Freed, Arthur 1894-1973
Most widely held works about Arthur Freed
Most widely held works by Arthur Freed
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films.
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star.
An American in Paris ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.
Gigi ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
The musical story of a French girl groomed to be a courtesan, but who blossoms into a lady.
Show boat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.
Meet me in St. Louis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Story of a family at the 1903 World's Fair.
On the town ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned.
Brigadoon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Two vacationing Americans stumble upon a Scottish village which comes to life for only one day every 100 years. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies.
Gigi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A musical set in Paris in which a girl trained as a high society courtesan falls in love with a rich and handsome boulevardier.
The Broadway melody ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
The Broadway Melody offers snarky, wiseacre humor, and effervescent charm. The Mahoney Sisters are successful singers in the boondocks, and now they've come to New York for the big time. Hank (Henrietta) is the smart one, while Queenie is the beautiful one--as Hank's fiancé Eddie Kearns says, they're "a coupla swell kids." Songwriter Eddie gets the girls a part in a revue featuring his song, "The Broadway Melody." Eddie, long engaged to Hank, falls for Queenie, whom he hasn't seen since she was a little girl. But Eddie and Queenie are both devoted to Hank, so Queenie gives in to the wooing of one of the show's rich backers, so as not to come between Hank and Eddie. This only causes more trouble, because both Hank and Eddie know exactly what kind of danger Queenie is courting by putting herself in a playboy's hands.
Annie get your gun ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley.
The band wagon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland. Too good to watch just at Easter time.
Royal wedding ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 libraries worldwide
A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance.
The Barkleys of Broadway ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade.
Till the clouds roll by ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
A musical based on the life of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: Showboat.
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown ( Recording )
55 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Lavish musical about a silent movie queen whose career is almost ruined when her voice proves unsuitable for the sound films. Her leading man is Kelly.
Ziegfeld follies ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents.
The Harvey girls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar.
Meet me in St. Louis ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 libraries worldwide
The story about an affectionate family in turn of the century St. Louis.
Actresses Americans Brigadoon (Scotland : Imaginary place) Colette,--1873-1954 Comedy films Courtesans Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dancers Drama Entertainers Families Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France France--Paris Freed, Arthur,--1894-1973 Gamblers Gambling on river boats Kern, Jerome,--1885-1945 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) Mississippi River Missouri--Saint Louis Motion picture actors and actresses Musical films Musical films Musicals New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Paddle steamers Revues Romance films Sailors Scotland Showboats Single women Sound motion pictures Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women entertainers
Fried, Arthur 1894-1973
Grossman, Arthur, 1894-1973
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