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Menken, Alan

Overview
Works: 1,077 works in 2,837 publications in 12 languages and 62,090 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Arranger, Compiler, Contributor, Creator, Director, Singer, Other, Actor, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alan Menken
 
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The little mermaid by Jodi Benson( Visual )

71 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tale of a headstrong young mermaid who yearns to "spend a day, warm on the sand," Ariel trades her voice to Ursula, the Sea Witch, for a pair of legs. Ariel can only succeed if she receives true love's kiss in a few days' time and she needs all the help she can from a singing crab named Sebastian, a loudmouth seagull, and a flounder
Beauty and the Beast by Gary Trousdale( Visual )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Aladdin by Walt Disney( Visual )

66 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aladdin is an orphan living on the streets of the city of Agrabah, continually outwitting and avoiding local law enforcement. One day he meets a young girl--also hiding from the guards--who is actually Princess Jasmine, seeking to escape from a disagreement with her father the Sultan about her marriage. He gallantly conceals her, and promptly falls in love. Soon, the Grand Vizier Jafar divines that Aladdin represents the key to his plans, and tricks him into the mysterious Cave of Wonders. Aladdin finds an ornate lamp, and, accidentally comes face-to-face with a blue genie--ready and willing to grant him three wishes. Aladdin, with the help of his sidekicks -- a monkey named Abu and a flying carpet, seeks to win Jasmine's hand, defeat the evil Jafar and his vicious parrot, Iago, and save Agrabah. At the conclusion of his adventures, Aladdin learns that he is a prince where it truly matters most--on the inside
Tangled by Mandy Moore( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disney's CGI-animated comedy adventure retelling the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel. While hiding out in a seemingly abandoned tower deep in the forest, handsome young bandit Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi) is surprised to discover that the tower does in fact have an occupant in the form of feisty long-haired teen Rapunzel (Mandy Moore). Rapunzel, who has been looking for a means of escape from the tower in which she has been grounded for her entire life, strikes a deal with the dashing outlaw and the unlikely pair soon find themselves caught up in the adventure of a lifetime as they face magic, monsters and villains in their quest for freedom
Enchanted by Kevin Lima( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banished from the magical fairy-tale land of Andalasia, Giselle, a princess-to-be, finds herself in real-world New York City, where she learns about life and love, enchanting a cynical divorce lawyer along the way
Hercules by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

51 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated, musical adaptation of the story of Hercules
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasimodo must protect the cathedral's most famous bell and find true love
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas resists taking life seriously, although her father wishes for her to marry and take her place as a leader of her people. As Pocahontas and John Smith fall in love, however, both find that their lives are going in directions they never anticipated
Beauty and the beast( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nerdish florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed
The shaggy dog by Gareth Davies( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog
Home on the range by Walt Disney( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cows, a stallion, and several of their four-footed friends band together to stop a greedy outlaw from taking over the Patch of Heaven dairy farm
Beauty and the beast : original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Recording )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Disney's most beloved animated classics is transformed into a live-action fantasy with one of 2017's most anticipated films. The soundtrack includes John Legend and Ariana Grande on a new version of the classic title track
Walt Disney Pictures presents Aladdin : original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Recording )

49 editions published between 1403 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the great songs from the Disney movie Aladdin
Newsies by Christian Bale( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful
Sausage party by Seth Rogen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of an ambitious sausage and other food and non-perishable items within a grocery store
Beauty and the beast : original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs from the original sound track of the Disney movie based on the fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast by Gary Trousdale( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be our guest at the enchanted 25th Anniversary celebration, universally acclaimed as one of Disney's finest animated features and now honored in the Walt Disney Signature Collection. Join brave, independent Belle on the adventure of a lifetime as she sets out to rescue her father and finds herself in the castle of a mysterious beast. This timeless tale overflows with unforgettable characters and Academy Award-winning music (Best Song, Best Score, 1991)!
Pocahontas : an original Walt Disney Records soundtrack by Alan Menken( Recording )

55 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Pocahontas, the young and proud Native American princess who saved the life of Captain John Smith
Beauty and the beast by Alan Menken( Recording )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic album is reissued to celebrate the release of the Diamond Edition of Disney's Beauty and the Beast on 10/05/10. Includes a new recording of the song Beauty and the Beast by Jordin Sparks
 
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Alternative Names
Aladdin

Alan Menken Amerikaans componist

Alan Menken amerikansk pianist och kompositör

Alan Menken amerikansk pianist og komponist

Alan Menken compositeur américain

Alan Menken compositor y pianista estadounidense (ss. XX-XXI).

Alan Menken compositore statunitense

Alan Menken US-amerikanischer Komponist

Alan Menkin

Beauty and the Beast

Hercules

King David

Little Shop of Horrors

Menken, A.

Menken, Alan Irwin

Menken, Alan Irwin 1949-

Pocahontas

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Little Mermaid

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Алан Менкен

Менкен, Алан

Ալան Մենկեն

אלן מנקן

آلن منکن آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی

앨런 멘켄

アラン・メンケン

メンケン, アラン

亞倫·孟肯

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