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Kahn, Michael 1935-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 170 publications in 4 languages and 41,029 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Historical films  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Interviews  Pictorial works 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Director, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Kahn
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 4,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspirada en la extraordinaria historia verdadera de un brillante maestro del engaño y del agente del FBI que está tras su rastro. Atrápame si puedes muestra a Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., haciéndose pasar exitosamente como piloto de aviación, abogado y doctor, ¡todo esto antes de cumplir 21 años!
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Minority report by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the dazzlingly futuristic Washington D.C. of 2054, murder has been eliminated. John Anderton presides over the Department of Pre-Crime, wherein three "Pre-Cogs,"--precognitive humans drifting in a flotation tank, their brain waves tapped by computers--pick up thoughts of premeditated murder and warn the cops, who swoop down and arrest the would-be perpetrators before the killings can take place. Although the Pre-Cogs are never wrong sometimes they disagree. The dissenting Pre-Cog is said to have filed a minority report. If you could outsmart the Pre-Cog system, you would have committed the perfect crime. Bureau director Lamar Burgess tries to shield Anderton from bureaucrats like Danny Witwer of the Justice Department. As the pre-crime strategy prepares to go national, Witwer seems to have doubts about its wisdom--or he is only jealous of its success?
War horse by Michael Morpurgo ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
War of the worlds by H. G Wells ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una invasión de seres extraterrestres amenaza a la humanidad. Ante este peligro, un padre de familia buscará mantener a salvo a su familia
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, cloned by using actual dinosaur DNA found in amber. Prompted by his lawyer, Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant, paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler, and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren, Tim and Lex, are along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Lawrence Gordon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Casper by Brad Silberling ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Brad Silberling ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
The goonies by Richard Donner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A band of misfit kids searches for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of Mama Fratelli and her outlaw brood. The kids befriend Fratelli's hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son, who comes to their rescue
Artificial intelligence A.I. ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the last great invasion of World War II, a squad of American soldiers embark on a special mission ... to find Private Ryan. Faced with impossible odds, surrounded by the brutalities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family to keep him
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to Jurassic Park. Four years later, Dr. Ian Malcolm returns to assist with another expedition mounted by millionaire John Hammond. Malcolm; paleontologist Dr. Sarah Harding and a wildlife videographer are to document the natural behavior of the beasts at Site B. The presence of an unscrupulous big game hunter adds to the dangers that they face
 
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English (102)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (1)
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