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Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,085 publications in 3 languages and 13,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Records and correspondence  Music  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Fiction  Anecdotes  Piano music  Motion picture music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Arranger, Speaker, Adapter, Costume designer, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Oscar Levant
An American in Paris by George Gershwin ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The band wagon by Howard Dietz ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,196 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 )
21 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,081 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 )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 950 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 )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 551 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
Levant plays Gershwin by George Gershwin ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a New York newspaper man who tries to save his job with an exclusive story on a young woman thought to be dying from radium poisoning. She is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax
An American in Paris by George Gershwin ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 236 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
Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1986 and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
Romance on the high seas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 217 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 197 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
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 179 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 )
2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 152 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 )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American in Paris original MGM soundtrack by George Gershwin ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas ( )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhapsody in blue An American in Paris by George Gershwin ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1943 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Levant, Oscar 1906-
Languages
English (218)
German (2)
French (1)
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