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Cukor, George 1899-1983

Overview
Works: 638 works in 2,056 publications in 10 languages and 37,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Bildungsromans  Melodrama  Musical films  Humor  Fiction  History 
Roles: Director, Interviewee, Performer, Film editor, Actor, Author of introduction, Former owner, Dedicatee, Commentator, dir, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Photographer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My fair lady by George Cukor ( Visual )
233 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 5,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by Professor Henry Higgins into an elegant lady
The Philadelphia story by Donald Ogden Stewart ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,392 WorldCat member 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 by George Cukor ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,381 WorldCat member 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
Gaslight by George Cukor ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member 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
A star is born by Max Steiner ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,718 WorldCat member 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1089 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harse times of the Civil War
The women by Clare Boothe Luce ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member 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
Born yesterday by George Cukor ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member 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 by Philip Barry ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member 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
Camille by George Cukor ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member 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
Dinner at eight by George Cukor ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,055 WorldCat member 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 by George Cukor ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member 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
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
On Cukor by Gavin Lambert ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On Cukor is finally being reissued in a revised, updated, and redesigned book, published to coincide with the broadcast of an American Masters film directed by Robert Trachtenberg. For this new edition, Gavin Lambert has rewritten the introduction, added new material from his original taped interviews with Cukor, assembled never-before-published photographs from Cukor's personal collection and updated a complete filmography that includes movies re-shot by Cukor without credit." "The heart of the book remains intact. In an unusually candid series of taped interviews with Lambert in the early 1970s, one of Hollywood's finest directors shared some revealing and intimate thoughts on his craft. He discussed his most famous films, including What Price Hollywood?, Dinner at Eight, Little Women, David Copperfield, Camille, Holiday, The Women, The Philadelphia Story, Gaslight, Adam's Rib, Pat and Mike, The Marrying Kind, It Should Happen to You, A Star is Born, and My Fair Lady."--BOOK JACKET
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger by George Cukor ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member 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
A double life by George Cukor ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member 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
Let's make love by George Cukor ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a wealthy bachelor who learns that he is to be parodied in an upcoming off-Broadway review
Les girls by George Cukor ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member 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
Romeo and Juliet by George Cukor ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member 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
 
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Cukor, George 1899-
Cukor, George 1899-1983
Cukor, George Dewey.
Cukor, George Dewey 1899-
Cukor, George Dewey 1899-1983
Languages
English (785)
French (32)
Spanish (22)
German (22)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (9)
Esperanto (2)
English, Old (1)
Danish (1)
Polish (1)
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