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Eberts, Jake

Overview
Works: 50 works in 174 publications in 6 languages and 9,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Biographical films  Animated films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jake Eberts
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1882 on the edge of the wild frontier, Spearman and Waite are honourable, honest-living Prairie men. They make the mistake of driving cattle through the land of bitter rancher Denton Baxter, who rules the district through tyranny and fear. Bound to each other and the 'code of the West', Spearman and Waite are forced to confront corruption and violence head on
The legend of Bagger Vance by Matt Damon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie
The way back by Peter Weir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941 three men walked out of the Himalayas into India. They has survived a 4,000 mile walk to freedom. While there is disagreement on whether or not this is a true story, this film is a textbook example of the "man vs. Nature-red-in-tooth-and-claw" survival film. Janusz, a Polish prisoner of war, is forced to sign a false confession and shipped off to Siberia to rot in the most brutal prison system in the world--the Gulag. In prison, he meets a renowned Russian actor, an American architect, and a hardened Russian gangster. Janusz convinces six of his fellows to accompany him in an escape, which improbably succeeds, and then the real trial begins--a punishing race against the elements, time, hunger, and fear
Jerusalem by Benedict Cumberbatch( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world₂s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, the city₂s enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to people?
The education of Little Tree by Jimmy Carter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Tree is sent to live with his mountain-dwelling grandparents after the loss of his mother and father. It's the beginning of a new life for Little Tree, filled with joy, discovery, setbacks, triumphs and good friends like mystical Cherokee seer Willow John
City of joy by Roland Joffé( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American doctor, disillusioned after a failed operation, finds the courage to survive, working with the poor of Calcutta
Prisoner of paradise by Malcolm Clarke( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a well-known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's ... [He] was captured and sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to write and direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film [entitled 'Theresienstadt : ein dokumentarfilm aus dem jüdischen siedlungsgebiet']"--Container
Mr. Toad's wild ride by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat
My indecision is final : the spectacular rise and fall of Goldcrest Films, the independent studio that challenged Hollywood by Jake Eberts( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man
Grey Owl by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frontier trapper adopts the ways of the wild, finds love among its people, and fights to protect the land he loves in this film based on the life of Archie Grey Owl
Renaissance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 2054 Paris and the city lives in the shadow of corporate giant Avalon, which sells the irresistible promise of 'ageless beauty.' The sudden kidnapping of a gifted young scientist draws a tough-as-nails cop into a twisted underworld of corporate espionage, genetic research and organized crime"--Container
Black robe by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rugged 17th century Canadian wilderness, Father Laforgue, a young and idealistic Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the wilderness on a perilous journey to convert the Huron Indians. His Algonquin Indian guides nickname him "Black Robe." His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the beautiful daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested as the expedition faces the elements. Attacked, captured and brutalized by hostile Indians, the traumatic experience challenges everything the young priest believes. Together with his young companions, he escapes to complete his mission and comes to understand the true spirit of the land and the spirit he sought to convert
Chicken run by Peter Lord( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the chickens on Mrs. Tweedy's farm dream of a better life, a clever hen named Ginger is hatching plans to fly the coop for good. The only problem is, chickens can't fly, or can they? Every escape attempt goes wrong until Rocky, a smooth-talking All-American rooster, crash lands in the coop
Snow in August( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1947, the friendship of a young Catholic boy, Michael (Peter Tambakis) with a Czech rabbi (Stephen Rea) inspires the wrath of a local Irish street gang, a situation that boils over when Michael witnesses the vicious beating of a Jewish shopkeeper. Soon, Michael has lost his childhood best friends and is forced to turn for help to an ancient Jewish text with the power to summon a supernatural protector
The illusionist by Sylvain Chomet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland. While performing in a village pub, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reverend Maclean is head of the family ; a stern man shaped by hard times in a land still largely wilderness. His sons are Norman, serious and scholarly, and Paul, a hothead with a weakness for pretty girls and gambling. They are bound by a passion for fly-fishing
City of Joy : the illustrated story of the film by Roland Joffé( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
Two brothers by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer who inadvertently forces them to fight each other
 
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The legend of Bagger Vance
Alternative Names
Eberts, Jake David 1941-

Eberts, John David

Eberts, John David 1941-2012

Jake Eberts Canadees filmproducent (1941-2012)

Jake Eberts Canadian film producer, executive and financier

Jake Eberts kanadischer Filmproduzent

Jake Eberts produttore cinematografico canadese

Джек Ебертс Кинопродюсер

ジェイク・エバーツ

傑克·艾伯斯

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Prisoner of paradiseDances with wolvesCity of Joy : the illustrated story of the film