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Bloom, John 1935-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 85 publications in 4 languages and 14,455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Romance films  Epic films  Blaxploitation films  Musical films  Television plays 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other, fme
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Bloom
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson during the early 1980s, this tells how a congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
The Lion in Winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne. "The queen favors her eldest son --- but she cannot challenge the power and political persuasion of her fiery-tempered husband. And it would be a fatal mistake for Henry to underestimate the resources of his regal mate."--Container
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young performers audition for the chorus of a Broadway musical. The director's rigorous process brings out more than just talent from each of the dancers, including the director's former love interest
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nephew of the original John Shaft, who shares his name, is determined to track down the only witness who can identify a deadly racist killer. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger
The First Wives Club by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Magic a terrifying love story by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky, a painfully shy, magician finds overnight success as a ventriloquist with Fats, his foul-mouthed dummy, but when the pressures of stardom overwhelm him, Corky flees with Fats to a deserted resort in the Catskills that is run by a childhood love, Peggy Ann Snow, who is trapped in a loveless marriage to her high-school sweetheart, but when Corky confides to Fats that he wants to leave show business altogether, Fats lashes out
Black widow by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer
Closer by Mike Nichols( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan, an aspiring novelist, cannot help but feel immensely attracted to Alice, a young American waitress and stripper who is in London after escaping from a failed relationship. The two meet after Alice is involved in a car accident. But nothing lasts forever, and after some time Dan meets Anna, a photographer, and he feels attracted to her. Nothing happens right away, but once it does, things go downhill for Alice and Dan. The two don't break up, but Dan is already mentally invovled in the relationship. He is too much of a coward to leave Alice, even though he knows that Anna won't go out with him. Dan is so obessed with Anna that he even paves the way for the meeting between Anna and her future husband, Larry. Eventually Dan, Alice, Anna and Larry take part in a twisted dance of deceit, guilt and anger
Erin Brockovich Notting Hill ; Duplicity ; Charlie Wilson's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notting Hill: When the world's most famous movie star falls for a bookstore owner, the couple comes to face the ultimate question: can two people fall in love with the whole world watching?
The deep end of the ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wife and mother is faced with rebuilding her life, and her family, after they have been shockingly torn apart. When their son disappears, the pain of a lost child ravages the Cappadora family for nearly a decade. But when he suddenly returns, the entire family must come to a painful reunion of their own
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the love triangle involving a man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend
Ganas de vivir = Wit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un emocional y compasivo retrato de una mujer que encuentra sentido a su existencia a través de su lucha contra en cancer de ovario terminal que le ha sido diagnosticado. "Ganas de vivir" convierte un tema algunas veces tabú y otras muchas traumático en una película accesible y muy llena de humor."--Envase
Angels in America by Tony Kushner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
Angels in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The mini-series revolves around a severely ill AIDS patient and his encounters with a mystical angel who declares him a prophet in a world where AIDS challenges the existence and purpose of God
Air America by Christopher Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes: 1 booklet (cast and credits listing, production information, biographical information), 5 separate biographies, 13 black and white still photographs
 
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Alternative Names
John Bloom britischer Cutter

John Bloom Brits filmeditor

John Bloom monteur film britannique

Джон Блум

جان بلوم (تدوین‌گر فیلم) تدوینگر بریتانیایی

ジョン・ブルーム

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The Lion in WinterA chorus lineShaftThe First Wives ClubCloser