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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Overview
Works: 1,096 works in 2,680 publications in 5 languages and 43,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Production personnel, Author, Performer, pmn, Thesis advisor, Librettist, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Director, fmp, Other, Speaker, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Arthur Freed
Publications by Arthur Freed, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Arthur Freed
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( visu )
146 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,058 libraries worldwide
A joyous combination of music dancing and comedy that recalls the early "talkies."
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,791 libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Gigi by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
55 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,723 libraries worldwide
A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
45 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( visu )
37 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,770 libraries worldwide
Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
27 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,689 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
30 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
34 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( visu )
63 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
The Broadway melody by Bu mang( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
The Broadway Melody offers snarky, wiseacre humor, and effervescent charm. The Mahoney Sisters are successful singers in the boondocks, and now they've come to New York for the big time. Hank (Henrietta) is the smart one, while Queenie is the beautiful one--as Hank's fiancé Eddie Kearns says, they're "a coupla swell kids." Songwriter Eddie gets the girls a part in a revue featuring his song, "The Broadway Melody." Eddie, long engaged to Hank, falls for Queenie, whom he hasn't seen since she was a little girl. But Eddie and Queenie are both devoted to Hank, so Queenie gives in to the wooing of one of the show's rich backers, so as not to come between Hank and Eddie. This only causes more trouble, because both Hank and Eddie know exactly what kind of danger Queenie is courting by putting herself in a playboy's hands
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( visu )
15 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Petunia Jackson, a poor but devout woman, is burdened with a shiftless husband called Little Joe. When Little Joe is seriously wounded in a fight and seems about to die, the forces of heaven and hell begin a battle for his soul
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
In their first film together in a decade, Fred and Ginger play a bickering show biz couple. Songs include "You'd be hard to replace" and "They can't take that away from me."
Annie get your gun ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( visu )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Tom and Ellen are a pair of siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding. If love can make anyone dance on the ceiling and walls, Tom's the one
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 780 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
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
A musical salute to Broadway's opulent producer of stage reviews, Florenz Ziegfeld. Includes overture and original theatrical trailer
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( visu )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2003 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( visu )
2 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 536 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( visu )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do, they discover their friendhsip has fizzled, until a hilarious day restores it
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Arthur Freed Amerikaans filmproducent (1894-1973)
Arthur Freed attore, cantante e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Arthur Freed producteur et parolier américain
Arthur Freed US-amerikanischer Musicalproduzent und Liedertexter
Freed
Fried Arthur 1894-1973
Grossman, Arthur 1894-1973
Артур Фрид
ארתור פריד
ארתור פריד שחקן אמריקאי
آرتور فرید تهیه‌کننده و آهنگساز آمریکایی
アーサー・フリード
亚瑟·弗里德
阿瑟·弗里德
Languages
English (647)
Spanish (16)
French (10)
Italian (10)
German (4)
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