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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Overview
Works: 832 works in 2,250 publications in 5 languages and 39,900 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  History  Fiction  Musicals  Film and video adaptations  Revues  Musical settings 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Production personnel, Librettist, Instrumentalist, Director, Performer, Collaborator, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Arthur Freed, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Arthur Freed
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown ( Visual )
99 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
Gigi by Frederick Loewe ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The musical story of a French girl groomed to be a courtesan, but who blossoms into a lady
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,825 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 )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,753 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 )
24 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,654 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 Frederick Loewe ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,514 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 Howard Dietz ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A has-been Hollywood dancer joins forces with a temperamental stage producer to put on a Broadway musical
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
The Broadway melody ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 987 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 )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 979 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."
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little Joe Jackson (Eddie Anderson) is a good-hearted gambler with a weakness for dice and a shameless hussy named Georgia Brown (Lena Horne). But his wife, Petunia (Ethel Waters), is a good woman with a powerful gift for prayer. She loves him and wants to save him. In this musical fantasy, the soldiers of heaven struggle with the devil's henchmen over Little Joe's soul
Annie get your gun ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 922 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 )
60 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Ellen are a pair of siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding. If love can make anyone dance on the ceiling and walls, Tom's the one
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown ( Recording )
71 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deluxe edition this classic musical soundtrack includes all of the music from the hit 1952 film along with previously unreleased material and more than a dozen original recordings of songs from earlier films that were referenced in the film
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 764 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 )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 714 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 )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 520 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 461 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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Alternative Names
Freed.
Fried Arthur 1894-1973
Grossman, Arthur, 1894-1973
Languages
English (580)
Spanish (20)
Italian (6)
German (5)
French (4)
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