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Saks, Gene 1921-2015

Overview
Works: 119 works in 389 publications in 7 languages and 7,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Feature films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Filmed performances  Filmed plays  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Conductor, Author, Performer, fmd, Contributor, Speaker, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The odd couple by Gene Saks( visu )
42 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 )
38 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,184 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 Robert Benton( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 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 )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 771 libraries worldwide
She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Cactus flower by Gene Saks( visu )
31 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Julian Winston, an easy-going bachelor dentist whose delicately balanced scheme crumbles under some unexpected circumstances. Winston strings along his dizzy blonde mistress, Toni by telling her that he has a wife and children. He learns that Toni has tried to commit suicide over him, so he promises to marry her. Toni, refusing to be a home-wrecker, insists on first meeting Winston's wife. He convinces Stephanie to pose as his wife
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( visu )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome tries 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 325 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 245 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 227 libraries worldwide
A stellar cast performs in this Emmy winning remake of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. Birdie, an 'Elvis' like idol, gets drafted much to the dismay of his adoring teenage fans and even more so to his perpetually neurotic manager. With only one last 'hurrah' before he goes, Birdie and his manager plan a 'win a date' contest
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 206 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
Half a sixpence : the original Broadway cast recording by David Heneker( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Last of the red hot lovers ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 174 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 103 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 by Asha Bhosle( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A young man dreaming of stardom and fame leaves college to becoome a professional wrestler
Lucille Ball film collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The big street: Nightclub singer Gloria Lyons is an abrasive, selfish woman who is crippled by gangster Barton MacLane. Busboy Little Pinks, who has idolized the singer, takes pity on Lyons and unselfishly devotes himself to her welfare
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
A piedi nudi nel parco ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Paul, uomo serio e composto, ha appena sposato Corie, una ragazza dal carattere molto estroverso. Dopo la luna di miele appassionata, i due si troveranno a fronteggiare i problemi della routine quotidiana. (Musicafilm)
Working in the theatre ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
George C. White and Brendan Gill interview playwrights, directors, and choreographers of various Broadway plays
 
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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
ژن ساکس
吉恩·薩克斯
金·賽克
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