Most widely held works about David Shire
Most widely held works by David Shire
The conversation ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme.
All the President's men ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
Norma Rae ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story.
Zodiac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained.
Saturday night fever : original movie soundtrack ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Beyond a reasonable doubt ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Martin Hunter is a high profile laywer who has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the the corrupt D.A. in the act.
Return to Oz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and French and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne.
Streets of Laredo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever.
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
Skylark ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.
Baby : vocal selections by David Shire ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Closer than ever by David Shire ( )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Starting here, starting now : a new musical revue by David Shire ( Recording )
39 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Big : the musical by David Shire ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Typescript, dated Sept. 7, 1996.
Serving in silence the Margarethe Cammermeyer story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Drama based on the court-martial of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer who was discharged from the military for being a homosexual.
Saturday night fever original movie sound track ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
My dog an unconditional love story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate glimpse into the lives of these actors, musicians, authors, and designers through the aspect of their lives that unites them all: the profound connection they have with their dogs. A tribute to all the dogs that have made our lives richer and happier, this film captures the remarkable bond between our dogs and ourselves.
Promise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Bob, a feckless bachelor, promised his mother that at her death he would care for his schizophrenic younger brother D.J. but he becomes apprehensive when the time comes. Facing up to his responsibility, Bob tries his best, but his set ways and D.J.'s erratic behavior mix like oil and water. Giving his promise one last shot, Bob takes D.J. on a fishing trip to the secluded lake where they vacationed as children. Here, the rush of memories transforms both men.
Lights, action, music a documentary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A look at some of the greatest living composers and directors as they share their stories, explain their craft, and go through the process of filmmaking and music collaboration.
Ash Wednesday ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Sean is killed in a vendetta on Ash Wednesday in Hell's Kitchen in 1980. Three years later, Francis, Sean's brother, gets word that Sean may still be alive. But finding the truth in this neighborhood isn't always what it seems and lies and betrayal are the local currency.
African American women Bernstein, Carl,--1944- California--San Francisco Call, Woodrow (Fictitious character) Corruption investigation Crime films Detective and mystery films Detectives Disco music Drama Droughts Evidence tampering Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Historical films Investigative reporting Journalists Judgments, Criminal Labor unions--Organizing Lawyers--Political activity Legal films Made-for-TV movies Motion picture music Murder Musicals Naylor, Gloria Nightmares Oz (Imaginary place) Popular music Privacy--Moral and ethical aspects Public prosecutors Revues Rock music Serial murderers Serial murder investigation Television mini-series Textile workers--Labor unions Thrillers (Motion pictures) Trials (Murder) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watergate Affair (1972-1974) Western films Wiretapping Women textile workers Woodward, Bob,--1943-
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