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Dillon, Melinda 1939-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 354 publications in 6 languages and 17,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodrama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Melinda Dillon
 
Most widely held works by Melinda Dillon
A Christmas story by Bob Clark ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax."--Container
Reign over me ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Johnson runs into his old college roommate, Charlie Fineman, on the streets of New York City. He is surprised to find that Charlie does not remember him at all. Alan later learns that Charlie is suffering with grief over the loss of his family on 9/11. Flooded with grief, Charlie quits his job and isolates himself from everyone around him. Alan attempts to help Charlie get over his grief by rekindling their friendship while Charlie. As Alan spends a lot of time with Charlie, it puts a strain on his relationship with his wife and kids
Harry and the Hendersons ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
A painted house ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10-year-old Luke lives with his parents and grandparents in Arkansas during the Korean War. To pick the cotton in their fields, they must hire "hill people" and Mexicans. Hank is a "hill person" who doesn't take kindly to people looking down on him. Luke witnesses a fight that Hank gets into that causes the death of another person. With better times ahead to look forward to, the town gets excited about a new invention - television
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A news reporter is led by a crooked federal agent into writing a story implicating someone in a murder they didn't commit
The prince of tides by Barbra Streisand ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disillusioned Southern coach reveals his tortured childhood in order to help his troubled, suicidal sister, and discovers the healing powers of love and forgiveness
Bound for glory by Hal Ashby ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1936 Woody Guthrie leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examina la vida de la activista social Dorothy Day y el movimiento Catholic Worker
Cowboy up ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of the modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely is the craziest guy around. His brother, Hank, is a rodeo clown, and they use eachother to play up their acts. When Ely falls for the rodeo's sweetheart, Hank is filled with jealousy and hatred. The brothers try to come to grips with their differences, but the competition gets as fierce as the bulls in the ring
F.I.S.T by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johny Kovak es un honrado y diligente empleado que se esfuerza al máximo con tal de alcanzar el sueño americano. Después de sufrir durante años injusticias y condiciones inhumanas de trabajo, asume la responsabilidad de dirigir una campaña para sindicar a los empleados de la fábrica. Cuando la compañía responde con amenazas, intimidación y asesinatos, Johnny se ve obligado a renunciar a sus principios y aliarse con gentes del crimen organizado. Pero a medida que va sacrificando sus ideales, Johnny comprenderá que el triunfo de la causa le exigirá algo más
Songwriter by Alan Rudolph ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-falutin' look at the lives and music of two popular country singers
Close encounters of the third kind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Sioux City ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesse was adopted by a Jewish couple, because of his upbringing he knows nothing of his Native American traditions
Close encounters of the third kind ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Captain America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Red Skull defeats Captain America in 1941, but the superhero is thrown into suspended animation. Captain America is revived 50 years later to face the Red Skull one more time
Paul Sills' Story theatre original cast recording by Paul Sills ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staying together ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their father abruptly sells the beloved family-owned restaurant that has employed them for years, the charismatic McDermott boys find themselves at odds with their parents and each other. But when an unexpected tragedy befalls the family, they are forced to confront their differences and adult responsibilities as they learn about love, sex, loyalty and the true meaning of brotherhood
Shattered spirits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tranquility of an upscale neighborhood is shattered when a father explodes, revealing the tragic secret he and his family have lived with. His violent rampages force his family to face the ultimate terror
 
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