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Shearer, Douglas 1899-1971

Overview
Works: 50 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 14,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Humor  History  Animal films  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: sds, Recording engineer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Douglas Shearer
 
Most widely held works by Douglas Shearer
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,630 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 )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,470 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 )
7 editions published between 1939 and 1999 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,395 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
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 900 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 )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 704 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 650 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 George Cukor( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 648 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 N Meyers( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 568 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 478 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
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 454 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 359 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 323 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
Love finds Andy Hardy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 300 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
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 286 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
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 fianceĢe are aboard
Executive suite by Robert Wise( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 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
Wife vs. secretary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 262 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 178 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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