Berman, Pandro S. 1905-1996
Most widely held works about Pandro S Berman
Most widely held works by Pandro S Berman
National Velvet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.
Swing time ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.
Top hat ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.
Jailhouse rock ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
A young man is sent to prison when he accidentally kills a man in a barroom brawl. While behind bars he takes up singing and is helped in the record business by a beautiful young woman.
Father of the bride ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws.
Blackboard jungle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel.
Shall we dance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores.
The long, long trailer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Lucy and Desi play newlyweds who hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow.
Follow the fleet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco.
Sweet bird of youth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss.
Ivanhoe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. Also includes a Tom and Jerry cartoon, The Two Mouseketeers, and a swashbuckler movie trailer gallery.
A patch of blue ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother.
Stage door ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success.
Butterfield 8 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A high-class call girl in New York and a socially prominant man fall in love. However, he can't forget her past and she resents his distrust, so they battle their emotions and each other, leading to a powerful and explosive climax.
The picture of Dorian Gray ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter.
The Gay divorcee ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Musical comedy of bedroom confusions and misunderstandings that result when an American dancer begins pursuing an English woman who, in turn, is trying to invent technical grounds for divorce from her husband.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Quasimodo, the hunchback bell-ringer of Notre Dame, rescues and defends the gypsy girl, Esmeralda.
Prisoner of Zenda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.
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Berman, Pan, 1905-1996
Berman, Pandro 1905-1996
Multiple languages (56)
No Linguistic content (12)