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Garner, James

Works: 669 works in 1,452 publications in 9 languages and 42,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Speaker, Interviewee, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Garner
The notebook ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival but are separated by Allie's parents who disapprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of
The great escape by Paul Brickhill ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Callie Khouri ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Like mother, like daughter. Neither a hard-as-nails New York playwright nor her flaky Louisiana mother will take the necessary steps to mend their long-time rift. No, this is a job for the Sisterhood, sworn life-long friends who stage an outlandish "intervention" to bring daughter and mother back together again
Atlantis, the lost empire ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hidden deep below the ocean surface is one of the greatest mysteries of all time--the Lost City of Atlantis. Join the world's most highly qualified crew of experts led by "adventure capitalist" Commander Rourke (Garner) and Milo Thatch (Fox), a linguist who knows the ancient Antlantean language, as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine, the Ulysses, and head deep into the mysteries of the sea, hoping to reveal the secrets of Atlantis
Space cowboys by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four test pilots who missed their trip to space get a second chance when they are called upon to repair an aging Russian satellite
Maverick by Richard Donner ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner
Victor Victoria by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman singer working on the cabaret circuit pretends to be a man pretending to be a woman. Things get even more complicated when she meets the man of her dreams. Set in Paris, France, in 1934
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Framed in a scandal by the current president (Dan Aykroyd), Jack Lemmon and James Garner are pursued by armed agents as they desperately search for the evidence that will establish their innocence
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Moriarty, a divorced horse trainer living in a small Arizona town, is courted by widower and pharmacists Murphy Jones and faces a difficult choice when her ex-husband appears on the scene
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey
The children's hour by William Wyler ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism--and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove
The Americanization of Emily ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Commander Charles E. Madison (Garner) loves his job: as 'dog robber' his duties consist of rounding up scarce delicacies and services, while safely avoiding combat. Admiral William Jessup (Douglas), however, is intent on having a sailor as the first casualty on D-Day - preferably with a film crew filming him. Having fallen for his English motor pool driver Emily (Andrews), freewheeling Madison struggles to escape being sent off to land on Omaha Beach as the cameraman
Breathing lessons by Anne Tyler ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What begins as a two-hour road trip to a neighboring town turns into an all-day adventure for Ira and Maggie Moran
Support your local sheriff! ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
Battle for Terra ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Terra, a peaceful utopian community where the natives happily go about their days in a culture that honors nature. Human beings have gobbled up all natural resources and damaged the environment of Earth beyond repair, destroyed two other planets, and are now on the hunt for a new home. They have their eyes set on Terra. The citizens of Terra have no idea of what lies in store for them: a sinister plan to convert their atmosphere to an oxygenated one suitable only to humans. Mala--an adventuresome and resourceful teenage girl--teams up with Jim, an Earth Force pilot who has crashed on Terra, to lead the battle so the Terrians can escape destruction
Decoration day ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an estranged black friend refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, retired judge Albert Finch, still mourning the death of his wife, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage, and falls in love
Sayonara by Joshua Logan ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and French and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans
The land before time ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Littlefoot and his grandparents share an unusual "sleep story" that leads them on a fantastic journey. The always curious Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie quickly follow behind. Throughout this enchanting adventure, they discover many new things and evenutally meet up with the largest gathering of dinosaurs ever, including one very special Longneck that Littlefoot thought he would never see
My name is Bill W ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's
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Bumgarner, James Scott.
Bumgarner, James Scott, 1928-
Bumgarner, James Scott 1928- Wirklicher Name
English (398)
Spanish (22)
French (15)
German (11)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (1)
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