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Gershwin, Ira 1896-1983

Overview
Works: 4,118 works in 8,345 publications in 6 languages and 88,329 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Poetry  Romance films  Operas  Live sound recordings  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Musicals  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Author, Composer, Performer, Musician, Other, Singer, Translator, Creator, Arranger, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Interviewee, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ira Gershwin
 
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Most widely held works by Ira Gershwin
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

239 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 5,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

89 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

63 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fashion photographer falls in love with a drab bookseller in this musical
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

141 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale. Special features include: alternate filmings of four musical numbers and one dramatic sequence, and much more
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

44 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 944 WorldCat member 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 complete lyrics of Ira Gershwin by Ira Gershwin( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Live in Paris by Diana Krall( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance in Paris full of romantic ballads and bossa novas
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

38 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The George and Ira Gershwin songbook by George Gershwin( Recording )

56 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave
Crazy for you : the new Gershwin musical comedy : original Broadway cast recording by George Gershwin( Recording )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover girl by Charles Vidor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dancer in a Brooklyn night club catches the eye of a magazine publisher, who sees in her potential as a future cover girl
 
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Francis, Arthur

Francis Arthur 1896-1983

Gershovitz, Israel 1896-1983

Gershowitz, Israel 1896-1983

Gershvin, Aĭra 1896-1983

Gershvin, Ira 1896-1983

Gershvin, Israel

Gershvin, Israel 1896-1983

Gershwin, Ira

Gershwin, Ira, 1898-1937

Gershwin, Ira Arthur Francis

Gershwin, Israel 1896-1983

Ira Gershwin americký textař

Ira Gershwin Amerikaans schrijver

Ira Gershwin librettista e paroliere statunitense

Ira Gershwin US-amerikanischer Liedtexter und Librettist

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American poetry : the twentieth centuryFunny facePorgy and BessA star is bornShall We DanceThe complete lyrics of Ira GershwinCover girl