WorldCat Identities

Greene, David 1921-2003

Overview
Works: 231 works in 453 publications in 6 languages and 7,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Musical films  Religious films  Christian films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Restager , Author, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Greene
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight part series, which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past
Godspell a musical based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, set in contemporary New York City
Rich man, poor man( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irwin Shaw's 1970 best seller traces the tangled and often troubled lives of two very different brothers raised by poor immigrant parents in Port Phillip, New York
Guilty conscience( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful psychological drama delves into the inner workings of the human mind. An egocentric lawyer, Anthony Hopkins, conducts an ongoing debate with his conscience about the ramifications of killing his wife, Blythe Danner, to be with his mistress. The tension builds to a peak as he weighs the pros and cons of the impending crime
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmond Dantes, unjustly imprisoned on the eve of his wedding by a rival suitor and his accomplices, escapes after 14 years, uncovers the hidden Monte Cristo treasure described a fellow prisoner, and, as the mysterious count, exacts his revenge
Gray lady down by David Greene( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlton Heston stars as a hard-bitten captain making his last voyage in command of the U.S.S. Neptune, a nuclear submarine that is sunk in a collision with a Norwegian freighter. The only hope for the forty-one men trapped 1450 feet down is a pair of maverick inventors racing to clear the blocked escape hatch with an experimental submersible
Rehearsal for murder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway playwright attempts to solve the murder of his actress/fiancee by reenacting the scene that lead up to her death
Friendly fire( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their son is killed in Vietnam, Peg and Gene Mullen's on-going inquiries eventually establish he was killed by artillery fire from friendly forces. Based on a true story
Roots( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The princess and the goblins Madeline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess and the goblins: A princess living on a lonely mountaintop discovers a mysterious staircase in her castle leading to a world of mysteries and goblins
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Wake Island To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Sweet revenge by David Greene( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The military career of a young woman's brother is destroyed by his cold-blooded commanding officer. Years later, the woman plots an elaborate scheme to exact her revenge. Hell hath no fury as hidden secrets lead to murder and punishment
A good day to die( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gypsy Smith, the marshall of Oklahoma territory's first black settlement, comes into conflict with the Ku Klux Klan
Bella Mafia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Luciano women take the law into their own hands to avenge the deaths of their beloved mafia men
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Chuck Norris Charles Bronson 4 film set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breach of faith: family of cops II (94 min., 1997): While investigating the murder of a priest, veteran detective Paul Fein desperately searches for a witness who's willing to talk, despite threats against his law enforcement family
Roots( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Hard country( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyle is a factory worker whose favorite pastimes are guzzling beer and playing pranks. His girlfriend, Jodie, is devoted to him. But, Jodie feels the electric pull of exciting places beyond their community. When Jodie's friend Caroline returns for a triumphant visit after hitting it big in Hollywood, Jodie's desire for a new life grows stronger than ever
Roots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
 
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Alternative Names
David Greene britischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schauspieler

David Greene regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore britannico

Дэвид Грин

דייוויד גרין

دیوید گرین (کارگردان) تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

Languages
English (155)

Spanish (6)

German (1)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Godspell a musical based on the Gospel according to St. MatthewRich man, poor manThe Count of Monte CristoRootsRootsA good day to dieBella MafiaRoots