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Astaire, Fred

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Top hat by Mark Sandrich( visu )
93 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,383 libraries worldwide
Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
Funny face by Stanley Donen( visu )
82 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,191 libraries worldwide
A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and is transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
Swing time by George Stevens( visu )
67 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Santa Claus is coming to town ( visu )
42 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,946 libraries worldwide
Where does Santa's suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday traditions are revealed in this delightful classic about Kris Kringle, the world's most famous gift giver
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by MCA Videocassette Inc( visu )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( visu )
129 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,696 libraries worldwide
A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance
Shall we dance by Mark Sandrich( visu )
59 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
The band wagon by Howard Dietz( visu )
56 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The gay divorcee by Mark Sandrich( visu )
47 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
In one of their best loved, most charming song and dance comedies, Fred and Ginger demonstrate just how they became known as America's greatest dance team. Includes the Academy Award-winning hit song The Continental
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley( visu )
34 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Musical sequences from nearly 100 MGM musicals, commemorating the 50th anniversary of MGM
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
36 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Finian's rainbow by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
A leprechaun tries to retrieve a crock of gold from an old wanderer who has taken it to America
Follow the fleet by Mark Sandrich( visu )
43 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( visu )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
The Easter Bunny is comin' to town ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
In the village of Kidsville, a town run entirely by children, the children and Sunny the Bunny make goodies for the Easter holiday, and win over the grumpy nearby town of grownups by inventing many happy Easter traditions
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( visu )
50 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 917 libraries worldwide
A 1912 song-and-dance man quarrels with one partner but finds another. His new partner falls head over heels for the king of the hoofers
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland. Too good to watch just at Easter time
Flying down to Rio by Thornton Freeland( visu )
27 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
This film, containing the first of many Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a troupe of entertainers stranded in Rio. Songs include "The Carioca," "Orchids in the Moonlight," and the title song. Notable for a brilliantly photographed finale with chorus girls on the wings of flying airplanes, the movie was the musical that broke with the rather contrived Busby Berkeley production and moved toward a closer integration of musical and narrative elements. Astaire's dance numbers come not as interruptions but as extensions of the plot
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( visu )
28 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 771 libraries worldwide
A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
 
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Austerlitz, Fred, 1899-
Austerlitz, Frederic
Austerlitz, Frederic, 1899-1987
Austerlitz, Frederic, Jr.
Austerlitz, Frederick.
Austerlitz, Frederick, 1899-1987
Austerlitz, Frederick 1899-1987 Wirklicher Name
Austerlitz, Frederick E
Fred Astair
Fred Astaire & Chorus
アステア, フレッド
Languages
English (913)
Spanish (29)
German (26)
French (23)
Japanese (5)
Multiple languages (5)
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