WorldCat Identities

Lang, Walter 1898-1972

Overview
Works: 226 works in 1,112 publications in 8 languages and 18,246 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Author, fmd, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Conductor, Other, Contributor, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter Lang
 
Most widely held works by Walter Lang
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

182 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s. Over time, Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another
A little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

206 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of a British officer, is deposited in a boarding school when he goes off to war. But her life is turned topsy-turvy when her father is reported dead. Now penniless and a charity case, Sara is made a servant and cruelly mistreated by the school's owner
Desk set by Phoebe Ephron( Visual )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Hepburn-Tracy romance, about the head of the research department at a TV network and an absent-minded computer genius
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

62 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,606 WorldCat member 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 by Michael Barnathan( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the Gilbreth family and their life as a family with 12 children
Irving Berlin's There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

54 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tuneful Irving Berlin musical that depicts the trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family. Molly and Terry Donahue start out as a duo and keep adding kids to the act until they finally become The 5 Donahues. Their busy and tumultuous lives aren't always easy, but the Donahues have plenty of love to get them through the hard times and more than enough talent to keep them on top. Highlighted by one classic Irving Berlin song after another and an array of dazzling production numbers
The blue bird( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woodcutter's two children are led by a fairy through the past, present, and even the future to find the Bluebird of Happiness
Can-Can by Walter Lang( Visual )

44 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 486 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
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
Weekend in Havana( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member 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
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story by José Carreras( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member 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
The red kimona by Walter Lang( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about the adventures of the Frake family at the Iowa State Fair. Each member of the family is out for a different prize: a blue ribbon for Father's pet pig, first prize for Mom's pie, and true love for their son and daughter
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member 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 couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The Little Princess( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaption of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's novel stars Shirley Temple as Sara Crewe, a kindhearted rich girl left penniless after her father is reported dead in battle. She is forced to work as a maid under the harshest of conditions but continues to search for the truth about her father's disappearance. The New York Times critic Janet Maslin, in 1983, described the film as culminating in "a happy ending sure to make even grown-up viewers cry"
Sitting pretty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of his research for a book on suburban life, the self-described genius Mr. Belvedere takes a job as a babysitter for three hard-to-handle children
Snow White and the Three Stooges( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stooges fill in for the Seven Dwarfs when they go off prospecting in King Solomon's mines
On the Riviera by Man Ray( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincing that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten to get out of hand when Martin, dressed as Duran, is confronted by several of the philanderer's women, not to mention by Duran's ruthless business rival, M. Periton
The Rodgers & Hammerstein collection by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of music: A young woman named Maria is uncertain about her decision to enter a religious order. While deciding what to do, she becomes the governess of the seven Von Trapp children who live with their widowed father, a former captain of the Austrian navy
 
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Carole Lombard : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
Walter Lang Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1972)

Walter Lang amerikansk filminstruktør

Walter Lang director de cine estadounidense

Walter Lang director de cinema estatunidenc

Walter Lang réalisateur américain

Walter Lang regista statunitense

Walter Lang US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Уолтер Лэнг

וולטר לאנג

וולטר לאנג במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

والتر لانغ مخرج أفلام أمريكي

والتر لنگ کارگردان آمریکایی

랭, 월터 1896-1972

ウォルター・ラング

ラング, ウォルター

沃尔特·朗

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Carole Lombard : the glamour collection