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Dillon, Melinda 1939-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 372 publications in 5 languages and 17,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodrama  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Melinda Dillon
A Christmas story by Bob Clark ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,166 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 )
54 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,774 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 1,352 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 )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an average American family meets a legendary creature the fur is sure to fly
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 923 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
A painted house by Scott Glenn ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 905 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
The prince of tides by Barbra Streisand ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nolte is a disillusioned Southern coach who must reveal his tortured childhood in order to help his troubled sister. Streisand is the determined psychiatrist who battles his resentment and rage in search of the truth. It is about the healing powers of love in liberating us from the scars of the past
Bound for glory ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and German and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We ramble with Woody Guthrie, America's great folk balladeer and poet, on his travels across America and thrill as his buoyant spirit battles the social injustice surrounding him with quiet strength and soul-rousing music
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
Cowboy up ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 293 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 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the rise and fall of union leader Johnny Kovak from his beginnings as an idealistic blue collar worker to head of the Federation of Inter-State Truckers
Songwriter by Alan Rudolph ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 107 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 )
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
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( 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
Close encounters of the third kind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 100 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 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesse was adopted by a Jewish couple, because of his upbringing he knows nothing of his Native American traditions
Captain America by Albert Pyun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 61 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
Close encounters of the third kind Starman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Close encounters of the third kind: 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
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
 
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