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Gibbons, Cedric 1895-1960

Works: 134 works in 205 publications in 2 languages and 23,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Animal films  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: ard, Artist, Set designer , Director, Designer, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Cedric Gibbons
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,575 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 1,511 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
National Velvet by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,427 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 )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,379 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel
Woman of the year by George Stevens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 897 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 875 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 great Ziegfeld by Robert Z Leonard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 843 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
The women by Joan Crawford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clothing designer Mary Haines lives in a beautiful country home with her wealthy financier husband and their 11-year-old daughter. Her best friend Sylvie Fowler is the editor at a prominent fashion magazine. The women dictate the latest trends in taste and style for New York City fashionistas. When Mary's husband becomes involved with perfume salesgirl Crystal Allen at Saks Fifth Avenue, her friendship with Sylvie is put to the test. Everyone in their close-knit circle of friends, including the ever-pregnant Edie Cohen and author Alex Fisher, begins to question their loyalty to each other and their romantic involvements
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and held by 701 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
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 651 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
Pat and Mike by George Cukor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berlin's plushest, most expensive hotel is the setting where in the words of Dr. Otternschlag "People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.". The doctor is usually drunk so he misses the fact that Baron von Geigern is broke and trying to steal eccentric dancer Grusinskaya's pearls, but ends up stealing her heart instead. Powerful German businessman Preysing brow beats his lowly bookkeeper, Kringelein, but in the end it is Kringelein who holds all the cards. Meanwhile, the Baron also steals the heart of Preysing's mistress, Flaemmchen, but in the end, she doesn't end up with either one of them
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws. The Wedding bills short film humorously relates the difficulties a young couple has staying within the wedding budget
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
The Harvey girls by George Sidney ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
In the good old summertime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
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Alternative Names
Cedric Gibbons
Gibbons, Austin Cedric
English (48)
Spanish (1)