WorldCat Identities

Langford, Frances

Works: 543 works in 730 publications in 1 language and 6,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  College life films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Speaker, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Frances Langford
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan -- playwright, entertainer, and composer
The Glenn Miller story by Anthony Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 691 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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven classic cartoons originally released in 1948
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 195 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 stars as 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. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. 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 fiancee until the war is over
Too many girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The father of a young girl starting college at a school where the girls outnumber the boys ten to one sends four bodyguards with her for protection. The bodyguards are also ace football players, and although its forbidden, they find a way to play, and rocket the hapless team to gridiron fame
The Bickersons by Philip Rapp( Recording )

40 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 166 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
Born to dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and held by 158 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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to dance Lady be good( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady be good: Powell plays a friend and matchmaker to two struggling songwriters (adapted from container)
The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946) by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A patriot's songbook a companion to A patriot's handbook( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster comes to the Great White Way hoping that childhood sweetheart-turned-Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her and her talent. He's 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 and all of Irene's abilities to show him what he is missing
Old time radio shows( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 70 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 69 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
50 years of film music( Recording )

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

The boys from Syracuse London cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertaining the troops American entertainers in World War II by Robert Mugge( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War II affected everyone, and everyone found his or her own way of helping the cause. For American entertainers, choices included enlisting, selling war bonds, visiting the wounded, and entertaining the troops. In this documentary, filmmaker Robert Mugge pays tribute to hundreds of well-known (and not so well-known) performers who assisted the military both at home and abroad"--Container
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

Musicals 20 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cole Porter, Easy To Love by Cole Porter( )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Frances Langford actrice américaine

Frances Langford actriz estadounidense

Frances Langford Amerikaans zanger

Frances Langford amerikansk skådespelare och sångare

Frances Langford amerikansk skodespelar og songar

Frances Langford amerikansk skuespiller og sanger

Frances Langford US-amerikanische Sängerin und Schauspielerin

Francis Langford

Newbern, Frances

Лангфорд, Фрэнсис

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فرانسیس لنگفورد خواننده و بازیگر آمریکایی


English (110)

Old time radioLost in the spell