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Jones, James Earl

Overview
Works: 889 works in 2,130 publications in 4 languages and 82,274 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Genealogy  Music  Fiction  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Artist, Conceptor, Other, nar, Recipient, Costume designer, Speaker, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Earl Jones
 
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Most widely held works by James Earl Jones
The lion king by Walt Disney( Visual )
44 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 5,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'"--Container
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
The hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )
36 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast. Government experts think it is planning to attack- that is, all the experts but one. He thinks the sub's commander is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find the sub and prove his theory
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, and R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
The Sandlot by David Mickey Evans( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1960's, this comedy focuses on a fifth grader who can't throw a baseball but is recruited by the leader of a neighborhood gang to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a summer he'll never forget
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
Earth by Mark Linfield( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet (polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales). It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
Star Wars ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the rebel leaders map their strategy for an attack on the Emperor's new Death Star, Han Solo remains frozen and imprisoned in the desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker, now a master of The Force, rescues his friends but cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against his evil father, Darth Vader, who has sworn to win him over to the Dark Side
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan has traveled to London to vacation with his wife and daughter. Meeting them outside Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family. But Ryan's courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorists
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920ś
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Disney's American legends ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legends that inspired a country with classic stories of great American heroes
Star Wars trilogy by George Lucas( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels
Merlin by Steve Barron( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Coming to America by Shari Headley( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food restaurant
The Trail of Tears: Cherokee legacy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the forced relocation of Cherokee tribes by the United States government from their ancestral homelands (throughout the South) to Indian Territory (in present-day Oklahoma) from 1838-1839
Our friend, Martin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Black Indians an American story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[This video] "brings to light a forgotten part of America's past -- the cultural and racial fusion of Native and African Americans...this presentation explores what brought the two groups together, what drove them apart, and the challenges that face them today. From the Atlantic Seaboard to the Western Plains, family memories and historical highlights reveal the indelible mark of this unique ancestry, and its continuing influence throughout the generations." -- Container
 
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Alternative Names
Earl Jones, James
Earl Jones, James 1931-...
Jones, James E.
Jones, James E. Jr
Jones, James Earl Boggins 1931-
Jones, Todd
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