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Menken, Alan

Works: 754 works in 1,900 publications in 9 languages and 45,444 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Musical settings  Fairy tales  Animated films  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Composer, Lyricist, Musician, Performer, Arranger, Contributor, Compiler, Creator, Director, Singer, Actor, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Beauty and the beast by Gary Trousdale( visu )
35 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,322 libraries worldwide
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Aladdin by Ron Clements( visu )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,185 libraries worldwide
Set in the mythical city of Agrabah, the story follows a street-smart peasant, Aladdin, and his mischievous pet monkey, Abu, through magical adventures
Tangled ( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,198 libraries worldwide
"When the kingdom's most wanted--and most charming--bandit Flynn Rider hides in a mysterious tower, the last thing he expects to find is Rapunzel, a spirited teen with an unlikely superpower--70 feet of magical golden hair! Together, the unlikely duo set off on a fantastic journey filled with surprising heroes, laughter and suspense"--Container
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
At the urging of his gargoyle pals, Quasimodo defies his evil guardian Frollo and ventures from his tower to the joyous Festival of Fools below. But the crowd turns cruel and rejects him because of the way he looks. After another outcast, the gypsy Esmeralda, rescues him, Quasi finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves--while reminding us to see people for who they are, rather than how they appear
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 libraries worldwide
In 1607, a group of British adventurers, including John Smith, led by the greedy Virginia Company governor Ratcliffe, set sail for the New World, seeking gold and other treasures. In Virginia, Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan's daughter, ponders her life as she is faced with marriage to the stern warrior, Kocoum. The British establish the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia and dig up the countryside for gold. Smith meets Pocahontas and they overcome their initial conflicts. She teaches him about her world. Relations between the British and the Indians deteriorate. Powhatan captures Smith and is about to execute him, but Pocahontas intervenes and Powhatan sets him free. When Ratcliffe tries to kill Powhatan, Smith saves him but is seriously wounded. He must return to England and Pocahontas must stay
The little mermaid by Rene Auberjonois( visu )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,862 libraries worldwide
Ariel, a teenage mermaid, falls in love with a human prince and goes to the seawitch Ursula for help. Ursula makes Ariel human in exchange for her golden voice, but Ariel's prince doesn't recognize her without her voice
Hercules by John Musker( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Animated, musical adaptation of the story of Hercules
Home on the range by Will Finn( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,738 libraries worldwide
A trio of cows - Maggie, Mrs. Calloway and Grace - hit the high prairie to track down a cattle rustler named Alameda Slim in hopes that the reward money will save their farm. With the aid of Buck, a horse with heroic ambitions, the bovine avengers track the villain to his lair and save the day
Enchanted by Kevin Lima( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
Banished from the magical fairy-tale land of Andalasia, Giselle, a princess-to-be, finds herself in real-world New York City, where she learns about life and love, enchanting a cynical divorce lawyer along the way
The little mermaid ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
Ariel is a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid who is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father's order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues Prince Eric, the man of her dreams. Determined to be human, she strikes a bargain with the devious sea witch, Ursula, and trades her fins and beautiful voice for legs. With her best friend Flounder, and her reluctant chaperon Sebastian at her side, Ariel must win the prince's love and save her father's kingdom
Disney's Beauty and the beast the Broadway musical by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
49 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
Walt Disney Studios' smash animated hit comes to the Broadway stage with many of the film's classic songs, including Be Our Guest
Little shop of horrors original cast album by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Beauty and the beast original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Songs from the original sound track of the Disney movie based on the fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast
Newsies ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed find the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
Pocahontas an original Walt Disney Records soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
The story of Pocahontas, the young and proud Native American princess who saved the life of Captain John Smith
Disney's The little mermaid original Broadway cast recording by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
When the daring mermaid princess, Ariel, rescues the human Prince Eric from drowning, she falls in love with him. The little mermaid trades her voice to the scheming sea witch, Ursula, for the chance to visit the prince. Unless Eric falls in love with Ariel in three days, she will become Ursula's captive forever!
Little shop of horrors : a new musical by Alan Menken( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 781 libraries worldwide
The Little mermaid by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Disney's adaptation of the classic fairy tale
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz( visu )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Customers are rushing in to see the exotic potted plant called Audrey II, but if they knew the truth, they'd rush right out. Audrey II is more vampire than vegetable
Walt Disney Pictures presents Aladdin original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 664 libraries worldwide
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Alan Menkin
Beauty and the Beast
King David
Little Shop of Horrors
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Little Mermaid
English (320)
Spanish (26)
German (12)
French (11)
Italian (8)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (2)
Portuguese (1)
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