Re: It has surely been done before

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Fri, 31 Oct 1997 10:18:37 -0800 (PST)

OK...it's Halloween...I'm possessed...here's what the Internet Movie Db
sez re cine-librarians:

1."Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997)

high school, Buffy meets an eccentric librarian who knows that
Buffy is the "chosen
one". At first, the librarian scares her away by showing her a
book about vampires,
but then she returns to the library, knowing that the librarian
can help her out with
fighting off

2.Attic, The (1979)

Woman librarian devotes life to caring for wheelchair-

3.Good News (1947)

in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane (June
Allyson) falls for

4.Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, The (1992)

Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a

5.Lily of the Dust (1924)

An innocent young librarian, Lily, catches the eye of several

6.Music Man, The (1962)

. Things go awry when he falls for a librarian he tries to divert
from exposing him
while he inadvertently enriches the town with a love of
music.Professor Harold Hill
likes a challenge and when the other drummers on the train west
tell him that Iowa is the
biggest test of all of sales ability, he gets off at River City.
We know it's the 20th
century there, only because of a reference in one of the songs to
Gary, Indiana. Marian
the librarian doesn't buy the professor's line but he

7.No Man of Her Own (1932)

. He meets a lonely, but slightly wild, librarian, Carole Lombard,
while he is hiding
out

8.Only Two Can Play (1962)

John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home.
Then Liz,

9.Party Girl (1995/I)

wardrobe. She calls her godmother, a librarian, for bail money
after being arrested

10.Personals (1990) (TV)

during the daytime is an insignificant librarian, at night becomes
a fascinating

11.Salmonberries (1991)

the town. She eventually befriends the librarian, an East German
immigrant who lost
her

12.Transylvania Twist (1990)

A librarian from Transylvania must collect the

13.Unusual Occupations (1938/IV)

Gold leaf makers; a backpack librarian; female chimney sweep; hand
book maker

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
510-643-8566
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu