WorldCat Identities

Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

Overview
Works: 640 works in 1,222 publications in 3 languages and 14,673 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Biography  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Music  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Arranger, Composer, Speaker, Adapter, Lyricist, Interviewee, Musician, Costume designer, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oscar Levant
 
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Most widely held works by Oscar Levant
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

81 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,004 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 )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,312 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 )

24 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,055 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 )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and French and held by 938 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
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

15 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
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

15 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and French and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel Flagg is the small-town girl who mistakenly believes she's dying of radium poisoning. Sensing a great human interest story, exploitative journalist Wally Cook brings Hazel to New York City and turns her into a media darling, but Wally's strategy takes a sudden turn when he starts having feelings for the vulnerable Hazel
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
Romance on the high seas by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition 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
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 224 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
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Irving Rapper( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin( Recording )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1984 and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 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
A Copland celebration. chamber music and rarities by Aaron Copland( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano Recital: Glazier, Richard - KAPER, B.( )

in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto no. 4 in D minor for piano and orchestra, op. 70 by Anton Rubinstein( Recording )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]: Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications
The unimportance of being Oscar by Oscar Levant( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Levant, Oscar 1906-

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 compositeur américain

Oscar Levant compositore, pianista e attore statunitense

Oscar Levant US-amerikanischer Komponist

Левант, Оскар

Оскар Левант

אוסקר לבנט

اسکار لونت بازیگر و آهنگساز آمریکایی

オスカー・レヴァント

Languages
English (271)

French (8)

German (4)

Covers
The band wagonGreatest classic films collectionA talent for genius : the life and times of Oscar Levant