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Levien, Sonya 1888?-1960

Overview
Works: 182 works in 561 publications in 9 languages and 11,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Romance films  Western films  Historical films  Musicals  Epic films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Publishing director, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prairie woman is courted by a good-natured cowboy and a menacing hired hand
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

68 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the Frake family at the Iowa State Fair unfold amidst this rousing celebration of love and laughter in America's heartland
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Ziegfeld girl( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, Ziegfeld Girl centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom- a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
The great Caruso by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates Caruso's career, from beginning as a young cafe singer through his 18-year triumph at the Met, centering on his happy marriage to Dorothy Benjamin and his troubles with her family
Hit the deck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
Cavalcade by Louise Bourbeau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the lives of two different families over three decades from the Boer War to the close of the 19th century through World War I and the early 1930's
The valley of decision by Marcia Davenport( Visual )

3 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Rafferty (Garson) is a maid in the home of steel magnate William Scott. When Mary & Scott's son (Peck) fall in love, Scott approves of their marriage. But Mary's father (Barrymore), bitter about an accident at the mill years earlier, curses their marriage by stirring up a violent strike, with tragic consequences
The student prince by Sigmund Romberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Karl is in love--with a barmaid. The ways of the heart clash with the mandates of state-arranged marriage in this regal Hollywood adaptation of the operetta by Sigmund Romberg"--Container
Interrupted melody( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after arriving in France on a music scholarship, young Australian Marjorie takes the opera world by storm. Exhilarated by her achievement, she garners worldwide fame and is heralded as one of the greatest singers of her time. But tragedy strikes in the form of a crippling paralysis
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the British prepare to leaave India, half-English, half Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiences and the three men she loves
The cowboy and the lady( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When bored Palm Beach rich girl Mary Smith convinces her housemaids to take her along on a triple blind date, she never expects to meet the cowpoke of her dreams. When she convinces him she's a struggling house servant, the unlikely couple falls head-over-spurs and hastily marries aboard a ship to Galveston. But rodeo life doesn't suit a lady and when Mary returns home, her new husband finds a shock waiting for him--and a host of in-the-dark in-laws ready for a lesson in homespun love"--Container
In old Chicago by Henry King( Visual )

12 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, pioneer settlers whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in bustling Chicago. After Jack (Don Ameche) gets elected mayor with the help of his popular brother Dion (Tyrone Power), the two lock horns over the future of Chicago's slums. Using his cabaret singer wife (Alice Faye) as a pawn in their dispute, Dion accelerates their intense rivalry as the whole town takes sides. It is not until a massive fire wipes out all of old Chicago that the O'Learys' lives are changed forever
Mr. Skitch( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Rogers portrays a jack-of-all-trades (Mr. Skitch), from Missouri, who has fallen on hard times. When the bank forecloses on his house, Mr. Skitch packs up his family and heads for California
Song o' my heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film made as a showcase for the voice of Irish tenor, John McCormack. A fictional Irish singer leaves behind success in New York to return to Ireland to care for the children of his recently deceased childhood sweetheart
They had to see Paris( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife, Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get 'culture' and meet 'the right kind of people.' "--Www.imdb.com
The Kim Novak collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle of the Night: A young woman is in a relationship with her boss, nearly twice her age, and their families' disapproval threatens their happiness
 
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Quo vadis
Alternative Names
Hovey, Sonya 1888?-1960

Levien, Sonja 1888-1960

Levien, Sonya 1898-1960

Sonya Levien Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1888-1960)

Sonya Levien amerikansk manusforfattar

Sonya Levien amerikansk manusförfattare

Sonya Levien amerikansk manusforfatter

Sonya Levien amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Sonya Levien sceneggiatrice russa

Sonya Levien US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin russischer Herkunft

Соня Левин

سونیا لویان فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

ソニア・レヴィン

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