WorldCat Identities

Charisse, Cyd

Overview
Works: 251 works in 702 publications in 5 languages and 15,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Fiction  History  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Host, Performer, Interviewee, Singer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Contributor, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cyd Charisse
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

77 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

72 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,083 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 Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

78 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,541 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 Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

34 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 751 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 665 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 Gene Kelly( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Spanish 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 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley 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 the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 391 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 332 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 )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and French and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal of the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
The two of us by Tony Martin( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension: A drugstore manager turns attempted killer after his conniving wife leaves him for another man. He devises a complex plan, which involves assuming a new identity, to make it look like someone else murdered her new boyfriend. Things take an unexpected turn when someone else commits the murder first and he becomes the prime suspect
Black tights from the ballets of Paris of Roland Petit by Maurice : narrator Chevalier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four ballets by choreographer Roland Petit
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 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 )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 184 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
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 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
That's dancing!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway
On an island with you( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 165 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
Party girl by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob lawyer has a professional crisis of conscience after he begins a romantic relationship with a naive showgirl
Deep in my heart by Zhihua Yang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 148 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Singin' in the Rain
Alternative Names
Cyd Charisse actrice et danseuse américaine

Cyd Charisse actriz estadounidense

Cyd Charisse aktorka amerykańska

Cyd Charisse Amerikaans actrice

Cyd Charisse amerikansk skådespelare

Cyd Charisse amerikansk skodespelar

Cyd Charisse amerikansk skuespiller

Cyd Charisse attrice e ballerina statunitense

Cyd Charisse US-amerikanische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin

Finklea, Tula Ellice

Finklea, Tula Ellice, 1921-

Finklea Tula Ellice 1921-2008

Finklea, Tulla Ellice

Istomina Maria 1921-2008

Norwood, Lily

Norwood Lily 1921-2008

Sidorova, Felia

Sidorova Felia 1921-2008

Сид Чарис

Сид Чарисс

Сид Шарис

Սիդ Չարիս

סיד צ'ריס

سيد تشاريس

سید شریس بازیگر آمریکایی

سیڈ چاریس

시드 챠리시

シド・チャリシー

賽德·查里斯

Languages
English (324)

French (26)

Spanish (17)

German (12)

Italian (4)

Covers
BrigadoonThe band wagonThat's entertainment!It's always fair weather