WorldCat Identities

Waters, Ethel 1896-1977

Overview
Works: 865 works in 1,244 publications in 3 languages and 17,065 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Music  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Fiction  History  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Vocalist, Singer, Composer, Costume designer, Originator, Lyricist, Conductor
Classifications: ML420.W24, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Ethel Waters, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Ethel Waters
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fable of rascally Little Joe, torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown ... and caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan
Pinky by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pinky, a black woman who works as a nurse, is able to "pass for white." Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiance ́and returns home to Mississippi to help her ailing grandmother by caring for her employer, an imperious plantation owner. When the employer names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial
Yes sir, that's my baby the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929 ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ladies sing the blues ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950s. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances
The vintage Berlin by Irving Berlin ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
The member of the wedding by Prod Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 12-year-old girl learns something about life when her sister gets married and a young boy dies
Blues masters : the essential history of the blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
Cole Porter by Cole Porter ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cabin in the sky original motion picture soundtrack by Vernon Duke ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales of Manhattan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgruntled tailor has put a curse on a tailcoat. The tailcoat has a surprising effect on the people who wear it in this multi-episode film
Ethel Waters on stage and screen (1925-1940) by Ethel Waters ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blues masters history of the blues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
At home abroad by Arthur Schwartz ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic duets from M-G-M classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His eye is on the sparrow by Ethel Waters ( Book )
23 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethel Waters' greatest years by Ethel Waters ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1972 in Undetermined and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Howard, Ethel, 1896-1977
Waters, Ethel, 1900-1977
Languages
English (179)
French (2)
German (1)
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