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Simpson, O. J. 1947-

Overview
Works: 630 works in 995 publications in 5 languages and 68,661 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
The Naked gun from the files of the police squad! ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inept cop, played by Leslie Nielsen, stops a plot to assasinate Queen Elizabeth at a baseball game in the United States
The towering inferno by John Guillermin ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Capricorn One by Peter Hyams ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three astronauts are forced by NASA to participate in an elaborate hoax. Capricorn One makes the first 'manned' mission to Mars but the astronauts remain on Earth to be filmed in a studio made up to look like the Martian surface. When the empty capsule burns up on re-entry, the world believes the astronauts to be dead. A struggle ensues between the government and the astronauts whose very existence incriminates NASA
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear by David Zucker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
Roots ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World
A first science dictionary : college edition by David J Lucas ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cassandra crossing by Georrge P Cosmatos ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At noon, on October 25, the Transcontinental Express left Geneva Station with almost on thousand people aboard. Their destination: Basel, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Stockholm. A thrilling adventure ensues as top-secret American military authorities struggle to thwart a highly contagious bacteria carried by one of the train's passengers
The Klansman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young white woman is raped and a black man is accused, a small Alabama town ignites in racial tension. Caught in the middle of the conflict are the sheriff and a Southern aristocrat who attempt to keep the peace while protecting their traditional way of life. Features O.J. Simpson in his film debut
If I did it : bekentenissen van een moordenaar ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O.J. Simpsons hypothetische bekentenis van de moord op zijn ex-vrouw Nicole en haar vriend Ron Goldman in 1994, aangevuld met een inleiding van de familie Goldman en een proloog van Simpsons ghostwriter
The naked gun trilogy by Peter Segal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
If I did it confessions of the killer by O. J Simpson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1994, Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were brutally murdered at her home in Brentwood, California. O.J. Simpson was tried for the crime in a case that captured the attention of the American people, but was ultimately found not guilty of criminal charges. The victims' families brought civil cases against Simpson, and he was found liable for willfully and wrongfully causing the deaths of Ron and Nicole by committing battery with malice and oppression. In 2006, HarperCollins announced the publication of a book in which O.J. Simpson told how he hypothetically would have committed the murders. In response to public outrage that Simpson stood to profit from these crimes, HarperCollins canceled the book. A Florida bankruptcy court awarded the rights to the Goldmans in August 2007 to partially satisfy the unpaid civil judgment, which has risen, with interest, to over $38 million. The Goldman family views this book as his confession, and has worked hard to ensure that the public will read this book and learn the truth. This is the original manuscript approved by O.J. Simpson, with up to 14,000 words of key additional commentary.--From publisher's description
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
O.J. is guilty but not of murder by William Dear ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The naked gun triple feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
1st & ten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet the California Bulls. They may not be the #1 football team in the league, but nobody does it better when it comes to outrageous exploits and sexy escapades
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
 
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Alternative Names
Simpson, O. J. 1947-
Simpson, Orenthal James 1947-
Simpson, Oswald John
Languages
English (231)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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