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Saul Chaplin

  • Feb 19, 1912 - Nov 15, 1997 (age 85)
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1997
PersonalNovember 1997

Saul Chaplin

Saul Chaplin passed away.
1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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1976
That's Entertainment, Part II
MovieMay 16, 1976

That's Entertainment, Part II

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire …
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
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1972
Man of La Mancha
MovieDec 11, 1972

Man of La Mancha

This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an …
This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. Backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, he duels windmills and defends his perfect lady Dulcinea (who is actually a downtrodden whore named Aldonza).
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Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED San Francisco, WTTW Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV of Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1968
Star!
MovieJul 18, 1968

Star!

A musical biography of Gertrude Lawrence, who led a hustling …
A musical biography of Gertrude Lawrence, who led a hustling and bustling life on the stage.
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Betty Levin
MarriageMay 1968

Betty Levin

Betty Levin was born in 1924 in the USA. She is known for her …
Betty Levin was born in 1924 in the USA. She is known for her work on Luv (1967), Enter Laughing (1967) and The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966). She was previously married to Saul Chaplin.
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1961
Award1961

Best Original Musical

Won award for "West Side Story".
Academy Award
Nomination1961

Best Sound Track Album or Recording o…

Nominated for "West Side Story".
Grammy Award
Nomination1961

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "West Side Story".
Academy Award
Award1961

Best Sound Track Album or Recording o…

Won award for "West Side Story".
Grammy Award
1960
Can-Can
MovieMar 9, 1960

Can-Can

Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the …
Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless Simone has it performed every day in her nightclub. Her employees use their female charms to let the representatives of law enforcement look the other way - and even attend the shows. Then the young ambitious judge Philippe Forrestier decides to bring this to an end. Will Simone manage to twist him round her little finger, too? Her boyfriend Francois certainly doesn't like to watch her trying.
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1959
Award1959

Best Musical

Won award for "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green".
Obie Award
1957
Les Girls
MovieOct 3, 1957

Les Girls

After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe …
After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Rashômon (1950)-style narrative presents the story from three points of view. Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry (Gene Kelly), while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story.
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1956
Nomination1956

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "High Society".
Academy Award
1954
Nomination1954

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers".
Academy Award
Award1954

Best Original Musical

Won award for "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers".
Academy Award
1953
Nomination1953

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Kiss Me Kate".
Academy Award
1951
Nomination1951

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "An American in Paris".
Academy Award
Award1951

Best Original Musical

Won award for "An American in Paris".
Academy Award
1950
The Arthur Murray Party
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TV ShowJul 20, 1950

The Arthur Murray Party

The Arthur Murray Party is …
The Arthur Murray Party is an American television variety show which ran from July 1950 until September 1960. The show was hosted by famous dancers Arthur and Kathryn Murray, and was basically one long advertisement for their chain of dance studios. Each week the couple performed a mystery dance, and the viewer who correctly identified the dance would receive two free lessons at a local studio.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1912
BirthFebruary 1912

Saul Chaplin

Saul Chaplin was born.
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