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Howard, Ron

Overview
Works: 25 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 4,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Animated films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ron Howard
 
Most widely held works by Ron Howard
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
Curious George by H. A Rey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, the inquisitive little guy with an insatiable taste for adventure, sets off in a brand new tale for the big screen. His spunky and fun-loving nature endears him to new friends he meets along the way and lands him in a series of (mis)adventures
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician whose schizophrenia led him to believe that he had become entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. After overcoming his illness Nash went on years later to win the Nobel Prize
In the Heart of the Sea( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. This story reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive
Holiday treats : T.V. sets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features holiday episodes from I Love Lucy; The Honeymooners; The Andy Griffith Show; The Brady Bunch; Taxi; Family Ties; Frasier; and Wings
TV sets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holiday-themed episodes from nine of viewers favorite TV comedies
Gung ho by Ron Howard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American businessman convinces a Japanese car company to reopen a factory in his home town. Trouble begins, however, when the manager's work style clashes with that of the workers
The Andy Griffith show, volume 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television program about a widower sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina
Sherwood Anderson's I'm a fool( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inexperienced young man in search of adventure and romance spends the summer of 1919 traveling from town to town working as a horse trainer on the county fair racing circuit
The Spikes Gang by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wounded outlaw appears as a romantic figure to two impressionable youths. Nursed back to health by the boys, the outlaw enlists them in his robberies, and then callously betrays them
TV nite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lucy Show: Lucy finds a guarantee on a can of beans that offers double your money back if not completely satisfied! She takes full advantage of the deal and turns her home into a warehouse full of beans!
Grand theft auto( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, independent young woman grabs her father's Roll-Royce and her true love and heads for Las Vegas to get married. A reward for their return results in a wild chase with high speeds, superb stunts, and comedy mixed with car crashes
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, try to solve the murder of the curator of the Louvre, who has been murdered inside the museum. They need to solve the riddle of a baffling cipher found near the body. Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci, clues visible for all to see, yet ingeniously disguised by the painter
Backdraft by Ron Howard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding brothers carrying on a heroic family tradition in the Chicago fire department resolve their differences as they fight to solve a series of arson attacks, each of which was ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts
Don't say no until I finish talking : the story of Richard D. Zanuck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring and moving portrait of a cinema icon, Don't Say No examines the life and career of the legendary producer, from his family legacy (his father was 20th Century Fox co-founder and studio head Darryl F. Zanuck) to his personal successes and challenges -- first as president of 20th Century Fox, spearheading classics such as the Sound of Music (1965), Planet of the Apes (1968), and Patton (1970), then as the producer as such defining movies as The Sting (1973), Jaws (1975), The Verdict (1982), Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and six films directed by Tim Burton. Don't Say No features extensive conversations with Zanuck and his family as well as exclusive interviews with such Hollywood notables as Clint Eastwood, Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Morgan Freeman, Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, William Friedkin and more"--Videodisc container
The Andy Griffith show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The most beloved TV comedy classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of episodes from television's classic comedy series
The Andy Griffith show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Apollo 13
Alternative Names
Howard, Ronald

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English (29)

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