WorldCat Identities

Freed, Arthur 1894-1973

Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Arthur Freed
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Arthur Freed
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

190 editions published between 1051 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,164 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
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

77 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,830 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 )

50 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,927 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 Jerome Kern( Visual )

32 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,919 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 )

42 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,792 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. Chip 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
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,553 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 )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you can't join 'em, beat 'em. When his longtime dance partner abandons him for the Ziegfeld Follies, Don Hewes decides to show who's who what's what by choosing any girl out of a chorus line and transforming her into a star. So he makes his choice and takes his chances
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

68 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal of the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fable of rascally Little Joe, torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown ... and caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan
The Broadway melody by Bei meng te( 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
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 947 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
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 937 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 )

69 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 908 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
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 712 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
Singin' in the rain : original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown( Recording )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress. Special features include archival shorts; new featurette Thank Heaven for Gigi; and the 1949 feature Gigi (the first Gigi film in French audio)
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 580 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 544 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
It's always fair weather by Gene Kelly( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 503 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
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.19 for Annie get ... to 0.99 for Freed, Art ...)

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


Fried Arthur 1894-1973

Grossman, Arthur 1894-1973

Артур Фрид

ארתור פריד

ארתור פריד שחקן אמריקאי

آرتور فرید تهیه‌کننده و آهنگساز آمریکایی




An American in ParisMeet me in St. LouisShow boatOn the townIrving Berlin's Easter paradeThe band wagonTill the clouds roll byCabin in the sky