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Belasco, David 1853-1931

Overview
Works: 517 works in 1,233 publications in 6 languages and 11,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Operas  Outlines and syllabi  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Silent films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Short films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Editor, Lyricist, Director, pmn, Contributor, Creator, Librettist, Owner, Inscriber, Scenarist, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Belasco
The girl of the golden West by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

47 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of girl in a large hat, with lariat medallion
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnie, owner of a saloon in a mining camp in California, falls in love with Dick Johnson who is in reality the bandit Ramerrez. Sheriff Jack Rance is also in love with Minnie and they play poker to determine the bandit's fate. Minnie cheats and wins his freedom, but he is caught. About to be hanged, Johnson/Ramerrez is saved when Minnie pleads for his life
The heart of Maryland & other plays by David Belasco( Book )

12 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in English and French and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre through its stage door by David Belasco( Book )

13 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Henry C. De Mille by Henry Churchill De Mille( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Six plays : Madame Butterfly, Du Barry, the darling of the gods, Adrea, the girl of the golden West, the return of Peter Grimm by David Belasco( Book )

10 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

57 editions published between 1904 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest favorites of the Italian operatic repertoire, whose productions at London's Covent Garden in 1905 (featuring Enrico Caruso, among other luminaries of the day) and New York's Metropolitan Opera the following year first brought it fame
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 1923 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

58 editions published between 1910 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A segment from Act 1. The vocal parts are: Ashby " Postiglione! Conosci certa Nina? Nina Macheltorena?"; Minnie "È una finta spagnuola nativa di Cachuca."
The return of Peter Grimm, novelised from the play by David Belasco( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belasco Theatre, Forty Fourth Street, near Broadway, under the sole management of David Belasco. David Belasco presents David Warfield in "The Return of Peter Grimm," a play in three acts by David Belasco. The play produced under the personal supervision of Mr. Belasco. Stage director William J. Dean, stage manager William Boag, scene by Ernest Gros, scenery built by Charles J. Carson, electrical effects by Louis Hartman
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven chances": Adaptation de la pièce de Roi Cooper Megrue. Un jeune homme doit se marier avant 19 heures s'il veut hériter d'une fortune de 7 millions -- "Neighbors": Buster tente de séduire une voisine locataire -- "The Balloonatic": Le citadin Buster est transporté dans la forêt en montgolfière
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Deburau, a comedy by Sacha Guitry( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belasco Theatre, West 44th, near Broadway, under the sole management of David Belasco. David Belasco presents Lionel Atwill in "Deburau," from the French of Sacha Guitry, adapted by Granville Barker. Play produced under the personal direction of Mr. Belasco, scenes by Ernest Gros, built by Charles Carson, electrical effects by Louis Hartman, costumes by Mme. Heerman, Marie Muelle, of Paris, Peter Leoni and Eaves
The girl of the golden West, a play in four acts by David Belasco( Book )

9 editions published between 1933 and 1942 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May Blossom, a comedy in four acts by David Belasco( Book )

8 editions published between 1883 and 1994 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music master by Charles Klein( Book )

9 editions published between 1906 and 1927 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton von Barwig, formerly an orchestra leader in Vienna, searches for his daughter who was taken from him by his wife many years before. Out of pride, he refuses help and is gradually forced to sell all his belongings. After being fleeced for years by a detective, he meets Helene Stanton, who is his long-lost daughter. She comes into his life as a charming young society girl seeking music lessons for her fiancé, Beverly Cruger, a boy of promising musical talents; sensing his kinship with her, Barwig finally confronts her foster father, who had run away with his wife in Vienna. Though her father is persuaded to make the sacrifice of effacing himself so as not to ruin her chance for social success, she discovers the relationship and brushes social considerations aside to be reunited with him
Seven chances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]he story of an eligible young bachelor who must marry by 7:00 p.m. in order to receive a $7 million inheritance. After bungling a proposal to his longtime sweetheart ..., Jimmie ... embarks on a desperate quest for a bride. He experiences a hilarious series of rejections, until a newspaper announcement of Jimmie's predicament provides him with more fiancées than he can handle"--Container
Lord Chumley by David Belasco( )

11 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranglers of Paris by David Belasco( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of Maryland a drama in four acts by David Belasco( )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The return of Peter Grimm, novelised from the play
Alternative Names
Belasco, D.

Belasco, David

Belasko, D.

David Belasco Amerikaans auteur

David Belasco drammaturgo, impresario teatrale e regista teatrale statunitense

David Belasco US-amerikanischer Dramatiker

Дэвид Беласко

בלסקו, דוד 1853-1931

デーヴィッド・ベラスコ

ベラスコ, ダビット

ベラスコ, デーヴィッド

大衛·貝拉斯科

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The theatre through its stage doorMadama ButterflyLa fanciulla del WestThe return of Peter Grimm, novelised from the play