WorldCat Identities

Waters, Ethel 1896-1977

Overview
Works: 895 works in 1,506 publications in 3 languages and 18,601 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Musical films  Drama  Documentary films  Music  Romance films  Nonfiction films  Excerpts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
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 )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 769 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( Recording )

9 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladies sing the blues by View Video( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950's. 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 466 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 381 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."
Cabin in the sky : original motion picture soundtrack by Vernon Duke( )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
The member of the wedding by Prod Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 303 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 by Christine Dall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through historic performances and recordings, captures the spirit of such pioneering blueswomen as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, AlbertaHunter, Ida Cox, and others
Tales of Manhattan by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 149 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 )

9 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 112 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 )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His eye is on the sparrow by Ethel Waters( Book )

33 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in English and French and held by 94 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
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
A Tribute to Ethel Waters by Diahann Carroll( Recording )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To me it's wonderful by Ethel Waters( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just a little talk with Ethel by Ethel Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A conversation with Ethel Waters who sings some of her favorite songs, tells of her life, and gives of her wisdom, wit, and joy of living
To me it's wonderful by Ethel Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The autobiography of a singer who achieved success as an actress. Raised in a ghetto, the author writes of her return to religion and happiness. 1972
 
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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

אתל ווטרס שחקנית אמריקאית

اتل واترز بازیگر، موسیقی‌دان، و خواننده آمریکایی

エセル・ウォーターズ

Languages
English (205)

French (3)

German (1)

Covers
Stormy weatherHis eye is on the sparrowHeat wave : the life and career of Ethel WatersEthel Waters : Stormy weatherWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsFinally homeRenaissance women : five plays