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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Works: 917 works in 2,290 publications in 6 languages and 40,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Fiction  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Musicals  Revues  Musical settings 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Production personnel, Author, Arranger, pmn, Librettist, Instrumentalist, Performer, Director, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( visu )
109 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,892 libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
Gigi by Jacqueline Audry( visu )
48 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,792 libraries worldwide
A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress. This title has been repackaged
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( visu )
46 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,738 libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
44 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,859 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 )
32 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,765 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 )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 1,663 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 Frederick Loewe( visu )
26 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,532 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( visu )
21 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 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
The band wagon by Howard Dietz( visu )
27 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Hollywood song and dance man, Tony Hunter, is persuaded to star in a Broadway musical. Initially the show is a flop, but Tony takes over production and turns it into a Broadway smash hit
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( visu )
55 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer, Jerome Kern
The Broadway melody by Harry Beaumont( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 983 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 )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
The fable of rascally Little Joe, torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown ... and caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 968 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
Annie get your gun by George Sidney( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 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 )
61 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 909 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
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 722 libraries worldwide
A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( visu )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 570 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 478 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
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 474 libraries worldwide
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( visu )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates
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Fried Arthur 1894-1973
Grossman, Arthur 1894-1973
English (565)
Italian (8)
Spanish (6)
German (5)
French (3)
Panjabi (1)
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