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Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Overview
Works: 1,020 works in 2,809 publications in 6 languages and 44,842 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Lyricist, Composer, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Librettist, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Director, fmp, Performer, Arranger, Other, Musician, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Arthur Freed
 
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Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

183 editions published between 1051 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 5,129 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 )

54 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 2,772 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 )

56 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,156 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 )

53 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 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 George Sidney( Visual )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,914 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 )

46 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,798 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 )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,566 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 1,361 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
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,270 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
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

69 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Til the Clouds Roll By is an all-star musical biography of the song writing of Jerome Kern."
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )

18 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petunia Jackson, a poor but devout woman, is burdened with a shiftless husband called Little Joe. When Little Joe is seriously wounded in a fight and seems about to die, the forces of heaven and hell begin a battle for his soul
The Broadway melody by Gu ding( 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
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 941 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
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their first film together in a decade, Fred and Ginger moved to MGM to play a bickering show biz couple. Songs include "You'd be hard to replace" and George & Ira Gershwin's "They can't take that away from me."
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

67 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Ellen are a pair of siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding. After they arrive in London to take part in the festivities, they each become preoccupied with romance. Film includes Fred Astaire's amazing dance on the walls and ceiling which has become so famous across the years
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 710 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 )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Bradley, a mail order bride, is disappointed in the man whom she was to marry, so she takes a job as a waitress in a Harvey restaurant
Gigi by Jacqueline Audry( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloon keeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
 
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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

Freed

Fried Arthur 1894-1973

Grossman, Arthur 1894-1973

Артур Фрид

ארתור פריד

ארתור פריד שחקן אמריקאי

آرتور فرید تهیه‌کننده و آهنگساز آمریکایی

আর্থার ফ্রিড মার্কিন চলচ্চিত্র প্রযোজক

アーサー・フリード

亚瑟·弗里德

阿瑟·弗里德

Languages
English (737)

Spanish (21)

French (11)

Italian (9)

German (4)

Panjabi (1)

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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