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Conway, Kevin

Works: 85 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 25,364 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary television programs  War films  Film adaptations  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kevin Conway
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six years in the making, this epic 15 hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geographically distributed American towns -- Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota. These four communities stand in for -- and could represent -- any town in the United States that went through the war's four devastating years. Individuals from each community take the viewer through their own personal and quite often harrowing journey into war, painting vivid portraits of how the war dramatically altered their lives and those of their neighbors, as well as the country that helped to save for generations to come"--Container
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This film] chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the Southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Menacing black blizzards killed farmers' crops and livestock, threatened the lives of their children, and forced thousands of desperate families to pack up and move somewhere else. Vivid interviews with more than two dozen survivors of those hard times, combined with dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and equally incredible perseverance."--Container
Gods and generals by Jeff Shaara( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Mark Twain's (Samuel Clemens') extraordinary life -- full of adventure, stupendous success and crushing defeat, comedy and almost unbearable tragedy. The story is told primarily through the words of Twain himself
Invincible by Ericson Core( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team
The Roosevelts : an Intimate History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of these years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of the National Parks, the digging of the Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage, and the conquest of fear
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious new breed of killer is stalking the west Texas plains. And only an old fashioned kind of lawman can stop him. That man is legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call (James Garner). The adventure begins with Call hard on the trail of murderous young train robber Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz). Joined by his sidekick Pea Eye (Sam Shepard), Call will wage the fight of his life as he battles to bring his quarry to justice -- and bring himself out of the wilderness alive
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Amerikaner, der als Kriegsgefangener die Bombardierung Dresdens miterlebt hat, flüchtet sich vor den quälenden Erinnerungen und vor den privaten wie politischen Katastrophen der Gegenwart in kitschige Science-Fiction-Phantasien. (Pressetext RTL2) "Schlachthof 5" gehört zu den wenigen Filmen, die die Themen Krieg und Gewalt auf eine künstlerisch überzeugende Weise behandeln. Regisseur Hill erzählt von einem Durchschnittsamerikaner, dessen Erinnerungen an den Zweiten Weltkrieg - Ardennen-Offensive, Zerstörung von Dresden - so überwältigt werden, daß er sich in seiner Gegenwart nicht mehr zurechtfindet und sich in den Traum von einem harmonischen Leben auf einem Phantasieplaneten flüchtet. Hills Film, der mehrere Zeitebenen virtuos miteinander verknüpft, liefert so ernste Anregungen zur Reflexion über die Auswirkungen von Gewalt. (WDR Pressetext)
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( Visual )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
A death in Belmont by Sebastian Junger( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking sex murder that exactly fits the pattern of the Boston Strangler. Sensing a break in the case that has paralyzed the city of Boston, the police track down a black man, Roy Smith, who cleaned the victim's house that day and left a receipt with his name on the kitchen counter. Smith is hastily convicted of the Belmont murder, but the terror of the Strangler continues. On the day of the murder, Albert DeSalvo-- the man who would eventually confess in lurid detail to the Strangler's crimes-- is also in Belmont, working as a carpenter at the Jungers' home. In this spare, powerful narrative, Sebastian Junger chronicles three lives that collide-- and ultimately are destroyed-- in the vortex of one of the first and most controversial serial murder cases in America
Gettysburg by Ronald F Maxwell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Civil War drama depicts the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
Black knight by Martin Lawrence( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal is an employee at Medieval World amusement park when he is magically transported back to 14th century England. Now he must do battle with an evil king, deadly assassins - and really bad plumbing
Mark Twain : original soundtrack recording( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This original soundtrack is a companion to a two-part, four-hour documentary film on the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens directed by Ken Burns. The soundtrack is filled with traditional melodies and spirituals that were among Mark Twain's favorites, as well as more contemporary songs. It is also interspersed with some of Twain's most memorable quotations
The quick and the dead by Sam Raimi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reinvention of the American Western is a wild, sexy shoot-out studded with action, suspense and offbeat humor
Prince Brat and the whipping boy by Columbia Tristar( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoiled prince and an enterprising orphan are caught in a case of mistaken identity
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
The lathe of heaven( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Orr is haunted by dreams that become reality. In a world where pollution has destroyed the ice caps and plagues rage unchecked, a psychiatrist sees Orr's power as a way for humanity to escape its bleak fate. But as each attempt to direct Orr's dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger."--Container
Two family house( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defying everything and everyone, including his wife, Buddy Visalo decides to follow his dream. When he meets a woman who truly believes in him, he must choose between the only life he's ever know and his desire for happiness
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Alternative Names
Conway, Kevin John 1942-

Kevin Conway acteur et cinéaste américain

Kevin Conway Actor estadounidense

Kevin Conway Amerikaans filmacteur

Kevin Conway attore e regista statunitense

Kevin Conway US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Кевин Конуэй

קווין קונוויי שחקן אמריקאי

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English (183)

Spanish (3)

The scarlet letterStreets of LaredoLooking for RichardA death in BelmontThe quick and the deadTwo family house