WorldCat Identities

Comden, Betty

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Most widely held works by Betty Comden
Singin' in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

150 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,008 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

49 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,838 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

58 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Town: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Auntie Mame( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt-- a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,310 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 )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,032 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 by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy
Wonderful town by Leonard Bernstein( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonderful town : [original cast album] by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bells are ringing : original Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up. Peter Pan teaches Wendy and her brothers to fly to Never-Never Land, where they share some exciting adventures with Indians and pirates
On the Twentieth Century : original Broadway cast by Cy Coleman( Recording )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singin' in the rain by Betty Comden( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and German and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 544 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
Bells are ringing by Jule Styne( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto and lyrics of the musical play
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 509 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
The Will Rogers follies : a life in revue : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Recording )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 485 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
The Theatre Guild presents Judy Holliday in Bells are ringing by Jule Styne( Recording )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bells are ringing : a musical play by Jule Styne( )

16 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 1915-2006

Cohen, Elizabeth 1917-2006

Cohen, Elizabeth 1919-

Cohen, Elizabeth 1919-2006

Comden and Green

Comden, B.

Comden, B. (Betty)

Comden, Bettie 1917-2006

Comden, Elizabeth 1917-2006

Kyle, Steven 1915-2006

Kyle, Steven 1917-2006 Mrs

Kyle, Steven Mrs

Бетти Комден

بتی کامدن فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

カムデン, ベティ

ベティ・コムデン

比提·康登

貝蒂·康姆頓

Languages
English (477)

French (14)

German (12)

Spanish (9)

Italian (3)

Japanese (2)

Swedish (1)

Covers
On the townAuntie MameThe band wagonThe Barkleys of BroadwayIt's always fair weatherWhat's new at the zoo?Bells are ringing : a musical play