WorldCat Identities

Waters, Ethel 1896-1977

Overview
Works: 876 works in 1,387 publications in 3 languages and 18,104 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  Music  Documentary films  Romance films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer, Author, Composer, Lyricist, Originator, Costume designer, Conductor
Classifications: ML420.W24, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ethel Waters
 
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Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Joe Jackson (Eddie Anderson) is a good-hearted gambler with a weakness for dice and a shameless hussy named Georgia Brown (Lena Horne). But his wife, Petunia (Ethel Waters), is a good woman with a powerful gift for prayer. She loves him and wants to save him. In this musical fantasy, the soldiers of heaven struggle with the devil's henchmen over Little Joe's soul
Pinky by Elia Kazan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racially mixed woman working as a nurse in Boston finds she can pass as White, but leaves her fiance afraid that her true heritage will be discovered. Back at home in Mississippi, she is named heiress of an estate that her family has worked for, touching off a heated situation among the locals amidst a trial
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Yes sir, that's my baby : the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929 by Count Basie( Recording )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden years of Tin Pan Alley 1920-1929
The ladies sing the blues( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 583 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 )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 401 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."
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
Cabin in the sky : original motion picture soundtrack by Vernon Duke( )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The member of the wedding by Prod Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12-year-old girl learns something about life when her sister gets married and a young boy dies
Wild women don't have the blues( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through historic performances and recordings, captures the spirit of such pioneering blues women as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and others
Blues masters : the essential history of the blues( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 192 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 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral arrangements of songs and medleys from Cole Porter hit Broadway and Hollywood musicals
Tales of Manhattan by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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 )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Kramer film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collections contains the movies, Guess who's coming to dinner, Member of the wedding, Ship of fools, Wild one, 5,000 fingers of Dr. T
At home abroad by Arthur Schwartz( Recording )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters : history of the blues( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
That's entertainment by Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this all-singing, all-dancing follow-up, showcasing even more of the timeless entertainment that made the Golden Era of M-G-M great. Includes moments featuring Jimmy Durante, Judy Garland, the Marx Brothers, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable and more
His eye is on the sparrow by Ethel Waters( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethel Waters's His Eye is on the Sparrow stands as perhaps the greatest autobiography of a black female performer, capturing both the horror and the joy of the African American woman's experience through the often bitter yet always forgiving voice of an indomitable spirit
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Cabin in the sky
Alternative Names
Etel Voters

Ethel Waters actrice américaine

Ethel Waters actriz estadounidense

Ethel Waters Amerikaans actrice (1896-1977)

Ethel Waters amerikansk skådespelare, musiker och sångare

Ethel Waters amerikansk skodespelar, musikar og songar

Ethel Waters amerikansk skuespiller, musiker og sanger

Ethel Waters amerykańska wokalistka bluesowa i jazzowa, aktorka

Ethel Waters attrice statunitense

Ethel Waters US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Howard, Ethel 1896-1977

Waters, Ethel 1900-1977

Етел Вотерс

Уотерс, Этель

اتل واترز بازیگر، موسیقی‌دان، و خواننده آمریکایی

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Languages
English (193)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
PinkyStormy weatherBlues masters : the essential history of the bluesBlues masters : history of the bluesHis eye is on the sparrowHeat wave : the life and career of Ethel WatersEthel Waters : Stormy weather