WorldCat Identities

Bolger, Ray

Works: 318 works in 771 publications in 8 languages and 17,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Singer, Narrator, Dancer, Interviewee, Author, Speaker, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ray Bolger
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

224 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 8,589 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 by L. Frank Baum( Recording )

38 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film presents both the personal life and theatrical enterprises of America's foremost showman, Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. Opulence and lavishness abound in the numerous spectacular production numbers
Babes in Toyland( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus's incompetent assistants accidentally make some giant wooden soldiers, which come in useful when a villain tries to take over Toyland
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
That's dancing!( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Baryshnikov to break dancing, from Fred and Giner to Shirley and Bojangles, from movement depicted on Grecian urns to the kaleidoscopic pizzazz of Busby Berkely spectaculars
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty by Taylor Caldwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country. With each success his arrogance grows in his determination to ensure the ultimate success for his son
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 321 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
Ray Bolger in All American : original Broadway cast by Charles Strouse( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April in Paris by David Butler( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The State Department wants Ethel Barrymore to represent the American theater at an arts exposition in Paris, but a beleaguered bureaucrat mismails Miss Barrymore's invitation to Miss Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson. She's a very blonde, very brassy chorus girl, who proves to be dynamite on the New York to Paris ocean crossing
Ultimate Broadway( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 40 Broadway musical songs that span from 1943 to 1996
Peter & the magic egg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Amos tells the story of Mama and Papa Doppler. In danger of losing their farm to Tobias Tinwhiskers, the Dopplers get help from Peter and the Magic Egg
The music of Disney : a legacy in song( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway's best at Pops( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of Broadway's most beloved stars join the Boston Pops for show-stopping performances from the world's best-loved musicals. Featuring many legendary performers and conductors
The daydreamer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Hans Christian Andersen falls asleep and dreams some of his most famous fairy tales
All American by Charles Strouse( Recording )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wizard of Oz : original motion picture soundtrack by Harold Arlen( Recording )

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

There's no place like home( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ingalls have moved to the city in the hopes of making a better living. The city turns out to be a harsh place. The Ingalls decide to return to Walnut Grove only to find it a dying town. It will take the Ingalls' love and devotion and a miracle to rebuild a shattered community
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the good old summertime: A musical version of "The shop around the corner" tells the story of a salesgirl correspondence through a dating service with a man who turns out to be the manager she detests
Little Oz stories by L. Frank Baum( Recording )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about the American adventures of the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, the Woggle-Bug, and Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw Horse, and the Flying Gump
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The great Ziegfeld
Alternative Names
Bolger, Raymond Wallace

Bolger Raymond Wallace 1904-1987

Bulcao, Raymond Wallace.

Bulcao, Raymond Wallace 1904-1987

Ray Bolger acteur américain

Ray Bolger Amerikaans acteur

Ray Bolger amerikansk skådespelare

Ray Bolger amerikansk skodespelar

Ray Bolger amerikansk skuespiller

Ray Bolger attore statunitense

Ray Bolger US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Sänger und Tänzer

Wallace (1904-1987)

Болгер, Рэй

Рей Болгер

ריי בולג'ר שחקן אמריקאי

ری بولگر بازیگر آمریکایی




The great ZiegfeldBabes in ToylandCaptains and the kings : an American dynastyThe Wizard of OzApril in Paris