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Lang, Walter 1898-1972

Works: 198 works in 867 publications in 8 languages and 17,239 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Short films 
Roles: Director, Attributed name, Author, fmd, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Contributor, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )

80 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,830 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
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

191 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,781 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
Desk set( Visual )

41 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,681 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 )

49 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 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
Cheaper by the dozen by Hilary Duff( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 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 by Walter Lang( Visual )

69 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 788 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 )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 626 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 )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 485 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 No Linguistic content and held by 431 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 )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 308 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 301 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
Week-end in Havana( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 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
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 257 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 between 1931 and 2006 in English and held by 240 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 Red kimona by Walter Lang( Visual )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 215 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 159 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
On the Riviera by Walter Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 148 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The king and I( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 136 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
Shirley Temple( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underprivileged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. Includes other classic shorts
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Carole Lombard : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
Walter Lang Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1972)

Walter Lang amerikansk filminstruktør

Walter Lang réalisateur américain

Walter Lang regista statunitense

Walter Lang US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

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والتر لنگ کارگردان آمریکایی

랭, 월터 1896-1972


Carole Lombard : the glamour collection