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Berkeley, Busby 1895-1976

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Most widely held works by Busby Berkeley
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

49 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,164 WorldCat member 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
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

31 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member 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
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

24 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member 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. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley. Includes the 1934 Warner Bros. cartoon "Honeymoon hotel" and the original theatrical trailer for the Warner Bros. film "Dames."
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

29 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
For me and my gal by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 764 WorldCat member 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
Take me out to the ball game by Betty Comden( Visual )

25 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member 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 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member 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 book by Tony Thomas( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gang's all here( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eadie Allen is a chorus girl who dreams of becoming a star. While working at a New York nightclub, she meets Sergeant Andy Mason; they fall in love, but he is shipped off to war. As Eadie becomes the headliner at the nightclub, Andy comes home a war hero. But complications arise when Eadie finds out Andy is unofficially engaged to another woman"--Container
Babes in arms by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member 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 Busby Berkeley album by Harry Warren( )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They made me a criminal by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

49 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member 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 by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member 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
Babes on Broadway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member 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
Strike up the band( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Varsity show( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash!
Gold diggers of 1937( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobart, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts
The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features 22 song-and-dance numbers staged and directed by Busby Berkeley, from movie musicals released in the 1930s. Included are excerpts from: 42nd Street, Gold diggers of 1933, Fashions of 1934, In Caliente, Footlight parade, Wonder Bar, Dames, Gold diggers of 1935, and Gold diggers of 1937
The genius of Busby Berkeley by Robert W Pike( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
42nd StreetGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeGold diggers of 1935Dames
Alternative Names
Berkeley, Bud 1895-1976

Berkeley Enos William 1895-1976

Busby Berkeley Amerikaans filmregisseur

Busby Berkeley amerykański reżyser i choreograf

Busby Berkeley cinéaste américain

Busby Berkeley director de cine estadounidense

Busby Berkeley regista e coreografo statunitense

Busby Berkeley US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Choreograph

Enos, Busby B. 1895-1976

Enos, Busby Berkeley William

Enos, Busby Berkeley William 1895-1976

Enos, William B. 1895-1976

Enos, William Berkeley

Enos William Berkeley 1895-1976

Базби Беркли

Басби Беркли

באזבי ברקלי

بازبی برکلی طراح رقص، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

버스비 버클리

バスビー・バークレー

巴士比·柏克莱

巴斯比·伯克利

Languages
English (346)

German (7)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeGold diggers of 1935DamesThey made me a criminal