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Tolan, Peter

Overview
Works: 153 works in 320 publications in 6 languages and 12,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Fiction  Humor  Comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Interviewee, Commentator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Tolan
America's sweethearts by Joe Roth ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gwen and Eddie are the country's favorite on-screen couple. Having to promote their latest movie, the couple, whose public romance had turned into a private breakup, have to count on their veteran press agent and Gwen's assistant-sister, Kiki, to keep the press from knowing about the real story. Can true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings really happen?
Analyze that ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home. As Sobel tries to get to the root of Vitti's real problems, he tries to help Vitti find a straight job. And adding to all this confusion, several members of Vitti's old crew are after him, who are determined to see that he doesn't pass along any incriminating information
Analyze this by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist
Guess who ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Theresa brings home fiancé Simon Green for her parents' 25th wedding anniversary, she neglects to mention one tiny detail - he's white. Determined to break his daughter's engagement, Percy Jones does everything he can to make Simon feel 'apart' from their family. But when Percy exposes Simon's most embarrassing secret, it leads to a series of complications that only goes to prove that with a dad like Percy, father doesn't always know best
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States (Lemmon and Garner) used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Framed in scandal by the current President (Aykroyd) and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperate and delightfully frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence. As they scramble through the real America, they get an unexpected crash course in how their policies affected the citizens
Bedazzled ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweet-natured nerd wants the girl of his dreams to fall in love with him. He falls prey to the Devil, who gives him seven wishes in excahnge for his soul
Rescue me ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Denis Leary co-created and stars in this series featuring a New York City firefighter who has more problems than one can imagine, but has a way of always being one step ahead of the game
Rescue me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently divorced fireman Tommy Gavin is coping with the fear of his job and the unease he feels watching his ex-wife as she starts to date other men
Rescue me ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard-nosed and hard-headed NYFD firefighter Tommy Gavin returns along with the rest of the 62 Truck crew. In this season, Tommy is trying to hold his life and team together while dealing with the devastating loss of his son; Franco studies for the lieutenant's exam while "Probie" contemplates the end of his probationary period and now both ponder leaving the house; Lou and Jerry each grapple with--or try to hide from--the financial crises they're facing; and Sean has a good reason for trying to keep the identity of the new woman in his life a secret
Rescue me ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NYFD fire fighter Tommy Gavin and company face new challenges and old demons. As the season begins, Tommy is in the fight of his life, defending himself against arson and insurance fraud. He struggles to raise his new baby while facing paternity questions and fighting to keep his family together. Franco seems ready to settle into a steady relationship, but is shaken when he loses custody of his daughter. Alcoholism has taken a toll on Sean and Maggie's marriage, while Lou's newfound love threatens to put him in the hospital. And Chief Reilly fights back from a stroke only to find himself facing a decision that could change the fate of Truck Company 62 forever
Stealing Harvard by Bruce McCulloch ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John leads a simple and happy life. He has a beautiful fiancée and has a job in his future father-in-law's company. Everything is great until his favorite niece surprises him with her acceptance to Harvard University and he is reminded of a long forgotten oath he made to foot the bill. Desperate, John turns to his best friend for help. It is decided that they must turn to a temporary life of crime to raise the cash needed
Finding Amanda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab in a last ditch effort to save his marriage
Rescue me ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tommy Gavin is grappling with the death of his father. Janet has a new man in her life. The crew devises a business plan to open a bar, which turns into a lucrative venture, but also a temptation to Tommy, who continues to struggle with sobriety. Sean faces a health issue with no easy solution; while Needles struggles to garner respect and maintain control of the firehouse. Meanwhile, Sheila attempts to purge herself of Tommy and allows Damian to pursue a future as a firefighter. Conspiracy theories about 9/11 ruffle more than a few feathers, brought on by the arrival of an intriguing foreigner. Under the shadow of a haunting past, the crew continues to look to the future and realize that salvation often lies where you least expect it
Rescue me ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the inner workings of Engine 62, a New York City firehouse, along with the personal and emotional battles of its members in a post-9/11 world. Mostly centers on Tommy Gavin, a veteran firefighter whose life is in turmoil as he copes with the stresses and fears of his job, which are manifested through conversations with his dead cousin Jimmy Keefe, a former firefighter, as well as the haunting memories of people he has watched perish on the job. The other members include Chief Jerry Reilly; Sean Garrity; Franco Rivera; Lt. Kenny 'Lou' Shea; and Mike Silletti
Rescue me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tommy Gavin is grappling with the death of his father as the season opens, along with the new man in Janet's life. The crew devises a business plan to open a bar that, albeit lucrative, proves dangerous for Tommy who continues to struggle with sobriety. 9/11 conspiracy theories ruffle more than a few feathers, brought on by the arrival of an intriguing newcomer. Meanwhile, Sean faces a health issue and Needles struggles to maintain control of the firehouse and Tommy's increasingly troublesome temper. Needles and Lou both have new love interests, while Tommy's womanizing ways catch up to him as he finds himself caught between three women in his life. Tensions boil over in a shocking turn of events during a late night at the bar, leaving Tommy Gavin in serious jeopardy in the hottest season yet"--Container
The Larry Sanders show ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first season from the HBO cable TV sitcom series about a "Tonight"-style talk show featuring an opening monologue, real celebrity guests, and a look behind the scenes at the show's operation
What planet are you from? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to save his planet of men, an alien is sent to Earth to procreate with a woman. Unfortunately, he doesn't have a clue about dating so he is given dating lessons from his home planet
The job the complete series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The acclaimed comedy series from actor-comedian Denis Leary about cops in New York
Rescue me uncensored : the official companion ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stay Carl stay ; Best half foot forward ; Pillow talk : three one-act plays by Peter Tolan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Tolan, Peter James, 1958-
Languages
English (106)
French (11)
Spanish (11)
German (4)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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