WorldCat Identities

Platt, Polly

Overview
Works: 27 works in 95 publications in 6 languages and 5,526 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Conceptor, Scenarist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Polly Platt
 
Most widely held works by Polly Platt
The last picture show by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
Broadcast news by James L Brooks ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Bottle rocket by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three best friends try to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather, ' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers"--Container
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1970's was an extraordinary time of rebellion, and of questioning every accepted idea. As political activism, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, and the music revolution contributed to social unrest across the country, American cinema witnessed the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. Galvanised by a new freedom of expression, these ground-breaking artists began targeting their films toward a new kind of audience, with stories that reflected the ever-changing reality of the era
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the rocky and passionate relationship between a mother and daughter from birth to death
The evening star by Robert Harling ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The generations grow, but life still spins around Aurora like a cyclone: her rebellious granddaughter wants to run off with Mr. Wrong; a snooty rival has come up with new ways to meddle in Aurora's life; her longtime spinster housekeeper is ready to ditch domestic work for the domestic bliss of matrimony; her great-grandson is like a poison pill; and her shrink is more than eager to cross the line separating client relationships and romantic entanglement
Pretty baby by Louis Malle ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E.J Bellocq, a photographer who specialized in the prostitutes of early 20th century New Orleans, becomes entranced by a young girl
Say anything-- by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eternal optimist seeks to capture the heart of Diane, an unattainable high school beauty
Targets by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging horror film star announces his retirement, and an apparently average man accumulates an arsenal of rifles. The young man turns into a murderous sniper and shows up at the theater where the older man is making his final appearance
Henry Hathaway by Henry Hathaway ( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection of interviews traces the career of filmmaker Henry Hathaway from his beginnings as a child actor for the American Film Company in 1911 to his directorial triumphs of How the West Was Won in 1962 and True Grit in 1969. Started as a special project for the American Film Institute and now released for the first time in book form, this oral history contains Hathaway's fascinating reflections about the golden age's studio system and his association with such Hollywood luminaries as John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, and Shirley Temple. A must- have for any Hollywood history buff."--BOOK JACKET
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
Easy riders, raging bulls how the sex-drugs-and-rock 'n' roll generation saved Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary of Peter Biskind's controversial, best-selling book, which chronicles edgy, impressionistic pictures made by maverick, now-legendary directors such as Scorsese, Coppola, Lucas, Altman, Polanski and Peckinpah
I'll do anything ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talented but unemployed actor (Nolte) unexpectedly gains custody of his six-year-old daughter (Wright)
Mystic pizza by Donald Petrie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystic pizza: Three young women, waitresses at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut, spend a special summer discovering romance
Pretty baby by William Harrison ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La cible by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Multiple languages and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Byron Orlock est un acteur de films d'horreur en fin de carrière. Au moment où il annonce sa retraite, Bobby, un sniper fou, le prend pour cible. Pour le tueur, c'est le début d'une longue série de meurtres que rien ne semble pouvoir arrêter
A MAP OF THE WORLD ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La petite by Louis Malle ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Multiple languages and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Au début du 20e siècle, à la Nouvelle-Orléans, un photographe et une adolescente qui vit dans une maison close vivent une histoire d'amour passionnée
A map of the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alice and Howard Goodwin move to rural Wisconsin, they are regarded with suspicion by their neighbours. The situation worsens when the girl Alice is babysitting drowns, and she is wrongfully charged with sexual abuse of one of the students at the school. In prison awaiting her trial, Alice finds the will and strength to find a new balance, and a new connection to herself and her loved ones
A map of the world Mapa świata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Platt, Mary Marr, 1939-2011
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