WorldCat Identities

Lang, Walter 1898-1972

Overview
Works: 299 works in 1,198 publications in 7 languages and 18,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Romance films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Author, fmd, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Other, Contributor, Actor, Conductor
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Most widely held works about Walter Lang
 
Most widely held works by Walter Lang
The King and I by Walter Lang( Visual )

133 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,585 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
The little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

197 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member 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 The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

24 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
Cheaper by the dozen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the Gilbreth family and their life as a family with 12 children
Desk set( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 1,169 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 )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang( Visual )

49 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 694 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
Desk set by Phoebe Ephron( Visual )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 521 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
State fair by Walter Lang( Visual )

51 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 467 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
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 suave Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Can-Can by Walter Lang( Visual )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian nightclub dancer in the nineties is sued for performing the Can-Can
The little princess( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member 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
The blue bird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 368 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
Moon over Miami( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member 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
The red kimona by Walter Lang( Visual )

17 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 286 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
Weekend in Havana( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 277 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
State fair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town family travels to the Iowa 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
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 274 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
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 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 221 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."
 
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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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