WorldCat Identities

Lahr, Bert 1895-1967

Overview
Works: 194 works in 453 publications in 6 languages and 13,116 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Film soundtracks  Music  Radio plays  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.W59, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bert Lahr
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

129 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 7,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that Her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidently lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
The Wizard of Oz selections from the original motion picture by Harold Arlen( Recording )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just around the corner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy man loses his wife and his fortune and must do repairs to support himself and his daughter
Waiting for Godot a tragiccomedy by Samuel Beckett( Recording )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Beckett, one of the great avant-garde Irish dramatists and writers of the second half of the twentieth century, was born on 13 April 1906. He died in 1989. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. His centenary will be celebrated throughout 2006 with performances of his major plays, but the most popular of them all will be, without doubt, the play with which he first made his name, Waiting for Godot. It opened the gates to the theatre of the absurd as four men appear on the stage, apparently with purpose but (perhaps) waiting for someone called Godot. It is stark, funny, bemusing and still deeply affecting half a century since its first production. In this new recording for Audiobook, John Tydeman, for many years head of BBC Radio Drama, takes a fresh look at one of the milestones in Western drama
Oz by Harold Arlen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything goes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a luxurious ocean liner, a nightclub singer helps a fellow American woo an heiress who is returning home to marry a man she doesn't love. Looking to elude his boss, the American disguises himself as a gangster traveling with a minister, who is actually a gangster."--Container
Two on the aisle a Broadway production by Jule Styne( Recording )

3 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night they raided Minsky's by William Friedkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1925 a beautiful young Amish woman leaves her strict family household and comes to New York City in hopes of becoming a dancer. There she becomes involved with a burlesque comic and by accident invents the strip tease
The wizard of Oz original motion picture soundtrack by Harold Arlen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story & songs of the Wizard of Oz original motion picture soundtrack by Harold Arlen( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ship ahoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leggy lead dancer on a cruise ship who is asked to transport a mine to Puerto Rico. Eager to aid the war effort, she agrees, but neither she nor her pulp-fiction author beau knows she's actually working for spies - who got the idea from one of his potboiler novels
Rose Marie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in German and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed largely on location in the Canadian Rockies, Rose Marie combines a charming tale of a tomboy becoming a lady with two love triangles, a murder mystery, settler-vs.-Indian strife and glorious music, including four of the original stage production's tunes: Rose Marie, The Indian Love Call, The Mounties and in a knockout production number staged by Busby Berkeley, Totem Tom Tom
The great waltz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of composer Johann Strauss
Shirley Temple little darling collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen of the most popular films starring Shirley Temple in her child star years
The Wizard of Oz : the 75th anniversary anthology by Harold Arlen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're the top by Ethel Merman( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cole Porter's Anything goes by Cole Porter( Recording )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Temple little darling collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zauberer von Oz The wizard of oz = El mago de oz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the wizard who can help her return home. On her way she meets a scarecrow who needs a brain, a tin man who wants a heart, and a cowardly lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Ship ahoy by Burton Lane( Recording )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bert Lahr acteur américain

Bert Lahr Amerikaans acteur

Bert Lahr attore statunitense

Bert Lahr US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Lahrheim Irving 1895-1967

Larheim, Irving 1895-1967

Берт Лар

バート・ラー

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Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything goesThe story & songs of the Wizard of Oz original motion picture soundtrack