WorldCat Identities

Lahr, Bert 1895-1967

Overview
Works: 235 works in 605 publications in 7 languages and 14,331 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film soundtracks  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bert Lahr
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

194 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 8,290 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 accidentally 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 )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Musical and dramatic selections recorded directly from the soundtrack of MGM's Technicolor film." Over the rainbow. Munchkin land. Follow the yellow brick road. If I only had a brain. If I only had a heart. If I only had the nerve. If I were king of the fo rest. Courage. Ding dong' The witch is dead. There is no place like home
Waiting for Godot : a tragicomedy by Samuel Beckett( Recording )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the side of a deserted country road, two tramps await the arrival of the mysterious Godot. The more they argue, question and complain, the more their predicament begins to resemble that of humanity looking for meaning in an absurd universe
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. 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 all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Just around the corner by Irving Cummings( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy man loses his wife and his fortune and must do repairs to support himself and his daughter
Just around the corner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl helps her Depression-poor father get a job after she befriends a cantankerous millionaire
Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything goes by Cole Porter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 206 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
The night they raided Minsky's by William Friedkin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1925 a beautiful young Amish woman leaves her strict family household and comes to New York City with the hope of becoming a dancer. There she becomes involved with a burlesque comic and by accident invents the strip tease
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. 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 all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
The wizard of Oz : original motion picture soundtrack by Harold Arlen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 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 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of L. Frank Baum's story The Wizard of Oz with songs "Over the rainbow" and "Follow the yellow brick road."
Two on the aisle : a new musical revue by Jule Styne( Recording )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Marie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 74 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
Ship ahoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 72 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
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition features the delightful musical fantasy tale about a little Kansas girl named Dorothy who dreams of the magical land of Oz and includes outtakes, interviews, audio commentary and other material
Shirley Temple : little darling collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 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 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great waltz by Lai yin ha de( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of composer Johann Strauss
5 film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Music man: Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk
Magicien d'Oz by L. Frank Baum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum novel, Dorothy and her dog Toto, are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she encounters some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage
 
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The Wizard of Oz
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The Wizard of OzCole Porter's musical comedy Anything goesThe Wizard of OzThe story & songs of the Wizard of Oz : original motion picture soundtrack
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Bert Lahr

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

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