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Black, Karen 1939-2013

Overview
Works: 337 works in 1,029 publications in 8 languages and 20,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Commentator, Author, Narrator, Other, Instrumentalist, Singer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Black
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

73 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic 1925 novel was one of the most hyped movies of the summer of 1974. Robert Redford stars as self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby, who uses his vast (and implicitly ill-gotten) fortune to buy his way into Long Island society. Most of all, Gatsby wants to win back the love of socialite Daisy Buchanan, now married to 'old money' Tom Buchanan. Calmly observing the passing parade is Nick Carraway, Gatsby's best friend, who narrates the film
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

67 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed, perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
Easy rider by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippie motorcyclists cross the Southwest and encounter a crazy quilt of good and bad people. An attorney joins their quest for awhile and articulates society's problem with freedom as the two hippies embody it
Nashville by Robert Altman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music
Family plot by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

116 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cabbie and a psychic work together to search for a missing hier. They become involved with a larcenous jewel merchant and his "Woman in Black" while discovering the family plot
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceri. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Ralph S. Mouse --and more exciting animal adventure stories( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin. "Stanley and the Dinosaurs" features the adventures of Stanley, a caveman who likes to garden and paint pictures. When Mother and Father Elephant are lost at sea, their elephant son is left all alone. But not for long. Old "Uncle Elephant," who has more wrinkles than the beach has sand, makes a new home for his young nephew
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Stories about Ralph S. Mouse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" Ralph makes a friend. Stuck at a hotel for the weekend, Kevin lets Ralph borrow his toy motorcycle, and while out for a spin Ralph has a series of exciting adventures. Ralph returns for "Runaway Ralph" wherein he runs away from his home at the Mountain View Inn. But the Happy Acres Summer Camp is not what Ralph has in mind - lucky for him, his friend Garf is a friend indeed. In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin
Capricorn One by Peter Hyams( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and German and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three astronauts are forced by NASA to participate in an elaborate hoax. Capricorn One makes the first 'manned' mission to Mars but the astronauts remain on Earth to be filmed in a studio made up to look like the Martian surface. When the empty capsule burns up on re-entry, the world believes the astronauts to be dead. A struggle ensues between the government and the astronauts whose very existence incriminates NASA
The little mermaid by H. C Andersen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Mermaid longs to join the world of the handsome prince who has stolen her heart, but for her dream to come true she must leave the mermaid kingdom and never return
Airport terminal pack( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Concorde: Airport '79: At twice the speed of sound, the Concorde must evade a vicious attack by a traitorous arms smuggler!
House of 1000 corpses( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism, and satanic rituals are just a few of the horrors that await them
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella: Cinderella is a slave to her wicked stepmother and her selfish stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother arrives and turns her into a radiant princess ; The little mermaid: When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she makes a deal with the Sea Witch and sacrifices everything to be with him ; The dancing princesses: After the king discovers that his daughters' dancing shoes are worn out every night, he offers to let anyone who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride ; The princess and the pea: A bored prince decides that the best way to cheer himself up is to get married, so he goes through his mother's list of eligible princesses
Come back to the 5 & dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean by Robert Altman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of James Dean devotees reconvene at their teenage hangout, a rural Texas drugstore, twenty years after the death of their beloved idol. But much has changed in the intervening years, and the reunion provides them one final opportunity to expose the secrets and heal the emotional wounds that have lingered among them for two decades
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Burnt offerings by Kevin J Victor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding it hard to believe they rented a sprawling country mansion for $900, a family soon finds themselves surrounded by an evil, hypnotic, occult force that feeds on torture, fear and murder
Conceiving Ada( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dramatized biography of Lady Ada Lovelace, daughter of Romantic poet Lord Byron and mathematics genius who developed what became the world's first computer language 100 years before computers. Ada's story is told through Emmy, a contemporary computer scientist who is researching artificial life. By using her own genetic code, Emmy is able to collapse time and link her world directly to Ada's. Realizing how parallel their lives are, she embarks on the task of "saving" Ada as the lines between the past and present, virtual reality and reality blur in the process."--Container
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Recording )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the "theatre of the absurd," this is the story of a man caught by the fear of remaining a human being when his fellow citizens are achieving animalistic conformity by turning into rhinoceroses
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The great Gatsby
Alternative Names
Black, Kareni 1939-

Black, Kareni 1939-2013

Karen Black actrice américaine

Karen Black actriz estadounidense

Karen Black americká herečka

Karen Black Amerikaans actrice

Karen Black amerikai színésznő, forgatókönyvíró, dalszerző és énekes

Karen Black amerikansk skådespelare, sångare och manusförfattare

Karen Black amerikansk skodespelar, songar og manusforfattar

Karen Black amerikansk skuespiller, sanger og manusforfatter

Karen Black amerikansk skuespiller, sanger og manuskriptforfatter

Karen Black amerykańska aktorka

Karen Black attrice statunitense

Karen Black US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Karen Blek

Ziegeler, Karen, 1939-2013

Ziegeler, Karen Blanche, 1939-2013

Ziegler, Karen 1939-2013

Ziegler, Karen Blanche 1939-2013

Карен Блек

Карен Блэк американская актриса, сценарист, певица и композитор

Карън Блек

קארן בלק

کارن بلک بازیگر، خواننده، و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

کیرن بلیک

캐런 블랙 미국의 배우

カレン・ブラック

凱倫·布萊克

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Family plotThe day of the locustFaerie tale theatreStories about Ralph S. MouseCapricorn OneAirport terminal packHouse of 1000 corpsesBurnt offeringsConceiving Ada