WorldCat Identities

Merman, Ethel

Overview
Works: 774 works in 1,348 publications in 3 languages and 24,225 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biography  Comedy films  Road films  Musicals  Original cast recordings  Concert films  Filmed musicals  Popular music 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Producer, Speaker, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ethel Merman
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
Irving Berlin's Annie get your gun : the new Broadway cast recording by Irving Berlin( Recording )

62 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closing scenes: "Anything you can do" (Dolores Gray, Bill Johnson) -- Finale: "[There's no business like] Show business" ; "They say it's wonderful" ; "[I got the] Sun in the morning" (Ensemble) -- Reprise: Curtain calls "They say it's wonderful" (Gray, Johnson) -- Speech: Dolores Gray ; Audience sings "Happy birthday"--Speech: Bill Johnson -- Speech: Emile Littler -- Speech: Helen Tamiris. Reprise: "Doin' what comes naturally" (Gray) -- "[There's no business like] Show business" (Ensemble)--Tape insert
Gypsy : the new Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( Recording )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of strip-teaser Gypsy Rose Lee and her ambitious stage mother
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family. Molly and Terry Donahue start out as a duo and keep adding kids to the act until they finally become The 5 Donahues. Their busy and tumultuous lives aren't always easy, but the Donahues have plenty of love to get them through the hard times and more than enough talent to keep them on top. Highlighted by one classic Irving Berlin song after another and an array of dazzling production numbers
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander's Ragtime Band and ingenue Stella Kirby are forced to team up when an audition mix-up lands them a job together. Though Stella and band leader Alexander lock horns, they put their differences aside at the urging of Charlie Dwyer, a band member who is romancing Stella. But Charlie's truce backfires when Alexander and Stella fall in love, triggering a nearly 30-year rivalry for her affection
Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus must save Frosty and Rudolph from a bad wizard
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the suave Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Broadway's lost treasures III : the best of the Tony Awards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of Broadway song & dance numbers from The Tony Awards, as performed by the original cast members between 1968 and 2002
Gypsy by Jule Styne( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Charity : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen Verdon takes the lead in the musical based on the Fellini film Nights of Cabiria. Includes bonus tracks and previously unreleased material
12 songs from Call me madam by Irving Berlin( Recording )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway divas( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie get your gun : original cast album by Irving Berlin( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
Mermania! by Ethel Merman( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mermania! by Ethel Merman( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimate Broadway( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 40 Broadway musical songs that span from 1943 to 1996
Gypsy : a musical fable by Jule Styne( )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes included. Based on the life of Gypsy Rose Lee. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Arthur Laurents
Annie get your gun : an original cast album by Irving Berlin( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gypsy : original Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Broadway's lost treasures III : the best of the Tony Awards
Alternative Names
Etel Merman

Ethel Merman Actress, singer

Ethel Merman actrice de cinéma et chanteuse américaine

Ethel Merman Amerikaans acteur

Ethel Merman Amerikaans actrice

Ethel Merman amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Ethel Merman amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Ethel Merman amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Ethel Merman cantante e attrice statunitense

Ethel Merman US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Six, Ethel M. 1909-1984

Six, Ethel Merman

Six, Ethel Merman 1909-1984

Zimmerman Ethel 1909-1984

Zimmerman, Ethel Agnes

Zimmerman, Ethel Agnes 1909-1984

Zimmermann, Ethel A. 1909-1984

Zimmermann, Ethel Agnes.

Zimmermann, Ethel Agnes 1909-1984

Етел Мерман

Етель Мерман

Мерман, Этель

Этэль Мерман

Этэль Мэрман амэрыканская сьпявачка і акторка

אתל מרמן

אתל מרמן זמרת אמריקאית

إيثيل ميرمان

ایثل مرمن بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

에설 머먼

エセル・マーマン

埃塞爾·默爾曼

Languages
English (277)

French (3)

German (2)

Covers
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show businessBroadway's lost treasures III : the best of the Tony AwardsCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionShout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a centuryBrass diva : the life and legends of Ethel MermanEthel Merman : a bio-bibliographyEthel Merman : the biggest star on Broadway