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Gray, Spalding 1941-2004

Overview
Works: 181 works in 412 publications in 4 languages and 12,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Historical films  War films  Television plays, American  Comedy films  Fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una historia épica de amistad y supervivencia. Sydney Schanberg, reportero y periodista del New York Times, se encuentra como corresponsal de guerra en Phnom Penh, Cambodia, cubriendo las atrocidades y tragedias del enfrentamiento, al lado del representante local Dith Pran. Cuando la fuerza norteamericana deja el país, Pran envia a su familia con ellos pero se queda con Schanberg para apoyarlo en su difícil labor. Pronto se enfrentará al horror de la violencia y la desesperación cuando el Khmer Rouge se apropie de la ciudad y la pesadilla de asesinatos y tortura inicie, plagando los campos de muerte y sangre."--Envase
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Impossible vacation by Spalding Gray( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perpetual malcontent who, in trying to recapture the bliss, innocence, and purity of childhood, seems doomed to find only the opposite
It's a slippery slope by Spalding Gray( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the span of a single year, Spalding Gray marries and divorces one woman, moves in with another who bears him a son, and learns to ski
Swimming to Cambodia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spalding Gray performs a monologue that mostly recounts his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U.S. Ambassador's aide in the 1984 Oscar-winning film The Killing Fields
Beyond Rangoon by John Boorman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young San Francisco widow is swept into a political uprising in Burma after her sister reluctantly drags her on a tour of southeast Asia
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
And everything is going fine( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death in 2004 of American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray, director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) pieced together a narrative of Gray's life to create the documentary And Everything is Going Fine. Brilliantly and sensitively assembled entirely from footage of Gray, taken from interviews and one-man shows from throughout his career, it is a rich, full portrait, and autobiography of sorts, of a figure who was never less than candid but retained an air of mystery
Gray's anatomy by Spalding Gray( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eye problem sets Gray off on tour of alternative medecine, including sweat lodges, nutritionists, and the "Elivs Presley of psychic surgeons."
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
Gray's anatomy by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comical look at Gray's middle-age angst, with its impending mortality and, in his case, sight distortion in his left eye. After being diagnosed with a rare and mysterious eye condition, Gray recalls his hilarious and obsessive pursuits into alternative healing. His mission takes him on different cultural adventures: to a Native American sweat ceremony involving mass nude encounters in a sweatbox; to a debilitating raw vegetable diet guru; and, most memorably, a trip to the Philippines to try out the "Elvis Presley of psychic surgeons."
True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic stories showcasing amiable and offbeat characters such as the world's laziest woman and 50 sets of twins
How high( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silas and Jamal are buddies who enjoy smoking voluminous amounts of marijuana. They end up in the possession of some magical weed that enhances their brainpower during college entrance exams, thus enabling them to enter that esteemed institution of learning, Harvard University. Once firmly ensconced in the halls of academia, however, the pals run out of their supernatural supply and are forced to get creative in the pursuit of an Ivy League degree
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century New Hampshire, the Webb and Gibbs families live next door to each other in a small town called Grover's Corners. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface there is nostalgia, but small ironies and inconsistencies persist that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the town drunk Simon Stimson
In search of the Monkey Girl by Randal Levenson( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara's heart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corrina, Corrina: A funny, heart-warming story of a newly widowed man struggling to raise his little girl, and the woman who brings magic and laughter back into their lives when she comes to be their housekeeper
Buckminster Fuller : thinking out loud( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective look at the life & work of the innovative & controversial thinker Buckminster Fuller. Includes excerpts from his writings & archival footage of interviews
Spaulding Gray's Monster in a box( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary monologist Spalding Gray takes you on an unforgettable and often hilarious journey through the pitfalls of the creative mind in this brilliant follow-up to his critical and audience favorite, 'Swimming to Cambodia.'
Drunks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a small group of people who meet at an Alcoholics Anaonymos meeting to share coffee and laughs along with their stories of recovery
Morning, noon, and night by Spalding Gray( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a hilarious new monologue about fatherhood, the author of "Swimming to Cambodia" tells the event-filled, trauma-driven, emotionally charged, and outrageously funny story of a day of his life in October 1997, after the birth of his son, Theo
 
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Alternative Names
Alexander, Victor 1941-2004

Carson, Rick 1941-2004

Gray, Spalding Rockwell 1941-2004

Spalding Gray

Spalding Gray acteur américain

Spalding Gray Amerikaans acteur

Spalding Gray amerikansk skådespelare

Spalding Gray amerikansk skodespelar

Spalding Gray amerikansk skuespiller

Spalding Gray attore, sceneggiatore e commediografo statunitense

Spalding Gray US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Сполдинг Грей

اسپالدینگ گری بازیگر آمریکایی

スポルディング・グレイ

斯普尔丁·格雷

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Impossible vacationIt's a slippery slopeBeyond RangoonGray's anatomyGray's anatomyHow highClara's heartMorning, noon, and night