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Comden, Betty

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Most widely held works by Betty Comden
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

128 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,805 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

75 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy years after its premiere, one of Broadway's finest musicals is brought back to life in an acclaimed production featuring a 28-piece orchestra and 30-member cast that includes Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Megan Fairchild
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

58 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,804 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
Auntie Mame by Panola College( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated Auntie Mame--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind. He grows up and brings home his fiancée and her parents, and Mame finds them banal
Wonderful town by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

41 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

49 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A has-been Hollywood dancer joins forces with a temperamental stage producer to put on a Broadway musical
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,014 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."
Bells are ringing : original Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bells are ringing by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl working for a telephone answering service takes an interest in one of her clients, a playwright
Peter Pan : original Broadway cast recording by Moose Charlap( Recording )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features all the music from the original cast recording of the children's classic Broadway production, Peter Pan. Includes Pirate Song; Indians; and Captain Hook's Waltz
Singin' in the rain : original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 700 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
On the Twentieth Century : original Broadway cast by Cy Coleman( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Will Rogers follies : a life in revue : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Recording )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 585 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
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies." Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage and including interviews with the composer and cast, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert
Singin' in the rain by Betty Comden( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's new at the zoo? by Betty Comden( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the lyrics to a song from the Broadway musical, "Do Re Mi," in which animals in an overcrowded zoo beg to be let out while accidentally stepping on one anothers trunks, quills, and toes
Peter Pan live! : a musical( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mischievious Peter Pan brings his new friend Wendy and her siblings to Never-Never Land, where they share adventures and fight the evil Captain Hook
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

46 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joyous combination of music, dancing, and comedy that gently pokes fun at Hollywood's frantic transition to the "talkies" during the late twenties
Good news( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school librarian falls for a star football player in this lighthearted musical set in the gone-but-not-forgotten college days of the 20's
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Singin' in the Rain
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On the townAuntie MameThe band wagonThe Barkleys of BroadwayIt's always fair weatherWhat's new at the zoo?Singin' in the rain
Alternative Names
Betty Comden Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1917-2006)

Betty Comden amerikansk manusforfattar

Betty Comden amerikansk manusförfattare

Betty Comden amerikansk manusforfatter

Betty Comden amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Betty Comden attrice teatrale, sceneggiatrice e commediografa statunitense

Betty Comden US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin, Librettistin und Schauspielerin

Cohen, Basya.

Cohen, Basya 1915-2006

Cohen, Basya 1917-2006

Cohen Betty 1915-2006

Cohen, Betty 1917-2006

Cohen, Elizabeth.

Cohen, Elizabeth 1915-2006

Cohen, Elizabeth 1917-2006

Cohen, Elizabeth 1919-

Cohen, Elizabeth 1919-2006

Cohen Elizabeth Basya

Comden

Comden and Green

Comden, B.

Comden, B. (Betty)

Comden, Bettie 1917-2006

Comden, Elizabeth 1917-2006

Gomden

Kyle, Steven 1915-2006

Kyle, Steven 1917-2006 Mrs

Kyle, Steven Mrs

Kyle, Steven Mrs. 1917-2006

Бетти Комден

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カムデン, ベティ

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