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Taurog, Norman 1899-1981

Works: 357 works in 898 publications in 8 languages and 11,135 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Filmed dance  Yiddish films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Author, Performer, Actor, Film editor, Restager, Scenarist, fmd, Interviewee, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Norman Taurog
Publications by Norman Taurog
Publications by Norman Taurog, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Norman Taurog
Most widely held works by Norman Taurog
Boys Town by Norman Taurog( visu )
29 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Story of Father Flanagan and his founding of Boys Town, a home for juvenile delinquents
Blue Hawaii ( visu )
35 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Elvis Presley, plays an ex-GI returning home to Hawaii. His mother wants him to climb the corporate ladder, but his work plans focus on being a tour guide
Broadway melody of 1940 by Cole Porter( visu )
24 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 634 libraries worldwide
A backstage yarn about Johnny Brett and King Shaw, who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical. On opening night King is drunk and unable to dance and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake and all is resolved
G.I. blues by Norman Taurog( visu )
34 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Elvis plays an Oklahoma singer who gets out of the army and wants to open a club
Spinout by Elvis Presley( visu )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Elvis plays a singer-race car driver who has a single-minded desire to remain single. Pursuing him is a trio of lovelies with an itch to get hitched, but they have a lot more than each other as rivals. They have to compete with the sleek curves and shiny good looks of a high-powered Cobra 427
It happened at the world's fair by Norman Taurog( visu )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A couple of bush pilots find themselves grounded in Seattle at the annual World's Fair. One thing leads to another and they help an abandoned girl and make the acquaintance of a beautiful nurse
Girl crazy by George Gershwin( visu )
15 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Danny Churchill is a rich kid with a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. His father ships him to an all-male college where he runs into the dean's granddaughter who is trying to help her grandfather keep his college from folding
Speedway ( visu )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
He's a race car driver with nerves of steel and a heart of gold
Words and music by Richard Rodgers( visu )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
Girls! Girls! Girls! by Norman Taurog( visu )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Ross Carpenter is a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel
Double trouble ( visu )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Elvis plays an American singer touring European discos. He gets involved with an American heiress whose evil uncle wants to kill her for the inheritance. Dashing through Europe, the pair run into spies, counterspies, jewel thieves and Belgian detectives. Includes nine songs
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( visu )
35 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 270 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Mark Twain's classic story of the mischievous but goodhearted Tom Sawyer and his adventures along the Mississippi with his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The adventures of Tom Sawyer : Lil' treasure hunters ; Devil's Hill ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn are always getting into trouble, but when they witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down river on a raft. The whole town thinks they're dead, so when they return, they are in even more trouble--and not only with their families. The trial for the murder begins, and the killer needs to make sure they don't tell what they know
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Live a little, love a little ( visu )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and German and held by 221 libraries worldwide
In his 28th film, Elvis Presley plays frazzled photographer and playboy Greg, who holds two simultaneous jobs--one for the publisher of a girlie magazine, another for an adman--while also contending with the kooky attentions of a beach beauty. Four songs, including "A little less conversation" and the "Edge of reality" dream sequence, add to the zippy fun
4 film favorites ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her
The stooge by Norman Taurog( visu )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A struggling vaudeville singer finds success when he teams up with a comedian. As their success grows, so does the singer's ego, and after firing his partner he realizes the comedian wasn't such a "stooge" after all
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Eight films from the comedy team of Martin and Lewis
Tickle me ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Lonnie Beale, a guitar-playing rodeo rider who ends up working at a dude ranch/spa for actresses and models, attracts all of them except the instructor, until he aids her in finding buried gold in a ghost town. Features nine songs, including "I'm yours" and "(Such an) Easy question."
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Alternative Names
Norman Taurog Amerikaans filmregisseur
Norman Taurog amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Norman Taurog réalisateur américain
Norman Taurog regista statunitense
Taurog, Norman 1899-1981
Νόρμαν Τόρογκ
Норман Таурог
Норман Торог
Таурог, Норман
נורמן טאורוג
نورمن توراگ فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
English (256)
Spanish (20)
German (14)
French (10)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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