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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 )

155 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,028 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( Visual )

50 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,841 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 )

59 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 1,389 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
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood song and dance man, Tony Hunter, is persuaded to star in a Broadway musical. Initially the show is a flop, but Tony takes over production and turns it into a Broadway smash hit
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Bells are ringing by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 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 807 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 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Twentieth Century : original Broadway cast by Cy Coleman( )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Recording )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 602 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
Singin' in the rain by Betty Comden( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and German and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 555 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 )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 518 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
Bells are ringing by Jule Styne( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto and lyrics of the musical play
What's new at the zoo? by Betty Comden( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 487 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 469 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 433 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 (476)

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