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Levant, Oscar 1906-1972

Overview
Works: 599 works in 1,055 publications in 6 languages and 13,778 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Records and correspondence  Music  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Fiction  Anecdotes  Orchestral music, Arranged  Piano music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Composer, Arranger, Singer, Speaker, Adapter, Costume designer, Lyricist, Interviewee, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,884 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 )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 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 )
20 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,084 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 )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 964 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 )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 555 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 )
17 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 437 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
Gershwin's greatest hits by George Gershwin ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1986 and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American in Paris by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance on the high seas by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 213 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
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin by Irving Rapper ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 202 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 188 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
A Copland celebration. chamber music and rarities by Aaron Copland ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
An American in Paris original MGM soundtrack by George Gershwin ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 143 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 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris ; Piano concerto in F by George Gershwin ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1943 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Grosvenor playing three solo encores, one from each composer represented. For Saint-Saens, he's chosen Leopold Godowskys deliciously free transcription 'The Swan'. The famous cello solo from 'The Carnival of Animals'. Ravel is represented by a brief prelude that he wrote in 1913.And he performs Gershwins Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue
The band wagon original motion picture soundtrack by Arthur Schwartz ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Levant, Oscar, 1906-
Languages
English (216)
German (17)
Spanish (4)
French (3)
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