgré les protestations de son état-major. Jules César décide de se rendre en Egypte, pour mettre fin à la guerre civile déchaînée entre les deux héritiers de la couronne. Ptolémé et sa soeur Cléopâtre, car ses querelles intestines compromettent les livraisons de céréales de l'Egypte dont l'Empire Romain a un besoin absolu
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue [Close shot]( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West side story : screenplay by Ernest Lehman( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
A tree grows in Brooklyn, a novel by Betty Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam S. Shubert Theatre, operated by American Theatre Corporation, president and managing director Milton Shubert, resident manager Bernie Ferber, the Messrs. Shubert present Joan Blondell, in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," with Robert Shackleton, Evelyn Ward, John Vivyan, Anne Mary Tallon, Betty Bartley, book by Betty Smith and George Abbott, music by Arthur Schwartz, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, based on Betty Smith's novel, production directed by Gus Schirmer Jr., dances and musical numbers staged by Edmund Balin, costumes by Irene Sharaff, dance arrangements by Dean Fuller, musical direction by Joseph Littau, production supervision by Robert Fryer
Interplay( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, 1321 E Street Realty Corporation, lessee, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Ballet Theatre Foundation, Blevins Davis, president presents "Ballet Theatre," Lucia Chase and Oliver Smith, directors, Alicia Alonso, Igor Youskevitch, John Kriza, Mary Ellen Moylan, Gemze de Lappe, Paula Lloyd, Ruth Ann Koesun, Eric Braun, Lillian Lanese, Michael Lland, Anna Cheselka, Jenny Workman, Kelly Brown, Dorothy Scott, Liane Plane, conductor Joseph Levine, regisseur Dimitri Romanoff, assistant conductor Otto Frohn, ballet master Edward Caton. "Interplay," ballet by Jerome Robbins, music by Morton Gould, scenery by Oliver Smith, costumes by Irene Sharaff, piano solo: Edmund Horn, conductor: Joseph Levine
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Haraff, Irene S.

Irene Sharaff amerykańska kostiumograf

Irene Sharaff costumire

Irene Sharaff costumista statunitense

Irene Sharaff US-amerikanische Kostmbildnerin

Šaraf, Īrīni

Sharaff

Шарафф, Ирен

آیرین شرف

アイリーン・シャラフ

Languages
English (68)

French (6)

German (1)

Covers
West Side storyWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf?