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Walters, Charles 1911-1982

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Works: 239 works in 607 publications in 7 languages and 10,837 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Love stories  Musical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Musicals  Revues  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Performer, Photographer, Film editor, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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High society by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( visu )
52 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
In this sophisticated musical comedy, a society wedding is being arranged in Newport, Rhode Island. The beautiful Tracy Samantha Lord is to marry George Kittredge. However, Tracy's ex-husband, the songwriter C.K. Dexter-Haven, has never stopped loving her and has hopes of winning her back. A New York scandal sheet reporter and photographer arrive to cover the wedding and complicate the tangled romances
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
40 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,110 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
The unsinkable Molly Brown ( visu )
18 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Molly, a poor, uneducated young woman, leaves her mountain cabin home in search of a rich husband and a better life. She finds both in Leadville Johnny Brown as she strikes it lucky and he strikes gold
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 884 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
Please don't eat the daisies by Charles Walters( visu )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
When one of New York's top drama critics pans a good friend's show and its leading lady's performance, war is declared by both. The reviewer, his wife, four bratty kids, and their English sheepdog move to the country, but it does not solve the reviewer's problems
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( visu )
54 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 663 libraries worldwide
When his long-time dance partner abandons him for the Ziegfeld Follies, Don Hewes decides to show who's who by choosing any girl from the chorus and transforming her into a star
Summer stock by Charles Walters( visu )
14 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
This classic from the heyday of MGM musicals is a completely delightful tale about home-spun farm folks mixed up with fast-talking city slickers
How to apply to graduate school without really lying by Charles Walters( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Good news ( visu )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 395 libraries worldwide
A school librarian falls for a star football player in this lighthearted musical set in the gone-but-not-forgotten college days of the 20's
Jumbo ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this circus epic set at the turn of the century. The story centers on Pop Wonder (Jimmy Durante), his daughter Kitty (Doris Day), his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu (Martha Raye), and Sam Rawlins (Stephen Boyd), the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty. Includes lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The circus footage was directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
The tender trap ( visu )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Charlie Reader is successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie spends his time with young actress Julie
Lili by Charles Walters( visu )
21 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets
Walk, don't run ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
An English industrialist and a member of the U.S. Olympic team wind up sharing an apartment with a beautiful woman
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Singin' in the rain: Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the darlings of the silent silver screen. Offscreen, Don is aided by his happy-go-lucky friend and piano accompanist, Cosmo Brown. Don tries to dodge Lina's romantic overtures. In the transition period from silent movies to talking pictures, Don happens to meet Kathy Selden while escaping from his fans and falls in love for her. The movie becomes a talking musical and Lina has a horrible voice. Cosmo and Don decides to dub her, using Kathy's voice instead. When the jealous Lina finds out, she doesn't want to share the credits with Kathy and tries to force the studio to use Kathy in the shadow to dub her in other productions. When Lina decides to talk sing to the audience, the truth arises
Dangerous when wet ( visu )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Katie Higgins is from a health-conscious family of swimmers. She falls in with con man Windy Weebe. The Higgins family decides to swim the English Channel in order to raise money to purchase a prize bull for their Arkansas farm. As she practices for the English Channel swim, Katie gets lost in the fog and is rescued by wealthy wine merchant Andre Lanet, and she falls for him hard. Katie's dream sequence features the animated cartoon characters Tom and Jerry
Neal Kinsey's hands-on agronomy by Neal Kinsey( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Esther Williams ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
Royal wedding The belle of New York ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
In Royal wedding, 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
Easy to love by Charles Walters( visu )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A hardworking water queen swims, dives, sings, models, and waterskis through a series of romantic entanglements in this splashy aqua-musical
Joan Crawford collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
 
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