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Berkeley, Busby 1895-1976

Overview
Works: 262 works in 732 publications in 5 languages and 15,402 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Dance films  Filmed dance  Fiction  Show business films  Film excerpts  Biography 
Roles: Director, Choreographer, Author, Performer, Arranger, Film editor, fmd, Honoree, ard, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Busby Berkeley
Publications by Busby Berkeley
Publications by Busby Berkeley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Busby Berkeley
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
53 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
34 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
27 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( visu )
28 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
For me and my gal by Busby Berkeley( visu )
32 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Musical comedy about a vaudeville song-and-dance team who buck tough times and World War I on their way to success in show business
Take me out to the ball game by Betty Comden( visu )
34 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 763 libraries worldwide
The story of two baseball pros who moonlight as a song-and-dance team in the off-season. They both loose their hearts to the new female manager
Dames by Busby Berkeley( visu )
16 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends and family members caught in the middle
The Busby Berkeley disc ( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
The Busby Berkeley book by Tony Thomas( Book )
10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Ziegfeld girl ( visu )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, the story centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom--a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
The gang's all here ( visu )
16 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 402 libraries worldwide
"Eadie Allen is a chorus girl who dreams of becoming a star. While working at a New York nightclub, she meets Sergeant Andy Mason; they fall in love, but he is shipped off to war. As Eadie becomes the headliner at the nightclub, Andy comes home a war hero. But complications arise when Eadie finds out Andy is unofficially engaged to another woman"--Container
Babes in arms by Busby Berkeley( visu )
19 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night
The Busby Berkeley album by Harry Warren( file )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
They made me a criminal by Busby Berkeley( visu )
51 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Wanted for a murder he didn't commit, high-living prizefighter Johnny Bradfield (Garfield) flees to avoid arrest. While hiding out on a ranch in Arizona, he meets up with a group of juvenile delinquents (The Dead End Kids). Bradfield takes it upon himself to set the kids straight, as a detective (Rains) closes in on the boxer
Romance on the high seas by Michael Curtiz( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Musical about a singer, Georgia Garrett, who takes the place of a socialite on a cruise and finds herself embroiled in the plots and counterplots of a suspicious husband and wife
Babes on Broadway ( visu )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Strike up the band ( visu )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way
Gold diggers of 1937 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobart, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts
Varsity show ( visu )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash!
 
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Alternative Names
Berkeley, Bud 1895-1976
Berkeley Enos William 1895-1976
Busby Berkeley Amerikaans filmregisseur
Busby Berkeley amerykański reżyser i choreograf
Busby Berkeley cinéaste américain
Busby Berkeley director de cine estadounidense
Busby Berkeley regista e coreografo statunitense
Busby Berkeley US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Choreograph
Enos, Busby B. 1895-1976
Enos, Busby Berkeley William
Enos, Busby Berkeley William 1895-1976
Enos, William B. 1895-1976
Enos, William Berkeley
Enos William Berkeley 1895-1976
Базби Беркли
Басби Беркли
באזבי ברקלי
بازبی برکلی طراح رقص، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
버스비 버클리
バスビー・バークレー
Languages
English (387)
German (8)
Spanish (6)
French (4)
Chinese (1)
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