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Belasco, David 1853-1931

Overview
Works: 548 works in 1,364 publications in 4 languages and 13,224 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Operas  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction  Live sound recordings  Silent films  Excerpts  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Lyricist, Editor, Director, Author of screenplay, pmn, Scenarist, Owner, Performer, Composer, Librettist, Producer, Inscriber
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Belasco
America's lost plays by Dion Boucicault( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of Peter Grimm, novelised from the play by David Belasco( )

40 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 510 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
The girl of the golden West by David Belasco( Book )

33 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of girl in a large hat, with lariat medallion
Favorite American plays of the nineteenth century by Barrett H Clark( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 426 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 theatre through its stage door by David Belasco( Book )

21 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I have attempted to epitomize my theories, views, and practices in the making of my dramatic productions, in the training and development of my actors, and in the regulation and direction of the manifold elements which enter the mounting and unfolding of every work of dramatic art, not as a treatise on these different subjects, but as information for the many who, I know by experience, are curious to learn of the work of the theatre through other sources than the proscenium opening"--Foreword
The heart of Maryland & other plays by David Belasco( Book )

19 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and French and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in English and held by 346 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 )

11 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1912 and 1923 in English and held by 309 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and held by 261 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
Madam Butterfly : a Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini( )

47 editions published between 1904 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Butterfly by John Luther Long( )

24 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine Arts Enterprises, Inc., presents The Fujiwara Opera Company of Japan, Yosie Fujiwara, general director, "Madame Butterfly," by Giacomo Puccini, founded on the book by John L. Long and the drama by David Belasco, in three acts, Allen Jensen, musical director and conductor, American-Canadian tour, Yoichiro Fukunaga, chorus master and assistant conductor
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The girl of the golden west = (La fanciulla del west) : an opera in three acts : (from the drama by David Belasco) by Giacomo Puccini( )

55 editions published between 1910 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deburau, a comedy by Sacha Guitry( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 121 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 music master by Charles Klein( Book )

9 editions published between 1906 and 1927 in English and held by 115 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
The girl of the golden West, a play in four acts by David Belasco( Book )

10 editions published between 1933 and 1942 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1883 and 1994 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Chumley by David Belasco( )

10 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in English and held by 91 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 scénariste, dramaturge américain

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

Languages
English (306)

Italian (88)

German (10)

French (6)

Covers
The girl of the golden WestThe theatre through its stage door