WorldCat Identities

Cummings, Jack 1900-1989

Overview
Works: 126 works in 436 publications in 4 languages and 12,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Western films  Romance films  Filmed dance  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jack Cummings
 
Most widely held works by Jack Cummings
Seven brides for seven brothers by Gene De Paul( Visual )

51 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in English and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the new bride of a roughneck Oregon pioneer finds she has to keep house for her husband's six rowdy brothers, she decides to groom them so that they can find brides of their own
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash
Viva Las Vegas by George Sidney( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a race car driver who comes to Las Vegas hoping to win the Las Vegas Grand Prix
The Last Time I Saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )

59 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy strikes an American WWII veteran with literary ambitions who falls in love in Paris
Go West ; The big store( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Go West, it's 1870 and the Marx Brothers are out to get rich in Dead Man's Gulch. In The big store, the brothers reduce an enormous inventory of upscale merchandise into a multilevel disaster as they pursue and evade villains via bicycles, skates, unicycles, broad jumps, shipping chutes, elevator cables, high wires, pole vaults and pseudo-Tarzan chandelier swinging
Broadway melody of 1940 by Cole Porter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett (Astaire) and King Shaw (Murphy), who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall for little or nothing. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical opposite the star, Clare Bennett (Eleanor Powell). On opening night of the production, King is unable to perform due to intoxication, and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake in identity and all is resolved
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career
Three little words by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby
Can-Can by Walter Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe Forrestier, a lovestruck young jurist who's determined to make an honest woman out of her-- one way or the other
The Teahouse of the August moon by John Patrick( Visual )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Greatest classic films collection. Show boat. Annie get your gun. Seven brides for seven brothers. Kiss me Kate.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
Neptune's daughter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scatterbrained Betty Barrett mistakes masseur Jack Spratt for Jose O'Rourke, the captain of the South American polo team. Spratt goes along with the charade, but the situation becomes more complicated when they fall in love. Meanwhile, Betty's sensible older sister Eve fears Betty's heart will be broken when Jose returns to South America. She arranges to meet with the real O'Rourke and love soon blossoms between them as well
Esther Williams( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 194 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
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songwriter Steve Elliott is about to marry Caroline Brooks. A strange woman, who has been paid by Steve's agent to say she is his wife, interrupts the ceremony. An angry Caroline leaves Steve at the alter and gets her old job back teaching at a girl's college. Determined to win her back, Steve enrolls in the school to become its only male student
The decade you were born( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 50s your parents spurred the biggest story of the 20th century, the rise of the middle class, and millions of Americans left the cities for the suburbs to own a home of their own, a building boom was on. This was the decade where people built Bomb Shelters, if you were born in the early fifties you are a baby Boomer, the most influential and powerful group of Americans ever born
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2019 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning GI moves in with his old Brooklyn High School janitor and falls for the music teacher while he sets his sights on a career in showbiz
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers: Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness. Kiss me Kate: Fred is a director and Lilly is an actress who are divorced. They are brought back together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. The couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play. A fight on the opening night threatens the production, not to mention the two thugs who have the mistaken idea that Fred owes their boss money and insist on staying next to him all night
Interrupted melody( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after arriving in France on a music scholarship, young Australian Marjorie takes the opera world by storm. Exhilarated by her achievement, she garners worldwide fame and is heralded as one of the greatest singers of her time. But tragedy strikes in the form of a crippling paralysis
 
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Kiss me KateViva Las VegasThree little wordsThe Teahouse of the August moonGreatest classic films collection. Show boat. Annie get your gun. Seven brides for seven brothers. Kiss me Kate.Many rivers to crossThe Marx Brothers collectionGreatest classic films collection
Alternative Names
Cummings, Jack

Cummings, Jack, 1900-

Jack Cummings Amerikaans filmproducent (1900-1989)

Jack Cummings réalisateur américain

Jack Cummings regista statunitense

Jack Cummings US-amerikanischer Produzent

Джек Каммингс

ג'ק קאמינגס

جاك كامينغز

جک کامینگز تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

ジャック・カミングス

積·卡明斯

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