WorldCat Identities

Langford, Frances

Overview
Works: 580 works in 792 publications in 2 languages and 6,476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Stand-up comedy routines  Comedy films  Popular music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Lyricist, Speaker
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frances Langford
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
The Glenn Miller story by Glenn Miller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tribute to Glenn Miller charts his rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s
Melody time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven classic cartoons originally released in 1948
The Bickersons by Philip Rapp( Recording )

40 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side 1. A complete half-hour program including a skit about Danny Thomas' new beverage "Thomas-Cola" and a Bickersons skit entitled Join the Elks now, John. (It's three o'clock in the morning.) Side 2. Don is worried about Danny, as he has spent four weeks in a telephone booth. Two more Bickerson skits follow: Chow mein for breakfast and A $1,200 bald mink coat. Includes commercials
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan plays Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip Yip Yaphank. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the Army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over
Born to dance by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Powell and James Stewart star in this legendary musical about a sailor on leave in New York who falls for a struggling dancer
Johnny Mercer by Johnny Mercer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to dance ; Lady be good( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady be good: Powell plays a friend and matchmaker to two struggling songwriters (adapted from container)
A patriot's songbook : a companion to A patriot's handbook( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing!
Entertaining the troops by Robert Mugge( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances, film clips and newsreel footage during the World War II years as well as present day interviews salute the Hollywood stars who brought laughter and music to the troops during that war. Includes a reunion of Bob Hope's World War II troupe of perfomers including Hope, Dorothy Lamour, and Frances Langford
Cole Porter, Easy To Love by Cole Porter( )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946) by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 years of film music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old time radio shows( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The golden age of radio revolutionized American humor, and introduced the modern situation comedy. Nostalgia Ventures is proud to present radio's most-beloved performers in a hilarious collection of Laughter on the air"--Container
Old time radio( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows broadcast during the golden age of radio. Includes Abbott and Costello's "Who's on first?" routine
The boys from Syracuse : London cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything goes : the songs of Cole Porter by Cole Porter( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Frances Langford actrice américaine

Frances Langford actriz estadounidense

Frances Langford Amerikaans zanger

Frances Langford Amerikaans zangeres

Frances Langford amerikansk skådespelare och sångare

Frances Langford amerikansk skodespelar og songar

Frances Langford amerikansk skuespiller og sanger

Frances Langford cantante e comica statunitense

Frances Langford US-amerikanische Sängerin und Schauspielerin

Frances Langfordová

Francis Langford

Newbern, Frances

Лангфорд, Фрэнсис

Френсіс Лангфорд

Ֆրենսիս Լանգֆորդ

فرانسیس لنقفورد

فرانسیس لنگفورد خواننده و بازیگر آمریکایی

フランセス・ラングフォード

法蘭西絲·藍福

Languages
English (116)

German (1)

Covers
Old time radio