WorldCat Identities

Shearer, Douglas 1899-1971

Overview
Works: 55 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 15,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Romance films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: sds, Recording engineer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Singin' in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antes de conocer a la aspirante a actriz Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds), el ídolo del cine mudo Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) pensaba que lo tenía todo: fama, fortuna y éxito. Pero, cuando la conoce, se da cuenta de que ella es lo que realmente faltaba en su vida. Con el nacimiento del cine sonoro, Don quiere filmar musicales con Kathy, pero entre ambos se interpone la reina del cine mudo Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen)"--Film affinity web site
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 1999 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member 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
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
 
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Singin' in the Rain
Alternative Names
Douglas Shearer Amerikaans kunstenaar (1899-1971)

Douglas Shearer Canadian sound designer and recording director

Douglas Shearer experto en sonido

Douglas Shearer supervisore della registrazione sonora cinematografica canadese

Douglas Shearer US-amerikanischer Tontechniker

Дуглас Ширер

ダグラス・シアラー

道格拉斯·希勒

Languages
English (36)

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