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Saks, Gene 1921-2015

Overview
Works: 123 works in 414 publications in 6 languages and 7,989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Musicals  Filmed performances  Filmed plays  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Conductor, Author, Performer, fmd, Speaker, Other, Film editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The odd couple by Gene Saks( visu )
46 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
Two divorced men (one is fastidious, the other is a slob) share a New York apartment
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( visu )
40 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make right some of them when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
Mame by Jerry Herman( visu )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 764 libraries worldwide
In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind
Cactus flower by Gene Saks( visu )
36 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Julian Winston, an easy-going bachelor dentist who has been stringing along his girlfriend by pretending to be married, promises to marry his dizzy blonde mistress, Toni. However, she first insists on meeting his nonexistent wife, so he convinces Stephanie, his starched no-nonsense receptionist, to pose as his wife, and there are unforeseen twists and surprises for everyone
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical of Neil Simon's life, fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's
I.Q. ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
The prisoner of Second Avenue by Melvin Frank( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A soon-to-be-unemployed executive visits the country to avoid a nervous breakdown. Unfortunately, the dark cloud of tribulation seems to follow him in this comic nightmare
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Rock star/teenage heartthrob Conrad Birdie gets drafted and his manager faces unemployment. His manager organizes a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl will win a goodbye kiss from Birdie
Half a sixpence : the original Broadway cast recording by David Heneker( file )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social woker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy. Based on the Broadway play by Herb Gardner
Last of the red hot lovers ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A married man going through a mid-life crisis attempts to woo women to his mother's empty apartment in hopes of having an affair, but things don't go as planned
A fine romance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Julie Andrews and Marcello Mastroianni star in this Paris based comedy of twisting infidelity! This comedy is a prime example of things not always being as bad as they seem
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Music by Charles Strouse; produced and adapted by Irwin L. Fisch. Lyrics by Lee Adams; book by Michael Stewart. Hallmark Entertainment. Starring Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Tyne Daly
Half a sixpence by David Heneker( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The one and only ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A young man dreaming of stardom and fame leaves college to become a professional wrestler
Lucille Ball film collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Du Barry was a lady: In a New York nightclub, the cloakroom attendant has a crush on the club's singing star. After being drugged, he dreams he is Louis XV, King of France, and May, his girlfriend, is the fabled courtesan Madame Du Barry. It is never settled whether Du Barry was a lady or not
Descalzos por el parque ( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Robert Redford, un joven y conservador abogado, es el Señor Rectitud. Jane Fonda es su esposa, que dedica su vida a pasárselo lo mejor posible. Ambos se enamoran al instante, casándose de inmediato, pero según se va acabando el éxtasis de su luna de miel y se enfrentan a la realidad de vivir en un quinto piso sin ascensor, la armonía del matrimonio comienza a resentirse
Barrymore by Christopher Plummer( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"At the height of his remarkable career, John Barrymore was the most celebrated entertainer of his generation. The reigning king of both Broadway and Hollywood, his decline and fall from grace was the tragic result of a self-destructive spiral into vice and excess. And now, with his career in tatters, he makes one final attempt to reclaim his former glory on the stage in this powerful, heartbreaking, humorous and compassionate portrait of a tortured soul and living legend."--Container
Pieds nus dans le parc by Gene Saks( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A young, newly wed couple set up housekeeping in an attic apartment near Central Park in New York City
 
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Alternative Names
Gene Saks americký režisér
Gene Saks Amerikaans filmacteur
Gene Saks amerikai színházi és filmrendező
Gene Saks amerykański reżyser teatralny i filmowy oraz aktor
Gene Saks réalisateur américain
Gene Saks regista statunitense
Gene Saks US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler
Saks, Jean Michael 1921-2015
Джин Сэкс
ג'ין סאקס
ژن ساکس
진 색스 미국의 배우, 연출가
吉恩·薩克斯
金·賽克
Languages
English (201)
Spanish (15)
French (8)
German (4)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
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