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Sharaff, Irene

Overview
Works: 168 works in 226 publications in 2 languages and 7,294 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  War films  Musical fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Costume designer, ard, Designer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Irene Sharaff Publications about Irene Sharaff
Publications by  Irene Sharaff Publications by Irene Sharaff
posthumous Publications by Irene Sharaff, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Irene Sharaff
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The best years of our lives by William Wyler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
West Side story by Robert Wise ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
A star is born by George Cukor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Call me madam by Walter Lang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young St. Louis girl and her family are troubled to discover that their Father has accepted a transfer to New York City which will cause them to miss the St. Louis World's Fair
The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Englishwoman in 19th-century Siam finds the country and its ruler torn between tradition and the ways of the western world
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sandpiper: Laura Reynolds is a free spirit, living in rustic Bohemian splendor in an oceanfront Big Sur home. Minister Edward Hewitt, a school headmaster, lives a life as constrained as his clerical collar. Now his world is changing. Blessed with a devoted wife, he must come to terms with his love for another woman
William Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Cleopâtre by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'an 48 avant Jésus-Christ. Au soir de la bataille de Pharsale, Jules César rentre victorieux sous sa tente : il a vainsu son rival Pompée, qui lui disputait la prééminence à Rome, et à la tête de ses officiers, Candidius vient lui apprendre que Pompée a fui vers l'Egypte sous un déguisement, tandis que Brutus, autrefois le protégé de César mais passé dans le camp ennemi, a été fait prisonnier. Magnanime, le vainqueur ordonne qu'on le libère, malgré les protestations de son état-major. Jules César décide de se rendre en Egypte, pour mettre fin à la guerre civile déchaînée entre les deux héritiers de la couronne. Ptolémé et sa soeur Cléopâtre, car ses querelles intestines compromettent les livraisons de céréales de l'Egypte dont l'Empire Romain a un besoin absolu
Afternoon of a faun ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance of Afternoon of a faun filmed for television. The logo of WCBS-TV appears at the beginning of the tape. Possibly taped or broadcast in Germany
West Side story : a musical by Leonard Bernstein ( Book )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
A tree grows in Brooklyn ( Book )
2 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam S. Shubert Theatre, operated by American Theatre Corporation, president and managing director Milton Shubert, resident manager Bernie Ferber, the Messrs. Shubert present Joan Blondell, in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," with Robert Shackleton, Evelyn Ward, John Vivyan, Anne Mary Tallon, Betty Bartley, book by Betty Smith and George Abbott, music by Arthur Schwartz, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, based on Betty Smith's novel, production directed by Gus Schirmer Jr., dances and musical numbers staged by Edmund Balin, costumes by Irene Sharaff, dance arrangements by Dean Fuller, musical direction by Joseph Littau, production supervision by Robert Fryer
Interplay ( Book )
3 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Theatre, 1321 E Street Realty Corporation, lessee, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Ballet Theatre Foundation, Blevins Davis, president presents "Ballet Theatre," Lucia Chase and Oliver Smith, directors, Alicia Alonso, Igor Youskevitch, John Kriza, Mary Ellen Moylan, Gemze de Lappe, Paula Lloyd, Ruth Ann Koesun, Eric Braun, Lillian Lanese, Michael Lland, Anna Cheselka, Jenny Workman, Kelly Brown, Dorothy Scott, Liane Plane, conductor Joseph Levine, regisseur Dimitri Romanoff, assistant conductor Otto Frohn, ballet master Edward Caton. "Interplay," ballet by Jerome Robbins, music by Morton Gould, scenery by Oliver Smith, costumes by Irene Sharaff, piano solo: Edmund Horn, conductor: Joseph Levine
Fanfare ( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Feld Brothers present New York City Ballet, general director: Lincoln Kirstein, ballet masters: George Balanchine, John Taras, associate ballet mistresses: Una Kai, Janet Reed, New York City Ballet Orchestra, principal conductor: Robert Irving, associate conductor: Hugo Fiorato, costumes by Karinska, decor by David Hays, "Fanfare," music by Benjamin Britten (The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra), (by permission of the copyright owners, Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.), choreography by Jerome Robbins, costumes by Irene Sharaff, conductor: Hugo Fiorato (Thursday), Robert Irving (Saturday)
The concert ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tape begins with a shot of the program for the performance. The concert is filmed in wide shot, with close-ups of the dancers during the curtain calls. An unrelated fragment of a performance of The nutcracker follows on the tape. Presumably a tape of The nutcracker was reused when taping The concert
Broadway & Hollywood : costumes designed by Irene Sharaff by Irene Sharaff ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Haraff, Irene S.
Šaraf, Īrīni
Sharaff
Languages
English (59)
French (5)
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