WorldCat Identities

Powell, Dick 1904-1963

Overview
Works: 727 works in 1,392 publications in 7 languages and 18,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Show business films  Dance films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Director, Author, Narrator, Producer, Costume designer, Instrumentalist, Host, Vocalist, Other, Speaker, per, Scenarist, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dick Powell
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

50 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Murder, my sweet by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

34 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley. Includes the 1934 Warner Bros. cartoon "Honeymoon hotel" and the original theatrical trailer for the Warner Bros. film "Dames."
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and French and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manulative movie producer who let nothing and nobody stand in his way
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
Dames by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Brother, can you spare a dime? : American song during the Great Depression( Recording )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enemy below by Dick Powell( Visual )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II, the film tells the story of the cat and mouse hunt between the USS Haynes, a destroyer escort, and a German U-Boat. Captain Murrell, a former Merchant Mariner, saw his wife killed when his freighter was torpedoed by the Germans. Von Stolberg, the veteran U-Boat commander, sees no honor in the German aims of the war. Both of these highly experienced men must now try to outthink and outmaneuver each other, knowing that any mistake can bring instant defeat and death
The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas in July: Hope springs eternal when an office clerk (Dick Powell) mistakenly believes he's won a coffee slogan challenge and spends the "prize money."
On the avenue( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Gary Blake's new show starring Mona Merrick premieres, it angers socialite Mimi Carraway. But Mimi's bitterness turns to affection when she falls for Gary."--Container
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Air Force pilot in charge of a group of young flyboys in 1952 Korea knows where and when to separate his private life from his responsibilities
Pitfall by Dick Powell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens. Her boyfriend has robbed a store insured by Forbes' company and has showered her with gifts using the loot. Forbes comes to collect the ill-gotten gifts, but the boyfriend is in jail, and Forbes falls hard for Mona and begins an affair
The conqueror by Dick Powell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century China, the captured Tartar princess, Bortai, tricks Genghis Khan into mistrusting his blood brother, but falls in love with the Mongol chief
René Clair's It happened tomorrow by René Clair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today?
Gold diggers of 1937( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobart, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts
John Wayne : an American icon : 5 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy officer falls in love in "Seven sinners." A moonshiner must struggle with his family's past in "The shepherd of the hills." In a rags-to-riches tale of frindship, love and power are brought together in "Pittsburgh." In one of his most unusual roles ever, John Wayne portrays Genghis Khan in "The conqueror." An American Air Force colonel is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna in "Jet pilot."
Old-time radio's greatest detectives : an anecdotal guide to old time radio's greatest detectives ; a collection of 60 audio programs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents sixty episodes from old-time radio broadcasts including: The Shadow; Philip Marlowe; Boston Blackie; Dragnet; Gangbusters; The Saint and Michael Shayne, detective
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
42nd StreetGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeGold diggers of 1935DamesThe Busby Berkeley disc
Alternative Names
Attori americani anni 40 attore statunitense

Dick Powell acteur américain

Dick Powell American singer, actor, film producer, film director and studio head

Dick Powell Amerikaans acteur

Dick Powell amerikansk sanger, skuespiller filmprodusent og regissør

Dick Powell attore statunitense

Dick Powell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Powell, Richard E. 1904-1963

Дик Пауэлл

Дік Павелл

דייק פאוול

דייק פאוול שחקן אמריקאי

ديك باول

دیک پاول تهیه‌کننده، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، خواننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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ディック・パウエル

迪克·鲍威尔

狄·寶維路

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Gold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeThe bad and the beautifulGold diggers of 1935DamesThe Busby Berkeley disc