Most widely held works about Frances Conroy
Most widely held works by Frances Conroy
The tale of Despereaux ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
The aviator ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing.
New in town ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a small Minnesota town, in the middle of nowhere, to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. She endures a frosty reception from the locals, along with the icy roads and freezing weather. She warms up to the small town's charm, and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When she's ordered to close down the plant and put the entire community out of work, she's forced to reconsider her goals and priorities. Now she needs to find a way to save the town.
Maid in Manhattan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. She meets and falls in love with a suave and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their seperate lives sets in.
Broken flowers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past.
Shopgirl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Ray Porter is a buttoned-down 50-something executive who reaches out to a much younger woman as his Los Angeles playmate. Mirabelle, a 20-something with a pile of promises, debt, and depression, fades away in a slow corner of Saks, while trying to sell unneeded formal gloves. She's a wisp of a person, with a cat who doesn't love her, and when she finds a suitor, it's Jeremy, a scruffy artist who babbles on about speakers. When the gentlemanly Porter calls, his appearance in her life begins to make her whole. It also immediately sets her up for sadness, because Ray thinks of Mirabella as a precious outlet for sex, while Mirabelle, very mistakenly, sees Ray as a potential lifelong mate.
Catwoman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Sensitive and shy artist Patience Philips is a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammouth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. What happens next changes Patience forever. In a mystical twist of fate, she is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat.
The seeker the dark is rising ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers that he is anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker - a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world.
Six feet under. The complete first season ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Includes all 13 episodes of the first season. A look at members of a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family ... that just happens to be in the grief management business.
Stone ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Jack Mabry, a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man's decision with his wife Lucetta have profound and unexpected effects on them both.
Six feet under. The complete second season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
When death is your business, what is your life? For the employees at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, the world outside continues to be at least as challenging, and far less predictable, as the one inside. Includes 13 episodes, audio commentaries, and more.
Six feet under. The complete fifth season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Follows the dysfunctional Fisher family, including widow Ruth, sons Nate and David, baby sister Claire, and the ghost of patriarch Nathaniel, as they run the family funeral parlor in Pasadena and deal with the cycle of life--birth, death, and rebirth.
Six feet under. The complete third season ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 677 libraries worldwide
For the Fishers, the more things stay the same, the more they change. Get ready to break new emotional ground with the complete third season.
Six feet under. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
There's a new pecking order at the Fisher & Diaz funeral home, but Nate, Ruth, David, and Claire still try to make every day above ground a good one.
The wicker man ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Edward Malus is a California police officer who takes a leave of absence after witnessing a tragedy on the job. Taking pills to soothe the effects of his post-traumatic stress disorder, Edward receives a letter from his ex-fiance, Willow, requesting his assistance in finding her missing child. She asks him come to Summerisle, a small island off the coast of Puget Sound, and help her find her daughter, Rowan. When Edward starts investigating Rowan's disappearance, he hears different stories depending on who he speaks to. He hears that Rowan is either not Willow's daughter, she may be nonexistent, dead, or soon to die. Refusing to give up, Edward delves deeper into this strange community shrouded in mystery, secrecy, and deception.
Dirty rotten scoundrels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Two con men on the Riviera compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and as the competition between the two men, one a sauve and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up, the American heiress holds her ground.
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.
Tom and Jerry & the Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Tom and Jerry are off to see the Wizard.
Ira and Abby ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
A sweet, hilarious romantic comedy that examines the issues of marriage, monogamy and whether 'I do' is the only path to life-long love and happiness.
Bloodworth ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
After a forty year absence, E.F. Bloodworth re-enters the lives of the family members he abandoned, upsetting his wife and three grown sons, but forging a new, close relationship with the grandson he never knew.
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Conroy, Francis, 1953-
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