WorldCat Identities

Erman, John 1935-

Overview
Works: 171 works in 388 publications in 5 languages and 11,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Historical drama 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about John Erman
 
Most widely held works by John Erman
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Queen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable history of Alex Haley's paternal side. Queen is the daughter of a slave and a plantation owner. During the turbulent decades of the antebellum South, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and beyond, she searches for a home in the two cultures and at times is shunned by both. Rejection and hate are no match for her unconquerable will
Victoria & Albert ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moving romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passonate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children
Breathing lessons by Anne Tyler( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What begins as a two-hour road trip to a neighboring town turns into an all-day adventure for Ira and Maggie Moran
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having suffered abuse and misfortune for most of her life, a young girl searches for a better life and finally finds it in the home of a loving woman with several foster children
Scarlett the sequel to Gone with the wind, the greatest love story ever told by John Erman( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic action-packed sequel of international scope to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind
The boys next door ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four mentally challenged men share a house and with the help of a social worker learn to cope with the ups and downs of daily life through laughter, love, & joy
Star trek, the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space is our final frontier. In the 23rd century, The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, whose First Officer is Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. The Chief Medical Officer is Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy. With a determined crew of 430, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes and genetic supermen. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before
The Blackwater lightship ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother
Candles on Bay Street ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman who left her high-school sweetheart to marry another, returns 15 years later as a single mother, becoming best friends with his wife. It happens in Maine, where she opens a candle shop
An early frost ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
The attic the hiding of Anne Frank by Miep Gies( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the World War II Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Miep Gies hides 2 Jewish families in the attic over the office where she works. Soon after the Allies land in France, Nazi officials discover the hiding place and remove its occupants to concentration camps. Among the ransacked remains, Miep finds Anne Frank's diary. After the war, she presents it to Otto Frank
The outer limits. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Stella by John Erman( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a brief relationship with a young doctor, Stella, a tough and fiercely independent woman, discovers she's pregnant. Too proud to accept the doctor's marriage proposal, Stella raises her daughter Jenny alone, and through the years the two share a very special relationship until Stella realizes she cannot provide Jenny with the advantages her wealthy father can
Roots ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In haar deprimerende krotwoning in New Orleans wordt Blanche, een neurotische weduwe, verkracht en tot waanzin gedreven door haar dierlijke zwager Stanley Kowalski
Victoria & Albert ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kept isolated from the court by her domineering mother, Victoria seems unprepared for the throne when King William IV dies. But the teenage queen shows surprising strength and resolve, defying her mother's schemes to seize power, and puts her full faith in the political counsel of Lord Melbourne, the Prine Minister--an alliance that would prove troublesome in the future."--Container
The Sunshine boys by John Erman( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Willie Clark has not spoken to his comedy partner Al Lewis for eight years, but the offer of a screen test with Warner Bros. brings them together
Eleanor, first lady of the world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film picks up Mrs. Roosevelt's storied life after the 1945 death of her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At the request of new president Truman, Eleanor serves as a United Nations delegate, spending much of her time tilting with dedicated anti-FDR politico John Foster Dulles. She goes on to spearhead the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proving she's not soft on Communism"--Container
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Sampson, Bill, 1935-

Erman, John M. 1935-
Sampson, Bill.
Sampson, Bill 1935-
Languages
English (167)
German (4)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
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