WorldCat Identities

Cummings, Jack 1900-1989

Works: 78 works in 304 publications in 5 languages and 11,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Romance films  Filmed dance  Yiddish films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jack Cummings
Most widely held works by Jack Cummings
Seven brides for seven brothers by Gene De Paul( Visual )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things are different for the Pontipee men now that big brother Adam's fetched a bride and brought her to the cabin. Indeed, the unwed brothers are so inspired they raid the town and carry off brides of their own! Like a favourite flannel shirt, everything fits right in this rugged whoop-for-joy
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilli Vannessi and Fred Graham, a battling, once-married couple, are reunited to star in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash. But backstage and downstage, viewers get to see lavish numbers and hear wonderful Cole Porter tunes
Viva Las Vegas by George Sidney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a fellow racer and womaniser, gets in the way
The last time I saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )

64 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris
Go West The big store by Charles Riesner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 721 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 and 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 )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 567 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 )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 493 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 )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and held by 395 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 Cole Porter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 353 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 334 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
The Teahouse of the August moon by John Patrick( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 328 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!
Neptune's daughter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 227 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
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 223 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
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 191 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
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 173 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
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Easy to wed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Morning Star" has a big problem. J.B. Allenbury is a rich and mighty man who will sue the paper for $2 million because of an article which says that his daughter, Connie, is nymphomaniac and only after married men. Reporter Bill Chandler is sent after Connie to prove that the story is true. The only problem Bill has is that he's not married, at least not yet
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 129 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
Broadway melody of 1936 Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Albany girl-next-door poses as France's and Broadway's exotic La Belle Arlette. The '38 tale has her portraying a horse trainer who's just as much at ease in taps and tuxedo as she is in riding boots and jodhpurs
Interrupted melody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 119 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Viva Las Vegas
Alternative Names
Cummings, Jack

Jack Cummings Amerikaans filmproducent (1900-1989)

Jack Cummings réalisateur américain

Jack Cummings regista statunitense

Jack Cummings US-amerikanischer Produzent

Джек Каммингс

جک کامینگز تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی


English (192)

Spanish (31)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Kiss me KateViva Las VegasThree little wordsGreatest classic films collectionThe Teahouse of the August moonMany rivers to crossThe Marx Brothers collection