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Lear, Norman

Overview
Works: 331 works in 463 publications in 1 language and 13,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television comedies  Fiction  Interviews  Television programs  Biography  Adventure stories  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Creator, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Adapter, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Collector, Commentator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Norman Lear
The princess bride by Cary Elwes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Color adjustment ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Black actors Esther Rolle, Diahann Carroll, Denise Nicholas, and Tim Reid and Hollywood producers Norman Lear, Steve Bochco and David Wolper reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how prime time was "integrated." Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
All in the family ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Videodisc release of 13 episodes (one season) of a television program originally produced in 1970 and 1971
All in the family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conservative bigot clashes with family and neighbors, with comedic results
All in the family ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
Sanford and son ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father and son run a junkyard business together
All in the family ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike and Gloria finally move to the house next door. Gloria gives birth to Joey and the two generations clash over how to raise him
Good times the complete first season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor family makes the best out of life in the Chicago projects
Sanford and son ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes 10-18 from season two of the Sanford and son television comedy series
The brothers Warner ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack, the Warner brothers, turned a storefront into a dream factory. Filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen. It's a story told from the inside by those who lived it and from the outside by film historians
America in primetime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mass murders, kidnappings and a flasher may be troubling to the residents of Fernwood, Ohio. But pigtailed, gingham-frocked housewife Mary Hartman has a much more serious problem: waxy buildup on her kitchen floor. And while her husband Tom struggles in the bedroom and her best friend, country singer Loretta Haggers, struggles to make it big in Nashville, Mary teeters closer to the edge, desperate to save her marriage, keep her family together and give her kitchen floor a proper shine
Maude ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maude was first introduced as Edith Bunker's outspoken, liberal cousin on "All in the family." Her series spinoff, set in Tuckahoe, New York, centers around Maude's daily adventures at home with fourth husband Walter, divorced daughter Carol, and Carol's son Phillip. Joining in on the fun is housekeeper Florida and conservative next-door neighbor Arthur
All in the family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
Good times ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor family makes the best out of life in the Chicago housing projects
Good times ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This three-disc collection contains all 24 classic episodes from the third season. Good Times tackled themes from venereal disease to U.S. Bicentennial and J.J.'s engagement, Thelma's man trouble, Michael's school problems and James buying a gun for protection. This was the last season for John Amos
All in the family by Carroll O'Connor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archie is still as irascible and highly opinionated as ever, arguing with his liberal son-in-law, 'Meathead, ' and taking refuge in his long-suffering wife, Edith, who tries her best to understand Archie's conservative ways and outdated beliefs. Contains 25 original episodes
All in the family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most acclaimed comedy series of all time returns for an eighth season with Archie still as irascible and highly opinionated as ever, arguing with his liberal son-in-law, 'Meathead', and taking refuge in his long-suffering wife, Edith, who tries her best to understand Archie's conservative ways and outdated beliefs. In this season, Archie buys a bar he can't afford, Edith questions her faith, and the Stivics plan a move to California
All in the family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes from the sitcom All in the family
Come blow your horn by Bud Yorkin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan is a swinging single who uses his New York apartment as a harem of sorts for his legion of lady friends. Buddy, his kid brother, wants to break free of his overprotective parents and moves in with Alan, hoping to emulate him in the sex department. Alan teaches Buddy his tricks of the trade and it isn't long before Buddy is stealing women away from Alan
 
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