Lang, Walter 1898-1972
Most widely held works about Walter Lang
Most widely held works by Walter Lang
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King of Siam when she is hired as the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s.
The King and I ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s.
Desk set ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius.
The little princess ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
In Victorian England, a pupil at an exclusive boarding school is demoted to working in the scullery when reports of her father's death are received. Never losing hope, she insists on seeking him repeatedly in the military hospital nearby.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair.
The blue bird ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
In a rare departure from her usual screen persona, Shirley Temple plays Mytyl, a selfish, spoiled little girl who doesn't appreciate her loving family. She and her brother are sent by the good fairy Berylune on a journey to find "the bird that means happiness."
The little princess ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"Adaptation of a classic children's novel and stage play by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adorable Sara Crewe is treated like a little princess at her boarding school. But when reports of her father's death in the Boer War surface, she is forced into servitude towards other girls. The unflappable youngster steps up to the challenge of her new lot in life, and ultimately wins over the hearts of wealthy neighbors - and even Queen Victoria herself - as she refuses to give up hope that her father will one day return after all."--Container.
State fair ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A small-town family travels to the State Fair. The father is looking for a blue ribbon for his prize hog, Blue Boy, mom is looking for glory in her cooking, and the kids are looking for love.
Cheaper by the dozen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children.
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.
Call me madam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and held by 307 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.
Moon over Miami ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. They decide to use the money to travel to Miami in hopes of landing rich husbands. Kay (Betty Grable) poses as a wealthy heiress, her sister Barbara (Carole Landis) pretends to be her secretary and Aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood) acts as their maid.
Can-Can ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and French and held by 230 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.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The king and I ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in Siam in the 1860s. Songs include Getting to know you, I whistle a happy tune, Hello young lovers, and Shall we dance.
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Musical retelling of the extraordinary life of 1940s songstress Jane Froman. When an overseas flight crashes off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, Jane barely survives the wreck. Ripped from the spotlight into a series of life-threatening operations, hope seems a distant memory for Jane as she sets out on a journey of recovery that's more than heroic-- it's what music is made of.
Carole Lombard Glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"Man of the world": A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. "We're not dressing": Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. "Hands across the table": A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. "Love before breakfast": Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. "The princess comes across": A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. "True confession": Helen and Ken are a pretty strange copule - she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer.
There's no business like show business ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and French and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family.
Week-end in Havana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
When a cruise ship runs aground, an ocean liner executive is forced to offer a winsome passenger a free trip to Havana in this colorful, zesty musical.
Cole Porter's can-can ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
An owner allows the illegal can-can to be performed in her cafe.
The Red kimona ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
A vulnerable young woman, whose blind trust in a man leads her into a New Orleans bordello, endures the hardships of that life, but is eventually driven to murdering her lover. A sympathetic jury acquits her and after a period of hardship she ultimately finds happiness.
Agricultural exhibitions Ambassadors Bluebirds Boarding schools British Burnett, Frances Hodgson,--1849-1924 Comedy films Comedy films Country life Downsizing of organizations Drama England England--London Families Fantasy films Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Fuelwood gatherers Gilbreth, Frank Bunker,--1868-1924 Gilbreth, Lillian Moller,--1878-1972 Girls Governesses History Iowa Juvenile works Kings and rulers Kings and rulers--Children Landon, Margaret,--1903-1993 Leonowens, Anna Harriette,--1831-1915 Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Military hospitals Mongkut,--King of Siam,--1804-1868 Motion pictures Musical films Musical films Musicals Office practice--Automation Orphans--Abuse of Romantic comedy films Teachers Thailand United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Lang, Walter 1898-1972
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