Most widely held works about Jerry Stiller
Most widely held works by Jerry Stiller
Hairspray ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore.
The lion king 1 1/2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
See the real story behind the lion king ... at least from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective. The truth will be exposed about some "passed" events - such as when King Mufasa introduced his young heir to the animal kingdom. Reveals the true hullabaloo behind their departures from the meerkat and warthog 'hoods. Tag along as the two buddies from the brush search for their dream home, share their joys and trials as they raise young Simba using the "Hakuna Matata" philosophy, then cheer them as they help Simba save the Serengeti and reclaim his place atop Pride Rock.
Zoolander ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
3-time winner of the Male Model of the Year, Derek, loses out the fourth time to rival, Hansen. Now the ridiculously good-looking supermodel, with the help of a women reporter, must save the world from an evil clothes manufacture.
Hairspray ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue.
Married to laughter : a love story featuring Anne Meara by Jerry Stiller ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Comedian Jerry Stiller shares details of his successful career in show business, and his relationship with his long-time wife and comedy partner, Anne Meara.
The heartbreak kid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Eddie is a confirmed bachelor who is forty and owns a sporting-goods store. After watching his ex-fiancé walk down the aisle, he meets Lila who is an environmental researcher. Lila seems too good to be true. Pressured by his father and best friend, Eddie pops the question and marries Lila after only 6 weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. She's immature and foolish, a monster in bed and owes a large sums of money to various sources. As it turns out, Lila is only a volunteer and doesn't actually have a job. While on their honeymoon in Cabo, Eddie meets Miranda, a down-to-earth lacrosse coach who is visiting with her family. Sparks fly between Eddie and Miranda. Now he needs to break off his marriage, all while trying to keep the truth from Miranda about why he's in Cabo in the first place.
Teacher's pet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Spot wants to be a boy so much that he dresses up and goes to school, and gets great grades. All this is much to the chagrin of his owner, Leonard. Disguised as his human alter ego, Scott, Spot heads to Florida in the hope of being transformed by a mad scientist, but the transformation proves more complicated than Spot ever expected. The problem is he is a man not a boy! When he meets his owner's mom, things get hectic!
Serving Sara ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Joe is a process server. After several failed attempts to serve papers to various clients, Joe is able to persuade his boss to give him another chance with a high-profile client, a wealthy Texas cattle baron who has decided to divorce his wife and business partner, Sara. When Joe presents the divorce papers, she is shocked by the news, which would cost her her half of the fortune. Sara strikes a deal with Joe - if he's willing to take back the papers, say he never presented them, and serve a divorce petition to her husband first, she'll pay Joe an even million dollars.
Digging up dinosaurs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Digging up dinosaurs, by Aliki. Host LeVar Burton sets off in his jeep to explore the mystery surrounding the life and death of the dinosaur.
Married to laughter by Jerry Stiller ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The current generation knows him as the serenity-seeking Frank Costanza from Seinfeld. An older generation knows him as one-half of the comedy team Stiller and Meara. But, as his memoir, Married to Laughter, reveals, Jerry Stiller has had a lifelong love affair with entertainment and Anne Meara. Married to Laughter is a great love story about two people who found their place in show business without ever losing sight of each other.
Seize the day ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Tommy Wilhelm's life is falling apart. He's lost his job and his girlfriend, his investments have gone sour, he trusts the wrong people with the little money he has left, and he's rejected by his own father. Quite simply, Tommy is a portrait of failure.
A memory of two Mondays ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Arthur Miller's vivid comedy-drama portrays the nature of life during America's Great Depression. The emphasis is on mood and characterization as Miller draws on his own personal experience to evoke what the 1930s were like for workers to whom a job-- any job-- was everything.
Hairspray ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Tracy Turnblad has the biggest bouffant and all the right dance moves to win the coveted Miss Auto Show crown, but at the expense of snooty reigning princess Amber Von Tussle. Amber gets Tracy sent to jail. Will Tracy get a last minute reprieve or will the conniving Amber walk away with the teen queen crown?
The heartbreak kid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Eddie is a confirmed bachelor who is forty and owns a sporting-goods store. After watching his ex-fiancé walk down the aisle, he meets Lila who is an environmental researcher. Lila seems too good to be true. Pressured by his father and best friend, Eddie pops the question and marries Lila after only six weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. While on their honeymoon in Cabo, Eddie meets Miranda, a down-to-earth lacrosse coach who is visiting with her family. Sparks fly between Eddie and Miranda, and now he needs to break off his marriage, all while trying to keep the truth from Miranda about why he's in Cabo in the first place.
Robbie the Reindeer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Hooves of fire: Robbie is Rudolph's son, and Pop is keen to see his lovable, but lazy, progeny follow in his famous hoof prints. Robbie has to get in shape for the Reindeer Games, where he'll have the chance to show Santa whether he has the right stuff or not. Legend of the lost tribe: A group of reindeer have set up a tourist business offering guided tours. When an accident occurs, Robbie believes he was saved by a long lost tribe of Vikings.
The king of queens. 2nd season ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The second season of the series King of Queens.
On the line ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A young man meets a girl on a train, but being a shy guy, he lets her go without getting her name or her number. Aided by his best friend, they use posters and signs to find her, and it soon begins to gain public notice. Will he ever find her again?
American classics ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.
The king of Queens ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Doug is the king, but his wife Carrie really rules the roost. Doug is the ultimate guy's guy from Queens, New York. A blue-collar husband who loves his wife so much he is willing to sacrifice his rec room so her father, Arthur, and sister can move in, a decision he's been regretting ever since. Doug's free time is split between quality time with his wife and play time with his buddies. This king proves that you don't have to have a huge castle to live like royalty.
The Hollow boy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Loneliness and frustration lead a young man to a desperate act with tragic consequences.
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