Berkeley, Busby 1895-1976
Most widely held works about Busby Berkeley
Most widely held works by Busby Berkeley
42nd Street ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score.
Footlight parade ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses.
For me and my gal ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Musical comedy about a vaudeville song-and-dance team who buck tough times and World War I on their way to success in show business.
Gold diggers of 1933 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley.
The Busby Berkeley book by Tony Thomas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Take me out to the ball game ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
The story of two baseball pros who moonlight as a song-and-dance team in the off-season. They both loose their hearts to the new female manager.
Dames ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley.
The Busby Berkeley disc ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937.
Gold diggers of 1935 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort.
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.
Gold diggers of 1933 ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler play two young hopefuls struggling to make it on Broadway. Even falling in love has it's hardships, as Powell's high-brow Eastern family is determined to break them up. More complications set in when his brother falls for Keeler's wise-cracking roommate.
Babes in arms ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night.
The gang's all here ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A young showgirl falls for a playboy soldier the night before his leave. When he comes back and is given a medal, he finds that she's singing at the celebration his family has arranged, and she finds that he gave her an assumed name and is engaged.
They made me a criminal ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Wanted for a murder he didn't commit, high-living prizefighter Johnny Bradfield (Garfield) flees to avoid arrest. While hiding out on a ranch in Arizona, he meets up with a group of juvenile delinquents (The Dead End Kids). Bradfield takes it upon himself to set the kids straight, as a detective (Rains) closes in on the boxer.
Romance on the high seas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Musical about a singer, Georgia Garrett, who takes the place of a socialite on a cruise and finds herself embroiled in the plots and counterplots of a suspicious husband and wife.
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Babes in arms: When vaudeville-famous parents meet financial trouble, their son gathers up his stage friends and puts on a show to raise money. All appears well until a hurricane hits before opening night.
Gold diggers of 1935 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Gold Diggers of 1935 is set in a ritzy New England summer resort, and involves a wealthy society matron, her beautiful daughter, and a young medical student.
Babes on Broadway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers.
The Busby Berkeley album by Harry Warren ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Million dollar mermaid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Esther Williams portrays Annette Kellerman, the Australian swimmer, who created a scandal in 1902 by introducing the one-piece bathing suit to America.
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Berkeley Enos, William 1895-1976
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Enos, William B. 1895-1976
Enos, William Berkeley, 1895-1976
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