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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Works: 988 works in 2,804 publications in 7 languages and 44,479 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Musicals 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Librettist, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Director, fmp, Performer, Other, Arranger, Adapter, Musician
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 Gene Kelly( Visual )

196 editions published between 1051 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,171 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 )

80 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

50 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,152 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 )

52 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,937 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
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

32 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,920 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,794 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
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,558 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

29 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,270 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 )

68 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,196 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 )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 973 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 Bei meng te( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 956 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josha and Dinah Barkley are a successful (but argumentative) musical-comedy team. But their duo is threatened when a serious playwright envisions Dinah as a great dramatic actress
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 936 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 )

70 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 918 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 )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film tribute to the great theatre producer Florenz Ziegfeld, with a big cast of MGM stars of the 1940's
Singin' in the rain : original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers to be married to a simple young girl than to have the most sought-after mistress in Paris
The Harvey girls by George Sydney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Around the turn of the century, Fred Harvey's hotels and restaurants were the epitome of American elegance. When winsome Susan Bradley discovers that the chain needs waitresses for their new place along the tracks of the Santa Fe railroad, she decides to go
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 549 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Arthur Freed Amerikaans filmproducent (1894-1973)

Arthur Freed attore, cantante e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Arthur Freed producteur et parolier américain

Arthur Freed productor de cine estadounidense

Arthur Freed US-amerikanischer Musicalproduzent und Liedertexter


Fried Arthur 1894-1973

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An American in ParisGigiMeet me in St. LouisShow boatOn the townIrving Berlin's Easter paradeThe band wagonTill the clouds roll by