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Dillon, Melinda 1939-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 382 publications in 5 languages and 17,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
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 4,295 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 3,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world. This begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and alien make peaceful contact aboard the Mothership
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,794 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 1,373 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. 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 1,224 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 )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 936 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 902 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 893 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 )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and German and held by 857 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 464 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 294 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 each other 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 )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Johnny Kovak es un honesto trabajador de una fábrica que cree ciegamente en el sueño americano. Tras años de injusticias y condiciones laborales infrahumanas, se levanta como líder de los empleados y organiza un sindicato para defender sus derechos. Bajo las prontas amenazas de la fábrica, sus principios comienzan a flaquear al tener que responder a un sinnúmero de intereses, en los que los políticos, empresarios y hasta mafiosos tienen mucho qué ganar y qué perder. Muy pronto Johnny se da cuenta de que para poder vencer en esta justa causa, deberá sacrificar no sólo sus ideales, sino tal vez, hasta su vida". -- Envase
Songwriter by Alan Rudolph ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 106 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 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
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 66 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Starman: An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
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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