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Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

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Most widely held works by Oscar Levant
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

99 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

47 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
A smattering of ignorance by Oscar Levant( Book )

27 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays on Oscar Levant's various life experiences, his early days, his studies (which included years of lessons with none other than Arnold Schoenberg), his encounters with famous musicians and show business personalities, such as Harpo Marx, and above all, his relationship with George Gershwin and his family
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and French and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their first film together in a decade, Fred and Ginger play a bickering show biz couple. Songs include "You'd be hard to replace" and "They can't take that away from me."
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and French and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman diagnosed with radium poisoning is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it al turns into a publicity hoax
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance on the high seas by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a singer, Georgia Garrett, who takes the place of a socialite on a cruise and finds herself embroiled in the plots and counterplots of a suspicious husband and wife
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Robert Alda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin; his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Levant plays Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with two of Gershwin's most popular works, Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, along with acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, perform works by Ravel and Debussy
Levant plays Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easter parade: Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but on the day before Easter she refuses to sign a new contract with him. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner. He vows to make Hannah a success before the next Easter parade. After a while Don and Hannah are so successful that Florence Ziegfeld is interested in them. With Nadine dancing for the Follies, Don declines to dance for the Ziegfeld's. Don falls in love with Hannah, but feels he has to keep it strictly business
A Copland celebration. chamber music and rarities by Aaron Copland( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver (1942, b & w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
Concerto no. 4 in D minor for piano and orchestra, op. 70 by Anton Rubinstein( Recording )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Paris : original MGM soundtrack by George Gershwin( Recording )

3 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The band wagonGreatest classic films collectionA talent for genius : the life and times of Oscar Levant
Alternative Names
Levant O.

Levant, Oscar 1906-

Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant Amerikaans acteur (1906-1972)

Oscar Levant amerikansk komponist og skodespelar

Oscar Levant amerikansk komponist og skuespiller

Oscar Levant amerikansk kompositör och skådespelare

Oscar Levant comediante, compositor, pianista e ator americano

Oscar Levant compositeur américain

Oscar Levant compositore, pianista e attore statunitense

Oscar Levant US-amerikanischer Komponist

Левант О.

Левант, Оскар

Оскар Левант

אוסקר לבנט

אוסקר לבנט שחקן אמריקאי

اسکار لونت بازیگر و آهنگساز آمریکایی

أوسكار ليفانت

オスカー・レヴァント

Languages
English (335)

French (5)

German (5)