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Shavelson, Melville 1917-2007

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Most widely held works about Melville Shavelson
Most widely held works by Melville Shavelson
Don't shoot, it's only me : Bob Hope's comedy history of the United States by Bob Hope( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope's story of being there with the jokes at every vital point during the last half century of America's history
Yours, mine & ours by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

38 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A government attorney, separated from his wife when she dies, is left widowed with three unruly kids. When the youngest runs away, he is found by Cinzia, an Italian woman who is rebeling against her father. The children convince their father to hire her as their maid and through a series of misadventures move onto a dilapidated houseboat together
On Moonlight Bay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter@ begins a romance with the neighbor across the street
Cast a giant shadow by Mirisch Corporation( Visual )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus, whose motto was 'life isn't a spectator sport, you've just got to get involved.' Kirk Douglas gives a strong, compassionate performance as Marcus, an American Jew and World War II hero who "got involve" by becoming a volunteer military advisor to the new state of Israel and the country's first general in 2,000 years
The seven little Foys( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road
The five pennies by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-biographical story of jazz coronet player Loring "Red" Nichols and his band, The five pennies
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
A new kind of love( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam buys (and steals) fashionable dress designs for a New York department store. When the store sends her to Paris for fashion week, she meets a newspaper columnist who takes no interest in her until she pretends to be the worldly call girl, "Mimi."
I'll see you in my dreams by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife from the day he walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback
The princess and the pirate( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container
How to make a Jewish movie by Melville Shavelson( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble along the way by Warner Bros( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability
April in Paris by David Butler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Ethel Jackson is a chorus girl who mistakingly receives an invitation from the State Department to represent the American theatre at an arts exposition in Paris, France. But the invitation was meant for Miss Ethel Barrymore. S. Winthrop Putnam, the bureaucrat who made the mistake, tries unsuccessfully to correct the mix-up. Meanwhile, Miss Jackson is already off to Paris
Room for one more( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation"--IMDb
On the double by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid American soldier bears a striking resemblance to a famous British Colonel. The Military Intelligence decides to use the poor chap as a pawn and recruit the naive soldier to impersonate the legendary Colonel, who's highly targeted by the Nazi assassins
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're never too young: Wilbur is a young man whose dream is to become a great barber, but for now, he's working just as an assistant, at a hotel's barber shop. When one day he gets involved (by mistake) in some big robbery, he is forced to disguise himself as a 12 year old boy, so that he can get away from his persecutor
Double dynamite by Irving Cummings( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank teller Johnny Dalton saves a big-time bookie from a beating and receives a munificent reward ... which just happens to match a mysterious shortage at the bank. Will Johnny's pal, eccentric waiter Emile, get him out of trouble?
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Yours, mine and ours
Yours, mine and oursCast a giant shadowThe five penniesA new kind of loveThe princess and the pirateApril in Paris
Alternative Names
Melville Shavelson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Melville Shavelson amerykański producent, scenarzysta i reżyser telewizyjny, oraz filmowy

Melville Shavelson regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Melville Shavelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Shavelson, Mel 1917-

Shavelson, Mel 1917-2007

Shavelson, Melville

Мелвилл Шэвелсон

מלוויל שבלסון

ملویل شاولسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

샤벨슨, 멜빌 1917-2007