WorldCat Identities

Glennon, James 1942-

Works: 48 works in 97 publications in 6 languages and 6,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Satire 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Glennon
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Good boy!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve year old Owen (Aiken) has a new dog, Hubble (Broderick), who can not only sit, stay and roll over, he can also speak--literally! Turns out Hubble is an interplanetary agent from the dog star Sirius. Now Owen is about to discover that Hubble and all his canine buddies are on a mission to rule the world
El norte The north by Gregory Nava( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan Indian peasants are tired of being thought of as nothing more than manual laborers. They organize an effort to improve their lot in life, but are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, Enrique and Rosa, a teenage brother and sister, who barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to United States. After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants
Deadwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
The united states of Leland by Matthew Ryan Hoge( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 15-year-old Leland commits a chilling crime, he is sent to juvenile hall where he meets Pearl, a teacher and aspiring writer who dreams of making Leland's story into a book. As Pearl digs deeper into Leland's life and the people caught up in it - his mother, his famous writer-father, and his troubled girlfriend - he uncovers Leland's disturbing motive. The tables soon turn when the enigmatic teen forces Pearl to examine his own morally questionable behavior. Climaxing with a shocking collision of violence, understanding, and hope, Leland will take you to states you never imagined
Flight of the navigator by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12 year old boy goes missing in 1978 only to reappear, not a day older than when he disappeared, in 1986. At the same time a flying saucer is found. David's new knowledge about unknown parts of the universe are clearly connected to the ship - it is time for him to become the Navigator!
Life without Dick by Sarah Jessica Parker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Colleen, an artist, is convinced that her boyfriend is cheating on her, she decides to put a stop to it. The gun she threatens him with accidentally goes off, and now with her boyfriend dead and in her basement, she hooks up with Daniel. Daniel is a singer and an assassin, who just can't seem to bring himself to actually kill anyone. When Colleen learns that Daniel was to kill her boyfriend, and Daniel discovers the boyfriend is dead already, its a match made in Mafia heaven
Local boys( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Skeet's 12th birthday, his older brother, Randy, buys him his first surf board. Suddenly his summer turns into the endless search for the perfect wave. Skeets new mentor, Jim, a surfing legend, brings conflict and turmoil between the two brothers as Randy becomes jealous of Jim
South of heaven, west of hell by Dwight Yoakam( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marshal of a desolate Arizona town is threatened by a family of outlaws - his family. The Henry Gang have just robbed the town bank, murdering everyone who gets in their way, except the marshal. Now he is marked for certain death and he has to bring back the gang ... dead or alive
Murder in New Hampshire the Pamela Wojas Smart Story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pamela Smart ... is fed up with teaching and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are dashed by rejection, she seduces 15-year-old Billy, one of her students. Pam challenges Billy to prove his love for her by getting rid of her husband"--Container
Dead simple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet Frank (Daniel Stern), a small man with big dreams who is willing to do whatever it takes to become a star. But when the beautiful Julie makes her way to the small town, Frank finds himself facing a roadblock--his wife. Things go from bad to worse when Frank's wife goes missing and her twin sister shows up along with Julie's sleazy husband (James Caan) ready to exact revenge"--Packaging
4 movie collection All the pretty horses ; A love song for Bobby Long ; The squid and the whale ; Off the map( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The squid and the whale: In his third feature, director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing. The father and mother duke it out in half-civilized, half-savage fashion, while their two sons adapt in different ways, shifting allegiances between parents
4 movie collection Saving Silverman ; Little black book ; Hexed ; Life without Dick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving Silverman: Darren Silverman is a guy who gets himself into a new relationship with a hottie, who is messing up a long lasting friendship between Darren and his two buddies. The buddies then decide that they need to "help" Darren with his girlfriend -- by kidnapping her and re-introducing Darren to an old high school sweetheart who is headed toward a convent life
Playing Mona Lisa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attractive, talented Claire Goldstein seems to have everything going for her. Then her moment of glory is snatched from her, her boyfriend drops her and she's evicted. She is condemned to find refuge at her crazy parents' house while her sister is blissfully planning her own wedding
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una ambiciosa joven desea ser elegida presidenta de la Escuela Superior de Carver. Pero percatado del interés de la joven un profesor decide presentar un candidato opositor. En esta comedia se parodia los esfuerzos y excesos de las campañas electorales
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

2 editions published between 1012 and 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dern is a pregnant chemical-inhaling homeless woman who inadvertently becomes the center of a pro-life vs. pro-choice struggle over her unborn child. A stinging satire of fanaticism"--Leonard Maltin's movie & video guide, 2001. "A pro-laugh comedy"--Videocassette box
A propósito de Schmidt( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt è un uomo depresso e avvilito: è in pensione ed è vedovo di recente. Incerto sul suo futuro così come delle scelte fatte nel passato, decide di fare i bagagli per un viaggio attraverso il Nebraska, per essere presente al matrimonio della figlia con un venditore di letti ad acqua. Eppure ogni cosa che fa sembra sbagliata e Warren sembra destinato a finire la sua vita così come l'ha vissuta: un fallimento. Ma lungo la strada Warren racconta il suo viaggio e le sue osservazioni ad un interlocutore inaspettato, un ragazzino povero della Tanzania che sta sovvenzionando per 73 centesimi al giorno. Nelle sue lunghe lettere al ragazzino, Warren inizia a vedere se stesso e la vita che ha vissuto con occhi diversi
The united states of leland Nepričakovani zločin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big white( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Multiple languages and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Barnell, titolare di una piccola compagnia di viaggi sull'orlo della bancarotta e sposato con Margaret, affetta dalla sindrome di Tourette e da vari disturbi neurologici, ha un disperato bisogno di denaro per salvare la propria attività e per garantire alla moglie le cure necessarie. L'unico modo per ottenere il denaro necessario, è quello di riscuotere una polizza assicurativa di un milione di dollari intestata a suo fratello Raymond, scomparso ormai da cinque anni. Ma il tempo trascorso non è sufficiente per dichiarare la morte ufficiale di Raymond. Un giorno Paul trova per caso un cadavere e dopo averlo reso irriconoscibile lo spaccia per suo fratello ottenendo così il diritto a riscuotere la polizza di cui è beneficiario. Tutto sembra andare per il meglio quando uno scrupoloso perito assicurativo a caccia di promozioni e una coppia di imbranati killer decideranno di mettersi sulla sua strada. (Mymovies)
The big white Obupna belina( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Glennon, James M. 1942-2006

Glennon, James M. 1942-2007

Glennon, Jim 1942-

Glennon, Jim 1942-2006

Glennon, Jim 1942-2007

Good boy!South of heaven, west of hell