Miller, Penelope Ann
Most widely held works about Penelope Ann Miller
Most widely held works by Penelope Ann Miller
Along came a spider ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Dr. Alex Cross is back to work the case of a girl who was kidnapped from her Washington, D.C. school, a place where senators and diplomats send their children. Its up to Alex to profile the kidnapper and find the girl.
Kindergarten cop ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
A veteran detective is forced to go undercover as a kindergarten teacher in order to trap an elusive criminal.
Flipped ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other.
Ruby Bridges ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time.
Awakenings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients.
Carlito's way ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 786 libraries worldwide
An ex-druglord fights to escape his violent, treacherous past and finds that ultimately, his most dangerous enemy is himself.
The messengers ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A troubled family moves into an old farmhouse where a triple homicide has occured. Only Ben, the little toddler of the family, can see the supernatural presences in the house, and he appears more delighted with them than afraid. When his teenage sister, Jess, also starts encountering unusual occurences - this time of an apparantly non-benevolent nature - she also begins noticing Ben's unusual behavior as well and realizes that he too is experiencing something out of the ordinary. The hardest part for Jess is getting anybody else to take her seriously.
The freshman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
A naive student freshly arrived in New York City accepts a delivery job involving a shady businessman and a large lizard, eventually running afoul of an eccentric chef and the FBI.
Chaplin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972.
Chaplin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container.
Blonde ambition ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Katie Gregerstitch is a small-town Oklahoma beauty who's come to New York to visit her long-time boyfriend. But after finding him in the arms of another woman, Katie decides to lose her cheating man and to find herself. With the help of two scheming co-workers, she lands a job at a top construction firm where she meets and falls for a great guy with an even greater secret. Now, nothing is going to stop this go-getter from getting exactly what her heart desires.
The Shadow ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Alec Baldwin brings the legendary crime-fighting superhero vividly to life in this lavish action-adventure. Pitted against him is Shiwan Khan, last descendent of the great Gehghis Khan who conquered half the world. Now, Shiwan Khan plans to finish the job with a new and better wepon: the atomic bomb.
Other people's money ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and German and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield is a ruthless Wall Street deal maker and corporate raider who is pursuing the hostile takeover of a small manufacturing company, New England Wire & Cable. During the buyout attempt, he becomes enamored with the company's attorney.
The relic ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 314 libraries worldwide
A researcher at Chicago's National History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the Museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover gruesome murders on the cargo ship that brought the crates to the US. While investigating another murder in the Museum itself, the police and a museum curator found that there is a large creature roaming the museum which is gearing itself up for a benefit reception which the city's major is to attend.
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson.
Free style ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Cale Bryant is in need of someone to believe in him. Ever since he was young, he has wanted to race motocross professionally. Unfortunately, after a string of bad luck hits his family hard, the would-be champion is forced to put his dreams on hold. All that changes when he meets Alex, a beautiful girl who gives Cale the encouragement and support that he needs to get back on his old bike and get back into the game again. Now, with Alex by his side, Cale takes on the challenge of his life: to beat the odds and cross the finish line a winner.
The gun in Betty Lou's handbag ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
No one ever pays any attention to shy librarian Betty Lou Perkins, until someone finds a gun in her handbag and she confesses to a crime she didn't commit, turning her world upside down.
Adventures in babysitting ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in German and English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A babysitter and three kids leave the safe suburbs and head for the heart of the big city to rescue a frantic friend.
Rudy the Rudy Giuliani story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
To his opponents, Rudy was a bully. Yet, on 9/11, when two planes crashed into New York City's World Trade Center Towers, he became the one man who rose to save the city, and became an American hero. This is the story of the man who held a terrified city - and a shaken nation - together with sheer guts. When it really mattered, Rudy stood tall even as the Twin Towers crumbled.
Carry me home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
A young tomboy clashes with her grieving mom after the death of her father. As her only outlet, she picks on a retarded boy but after an accident nearly kills him, she realizes it's time to grow up and make amends with her mother.
African American school children Biographical films Biographical television programs Bridges, Ruby Brothers and sisters Chaplin, Charlie,--1889-1977 Coles, Robert Comedy films Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery films Dopa--Therapeutic use Drama Dysfunctional families Epidemic encephalitis--Complications Ex-convicts Families Farmhouses Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired First loves Horror films Kidnapping Kindergarten teachers Louisiana--New Orleans Made-for-TV movies Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Motion pictures New York (State)--New York Organized crime Police Postencephalitic Parkinson's disease Private schools Race relations Romance films Romantic comedy films School integration Secret service Self-perception Skilled labor Supernatural Undercover operations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (D.C.)
Miller, Penelope, 1964-
Miller, Penelope Andrea, 1964-
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