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La Cava, Gregory 1892-1952

Overview
Works: 124 works in 450 publications in 4 languages and 4,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Biography  Silent films  Short films  Animated films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, pmn, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

175 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a riotous society scavenger hunt for a "forgotten man," Lombard finds Powell living in a rubbish dump. She hires him as a butler; and he changes each member of her rich, mad family, while finding new purpose in his own life. A classic screwball comedy of the 1930's
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

28 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Gabriel over the White House by Carey Wilson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
History of animation : origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Classic comedy laugh pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four comedy films
5th Ave girl by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le riche industriel Alfred Borden, se sent déprimé et négligé par les menbres de sa famille qui oublient son anniversaire. Il fait la connaissance de Mary une jeune femme sans emploi qu'il invite dans un night club à la mode pour fêter son anniversaire. Séduit par sa joie de vivre il lui propose de vivre chez lui afin de rendre ses proches jaloux
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins of the Fantasy Feature: 1. The patchwork girl of Oz -- 2. Magic brains -- 3. The woozy -- 4. The Emerald City -- 5. The house of magic -- 6. Hoppertown -- 7. The throne room of Ozma of Oz -- 8. A happy ending
Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage door: A group of aspiring actresses share a boardinghouse in New York City
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Primrose path by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie Mae lives on Primrose Hill with her good-hearted and fancy free mother, her drunken father, her younger sister and a mean-spirited grandmother. The Hill is not a good part of town, however. When she meets and falls for a hard-working man, they marry and she hides her past from him. When he discovers the truth it jeopardizes their marriage
Running wild( Visual )

7 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy that spotlights the hilarious plight of a man afraid of his own shadow. Fields plays Elmer Finch, a man with an inferiority complex so overpowering that his wife browbeats him, her relatives bother him, and his boss treats him like the office rug
Living in a big way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serviceman returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has misgivings about their impulsive nuptials
Made for each other : Suddenly ; My man Godfrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made for each other: John Mason's life is going great. He just met and married his beautiful wife, Jane, and he's moving right up the ladder at his New York law firm. What could spoil this wonderful turn of events? They quickly discover that life does not always go as planned during their first year of marriage
Al servicio de las damas [ My man Godfrey( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una alocada chica de la alta sociedad, su hermana y sus ricos amigos se divierten con un extravagante juego de caza que consiste en recoger todo tipo de desechos. En un lugar del East River, zona azotada por la Gran Depresión, encuentran a Godfrey, un ingenioso y mordaz vagabundo. Este curioso personaje acompaña a las hermanas a una fiesta, donde pronuncia un discurso sobre el carácter inhumano del juego. Después acepta trabajar como mayordomo en la casa familiar. En realidad, Godfrey esconde un secreto sobre su pasado
Vintage Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of consent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"College student Michael Harvey ... and his sweetheart ... plan to marry in two years, after Michael graduates. But two years is a long time for an ardent young man, and he succumbs to the charms of Dora ..., a pert waitress. Dora's father intervenes, demanding that Michael make an honest woman of his underage daughter or face prison. Has Michael lost his chance of happiness with the woman he truly loves?"--Container
Symphony of six million( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish doctor turns his back on his ghetto upbringing, and on his crippled sweetheart, to make his fortune as a Park Avenue surgeon. Then tragedy strikes, forcing him to examine his life and rediscover his better self. Fannie Hurst was one of the most popular authors of the first half of the 20th century, producing a stream of romantic tales rich with heartbreak and sacrifice, elements that transferred splendidly to the screen
The half naked truth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Flim-flamming carny barker Jimmy Bates (Lee Tracy) vows to turn a hooch dancer into a Broadway sensation. Since the hooch dancer is played by incendiary Lupe Velez, the screen's Mexican Spitfire, it's a good bet she's going to see her name in lights! To start, Jimmy passes off his protégé as a Turkish princess and goes straight to the Imperial Suite at a posh Manhattan hotel. Now all he needs to generate a blitz of ballyhoo is a lion and 30 pounds of raw meat ordered from room service -- and in a New York minute, the hooch dancer is a headliner."--Container
Gallant lady( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young woman tearfully gives up her young child for adoption, but later, after becoming a successful interior designer, she reunites with her son by marrying his widowed adoptive father"--Container
Primrose path (1940) : shooting script by Gregory La Cava( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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My man Godfrey
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Cava, Gregory la

Cava, Gregory la 1892-1952

Gregory La Cava Amerikaans filmregisseur (1892-1952)

Gregory La Cava director de cine estadounidense

Gregory La Cava director de cinema estatunidenc

Gregory La Cava réalisateur américain

Gregory La Cava regista statunitense

Gregory La Cava US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Cartoonist

LaCava, Gregory 1892-1952

Грегори Ла Кава

گرگوری لا کاوا کارگردان آمریکایی

グレゴリー・ラ・カヴァ

格雷戈里·拉·卡瓦

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