WorldCat Identities

Shearer, Douglas 1899-1971

Overview
Works: 71 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 14,619 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Sports films  Legal films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: sds, Recording engineer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Douglas Shearer
 
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An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,591 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 Gene Kelly( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 1,506 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 )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,314 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 )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 841 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 )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 677 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. Chip 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
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 620 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
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 606 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
San Francisco by W.S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Barbary Coast saloon keeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 545 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
Mata Hari by George Fitzmaurice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Ziegfeld girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member 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
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
Love finds Andy Hardy by George B Seitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's almost time for the big Christmas Dance and Andy Hardy has a new tuxedo and opera hat to wear to the event and an $20 jalopy to take him there. Now all he needs is a date. Problem is Andy has two gorgeous dates lined up. And a third, a new girl next door named Betsy, is also aching to go
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 275 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!--Container
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 266 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
Executive suite by Robert Wise( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 203 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
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Singin' in the RainNational VelvetPat and MikeSan FranciscoWife vs. secretary
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

دوغلاس شيرر

ダグラス・シアラー

道格拉斯·希勒

Languages
English (48)