Short, Martin 1950-
Most widely held works about Martin Short
Most widely held works by Martin Short
Treasure planet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure he's been dreaming of and sets out to find the fabled Treasure Planet.
Santa clause 3 the escape clause ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
With another Christmas season fast approaching, Santa Claus/Scott Calvin is feeling even more pressure. Mrs. Claus is expecting a little Claus. She is also longing for the company of some "tall people." So Scott agrees to let her parents visit as long as they believe that they're really in Canada rather than at the North Pole. Further complicating matters is a visit by Scott's ex-wife, her husband, and their daughter, Lucy. A member of the Council of Legendary Figures, Jack Frost is a very bad boy. He is supremely jealous of the figures who have their own holidays, especially Santa. So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa. The resulting chaos has Scott rewinding 12 years and juggling a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost, who is scheming to take over the 'big guy's' holiday.
Father of the bride ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry.
The Spiderwick chronicles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
The prince of Egypt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
A tale of two brothers, one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them apart, as one becomes the ruler of a powerful empire and the other becomes the chosen leader of his people.
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner.
101 dalmatians II Patch's London adventure ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
Patch dreams of being a "One-of-a-kind Wonder Dog" like his TV-hero, Thunderbolt. When Patch is accidentally separated from the rest of the family, he takes the opportunity to try to meet his hero, and ends up as his sidekick as they rescue Patch's dognapped family from Cruella de Vil.
Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Alice slips down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets zany characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter and has a series of strange, dream-like adventures.
Barbie as The princess and the pauper ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a princess and a pauper who were worlds apart in lifestyles, yet identical in looks. When chance brings them together, it becomes the beginning of a great adventure and a friendship that will last a lifetieme. When Anneliese is captured, Erika must pretend to be the princess to help find out what has happened and to save the real princess. In the end, the magic of love and friendship triumphs and the kingdom is saved.
Father of the bride part II ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant.
Jungle2jungle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
When Michael Cromwell, king of Wall Street jungle, travels to the Amazon to finalize the divorce from his wife, a jungle doctor, she reveals that he has a blowdart-shooting, giant spider-carrying 13-year-old son.
Johnny Appleseed ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds.
The Spiderwick chronicles Chroniques de Spiderwick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
The cat in the hat knows a lot about that! Wings and things ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat guides friends Sally and Nick, with a little help from the Fish, Thing 1, and Thing 2, on fun-filled adventures where they make natural science discoveries, from how bees make honey to why owls sleep during the day.
Hoodwinked too! Hood vs. evil ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
"Red ... [is] training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers..., the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA. A wicked witch ... has abducted two innocent children, Hansel ... and Gretel..., and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang--Red, Granny..., the ever-clueless Wolf..., and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy..., for the search and rescue mission"--Container.
Three amigos ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and French and held by 558 libraries worldwide
The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits.
Captain Ron ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and French and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Captain Ron is a vagabond seaman who charts a course for comedy when he skippers the newly inherited Caribbean yacht of a corporate executive and his family.
Mars attacks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth.
Innerspace ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 459 libraries worldwide
A man is miniaturized and accidentally injected into a man instead of a lab rabbit.
The cat in the hat knows a lot about that!. Tales about tails ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
The Cat in the Hat learns all about the many uses for tails in the animal kingdom, from snakes and monkeys to whales and beavers.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll) Animals Animated films Animated films Black, Holly Brothers and sisters Cat in the Hat (Fictitious character) Children's films Christmas films Comedy films Comedy films Dalmatian dog Decedents' estates DiTerlizzi, Tony Domestic comedy films Drama Families Fantasy films Fantasy television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film and video adaptations Film remakes Films Films for the hearing impaired Frost, Jack (Fictitious character) Gifted persons Goblins Heroes Juvenile works Kidnapping victims Laboratories Laboratory notebooks Moses--(Biblical leader) Nature Pirates Poor Princesses Santa Claus Science Television musicals Thrillers (Motion pictures) Twins United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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Multiple languages (9)
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