O'Connor, Donald 1925-2003
Most widely held works about Donald O'Connor
Most widely held works by Donald O'Connor
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,085 libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star.
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,820 libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films.
Singin' in the rain original motion picture soundtrack by Nacio Herb Brown ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
One of the best-loved movie musicals of all time. Set in Hollywood during the transition from silent films to "talkies", a film producer discovers that his top star has an unattractive voice. Instead of scrapping the new movie, the leading man comes up with a solution that pleases everyone.
That's entertainment ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Musical sequences from nearly 100 MGM musicals, commemorating the 50th anniversary of MGM.
Pioneers of primetime ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars.
There's no business like show business ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
An all-star cast sparks this tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the life and times of the Donahues, a family of vaudevillians.
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The movies, the magic, the memories, the greatest moments, the brightest stars. The incomparable Golden Era of MGM musicals shines in this compilation of music and dance performances.
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Musical depiction of the lives of the Donahues, a veteran vaudeville family.
Anything goes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
While on a transatlantic voyage, two Broadway luminaries are on the lookout for a talented leading lady to star in their new show. Features an oceanful of tunes by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Sammy Cahn.
Gene Kelly anatomy of a dancer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly.
Call me madam ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth.
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Design for living: Two free-wheeling Americans share an apartment in Paris and fall in love with the same woman.
That's dancing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and French and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Presents musical film sequences with over 50 famous dancers from film, ballet, and Broadway.
Francis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A talking mule adopts a second lieutenant as his master in the Burmese jungle during World War II.
Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic.
Beau Geste ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic.
Francis in the Navy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
A talking mule joins the Navy.
Private Buckaroo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Sparkling entertainment featuring comedy, song, and the sensational trumpet of Harry James.
That funny feeling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A young and pretty maid-for-hire meets and begins dating a wealthy businessman. Embarrassed about taking him to her tiny apartment, she takes him to the home she cleans--not knowing it's really his place. He goes along with the deception until she discovers who he really is and seeks revenge.
The adventures of Francis the talking mule ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Francis the talking mule: A talking mule adopts a second lieutenant as his master in the Burmese jungle during World War II.
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O'Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald.
O'Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald 1925-2003
Multiple languages (10)
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