WorldCat Identities

Jones, Shirley 1934 March 31-

Overview
Works: 328 works in 965 publications in 5 languages and 24,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Musicals  Biography  Western films  Excerpts  Comedy films  Romance films  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Shirley Jones
 
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Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

89 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
The music man by Meredith Willson( Visual )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bigelow , a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

47 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of Hollywood musical films. This program covers the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, including Gypsy with Bette Midler, Annie and director Rob Marshall, Moulin Rouge, Chicago, Dreamgirls, Hairspray, The Blues Brothers, Dirty Dancing, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Evita with Madonna, and more
The music man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires
Hidden places( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed mother of two must overcome great odds to save her family's home. Just when things can't get worse, fate brings along hope in the form of a mysterious drifter who offers his help
The Cheyenne social club( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
Meredith Willson's The music man : original soundtrack by Meredith Willson( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma's boy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, 35-year-old Alex is the world's oldest video game tester, but at night he is privately developing the next big game for the X-Box generation. When one of his roommates spends all the rent money on Filipino hookers, Alex gets kicked out of his apartment. He finds himself forced to live with his grandmother and her friends Grace and Bea. To save face with his friends and co-workers, he brags about the three hot babes living with him
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
Tank by John Keegan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant-Major Zack Carey is completing his final stint of duty at a post in a small southern town. After defending a prostitute, he finds himself doing battle with the town's sheriff. When the town's maniacal sheriff jails Zack's son, Billy, on a phoney drug charge, the Sergeant takes justice into his own hands with the help from his personal World War II Sherman Tank
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is difficult for Tom Corbett as he and his son, Eddie, try to recover from the loss of his wife. The courtship process brings father and son together with renewed hope and enthusiasm for the future
Rodgers & Hammerstein : the sound of movies( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the film versions of seven Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals: State Fair, Oklahoma!, Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, Flower Drum Song, and The Sound of Music. Shirley Jones provides introductions and historical background
The music man : original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In light of all the hit Broadway musicals that have stumbled in their translation to the big screen, The Music Man stands out as an exception; it is one of the best-loved movie musicals of all time. A great deal of the credit goes to composer Meredith Willson, who resisted studio pressure to hire a big name for the title role (Frank Sinatra or Cary Grant) in favor of the Tony-winning stage star, Robert Preston, who turns in one of Hollywood's most magical performances as the spellbinder who hoodwinks a small town in Iowa. Shirley Jones did not perform the show on Broadway, but she had cut her teeth as a musical ingenue in the films of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! and Carousel and gives Marian the librarian a lovely voice and charming personality. Most importantly, Willson's score combines marching bands and barbershop quartets to capture perfectly the spirit of America's heartland at the turn of the century. A classic." --
Christmas is here again( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag and he crushes the holiday spirit. Over time, the world's children forget about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime as they try to stop Krad from totally destroying Christmas once and for all
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel : 1994 Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carousel: complete 1945 John Raitt and Jan Clayton original cast recording, plus three previously unreleased alternate takes including the full overture (with Jean Darling and others; Joseph Littau, cond.)
The Partridge family. come on get happy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed mother and her musical children living in Northern California form a band, hire a doofus manager and set out in a wildly-painted school bus to make their fortune in pop rock 'n roll. They do amazingly well, but how does Mama keep her kids normal and raise them up right in show business?
The Partridge family. come on get happy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed mother and her musical children living in Northern California form a band, hire a doofus manager and set out in a wildly-painted school bus to make their fortune in pop rock 'n roll. They do amazingly well, but how does Mama keep her kids normal and raise them up right in show business?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Oklahoma!
Alternative Names
Jones, Shirley 1934 Mar. 31-

Jones, Shirley Mae 1934-

Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones actrice américaine

Shirley Jones actriz estadounidense

Shirley Jones aktorka amerykańska

Shirley Jones Amerikaans actrice

Shirley Jones amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Shirley Jones amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Shirley Jones amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Shirley Jones cantante e attrice statunitense

Shirley Jones US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Shirley Jones yhdysvaltalainen laulaja ja näyttelijä

Σίρλεϊ Τζόουνς

Ширли Джонс

Ширлі Джонс

Шърли Джоунс

שירלי ג'ונס

שירלי ג'ונס שחקנית אמריקאית

شرلی جونز بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

셜리 존스 미국의 여자 가수, 배우

シャーリー・ジョーンズ

雪莉·瓊斯

Languages
English (442)

German (3)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

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The music manRodgers and Hammerstein's CarouselThe music manTankThe courtship of Eddie's fatherRodgers & Hammerstein : the sound of moviesThe Partridge family. come on get happyThe Partridge family. come on get happy