WorldCat Identities

Davis, Luther

Overview
Works: 34 works in 126 publications in 2 languages and 3,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Musicals  Arrangements (Music)  Vocal scores  Original cast recordings  Police films  Gangster films 
Roles: Librettist, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Luther Davis
 
Most widely held works by Luther Davis
Kismet by Robert Wright( Recording )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet: Musical Arabian Night in Two Acts. Based on themes of Alexander Borodin. Book: Charles Lederer and Luther Davis
Kismet : a musical Arabian night by Robert Wright( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed by the Northern Light Operatic Society, directed by David Winston, produced by Robert Deathridge, musical director: Aubrey Gannon, stage director: Don Stevens, costume design: David Page, performance includes dancers, chorus and orchestra, cast in order of appearance are: David Wardle, Ric Ramsay, Jane Hancock, Beryl Humphris, Tony Halley, Kathy Kerry, Terry Crawt, Norman Wheatley, Brian Hopkins, Cliff Woodward, Brian Lintorn, Fred Bowyer, Peter Moore, Gillian Johnson, Pat Gannon, Carol Valentine, Lynne Gannon, Michael Chenoweth, Diane Patterson, Sheila Gee, Karen Freeland, Trudy Bartels, Margaret Moore, Pam Lillie, Jane Dudley, Julia Humphris, Jacqueline Hainsworth, Christine Bussey, Beryl Ramsay, Joan Criddle, Gordon McPherson and Keith Philips
Charles Lederer presents Edwin Lester's production of Kismet : a musical Arabian night by Robert Wright( )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet by Robert Wright( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows one fateful, fabulous day as a beggar-poet and his daughter cross paths with a wicked wazir, a wily temptress, a handsome prince, and a magical curse
Kismet : a musical Arabian night : original Broadway cast recording by Robert Wright( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Hotel, the musical : the broadway cast recording by Robert Wright( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across 110th Street by Barry Shear( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-edged cop on the take for years battles the Mafia and local gansters in Harlem
Grand Hotel : the musical by Robert Wright( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady in a cage( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-time Academy Award? winner Olivia de Havilland ("To Each His Own," "The Heiress") stars in a suspenseful shocker that also features future Oscar? nominee James Caan ("The Godfather") in his first major film role. Alone in her residence over a sweltering holiday weekend, a widow (de Havilland) is accidentally trapped in her home elevator during a power failure. Her meticulous, well-organized world is shattered as the elevator, stalled nine feet above the floor, becomes a claustrophobic torture chamber -- a cage. Unable to escape, her situation becomes desperate when the emergency alarm attracts a swarm of terrifying intruders -- a drunken derelict (Jeff Corey) and his boozy prostitute friend (Ann Sothern), as well as a trio of young delinquents (Caan, Rafael Campos, Jennifer Billingsley) who embark on an orgy of wanton vandalism and sadistic brutality that culminates in murder." * * * * (four stars) ... a superb shocker ..."--Video Movie Guide
The hucksters by Jack Conway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gable returning to his job as an advertising executive finds it difficult to tolerate his clients' demands. Here the returning serviceman's difficulties in re-adjusting to civilian life were transposed into a successful romantic comedy-drama with some satirical barbs directed at the advertising industry
A lion is in the streets( Visual )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of a ruthless Southern politician is vividly portrayed by Cagney. Familiar but still stirring climax as exposed corruption causes the politicians' downfall
Kismet : original Broadway cast recording by Robert Wright( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timbuktu! : a musical fable based on "Kismet" by Robert Wright( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet by Robert Wright( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Music Theatre of Lincoln Center, Richard Rodgers president and producing director, presents Alfred Drake in "Kismet," a musical Arabian night, co-starring Anne Jeffreys, book by Charles Lederer & Luther Davis, based on the play by Edward Knoblock, music and lyrics by Robert Wright & George Forrest, with Henry Calvin, Richard Banke, Patricia Welting, Don Beddoe, Truman Gaige, Beatrice Kraft, Al Toigo, Reiko Sato, Earle MacVeigh, Sally Neal, Rudy Vejar, Buddy Bryan, Eddie James, Robert Lamont, Nancy Roth, Diana Banks, Anita Alpert, directed by Edward Greenberg, choreography and musical staging by Jack Cole, production designed by Lemuel Ayers, costumes designed by Frank Thompson, lighting by Peter Lunt, orchestrations and choral arrangements by Arthur Kay, musical director Jonathan Anderson, production stage manager Ben Strobach
Holiday for lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Boston psychiatrist and his wife trek through South America with two lovely daughters who simultaneously burst the adolescent cocoon -- Container
Kismet : Music Theater of Lincoln Center original cast recording by Robert Wright( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandhotel by Robert Wright( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance of the musical play Grand Hotel, by Robert Wright, George Forrest & Maury Yeston. Therein, a series of characters drift through a dilapidated Berlin hotel in the late 1920s
Kismet (Music Theater of Lincoln Center) by Robert Wright( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand hotel : the musical by Robert Wright( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kismet : a musical Arabian night by Robert Wright( Recording )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Charles Lederer presents Edwin Lester's production of Kismet : a musical Arabian night
Languages
English (111)

German (1)

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Lady in a cage