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Jones, James Earl

Overview
Works: 288 works in 1,122 publications in 5 languages and 61,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Singer, Performer, Host, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Earl Jones
 
Most widely held works by James Earl Jones
The lion king by Walt Disney ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 5,187 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 )
48 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and German and held by 3,699 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 2,876 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 )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
The Sandlot by David Mickey Evans ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,297 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 1,974 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
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 1,536 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
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,443 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
Star Wars ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,440 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
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 1920's
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
The Lion King II Simba's pride ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simba's Pride continues where The Lion King left off. Simba's headstrong daughter, Kiara, runs off to the Outlands and falls in love with Kovu, a young cub chosen to walk in Scar's paw prints. Will love find a way to bring the two feuding worlds together as one?
Disney's American legends ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of four animated short films profiling legendary figures in American history. John Henry goes up against a machine with his hammer to help build America's railroads; Casey Jones, the brave engineer delivers the U.S. mail in record-breaking time; Johnny Appleseed plants apple trees across America to benefit the early pioneers; and Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, clears the land for American settlers
Star Wars trilogy by George Lucas ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army
Merlin by Steve Barron ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,158 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 1,142 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 967 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
Our friend, Martin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 932 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
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Saëns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
Welcome home Roscoe Jenkins by Malcolm D Lee ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.J. Stevens is a successful television talk show host who sets aside his perfect life with his sweet son and celebrity girlfriend to attend his parents' golden wedding anniversary back home in Georgia. From the moment he arrives, all the reasons R.J. left to reinvent himself on the West Coast become clear. His siblings and cousins quickly put him in his place, reminding him that his name is actually Roscoe Jenkins. His sweet mother watches impassively while R.J.'s dad does nothing to mask his disapproval. R.J. would be content to wait out the anniversary events and go home. The arrival of an old girlfriend he once loved but couldn't keep during his adolescence changes everything, bringing out the competitive survivor within
 
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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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