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Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

Overview
Works: 653 works in 1,257 publications in 3 languages and 14,766 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, Interviewee, Lyricist, Musician, Editor, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
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 3,026 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 1,313 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 1997 in English and held by 1,053 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 937 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 564 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 488 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 473 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
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Irving Rapper( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 224 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 223 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
Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin( Recording )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1984 and held by 221 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 189 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 )

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 158 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

Casablanca (1942, b & w, 102 min.) : Rick Blaine sticks his neck out for nobody. Then she walks back into his life ... with her Resistance-leader husband
 
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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 (273)

French (8)

German (4)

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