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Gibbons, Cedric 1895-1960

Overview
Works: 146 works in 225 publications in 2 languages and 29,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Humor  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Animal films  Musical films  Christian fiction 
Roles: ard, Artist, Set designer , adi, Director, Designer, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Gibbons
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,689 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 George Gershwin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,598 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 1,518 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 1,447 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 1,388 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 977 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 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 876 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 861 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 )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of theatrical impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, 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 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
Another thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 759 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
After the thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family
Song of the thin man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 755 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!
Shadow of the thin man by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 745 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 732 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
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Jerusalem, oppressed by the power of Imperial Rome, Ben-Hur, of the Jewish house of Hur, develops a friendship with Messala, a Roman centurion, which turns to enmity when he learns of Messala's egotism and hatred of the Jews; to please the governor, Messala arrests Ben-Hur's entire family when a loose tile accidentally falls from the roof of their house and kills a Roman general. Sentenced as a galley slave and driven into the desert, Ben-Hur meets the Christ, who gives him water and refreshes his spirit; when he saves the life of Arrius, the Roman ship commander, he is adopted by Arrius and becomes popular and wealthy as a charioteer. During a chariot race against Messala, in Rome, Ben-Hur gets revenge against Messala by defeating him. In Jerusalem, where Jesus is crucified, Ben-Hur is recognized by his leprous mother and sister and learns of Jesus' mission to save mankind. With the help of Esther, Ben-Hur's mother and sister are cured and the entire family is reunited
On the town by Leonard Bernstein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 699 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 646 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 645 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cedric Gibbons
Gibbons, Austin Cedric
Languages
English (49)
Spanish (1)
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