Cukor, George 1899-1983
Most widely held works about George Cukor
Most widely held works by George Cukor
My fair lady by George Cukor ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,771 libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.
The Philadelphia story ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,007 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.
Adam's rib ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda.
Little women ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harsh times of the Civil war.
The women ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another.
My fair lady ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady.
A star is born ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets.
Born yesterday ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
A corrupt millionaire junk dealer, embarrassed by his girlfriend's lack of social sophistication, arranges to have her trained in a crash course in "culture." He is surprised and outraged when after becoming aware of her role as pawn in his crooked business deals, she refuses to cooperate.
Holiday ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do.
Dinner at eight ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man.
Pat and Mike ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 837 libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process.
Gaslight ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as he drives her to the brink of insanity.
Camille ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure.
On Cukor by Gavin Lambert ( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Gaslight ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity.
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up.
The Philadelphia story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 660 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear.
A double life ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable.
Les girls ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
A cheeky musical variation on Rashomon, the film gives three flashbacks on the Parisian sojourn of a dance master and his featured artists.
Let's make love ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a wealthy bachelor who learns that he is to be parodied in an upcoming off-Broadway review.
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Cukor, George, 1899-
Cukor, George 1899-1983 B 1996
Cukor, George Dewey.
Cukor, George Dewey, 1899-1983
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