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Lang, Walter 1898-1972

Overview
Works: 200 works in 785 publications in 7 languages and 16,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Television plays  Fiction  Romance films  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Conductor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Walter Lang
Publications by Walter Lang
Publications by Walter Lang, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Walter Lang
 
Most widely held works by Walter Lang
A little princess by Alfonso Cuarón( visu )
194 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,792 libraries worldwide
In Victorian England, a pupil at an exclusive boarding school is demoted to working in the scullery when reports of her father's death are received. Never losing hope, she insists on seeking him repeatedly in the military hospital nearby
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( visu )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Desk set ( visu )
27 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization( visu )
98 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair
State fair ( visu )
35 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 800 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the Frake family at the Iowa State Fair unfold amidst this rousing celebration of love and laughter in America's heartland
The blue bird ( visu )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
In a rare departure from her usual screen persona, Shirley Temple plays Mytyl, a selfish, spoiled little girl who doesn't appreciate her loving family. She and her brother are sent by the good fairy Berylune on a journey to find "the bird that means happiness."
Cheaper by the dozen ( visu )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of the Gilbreth family and their life as a family with 12 children
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( visu )
46 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
A tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family. Molly and Terry Donahue start out as a duo and keep adding kids to the act until they finally become The 5 Donahues. Their busy and tumultuous lives aren't always easy, but the Donahues have plenty of love to get them through the hard times and more than enough talent to keep them on top. Highlighted by one classic Irving Berlin song after another and an array of dazzling production numbers
Call me madam by Walter Lang( visu )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Can-Can by Walter Lang( visu )
27 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe Forrestier, a lovestruck young jurist who's determined to make an honest woman out of her-- one way or the other
Moon over Miami ( visu )
4 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
Week-end in Havana ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
When a cruise ship runs aground, an ocean liner executive is forced to offer a winsome passenger a free trip to Havana in this colorful, zesty musical
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Musical retelling of the extraordinary life of 1940s songstress Jane Froman. When an overseas flight crashes off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, Jane barely survives the wreck. Ripped from the spotlight into a series of life-threatening operations, hope seems a distant memory for Jane as she sets out on a journey of recovery that's more than heroic-- it's what music is made of
Carole Lombard Glamour collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 219 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 copule - she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The Red kimona by Walter Lang( visu )
12 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A vulnerable young woman, whose blind trust in a man leads her into a New Orleans bordello, endures the hardships of that life, but is eventually driven to murdering her lover. A sympathetic jury acquits her and after a period of hardship she ultimately finds happiness
Snow White and the Three Stooges ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The Stooges fill in for the Seven Dwarfs when they go off prospecting in King Solomon's mines
Cole Porter's can-can by Cole Porter( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
An owner allows the illegal can-can to be performed in her cafe
Sitting pretty ( visu )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Deciding to add baby-sitting to his list of accomplishments, Lynn Belvedere (Webb) answers an ad placed by two harried parents (Maureen O'Hara and Robert Young) who are desperate for someone who can restrain their troublesome offspring. It is not long before the caustic Mr. Belvedere turns them into models of decorum--but it is a bit longer until everyone learns the real purpose of his visit to suburbia
 
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