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Charisse, Cyd

Works: 274 works in 614 publications in 5 languages and 15,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Biographical films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Music 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Dancer, Singer, Costume designer, Author, Narrator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cyd Charisse
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

52 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and German and held by 4,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical parody of Hollywood's frantic transition to the "talkies" during the late twenties. Includes the original trailer, a deleted sequence featuring Debbie Reynolds, and reminiscences about the filming of the movie
Brigadoon by Frederick Loewe( Visual )

60 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
The band wagon by Howard Dietz( Visual )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
That's entertainment!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of popular dance and song numbers from the Golden Age of the MGM musicals including scenes and numbers cut from their original films
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 482 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
Gene Kelly anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Words and music by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and French and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biopic based on the life of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: Showboat
The two of us by Tony Martin( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
That's dancing!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
On an island with you by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Broadway swings to the jazzy beat of ragtime, Sigmund Romberg continues to play the beautiful waltzes of his native Austria at the Cafe Vienna. Persuaded by the cafe owner to compose in the new style, he creates a hit song, which leads to great musical success, but the woman he loves is reluctant to return his feelings
The Silencers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Matt Helm tries to save the day when a mascaraed megalomaniac and his dastardly organization plot to sabotage America's atomic missile system
Party girl by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob lawyer has a professional crisis of conscience after he begins a romantic relationship with a naive showgirl
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English (258)

French (10)

German (5)

Spanish (4)

Italian (2)

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