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Sharaff, Irene

Overview
Works: 208 works in 307 publications in 2 languages and 10,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Christmas films 
Roles: Costume designer, ard, Author, Other, Artist, Designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene Sharaff
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs- the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale."--Container
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,591 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 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. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
West Side story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,117 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Die anfangs harmlos scheinenden Plänkeleien eines alternden Akademiker-Ehepaares steigern sich trotz der Anwesenheit ihrer jüngeren Nachbarn zur schonungslosen Bloßstellung und Abrechnung: Hass, Minderwertigkeitsgefühle und Lebensängste kommen zum Ausbruch, Mann und Frau zerfleischen sich in Schuldzuweisungen und zynischem Selbstmitleid. Eine effektvolle Verfilmung von Albees Bühnenstück, die vor allem durch die elegante filmische Auflösung und die schauspielerische Präsenz der beiden Hauptdarsteller besticht." [film-dienst.de]
Flower drum song by Oscar Hammerstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 785 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 421 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
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save their marriage! But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own ... and teaching nortal Henry an immortal lesson in romance isn't all he has planned!"--Container
Funny girl by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un lungo flashback rievoca le tappe della carriera di Fanny Brice, star comica del varietà, e della sua contrastata love story con il giocatore d'azzardo Nick Arnstein
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 176 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 dark mirror by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin sisters are implicated in a Hollywood murder and a police detective must figure out if one or both were involved in the killing. A psychiatrist approached by the detective to help with the complicated case agrees to see them separately and is immediately attracted to one of them and fears the other one to be the killer, but he's worried that if he's wrong he could end up on a slab in the morgue himself
West Side story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 74 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
West Side story by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs- the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale."--Container
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The V.I.P.s: For elite passengers awaiting London-to-U.S. flights, takeoff can't occur soon enough. But then fog rolls in, grounding air traffic. Over the next fateful night, the jet-setters must face problems and not flee them
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 40 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
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 34 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
Cleopatra by Joseph Leo Mankiewicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra, the ambitious queen of Egypt who involves herself with Roman Marc Anthony and Julius Caesar, eventually suffers downfall and suicide
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 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
 
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An American in ParisWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf?Funny girlThe dark mirrorWest Side storyWest Side story
Alternative Names
Haraff, Irene S.

Irene Sharaff Amerikaans kostuumontwerpster (1910-1993)

Irene Sharaff amerykańska kostiumograf

Irene Sharaff costumière

Irene Sharaff costumista statunitense

Irene Sharaff US-amerikanische Kostümbildnerin

Šaraf, Īrīni

Sharaff

Шарафф, Ирен

Այրին Շարաֆ

איירין שרף

آیرین شرف

アイリーン・シャラフ

艾琳·沙拉夫

Languages
English (78)

German (2)