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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

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Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

162 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

59 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Gigi by Jacqueline Audry( Visual )

55 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress. Special features include archival shorts; new featurette Thank Heaven for Gigi; and the 1949 feature Gigi (the first Gigi film in French audio)
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

45 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,772 WorldCat member 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
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member 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
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood song and dance man, Tony Hunter, is persuaded to star in a Broadway musical. Initially the show is a flop, but Tony takes over production and turns it into a Broadway smash hit
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

63 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer, Jerome Kern. Incorporates excerpts from several of his popular musicals including Showboat
Cabin in the sky by Arthur Freed( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 980 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
The Broadway melody by Gu ding( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member 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
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member 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
Annie get your gun( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member 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
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

66 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their show closes in New York, siblings Tom and Ellen Bowen head across the Atlantic by ship to England for a chance at another performance. During the voyage, Ellen falls for a British lord and when they land, Tom becomes attracted to a dancer he meets at an audition. Will Tom and Ellen's newfound romances break up their partnership?
Irving Berlin's Easter parade( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member 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
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member 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 by George Sidney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2003 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member 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 the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his long-time dance partner abandons him for the Ziegfeld Follies, Don Hewes decides to show who's who by choosing any girl from the chorus and transforming her into a star
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Singin' in the Rain
Alternative Names
Arthur Freed Amerikaans filmproducent (1894-1973)

Arthur Freed attore, cantante e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Arthur Freed producteur et parolier américain

Arthur Freed US-amerikanischer Musicalproduzent und Liedertexter

Freed

Fried Arthur 1894-1973

Grossman, Arthur 1894-1973

Артур Фрид

ארתור פריד

ארתור פריד שחקן אמריקאי

آرتور فرید تهیه‌کننده و آهنگساز آمریکایی

アーサー・フリード

亚瑟·弗里德

阿瑟·弗里德

Languages
English (664)

Spanish (17)

French (11)

Italian (10)

German (4)

Panjabi (1)

Covers
An American in ParisGigiMeet me in St. LouisOn the townShow boatThe band wagonTill the clouds roll byCabin in the sky