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Parish, James Robert

Overview
Works: 220 works in 705 publications in 1 language and 31,748 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor, Film editor, Cinematographer , Director, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1993.5.U6, B
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Most widely held works by James Robert Parish
The American movies reference book; the sound era by Paul Michael ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided into three sections--The history, The films, and The awards--this book gives a broad view of over 1,000 American sound films, including casts, credits, and key awards of the motion picture industry
Career opportunities in the energy industry by T. Allan Taylor ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents one hundred and thirty job descriptions for careers within the energy industry, and includes positions dealing with coal, electric, nuclear energy, renewable energy, engineering, machine operation, science, and others
Rosie : Rosie O'Donnell's biography by James Robert Parish ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosie is the first full-length biography to present the complete, captivating story of how a girl from Commack, Long Island, became the first-class jokester fans admire. Following Rosie's path on the highly competitive comedy club and television circuit, this bio also looks at Rosie's Hollywood films (A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle) and her recent stint in Broadway's Grease. This compelling narrative digs deeper as well, uncovering the events that led to
It's good to be the king : the seriously funny life of Mel Brooks by James Robert Parish ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the personal life and professional career of comedy writer/actor/filmmaker Mel Brooks
Whoopi Goldberg : her journey from poverty to megastardom by James Robert Parish ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of African-American entertainer Whoopi Goldberg discussing her early life in the racially mixed Chelsea district in New York City, her career as a stand-up comic, her successful film career, and her personal life
Career opportunities in the Internet, video games, and multimedia by T. Allan Taylor ( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents in-depth profiles of Internet, video games, and multimedia jobs, providing information on salary ranges, advancement prospects, employment trends, necessary experience, and unions and associations, as well as an overview of the main duties and features of each position
The great gangster pictures by James Robert Parish ( Book )
5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiasco : a history of Hollywood's iconic flops by James Robert Parish ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers the facts on all the gossip, the grosses, and the egregious ego battles behind the fifteen most notorious big-screen disasters in Hollywood history
The great science fiction pictures by James Robert Parish ( Book )
8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The MGM stock company; the golden era by James Robert Parish ( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great western pictures by James Robert Parish ( Book )
11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood players, the Thirties by James Robert Parish ( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The encyclopedia of ethnic groups in Hollywood by James Robert Parish ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alphabetically arranged biographical and topical entries cover the treatment and progress of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Jewish Americans, and Native Americans in motion pictures and television
The great spy pictures by James Robert Parish ( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Career opportunities in writing by T. Allan Taylor ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information on salaries, skill requirements, and employment opportunities for ninety writing and writing-related professions
Actors' television credits, 1950-1972 by James Robert Parish ( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film directors: a guide to their American films by James Robert Parish ( Book )
8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Career opportunities in television and cable by T. Allan Taylor ( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents information on the duties, salary, prospects, and education or experience needed for more than one hundred jobs related to the television and cable industries
Katharine Hepburn : the untold story by James Robert Parish ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Parish also addresses something seemingly banned from discussion of Hepburn's life: the numerous accounts of her intimate relationships with women, including Laura Harding, Jane Loring, Elissa Landi, Irene Mayer Selznick, Phyllis Wilbourn, and others." "Through extensive research and interviews with numerous friends, journalists, and acquaintances, Katharine Hepburn: The Untold Story answers many of the lingering questions about Hepburn's life and pays tribute to her remarkable performance in the role of Katharine Hepburn, which transformed her from "box office poison" in the late 1930s to the most enduring star of the 20th century."--BOOK JACKET
The Hollywood book of death : the bizarre, often sordid, passings of more than 125 American movie and TV idols by James Robert Parish ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides details on the lives and deaths of such celbrities as Bela Legosi, John Belushi, Natalie Wood, Anthony Perkins, and Marilyn Monroe
 
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Alternative Names
Parish, James R.
Parish, James R. 1946-
Parish, James Robert.
Languages
English (161)
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