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Walters, Charles 1911-1982

Overview
Works: 161 works in 668 publications in 7 languages and 11,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Author, Film editor, Performer, Composer, Other, Restager , fmd, Choreographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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High society by Charles Walters( Visual )

72 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sophisticated musical comedy, a society wedding is being arranged in Newport, Rhode Island. The beautiful Tracy Samantha Lord is to marry George Kittredge. However, Tracy's ex-husband, the songwriter C.K. Dexter-Haven, has never stopped loving her and has hopes of winning her back. A New York scandal sheet reporter and photographer arrive to cover the wedding and complicate the tangled romances
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

76 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland
The unsinkable Molly Brown( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly, a poor, uneducated young woman, leaves her mountain cabin home in search of a rich husband and a better life. She finds both in Leadville Johnny Brown as she strikes it lucky and he strikes gold
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 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
Please don't eat the daisies by Charles Walters( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of New York's top drama critics pans a good friend's show and its leading lady's performance, war is declared by both. The reviewer, his wife, four bratty kids, and their English sheepdog move to the country, but it does not solve the reviewer's problems
Summer stock by Charles Walters( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn
Good news( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school librarian falls for a star football player in this lighthearted musical set in the gone-but-not-forgotten college days of the 20's
Jumbo by Charles Walters( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest show on earth comes to the screen in this circus epic set at the turn of the century. The story centers on Pop Wonder (Jimmy Durante), his daughter Kitty (Doris Day), his long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Lulu (Martha Raye), and Sam Rawlins (Stephen Boyd), the spy who comes to steal Pop's circus and falls in love with Kitty. Includes lavish and colorful musical numbers featuring the songs of Rodgers and Hart. Doris Day delivers a bouncy version of "This Can't Be Love" while performing as a bareback rider, and also sings "Why Can't I" and "Little Girl Blue." Stephen Boyd croons a romantic version of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World." And the comedy team of Durante and Raye provides some of the film's most hilarious moments and memorable lines. The circus footage was directed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Escape to the circus!
The tender trap( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Reader is successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie spends his time with young actress Julie
Lili by Charles Walters( Visual )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets
Walk, don't run( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Rutland arrive à Tokyo pendant les Jeux Olympiques. Sans endroit où dormir il se retrouve à partager l'appartement de Christine Easton. Plus tard, William et Samantha rencontrent Steve Davis, étudiant en architecture et athlète olympique qui ne sait pas non plus où loger. Invité à partager l'appartement, le jeune homme joue l'entremetteur en tentant de réunir William et Christine."--[allociné.fr]
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 192 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
Dangerous when wet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman enters a contest to be the first to swim the English Channel
Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"--IMDb.com
Royal Wedding ; The Belle of New York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle of New York: A free-spirited playboy attempts to prove his worth to a delectable Bowery mission worker through dazzling song and dance routines in this lavish turn-of-the-century musical
Irving Berlin's Easter Parade( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1912 song-and-dance man quarrels with one partner but finds another. His new partner falls head over heels for the king of hoofers
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flamingo Road: a tough carnival dancer is stranded in a small town and soon makes an enemy of the politically powerful, local sheriff
Torch song( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill of a romance: A war hero takes swimming lessons in order to woo the instructor. Fiesta: A woman disguises herself as a matador to fill in for her brother. This time for keeps: A veteran falls in love with a swimmer. Pagan love song: A love story set on Tahiti. Million dollar mermaid: Dramatizes the life of Annette Kellerman. Easy to love: A water skier falls in love with her agent
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harvey girls: Susan meets a cheery group 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 travelers
 
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Charles Walters Amerikaans filmregisseur (1911-1982)

Charles Walters amerikai rendező, koreográfus, 1911-82

Charles Walters regista e attore statunitense

Charles Walters US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Choreograf

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Irving Berlin's Easter paradeThe unsinkable Molly BrownThe Barkleys of BroadwaySummer stockThe tender trapWalk, don't runEsther Williams