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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Overview
Works: 1,015 works in 2,664 publications in 6 languages and 43,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Filmed dance  Drama 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Production personnel, Author, Performer, pmn, Thesis advisor, Librettist, Contributor, Instrumentalist, Director, fmp, Other, Adapter, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Arthur Freed
 
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Most widely held works by Arthur Freed
Singin' in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

153 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

58 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,790 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 )

52 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member 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
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

45 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,888 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 )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,767 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 )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,659 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 )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,547 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 )

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

Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
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 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petunia Jackson, a poor but devout woman, is burdened with a shiftless husband called Little Joe. When Little Joe is seriously wounded in a fight and seems about to die, the forces of heaven and hell begin a battle for his soul
The Broadway melody by Bu mang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 971 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 )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their first film together in a decade, Fred and Ginger play a bickering show biz couple. Songs include "You'd be hard to replace" and "They can't take that away from me."
Annie get your gun( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 923 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 )

65 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 882 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?
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 717 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 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 )

23 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1912 song-and-dance man quarrels with one partner but finds another, who falls head over heels for the king of hoofers
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 472 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
The pirate by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Caribbean beauty, who is engaged to a local rich man, has a mad crush on the legendary pirate, Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with the beauty and to impress her, he poses as the pirate
You were meant for me by Nacio Herb Brown( )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1957 in 4 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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 (643)

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