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Saks, Gene 1921-2015

Works: 108 works in 386 publications in 7 languages and 7,849 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Musicals  Librettos  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Filmed performances  Filmed plays 
Roles: Director, Actor, Conductor, Author, Performer, Speaker, Film editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gene Saks
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Most widely held works by Gene Saks
The odd couple by Gene Saks( Visual )

70 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one fastidious to a fault, the other an incredible slob) share a New York apartment
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( Visual )

59 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Nobody's fool by Cécile Denjean( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
Cactus flower by Gene Saks( Visual )

36 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Winston, an easy-going bachelor dentist whose delicately balanced scheme crumbles under some unexpected circumstances. Winston strings along his dizzy blonde mistress, Toni by telling her that he has a wife and children. He learns that Toni has tried to commit suicide over him, so he promises to marry her. Toni, refusing to be a home-wrecker, insists on first meeting Winston's wife. He convinces Stephanie to pose as his wife
Mame by Jerry Herman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is desperately trying to uncover life's mysteries, but his family keeps hiding the clues
I.Q.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
The prisoner of Second Avenue by Melvin Frank( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soon-to-be-unemployed executive visits the country to avoid a nervous breakdown. Unfortunately, the dark cloud of tribulation seems to follow him in this comic nightmare
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stellar cast performs in this Emmy winning remake of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. Birdie, an 'Elvis' like idol, gets drafted much to the dismay of his adoring teenage fans and even more so to his perpetually neurotic manager. With only one last 'hurrah' before he goes, Birdie and his manager plan a 'win a date' contest
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social worker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy. Based on the Broadway play by Herb Gardner
Last of the red hot lovers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man going through a mid-life crisis attempts to woo women to his mother's empty apartment in hopes of having an affair, but things don't go as planned
A fine romance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Andrews and Marcello Mastroianni star in this Paris based comedy of twisting infidelity! This comedy is a prime example of things not always being as bad as they seem
Bye bye Birdie by Charles Strouse( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Charles Strouse; produced and adapted by Irwin L. Fisch. Lyrics by Lee Adams; book by Michael Stewart. Hallmark Entertainment. Starring Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Tyne Daly
The one and only by Asha Bhosle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man dreaming of stardom and fame leaves college to becoome a professional wrestler
Lucille Ball film collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critic's choice: New York critic Parker Ballantine enjoys writing poison-pen reviews that close lousy plays. Now that his wife has written a play, what will he say about it?
Barrymore by Christopher Plummer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of his remarkable career, John Barrymore was the most celebrated entertainer of his generation. The reigning king of both Broadway and Hollywood, his decline and fall from grace was the tragic result of a self-destructive spiral into vice and excess. And now, with his career in tatters, he makes one final attempt to reclaim his former glory on the stage in this powerful, heartbreaking, humorous and compassionate portrait of a tortured soul and living legend."--Container
A piedi nudi nel parco( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, uomo serio e composto, ha appena sposato Corie, una ragazza dal carattere molto estroverso. Dopo la luna di miele appassionata, i due si troveranno a fronteggiare i problemi della routine quotidiana. (Musicafilm)
Mame by Jerome Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter Garden, Fryer, Carr, and Harris present Jane Morgan as "Mame," book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, based on the novel "Auntie Mame," by Patrick Dennis, and the play by Lawrence and Lee, with Anne Francine, Helen Gallagher, Willard Waterman, Chris Hagan, David Chaney, Randy Phillips, Margaret Hall, Ray MacDonnell, Sab Shimono, John C. Becher, Johanna Douglas, Tally Brown, Diane Coupe, Susan Walther, Joey Raymond, Laurie Franks, Roger Allan Raby, Casper Roos, settings designed by William and Jean Eckart, costumes designed by Robert Mackintosh, lighting by Tharon Musser, musical direction and vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin, orchestrations by Philip J. Lang, dance music arranged by Roger Adams, production musical director Shepard Coleman, dances and musical numbers staged by Onna White, directed by Gene Saks
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.16 for I.Q. / ... to 0.95 for A piedi nu ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Barefoot in the park
Alternative Names
Gene Saks americký režisér

Gene Saks Amerikaans filmacteur

Gene Saks amerikai színházi és filmrendező

Gene Saks amerykański reżyser teatralny i filmowy oraz aktor

Gene Saks réalisateur américain

Gene Saks regista statunitense

Gene Saks US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler

Saks, Jean Michael 1921-2015

Джин Сэкс

ژن ساکس



Barefoot in the parkCactus flowerMameBrighton Beach memoirsI.Q.Bye bye BirdieLast of the red hot lovers