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Pendleton, Austin

Overview
Works: 131 works in 239 publications in 5 languages and 13,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Biography  Puppet films  Fiction  Comedy films  Television plays, American  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
My cousin Vinny ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Uptown girls ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molly is the daughter of a deceased rock legend who is, for the first time in her life, forced to work after her manager steals all her inheritance. With help of her friend, Molly becomes the nanny of Ray, the precocious daughter of a busy music executive. She learns as much about being an adult from Ray, as she teaches Ray about being a child
Short circuit by John Badham ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judy, who is bright but a little strange, and Howard, a befuddled Iowa musicologist, meet in a San Francisco hotel. The only thing they have in common is their red plaid travelling cases (his holds rocks; hers, lingerie). Identical cases are owned by two of the hotel's other guests. Mrs. Van Hoskins keeps hers stuffed with jewelry, and Mr. Smith's holds a batch of top secret government documents. When the bags are mixed up, the result is chaos of the highest and most hilarious order
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
The Sunset Limited a novel in dramatic form by Cormac McCarthy ( )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. The two men begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing worldviews
June moon by George S Kaufman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In homage to the heyday of American comedy, this satire takes on 1929's Tin Pan Alley. Its main characters are a guillible lyricist and a composer who claims as his big hit a ditty called "Paprika ... the spice of my life." Look for composer Stephen Sondheim as a wisecracking pianist in his acting debut
Manna from heaven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What if a 'gift from God' ... was just a loan? Oscar winners Shirley Jones, Cloris Leachman and Louise Fletcher lead the distinguished ensemble cast of this uplifting comedy about faith, hope and family
The Sunset Limited by Cormac McCarthy ( )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. The two men begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing worldviews
Mr. Nanny ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thinking his manager has found him a bodyguard job, former pro-wrestler Sean Armstrong is horrified to learn he's been hired to watch over two nanny-hating kids. But even more dangerous than the kids' "Home Alone"--Style booby traps is a Top-secret Peacekeeper ray-gun invented by the kids' genius father. The children and their behemoth babysitter team up to thwart the villain, save the world and learn some heartwarming lessons about friendship
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On her 35th birthday, Bella, an overworked waitress, is set up on a date with Bruno, an irresponsible cab driver and father of two. One of Bella's regulars, a long time widow, responds to an ad and meets Emily. Soon, however, a random encounter changes Bella's life in a way she could never have imagined
Orson's shadow by Austin Pendleton ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theater greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Vivian Leigh, Joan Plowright, and Kenneth Tynan get together to rehearse Ionesco's Rhinoceros. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, this play opens the private world of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness
Skidoo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tough Tony Banks, a retired gangster ... reluctantly comes out of retirement to silence his old friend and squealer. ... Tony's [San Francisco] suburban haven comes crashing down as his daughter ... takes up with a hippie ... and [Tony's] wife ... gives them permission to move into their house with their hippy friends. The all-star cast includes ... Groucho Marx in his final role as the mob boss named God"--Container
Orson's shadow by Austin Pendleton ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Vivien Leigh, Joan Plowright, and Kenneth Tynan get together to rehearse Ionesco's Rhinoceros. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, this play opens the private world of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness
Booth : a drama in three acts by Austin Pendleton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He's way more famous than you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an aspiring actress loses her support system in one fell swoop, she sets out with a stolen script, her brother, and his boyfriend to make a movie
Uncle Bob by Austin Pendleton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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French (2)
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