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Allen, Jody

Overview
Works: 30 works in 70 publications in 2 languages and 7,340 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Romance films  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Producer
Classifications: ML3521, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jody Allen
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 1950s housewife, living the perfect 1950s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Titus by Julie Taymor( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titus Andronicus returns to Rome after defeating the Goths, bringing with him Queen Tamora, whose eldest son he has sacrificed. The late emperor's son Saturninus is supposed to marry Titus's daughter Lavinia, however, when his brother Bassianus runs away with her instead, Saturninus marries Tamora. Saturninus and Tamora then plot revenge against Titus. Beginning with the rape and mutilation of Lavinia, bloodshed and brutality run rampant, culminating in a cannibalistic banquet scene
The blues, a musical journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese traces the roots of the blues from the banks of the Niger River to the cotton fields and juke joints of Mississippi. Musician Corey Harris travels through Mississippi and West Africa, exploring the roots of blues music. The film celebrates the early Delta blues musicians through original performances (including Willie King, Taj Mahal, Otha Turner, and Ali Farka Toure), archival footage (featuring Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker), and interviews (including Corey Harris, Sam Carr, Toumani Diabate, Willie King, Dick Waterman, Taj Mahal, Johnny Shines, Otha Turner, Ali Farka Toure, Habib Koité, Salif Keita, and Keb' Mo')
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances. Includes interviews with and performances by Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Dav Brubeck, and others
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Figgis' film examines the embrace of the blues by British musicians and its global effect in interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement. Features music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
Coastlines( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sonny Mann (Timothy Olyphant) returns to his Florida hometown from prison, all he wants is to start over. But his old partners in crime, Eddie and Fred Vance (Josh Lucas and William Forsythe), have other plans to bring him back into the business. To free himself from the murderous Vance brothers, Sonny turns to his best friend, Sheriff Dave Lockhart (Josh Brolin) for help. But the troubled ex-con risks it all when he gets caught up in an affair with Lockhart's beautiful wife (Sarah Wynter). Now he must choose between loyalty and love in this dark and suspenseful thriller directed by Victor Nunez
Me & Isaac Newton by MICHAEL (DIR.) APTED( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the inner worlds of seven distinguished scientists in different fields. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Live well on less by Jody Allen( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live lean, not mean! Want to put your money on a diet and save hundreds of dollars? This book gives you the lowdown on spring-cleaning your finances so you can be frugal while still living well. Jody Allen, of Stay at Home Mum fame, will help you set up your household budget, get the best deals, and save money on everything from your car to your clothes. And with over 50 thrifty - but fabulous - recipes, you can be a cost cutter in the kitchen as well! Inside you'll find: A room-by-room guide to household economy; Hints and tips for getting organised; Ideas for turning leftovers into delicious family meals; Inspring stories from other savvy mums. Get sorted and start saving!
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design, the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Once a month cooking by Jody Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Want to take the stress out of feeding your family? Jody Allen, founder of the phenomenally successful Stay at Home Mum online community, has the answer for busy mums on a budget. In a single day, cook all your main dishes for a month, freeze them, and then enjoy homemade food that is super-quick to prepare when the kids are hungry. From how to budget for and plan your menus, to how to cook and freeze in bulk, this book has step-by-step instructions and 150 freezable recipes that will save time and money. They include: Family-friendly Meals; Handy Lunch-box Snacks; Seriously Scrumptious Desserts; Never-fail Cakes and Slices
The nature of genius : two films by Michael Apted on scientific & artistic brilliance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Box set of two documentaries by Michael Apted: Me & Isaac Newton (science) and Inspirations (art) in DVD and Blu-ray format. In these two features, Apted turns his interviewer's lens to explore the human advances in the arts and the sciences with a slightly humorous approach. How do artists create? How do scientists hope to affect the world?
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What about God?: Of all the species on earth, only humans try to explain who they are and how they came to be. Encounter real stories of people struggling to find a balance between religion and science, realms that play very different roles in assigning order to the universe and a purpose to life."--Container
The $50 weekly shop by Jody Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Far from Heaven
Alternative Names
Allen, Jo

Allen, Jo, 1959-

Allen, Jo Lynn

Patton, Jo Allen

Patton, Jo Lynn

Patton, Jody

Patton, Jody Allen

Languages
English (57)

German (1)

Covers
Evolution