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Sharaff, Irene

Works: 178 works in 262 publications in 3 languages and 10,088 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance films  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films 
Roles: Costume designer, ard, Author, Artist, Contributor, Designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Irene Sharaff
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,002 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 )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,651 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,368 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 141 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
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 50 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
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 29 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
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 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 10 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
Broadway & Hollywood : costumes designed by Irene Sharaff by Irene Sharaff( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West side story : screenplay by Ernest Lehman( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 6 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, 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
The concert ou Les malheurs de chacun( )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interplay : (American concertette) : piano duo by Morton Gould( 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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West 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

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German (1)

French (1)

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