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Eberts, Jake

Overview
Works: 53 works in 137 publications in 5 languages and 8,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Church history  Biography  Fiction  Biographical films  Western films  Epic films 
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 )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,742 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,338 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
The education of Little Tree by Richard Friedenberg( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 534 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 )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
Prisoner of paradise by Malcolm Clarke( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 444 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 341 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adventurous epic of a man living between two worlds, bridging the gap between them. Yet, while he succeeded in capturing the world's attention by becoming the first celebrity environmentalist, questions about his real identity clouded the truth he offered
My indecision is final : the spectacular rise and fall of Goldcrest Films, the independent studio that challenged Hollywood by Jake Eberts( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snow in August ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 171 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
My indecision is final : the rise and fall of Goldcrest Films by Jake Eberts( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicken run by P Lord( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 145 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
The illusionist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 114 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
City of Joy : the illustrated story of the film by Roland Joffé( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 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
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 54 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
Two brothers by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 35 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
Super Mario Bros. : a novel by Todd Strasser( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Screenplay and Motion Picture
Bull Durham Dances with wolves, No way out ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No way out: Lt. Commander Tom Farrell has been assigned as the CIA liaison for the Secretary of Defense, David Brice. At a diplomatic bash, the lieutenant is enticed by a sensual and charming cosmopolitan, Susan Atwell. A night of fervent passion blossoms into an enduring romance. But when Farrell finds out that Susan is also his bosses' mistress, it's the start of deadly trouble!
 
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Alternative Names
Eberts, Jake David 1941-
Eberts, John David
Eberts, John David 1941-2012
Languages
English (85)
Spanish (3)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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