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Lang, Walter 1898-1972

Overview
Works: 207 works in 797 publications in 5 languages and 16,260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Musical films  Fiction  Television plays  Comedy films  Musical fiction 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Contributor, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Walter Lang
The little princess by Shirley Temple ( Visual )
154 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,617 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 )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 2,528 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
Desk set ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 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
The King and I by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,585 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each member of the Frake family seeks a different prize when they attend the Iowa State Fair
State fair by Walter Lang ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 819 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
The blue bird ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 639 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
Cheaper by the dozen by Hilary Duff ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 398 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 371 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
There's no business like show business by Walter Lang ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trials and triumphs of a veteran vaudeville family
Call me madam by Walter Lang ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethel Merman repeats her successful Broadway performance as a Washington hostess who is named ambassador to the tiny European nation of Lichtenberg. She falls in love with the foreign minister, George Sanders, while the princess, Vera-Ellen, falls for her press attache, Donald O'connor. Loosely based on the life of former Ambassador to Luxembourg, Perle Mesta
Can-Can by Walter Lang ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get ready for romance, music and dancing in this sizzling film version of Cole Porter's hit Broadway musical. Shirley MacLaine stars as the vivacious club owner who continues to perform the naughty and illegal dance, the "Can-Can," with the help of her lawyer boyfriend (Frank Sinatra) as well as a corrupt, fun-loving judge (Maurice Chevalier). But when a new, by-the-book judge (Louis Jourdan) puts his foot down, he never dreamed how far this sneaky trio would go to change his mind. Can-can's amazing cast has dazzled audiences for over thirty years
Moon over Miami by Walter Lang ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 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
Week-end in Havana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 271 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 246 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 226 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
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shirley plays a girl who can not believe her father died in the Boer War, so she waits for him at an army hospital in Victorian London, where she brings new hope to the patients. A miraculous visit by Queen Victoria leads to a tear-filled but happy ending
The Red kimona by Walter Lang ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1925 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 196 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
Snow White and the Three Stooges ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Stooges fill in for the Seven Dwarfs when they go off prospecting in King Solomon's mines
Sitting pretty by Walter Lang ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deciding to add baby-sitting to his list of accomplishments, Lynn Belvedere (Webb) answers an ad placed by two harried parents (Maureen O'Hara and Robert Young) who are desperate for someone who can restrain their troublesome offspring. It is not long before the caustic Mr. Belvedere turns them into models of decorum--but it is a bit longer until everyone learns the real purpose of his visit to suburbia
 
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