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Spewack, Bella Cohen 1899-1990

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Most widely held works by Bella Cohen Spewack
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed performance of Kiss Me Kate. Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Kiss me, Kate original Broadway cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inlay booklet contains cast, ensemble, musicians and production credits; and sundry catalogue advertisements
My 3 angels by Samuel Spewack( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The scene is French Guiana, a region where on Christmas day the temperature has graciously dropped to 104 degrees. Three convicts are employed as roofers by a family, whose roof is in desperate need of maintenance. On the way from France is an evil-minded cousin, to oust the father of the family from his business, and his cold-blooded nephew, who is jilting the father's daughter for an heiress. The three convicts--two of them murderers, the third a swindler--take the visitors on. All three have warm hearts and are passionate believers in true justice. Possessing every criminal art and penal grace, they set matters right and in doing so redeem themselves as real life angels to the grateful family." -- Publisher's description
Kiss me, Kate by Cole Porter( )

49 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porter's famous musical, with a book by Samuel and Bella Spewack, is based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. This edition of the complete vocal score includes notes on musical notation, performance practice, and production. It also includes an appendix of alternate music
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen (Dunne), supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Nick (Grant) engaged to another woman (Patrick)
American musicals, 1927-1949 : the complete books & lyrics of eight Broadway classics( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first volume of a lavishly produced two-volume collector's edition, The Library of America presents eight enduring masterpieces charting the evolution of the musical from the groundbreaking Show Boat through the genre's glorious mid-century. Based on new research, the complete libretto of each musical is presented in its Broadway opening night version, making these beloved cultural treasures available as never before. The texts are supplemented with additional song lyrics, biographical sketches of the musicals' creators, original cast lists, detailed accounts of each show's sources and production history, textual and explanatory notes, and full-color portfolios of illustrations featuring posters and photographs from each musical's original Broadway run. This volume gathers eight landmark musicals written by an astonishing roster of talents: Show Boat (1927) by Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern, an epic work that revolutionized the musical form; As Thousands Cheer (1933) by Irving Berlin and Moss Hart--published here for the first time--a peerless example of the Broadway revue and a time capsule of the early Depression era; Pal Joey (1940) by John O'Hara, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart--in a newly restored text--with its sophisticated take on sex and ambition in a Chicago nightclub; Rodgers and Hammerstein's triumphant Oklahoma! (1943), a celebration of the American heartland that signaled a major leap forward in the development of the book musical; On the Town (1944) by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Leonard Bernstein, the spirited tale of three sailors enjoying an unforgettable twenty-four-hour shore leave in "New York, New York"; Finian's Rainbow (1947) by Fred Saidy, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, and Burton Lane, an improbable fusion of Irish mythology, Jim Crow politics, and the economics of the atomic age; Kiss Me, Kate (1948) by Samuel and Bella Spewack and Cole Porter, which brushed up Shakespeare to an irreverent Broadway sheen, and won the first Tony Award for Best Musical; and South Pacific (1949) by Rodgers, Hammerstein, and Joshua Logan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning success that tapped into still-vivid emotions about the experience of World War II.-- Publisher description
Boy meets girl; Spring song by Bella Cohen Spewack( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 1987 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss me, Kate the new Broadway cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another op'min', another show ; Why can't you behave? ; Wunderbar ; So in love ; We open in Venice ; Tom, Dick, or Harry ; I've come to wive it wealthily in Padua ; I hate men ; Were thine that special face ; Cantiamo D'amore ; Kiss me, Kate ; Too darn hot ; Where is the life that late I led? ; Always true to you (in my fashion) ; Bianca ; So in love (reprise) ; Brish up your Shakespeare ; Pavane ; I am ashamed that women are so simple ; Kiss me, Kate (finale)
Move over, darling( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinco años después de perder a su mujer Ellen en el mar, Nick está finalmente preparado para declararla muerta y poder casarse de nuevo. Al iniciar su viaje de novios y llegar a su hotel, Nick descubre que Ellen está viva, desencadenando las más divertidas y alocadas situaciones que jamás hubiera pensado
Song Of Love by Inga Nielsen( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clear all wires! A play in three acts by Bella Cohen Spewack( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss me, Kate; a musical play by Cole Porter( Book )

62 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watergate Apmhitheatre, Saint Subber and Lemuel Ayers present "Kiss Me, Kate," with Frances McCann, Robert Wright, Benny Baker, Marc Platt, Betty George, music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Sam and Bella Spewack, choreography by Hanya Holm, settings and costumes by Lemuel Ayers, orchestra under the direction of George Hirst, orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett, musical director Pembroke Davenport, incidental ballet music arranged by Genevieve Pitot, production staged by John C. Wilson
The festival, a comedy in three acts by Samuel Spewack( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman bites dog, a comedy in three acts by Bella Cohen Spewack( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night and day: Swellegant and ellegant. Deluxe and delovely. Cole Porter was the most sophisticated name in 20th century songwritting. And to play him on screen, Hollywood chose debonair icon Cary Grant
Week-end at the Waldorf( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to New York's posh Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Your suite is waiting, and so are romance, glamour, comedy and drama played with great flair by an all-star cast
Trousers to match, comedy in three acts by Samuel Spewack( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Streets : a memoir of the Lower East Side by Bella Cohen Spewack( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Born in Transylvania at the turn of the century, Bella Cohen Spewack arrived with her mother on the streets of New York's Lower East Side in 1902 when she was three years old. At twenty-three, while working as a reporter in Berlin, she wrote this memoir of her early years. After returning to the United States, Bella and her husband, Sam Spewack, became successful playwrights, most notably for the Tony award-winning Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate
My favorite wife (1940) : shooting script by Samuel Spewack( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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