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La Cava, Gregory 1892-1952

Overview
Works: 151 works in 510 publications in 4 languages and 4,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Biography  Silent films  Short films  Animated films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Restager , pmn, Film editor, Scenarist, Performer, Adapter, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

165 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler and finds that he is richer than they are
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

35 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
My man Godfrey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler
Gabriel over the White House( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
My man Godfrey ; Life with father( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
History of animation : origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Classic comedy laugh pack( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four comedy films
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene, an eccentric, wealthy Manhattanite, wins a society-ball scavenger hunt after finding a "forgotten man"-- an apparent down-and-out drifter-- at a dump. She gives him work as the family butler and soon falls head over heels for him. Her attempts to both woo Godfrey and indoctrinate him in the household’s dysfunction make for a string of madcap high jinks
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. A Florida enchantment -- 2. The Old Curiosity Shop -- 3. The metamorphosis of Lillian Travers -- 4. Strange feelings -- 5. Mr. Lawrence Talbot -- 6. At Silver Spring Landing -- 7. The morning of the duel
Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage door: A group of aspiring actresses share a boardinghouse in New York City
5th Ave girl( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them. Also included is a short documentary concerning the method the New York City police used in the search for runaways during the 1950's
Primrose path (1940) : shooting script by Gregory La Cava( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running wild( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy that spotlights the hilarious plight of a man afraid of his own shadow. Fields plays Elmer Finch, a man with an inferiority complex so overpowering that his wife browbeats him, her relatives bother him, and his boss treats him like the office rug
Primrose path by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie Mae lives on Primrose Hill with her good-hearted and fancy free mother, her drunken father, her younger sister and a mean-spirited grandmother. The Hill is not a good part of town, however. When she meets and falls for a hard-working man, they marry and she hides her past from him. When he discovers the truth it jeopardizes their marriage
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Made for each other : Suddenly ; My man Godfrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler ... but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye
Living in a big way( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serviceman returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has misgivings about their impulsive nuptials
Fannie Hurst's Symphony of six million( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish doctor turns his back on his ghetto upbringing, and on his disabled sweetheart, to make his fortune as a Park Avenue surgeon. Then tragedy strikes, forcing him to examine his life and rediscover his better self. Fannie Hurst was one of the most popular authors of the first half of the 20th century, producing a stream of romantic tales rich with heartbreak and sacrifice, elements that transferred splendidly to the screen
Al servicio de las damas : My man Godfrey( Visual )

22 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una alocada chica de la alta sociedad, su hermana y sus ricos amigos se divierten con un extravagante juego de caza que consiste en recoger todo tipo de desechos. En un lugar del East River, zona azotada por la Gran Depresión, encuentran a Godfrey, un ingenioso y mordaz vagabundo. Este curioso personaje acompaña a las hermanas a una fiesta, donde pronuncia un discurso sobre el carácter inhumano del juego. Después acepta trabajar como mayordomo en la casa familiar. En realidad, Godfrey esconde un secreto sobre su pasado
The age of consent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"College student Michael Harvey ... and his sweetheart ... plan to marry in two years, after Michael graduates. But two years is a long time for an ardent young man, and he succumbs to the charms of Dora ..., a pert waitress. Dora's father intervenes, demanding that Michael make an honest woman of his underage daughter or face prison. Has Michael lost his chance of happiness with the woman he truly loves?"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Cava, Gregory la

Cava, Gregory la 1892-1952

Gregory La Cava Amerikaans filmregisseur (1892-1952)

Gregory La Cava amerikanesche Filmregisseur

Gregory La Cava director de cine estadounidense

Gregory La Cava director de cinema estatunidenc

Gregory La Cava réalisateur américain

Gregory La Cava regista statunitense

Gregory La Cava US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Cartoonist

La Cava, George Gregory

LaCava, Gregory 1892-1952

Грегори Ла Кава

گرگوری لا کاوا کارگردان آمریکایی

グレゴリー・ラ・カヴァ

格雷戈里·拉·卡瓦

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