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Gibbons, Cedric 1895-1960

Overview
Works: 153 works in 232 publications in 2 languages and 30,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Animal films  Musical films  Christian fiction 
Roles: ard, Artist, Set designer , adi, Director, Designer, Author, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
The yearling by Clarence Brown( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy, Jody, living with his family on the Florida frontier shortly after the Civil War, must sacrifice his pet fawn for his family's survival
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it
The great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new romance with Follies-girl Audrey Dane, is all wrong, settling instead for good-natured actress Billie Burke. Bankrupted by the Depression, Ziegfeld dies as he plans a spectacular comeback
After the thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family
Another thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Song of the thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song Nick and Nora Charles!
The women by Clare Boothe Luce( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The thin man goes home ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )
3 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
 
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Alternative Names
Cedric Gibbons
Gibbons, Austin Cedric
Gibbons, Austin Cedric 1893-1960
Languages
English (49)
Spanish (1)
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