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Butterworth, Charles 1896-1946

Overview
Works: 61 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 1,501 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Revues  Fiction  Musical films  Comedy films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Charles Butterworth
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Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
6 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
Irving Berlin's This is the Army ( visu )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Screen adaptation of the stage play that raised nearly $2 million for Army Emergency Relief. Features real-life GIs in a tale of a father and son who put on a show before the son marches off to war
"This is the Army" ( visu )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Second chorus by H. C Potter( visu )
20 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Two trumpet players vie for the attention of a woman, while attempting to become a part of Artie Shaw's outfit
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
Penthouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Gertie Waxted knows how notorious gangster Jim Crelliman runs his rackets, because she's long been under the hoodlum's thumbs. No more. She's secretly helping lawyer Jackson Durant in a snoop job aimed at pinning a murder on the thug. Her life will be in peril when that secret gets out. And there's something else that won't stay hush-hush: Gertie and Jackson are falling in love
Royal wedding second chorus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Second chorus: When bandleader Artie Shaw hires their manager, college students and trumpet players Danny and Hank compete against each other for a place in Shaw's band
Road show ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
An elusive, rich bachelor wiggles off the hook on his wedding day for the umpteenth time by begging insanity, but his strong-willed bride calls his bluff and has him committed to the loony bin. He manages to escape with another inmate and joins a traveling carnival, only to fall in love with the leggy owner and gets involved in one slapstick mishap after another
Beauty and the boss ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A Viennese banker believes beautiful women do not belong in an office, but hires a plain woman as his secretary. When she transforms herself into a beauty, he falls in love with her
The Moon's our home ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A Hollywood star and a well-known adventure writer marry on a whim. When Anthony embraces his bride on their wedding night, he is assailed by the scent of her perfume--musk always makes him sick. Cherry mistakes his reaction and disappears. They have a hard time finding each other again because they still don't know each other's names. Luckily, an accidental meeting back in New York leads to a rocky but riotous reunion
Second chorus original motion picture soundtrack ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Laurel & Hardy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Two feature films and several silent short films are presented in this collection featuring the comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The last short The stolen jools features most of the movie stars of 1931
Girl missing Illicit ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Illicit: A young couple who prefer cohabitation over marriage, give marriage a try with tempestuous results
Illicit ( visu )
3 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The story of a woman who is devoted to her man, but not to the norms of her time, and choose cohabitation over marriage
Stage Door Canteen by Fred Rich( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
This is the Army: An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
Rediscovering Myrna Loy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Collection of four Myrna Loy early films, each directed by W.S. Van Dyke
Swing high, swing low ( visu )
3 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
1st movie: a musical drama that highlights nightclub musician MacMurray's rise to fame and then follows his downward plunge to being, once again, a nonentity
It happened in New Orleans, formerly Rainbow on the river ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A sentimental family picture set in the South after the Civil War about a young boy cared for by an ex-slave and their struggle to survive
The Great Gabbo by James Cruze( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The dancing pirate: Musical about a timid dancing master mistaken for a pirate in early 19th-century Boston. One of the first live-action color films made
 
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Alternative Names
Butterworth, Charlie 1896-1946
Languages
English (75)
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