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Gibson, Henry

Overview
Works: 36 works in 129 publications in 2 languages and 11,308 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Film remakes  Film sequels  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Henry Gibson Publications by Henry Gibson
posthumous Publications by Henry Gibson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Henry Gibson
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Wilbur the pig and how, through his friendship with Charlotte the spider, he became famous and learned about life and death
Nashville by Robert Altman ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music
The Blues Brothers by John Landis ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Eloise goes to school ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanny enrolls Eloise in the prestigious Hawthorne Academy, but she soon finds out it isn't exactly what she was expecting. There are mean girls on the playground, very strict teachers, and so many rules. Eloise decides it is time to make school fun again, she's teaching her new friends to stand up to bullies, helping her teacher understand there are a lot of different ways to learn and having tons of adventures
The long goodbye by Robert Altman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For The Long Goodbye, Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all relationships need be opportunistic or squalid
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis plays a timid university chemistry teacher who creates a magical potion which tranforms him into a suave and smooth-talking Romeo. Unfortunately, the potion wears off at embarassing moments
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax."--Container
The Kentucky fried movie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Evil Roy Slade ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spoof of the western film genre in which good triumphs over evil. Rascally scoundrel Evil Roy Slade (Astin) struggles to become an honest man to win the love of a beautiful women
The best of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This was a solid mix of one liners, sight gags, and other forms of sketch comedy. Designed to be a satire of its times, this show is probably best remembered for its catch phases and the unforgettable The Groaning Wall
Big Stan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stan is a fraudulent real estate agent who is married to his beloved Mindy and has a seven million dollar fortune. When he is arrested for fraud, he is sentenced to a three year prison sentence. His assets are frozen by the Justice. Lew Popper is Stan's crooked lawyer. Lew negotiates six month's freedom and the weak Stan, who is afraid of being raped in prison, hires a specialist in martial arts. The Master teachs Stan self-defense. Six months later, Big Stan is sent to the Oaksburgh State Penitentiary totally confident in his expertise in martial arts. He challenges the violent leaders of the gangs and defeats them. Now, he is respected by the inmates and bringing peace on the patio. Warden Gasque has intentions of transforming the penitentiary into a luxury resort, and uses Big Stan knowledge to improve his project, promising to release him sooner using the corrupt penal system
Color of a brisk and leaping day ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lee, grandson to one of the many Chinese railroad laborers, envisions saving a Yosemite short-line train. With the help of long-time railroad employees, John makes it his mission to turn the railroad around, while courting a beautiful park guide
E.B. White's Charlotte's web ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help him
Tom and Jerry the movie by Phil Roman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Jerry meet Robyn Starling, a runaway who desperately needs their help to find her missing father. Despite heroic efforts, Tom and Jerry are captured by Robyn's nasty Aunt Figg and the lawyer Lickboot, then tossed into pet prison by the villainous Dr. Applecheeks. Tom and Jerry brilliantly mastermind a great escape
Luck of the Irish ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun
TV sets ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holiday-themed episodes from nine of viewers favorite TV comedies
The year that trembled ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war chronicle and unconventional love story set in the shadow of Kent State's turbulent events, when passions ignited a nation and choices became a matter of life and death
Teddy bears' picnic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The richest, most powerful men in America gather each summer in Northern California for a super secret retreat that takes them back to their sophomore year in college. They're there to unwind, but they get really unwound when that secrecy is threatened
Charlotte's Web 3 movie collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlotte's Web (2006): A remake of the 1973 animated film mixing live action and digital special effects to tell the story of a rescued pig's bond with a young girl and a wise spider. Charlotte's Web (1973): Charlotte the spider teaches Wilbur the pig, Templeton the rat and the other barnyard animals lessons on friendship, trust and love. Charlotte's Web 2: When Wilbur befriends a lonely lamb named Cardigan and learns he has been sold to another farmer, Wilbur and Charlotte's three daughters go on a journey to find him
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in by Dan Rowan ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bateman, James
Bateman, James, 1935-2009
Languages
English (107)
German (4)
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