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O'Hara, Catherine

Overview
Works: 273 works in 689 publications in 6 languages and 47,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Folklore  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Author, yan, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine O'Hara
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Brad Silberling( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The three Bauderlaire orphans land in the home of their uncle, Count Olaf, who will stop at nothing to get their enormous fortune for his very own. As they try to stay one step ahead of his villainous schemes, they discover a strange world filled with even stranger people
Home alone by Chris Columbus( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin. He's left home alone overnight with two bumbling burglers trying to break in so he rigs a bewildering battery of boobytraps to welcome them
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Temple Grandin ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories
Frankenweenie ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences
Beetle Juice ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help
Best in show ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them)
Chicken Little by Zach Braff( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicken Little causes widespread panic about the sky falling but townspeople think it was just an acorn hitting him on the head. When a real piece of the sky lands on his head, Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (aka Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral
Over the hedge by Rupert Gregson-Williams( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon waking up after hibernation, a group of forest animals discover that a tall hedge has appeared out of nowhere, half their forest is gone, and they have little to no food left. Their leader Verne, a nervous turtle, suggests they must adapt. Newcomer RJ the raccoon gives them another option: go over the hedge and get food from the humans! The other forest animals quickly give in to RJ's blandishments, sneaking into the human world to get all the food they can grab. What they don't know is that RJ is actually in debt to Vincent, a huge, hungry bear. RJ has stolen all of Vincent's food, and Vincent has warned RJ that unless it's all back before the full moon, RJ will regret having stolen it, because then RJ takes its place!
Killers by Robert Luketic( Visual )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"He's tall, dark and handsome with a hint of mystery. What more does Jen (Katherine Heigl) need to know about Spencer (Ashton Kutcher), the man who's just swept her off her feet down in the French Riviera? Well, maybe that he's a professional spy whose special talent is assassination. But no matter, neither bullets nor bombs nor bad guys with big guns can keep these two from living happily ever after--if they can get through the day alive"--Container
Home alone 2 lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kevin McCallister is ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. The notorious Wet Bandits, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget
Penelope by Mark Palansky( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry, but only until her curse is revealed. Lemon, an eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope. He decides to disappear so he will not disappoint her. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and meets Annie, her first friend, and becomes the person she was meant to be
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corky St. Clair has created an ambitious musical celebrating his town's 150th anniversary, and dreams of making it big on Broadway
Away we go by Sam Mendes( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
Barbie in the 12 dancing princesses ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbie plays the beautiful Princess Genevieve, who, with her eleven dancing princess sisters, discovers a secret entrance to an amazing, magical world where wishes come true. However, there's trouble in the real world, where their father is in danger of losing his kingdom, and the sisters must work together to help him
For your consideration ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighborhood from a house that's actually a living, breathing monster
 
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