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Powell, Dick 1904-1963

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42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

52 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,043 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 )

36 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and held by 1,187 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. Based on Raymond Chandler's novel Farewell, My Lovely
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the trail of a pair of young lovers, Hermia and Lysander, who take refuge in the forest to escape the wrath of the Duke of Athens. There, their lives are intertwined with a group of actors and a wonderful collection of supernatural creatures of the night, whose own romantic problems make for great mischief
Gold diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

31 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 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 )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 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
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and French and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"À Hollywood, seules les apparences comptent. Ainsi, lorsque le malhonnête producteur Johnathan Shields réalise que très peu de gens se rendront à l'enterrement de son père, tout aussi vil, une solution lui vient immédiatement à l'esprit : engager des extras!"--Conteneur
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 772 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 )

26 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 733 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 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enemy below by Dick Powell( Visual )

43 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 705 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 601 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
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges( Visual )

22 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A go-getter clerk in a coffee company is fooled into thinking he has won a $25,000 prize for inventing a sales slogan and goes on a shopping binge
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
Pitfall by André De Toth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 214 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 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
The conqueror by Dick Powell( Visual )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century China, this is a romance of the early life of Genghis Khan, who captures and falls in love with the daughter of the enemy
René Clair's It happened tomorrow by René Clair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her over protective uncle
On the avenue( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 186 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
Gold diggers of 1937( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and held by 185 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. Hobath, 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
Cry danger( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky is an innocent man released from prison. He's on the hunt for the people who framed him. Delong is a disabled veteran who produced the evidence that led to Rocky's release. He now wants part of the $100,000 in exchange for his help. However, after serving five years of a life-sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Rocky has a different plan. He wants to bring the real crooks to justice and clear the name of his friend Danny Morgan, who's unjustly serving time for the same crime
 
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42nd Street Gold diggers of 1933 Footlight parade Gold diggers of 1935 Dames The Busby Berkeley disc
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A midsummer night's dreamGold diggers of 1933Footlight paradeThe bad and the beautifulGold diggers of 1935DamesThe Busby Berkeley discChristmas in July
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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

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