WorldCat Identities

Durante, Jimmy 1893-1980

Overview
Works: 822 works in 1,195 publications in 3 languages and 16,636 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Animated television programs  Television programs  Music  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Speaker, Composer, Host, Narrator, Conductor, Lyricist, Interviewee, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Jimmy Durante Publications by Jimmy Durante
posthumous Publications by Jimmy Durante, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jimmy Durante
Frosty the snowman ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Frosty the snowman is accidently brought to life, he has several adventures and must outwit the plans of an evil magician in order to find safety at the North Pole
Little Miss Broadway ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphan adopted by a kind hotel manager who rents rooms to down-on-their-luck entertainers lives happily enough until the owner of the hotel complains about the noise her showbiz friends make and threatens to close the hotel and send her back to the orphanage
Sleepless in Seattle original motion picture soundtrack by American Film Orchestra ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rudolph, Frosty & friends sing along ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten musical Yuletide treasures from the original TV specials, featuring the voices of Fred Astaire, Jimmy Durante and Burl Ives
The original Christmas classics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Santamental journey pop vocal Christmas classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The panic is on the great American depression as seen by the common man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This multifaceted set communicates both the painful hard times of the Great Depression and the grace and strong will of the common man in confronting it. Period newsreel and documentary film footage convey the feel of the times. Classic musical recordings reflect the popular mood of the day. The booklet includes photographs, letters, and first hand recollections
Jumbo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this sensational, razzle-dazzle circus epic the New York Herald Tribune called "a glorious tribute to sawdust!" Set at the turn of the century, the story centers on Pop Wonder (Jimmy Durante), his daughter Kitty (Doris Day), his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu (Martha Raye), and Sam Rawlins (Stephen Boyd), the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty. All four stars shine in thbe lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the sublime songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The breathtaking circus footage was actually directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
A Christmas wish ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of Rupert, a lovable trained squirrel who unknowingly helps a family of vaudeville performers who are down on their luck
You've got mail by George Fenton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a lecture tour in the midwest, an acid-tongued radio celebrity and his secretary accept a dinner invitation from an ordinary, all-American family. Unfortunately, he breaks his hip and must move in to recuperate--bringing his eccentric lifestyle and oddball friends into their well-ordered lives
Christmas classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features television's Christmas classics from well-known animated specials like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman, as well as Little Drummer Boy; Jingle Bell Rock; and Nuttin' for Christmas
As time goes by the best of Jimmy Durante by Jimmy Durante ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great Rupert ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of Rupert, a lovable trained squirrel who unknowingly helps a family of vaudeville performers who are down on their luck
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A returning GI moves in with his old Brooklyn High School janitor and falls for the music teacher while he sets his sights on a career in showbiz
Hey, Mr. Spaceman ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 12 songs about extraterrestrials
On an island with you by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees
Esther Williams ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
Billboard presents Family Christmas classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melody ranch ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawlessness runs rampant in Gene's hometown until he returns and cleans up the place
 
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Alternative Names
Durante 1893-1980
Durante, James.
Durante, James F. 1893-1980
Durante, James Francis.
Durante, James Francis 1893-1980
Durante, Jimmy 'Schnozzle' 1893-1980
Languages
English (190)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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