WorldCat Identities

Sharaff, Irene

Overview
Works: 170 works in 234 publications in 2 languages and 7,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Musical films  Film and video adaptations  Bildungsromans  Experimental fiction 
Roles: Costume designer, ard, Author, Artist, Designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene Sharaff
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,625 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 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
West Side story by Robert Wise( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,313 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,138 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 855 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 345 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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: 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
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 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
William Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 30 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
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 12 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
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 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
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
Afternoon of a faun: Edited version [videorecording]( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tape opens with a close-up of the program for the performance. Afternoon of a faun is filmed in close shot and lasts approximately 12 minutes. The remainder of the tape contains Antique epigraphs, also filmed in close shot. Afternoon of a faun is set to Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, and Antique epigraphs is set to his Six epigraphes antiques and Syrinx
West side story : screenplay by Ernest Lehman( Book )

in English and held by 5 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
Cleopâtre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway & Hollywood : costumes designed by Irene Sharaff by Irene Sharaff( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue ; [and] Concerto barocco [Wide shot]( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tree grows in Brooklyn, a novel by Betty Smith( 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

New York City Ballet, New York City Ballet Orchestra, principal conductor: Robert Irving, associate conductor: Hugo Fiorato, assistant to Mr. Balanchine: John Taras, ballet mistress: Janet Reed, I. "Interplay," first performed in concert varieties, Ziegfeld Theatre, June, 1945, music by Morton Gould (American Concertette), choreography by Jerome Robbins, costumes by Irene Sharaff, executed by Karinska, lighting by Jean Rosenthal, piano solo: Jascha Zayde, conductor: Hugo Fiorato
 
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An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Haraff, Irene S.

Irene Sharaff amerykańska kostiumograf

Irene Sharaff costumista statunitense

Irene Sharaff US-amerikanische Kostmbildnerin

Šaraf, Īrīni

Sharaff

Шарафф, Ирен

آیرین شرف

アイリーン・シャラフ

Languages
English (66)

French (5)

Covers
West Side storyWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf?