WorldCat Identities

Saks, Gene 1921-2015

Overview
Works: 139 works in 479 publications in 6 languages and 8,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Musicals  Romantic comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Biographical films  Historical films  War films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Conductor, Performer, Author, fmd, Contributor, Other, Film editor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Saks
The odd couple by Gene Saks( Visual )

52 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one is fastidious, the other is a slob) share a New York apartment
Barefoot in the park( Visual )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
Mame by Jerry Herman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Cactus flower by Gene Saks( Visual )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Winston, an easy-going bachelor dentist whose delicately balanced scheme crumbles under some unexpected circumstances. Winston strings along his dizzy blonde mistress, Toni by telling her that he has a wife and children. He learns that Toni has tried to commit suicide over him, so he promises to marry her. Toni, refusing to be a home-wrecker, insists on first meeting Winston's wife. He convinces his nurse Stephanie to pose as his wife
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in English and French and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome tries to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's
Half a sixpence : the original Broadway cast recording by David Heneker( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.Q.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
The prisoner of Second Avenue( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soon-to-be-unemployed executive visits the country to avoid a nervous breakdown. Unfortunately, the dark cloud of tribulation seems to follow him in this comic nightmare
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social woker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy. Based on the Broadway play by Herb Gardner
Bye bye Birdie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock star/teenage heartthrob Conrad Birdie gets drafted and his manager faces unemployment. His manager organizes a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl will win a goodbye kiss from Birdie
The odd couple( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one is fastidious, the other is a slob) share a New York apartment
Last of the red hot lovers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man going through a mid-life crisis attempts to woo women to his mother's empty apartment in hopes of having an affair, but things don't go as planned
Lovesick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a patient falls in love with her psychiatrist, they call it transference. When a psychiatrist loves her back, it's counter-transference. Two people share a common problem--they are crazy about each other and the story continues in a comic/romantic vein
A fine romance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Andrews and Marcello Mastroianni star in this Paris based comedy of twisting infidelity! This comedy is a prime example of things not always being as bad as they seem
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Charles Strouse; produced and adapted by Irwin L. Fisch. Lyrics by Lee Adams; book by Michael Stewart. Hallmark Entertainment. Starring Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Tyne Daly
The one and only( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man dreaming of stardom and fame leaves college to become a professional wrestler
Lucille Ball film collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big street: Nightclub singer Gloria Lyons is an abrasive, selfish woman who is crippled by gangster Barton MacLane. Busboy Little Pinks, who has idolized the singer, takes pity on Lyons and unselfishly devotes himself to her welfare
Neil Simon's Brighton Beach memoirs( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is desperately trying to uncover life's mysteries, but his family keeps hiding the clues
Pieds nus dans le parc by Gene Saks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, newly wed couple set up housekeeping in an attic apartment near Central Park in New York City
 
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Barefoot in the park
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Barefoot in the parkMameCactus flowerBrighton Beach memoirsI.Q.Bye bye BirdieLast of the red hot lovers
Alternative Names
Gene Saks americký režisér

Gene Saks Amerikaans filmacteur

Gene Saks amerikai színházi és filmrendező

Gene Saks amerykański reżyser teatralny i filmowy oraz aktor

Gene Saks réalisateur américain

Gene Saks regista statunitense

Gene Saks US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler

Saks, Jean Michael.

Saks, Jean Michael 1921-2015

Джин Сэкс

ג'ין סאקס

جين ساكس

جین ساکس

ژن ساکس

진 색스 미국의 배우, 연출가

ジーン・サックス

吉恩·萨克斯

金·賽克

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