WorldCat Identities

Powell, Jane 1929-

Works: 439 works in 991 publications in 4 languages and 11,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Operas  Western films  Musical settings  Romance films  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Director, Speaker, Costume designer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jane Powell
Seven brides for seven brothers by Stanley Donen( Visual )

88 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,761 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
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

146 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 417 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
The Sandy Bottom orchestra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Rachel is part of an eccentric family. Rachel's father, Norman, is a dairy farmer who dreams of being an orchestra conductor. Norman makes a surprise announcement that he's putting together a classical concert. Everyone must wait to see if this family can win over the townspeople or end up as the town's laughingstock
Judge John Deed( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge John Deed is on a mission for justice and he's prepared to break the rules to deliver it. In his red robes and wig, Deed might look like every other High Court judge, but his passionate belief in justice sets him apart from his peers. To the police force, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Lord Chancellor's Department and even many of his colleagues, Deed is a man more concerned with justice than the letter of the law
Hit the deck( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

3 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Rathbone and Jane Powell narrate the Brothers Grimm tale with music from Humperdinck's opera performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan
Hollywood musicals : the 101 greatest song-and-dance movies of all time by Ken Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an alphabetical survey of the most popular film musicals in history, with commentaries, synopses, behind-the-scenes information, and lists of songs and cast members for each film
Bounce by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Oct. 27, 2003
Seven brides for seven brothers : original motion picture soundtrack by Gene De Paul( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding ; The Belle of New York( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 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
A date with Judy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This MGM musical comedy, filmed in Technicolor, is typical wholesome family entertainment and is as a result, a corny and cheery story about teenagers. Based on a popular radio show, this merry outing follows the adventures of Judy Foster, a young woman determined to attend the big school dance with an impressive date. Judy and her lifelong friend Carol fall out when they both fall for a suave older man. A high-spirited teen, Judy manages to unintentionally make a hash of her friends and family's love lives. Songs include 'It's a Most Unusual Day' 'Cuanto Le Gusta', 'Strictly On the Corny Side', 'Judaline', 'I've Got a Date with Judy', 'I'm Gonna Meet My Mary' 'Love Is Where You Find It'
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 151 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
Alan Jay Lerner by Alan Jay Lerner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy goes to Rio ; Two weeks with love( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy goes to Rio: A colorful Rio is the setting for a comic tale of personal and professional mixups as aspiring actress Nancy and her Broadway-veteran mother seek the same stage role. Adding to the Brazilian flair is Carmen Miranda in zany-hatted glory. Two weeks with love: on vacation in the Catskills, two women find love. Powell hopes to catch the eye of suave Ricardo Montalban by wearing a corset; meanwhile, Debbie Reynolds reels in affable Carleton Carpenter for a legendary Aba Daba Honeymoon showstopper
Lulu by Alban Berg( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Schäfer sings the title role in Berg's twelve-tone masterpiece--the femme fatale who so enthralls admirers both male and female that they are powerless to halt their own destruction. Among them are Dr. Schön (James Courtney) and his son Alwa (David Kuebler), the Countess Geschwitz (Hanna Schwarz), the Painter (Clifton Forbes), two princes, an acrobat, and a schoolboy. But the magnetic Lulu is the emotional vortex around which everything revolves--all the way through her own downward spiral, until she is brutally murdered by Jack the Ripper. Maestro James Levine brings unparalleled insight and unexpected lyricism to the score, leading a powerful performance
The Carmelites by Francis Poulenc( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two weeks with love( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kittenish teens turn a 1900's family vacation in the Catskills into "Two Weeks with Love."
Small town girl( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan playboy Rick Belrow Livingston is sentenced to thirty days in a small-town jail for speeding. During his time in Duck Creek, he meets local girl Cindy Kimbell--and changes his attitude about the merits of small towns. Includes dance sequences choreographed by Busby Berkeley
Athena by Myron( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If a suitor wants to win the heart of one of the seven Mulvain sisters, he'd better be ready to deadlift 300 lbs. and dine on shredded-parsnip soufflé. Combining the then-novel topic of physical fitness with Hollywood song and dance, an eat-your-veggies romantic romp highlighted by catchy Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane tunes and socko color cinematography
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Greatest classic films collection
Greatest classic films collectionJudge John DeedHollywood musicals : the 101 greatest song-and-dance movies of all timeTwo weeks with love
Alternative Names
Burce, Suzanne 1929-

Burce, Suzanne Lorraine 1929-

Jane Powell

Jane Powell actrice américaine

Jane Powell actriz estadounidense

Jane Powell Amerikaans filmacteur

Jane Powell Amerikaans filmactrice

Jane Powell amerykańska piosenkarka i aktorka

Jane Powell attrice, attrice teatrale e cantante statunitense

Jane Powell pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Jane Powell US-amerikanische Filmschauspielerin

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Джейн Пауэлл

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