WorldCat Identities

Platt, Polly

Overview
Works: 28 works in 98 publications in 6 languages and 6,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: prs, Producer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, Conceptor, 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 1,435 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 )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter. James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing
Say anything-- by Cameron Crowe( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer following their graduation, Lloyd Dobler, an eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane Court, an unattainable high school beauty who also has brains. With that accomplished, he then has to overcome her disapproving father
Bottle rocket by Wes Anderson( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and French and held by 631 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 star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 468 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
The evening star by Robert Harling( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 383 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 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district in 1917 is bewitched by a twelve-year-old child prostitute
Targets by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In seemingly unrelated events, an aging horror film star announces his retirement, and an apparently average young man accumulates an arsenal of rifles and handguns. The young man turns into a murderous sniper, showing up at a drive-in theater where the actor is making his final personal appearance
Henry Hathaway by Henry Hathaway( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 158 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."--Jacket
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 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 by Kenneth Bowser( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 89 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. Includes interviews with many directors, writers, actors, etc. Bonus disc (ca. 102 min.) includes more interviews including one with Peter Biskind
I'll do anything ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 59 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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Say anything: A young man, recently graduated from high school, wants only one thing: a date with a fellow graduate. The catch is she's beautiful, brilliant and headed to England to study, and all his friends and her father tell him she's way out of his league. When they fall in love anyway, the result is a funny, poignant and joyous celebration of first love
La petite by Louis Malle( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un photographe de 1917 , obsédé par les prostituées du quartier chaud de la Nouvelle-Orléans. Une peite fille exceptionnellement belle agée de 12 ans , L'envoute avec son intélligence , et sa coquetterie ingénue.Louis Malle a choisi un sujet fort et tabou, la prostitution des enfants pour l'une de ses premières oeuvres, ce film mêle à la fois beauté des images, humanité et complexité des personnages
Pretty Baby ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good luck, Miss Wyckoff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the small town of Freedom, Kansas in 1954, Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff stars Anne Heywood as Evelyn Wyckoff, a virginal high school teacher who learns that she has started early menopause. Feeling hopeless and isolated, she is advised by her doctor and psychiatrist to find a lover, which results in a series of brutal and horrifying events
La pequeña Pretty baby ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet, una niña de 12 años, vive y crece en una casa de citas de New Orleans, donde para ella todo lo que sucede alrededor le parece de lo más normal
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
 
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Alternative Names
Platt, Mary Marr 1939-2011
Platt, Polly
Platt, Polly 19..-... scénariste
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