WorldCat Identities

Gross, Charles 1934-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 150 publications in 3 languages and 2,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Charles Gross Publications about Charles Gross
Publications by  Charles Gross Publications by Charles Gross
Most widely held works about Charles Gross
 
Most widely held works by Charles Gross
Three sovereigns for Sarah ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1703 Sarah Cloyce, survivor of the Salem witchcraft hysteria presents her story to a special commission empowered to investigate the trials for witchcraft. The events leading to the trials and the suffering they caused are told in flashback fashion
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
The burning bed by Faith McNulty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is based on the true story of Francine Hughes, a battered housewife who was prosecuted in 1977 for dousing her abusive husband with gasoline and setting him on fire as he slept
Valdez is coming ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As battered and tarnished as his shield, aging Mexican-American lawman Bob Valdez (Lancaster) has learned to bend under decades of prejudice. But when a cold-hearted American gunrunner humiliates him to the limits of dignity, he pulls himself up, straps on his guns, and announces a vendetta with a terse message: "VALDEZ IS COMING."
Punch line ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lilah, a housewife who wants to be a comedienne, teams up with Steve, a self-centered comic who teaches Lilah how to be funny
King Lear ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York Shakespeare Festival production of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
The Jolly corner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spencer Brydon returns to New York thirty-five years after fleeing the Civil War. At once repelled and lured by American lust for profit and power, he wonders who he would have been had he never left for Europe. On one of his frequent visits to the haunted house of his youth, he encounters his other identity and the possibilities this knowledge permits him
Ceremony of innocence by Ronald Ribman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of the Ronald Ribman play, 11th century England is a land bloodied, embattled and beset by hordes of invading pagan Danes and disputatious nobles
Country an original soundtrack album by Charles Gross ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Country [an original soundtrack album] by Charles Gross ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire Abe, Eddie wants to take advantage of the situation"--Summary written by Lars J. Aas
The group by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This engaging film focuses on the changing roles and relationships of eight Vassar graduates during the years before WWII
Blue sunshine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Le blue sunshine est une forme de LSD qui a quelques effets secondaires fâcheux, tel que la perte de cheveux ou la crise de folie violente menant au meurtre! Cependant, ces effets n'arrivent qu'une dizaine d'années après l'utilisation de la drogue. Plusieurs personnes l'ayant utilisée auparavant commencent à en subir les conséquences! Malheureusement pour lui, alors que les cadavres s'accumulent, Jerry Zipkin est injustement accusé de ces meurtres. Il devra alors mener sa propre enquête s'il veut prouver son innocence."
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two renegade pilots are ensnared in the madness of covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam conflict. They lead the crew of AIR AMERICA, a not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live pigs to opium over villages throughout the Vietnamese countryside
Robert Frost a lover's quarrel with the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrates the personality of Robert Frost and provides the listener with recordings of him reading several of his poems. A short segment shows President John F. Kennedy paying tribute to Robert Frost. Frost talks about his early life and short teaching career. The film intends to illustrate his warmth and humor as well to reveal some of his philosophic and artistic ideas
Breakheart Pass Valdez is coming ; The Missouri breaks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Missouri breaks: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time
Turner & Hooch ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detective who lives a neat and orderly life is forced to live with the only witness to a crime, a destructive slobbering junkyard dog, until the crime is solved
The gardener's son ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film takes place in the 1870's in a small South Carolina mill town founded and built by a pioneering industrialist whose son was shot and killed by a village youth. The youth was tried and hanged without ever giving an explanation for his deed. The film is a fictional attempt to use this actual murder case to explore what life was like in a factory village in the early years of the South's industrial revolution
Sweet dreams by Karel Reisz ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical film on the life of the late country singer Patsy Cline
A family thing by Charles Gross ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (48)
French (4)
Spanish (3)