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Black, Karen 1939-2013

Overview
Works: 366 works in 884 publications in 5 languages and 18,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Allegories  Television adaptations  Fiction  Anthology television programs  Television programs  Fantasy television programs  Fairy tales 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Commentator, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Karen Black Publications by Karen Black
posthumous Publications by Karen Black, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Karen Black
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Easy rider by Dennis Hopper ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quelle image reste-t-il des années 70, de la fin brutale du rêve américain, sinon les improbables figures de Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper et Peter Fonda chevauchant leurs choppers insensés, traversant une Amérique démystifiée et hostile, à la gueule de bois, entre rêverie psychédélique et visions de cauchemar, ne rencontrant sur leur chemin que la stupidité, la violence et l'incompréhension ? etc ... (Jaquette)
Five easy pieces by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,920 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
Nashville by Robert Altman ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,885 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 )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cabbie and a psychic work together to search for a missing heir. They become involved with a larcenous jewel merchant and his "Woman in Black" while discovering the family plot
Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and German and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. 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 )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 591 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 alcoholic 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 502 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 469 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 )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 459 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 )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 381 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 367 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 310 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
Airport terminal pack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 284 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known a Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism and satanic rituals are just a few of the horrors that await
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 274 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
Conceiving Ada ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 204 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
Trilogy of terror ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie: An English teacher is blackmailed by Chad, a student with whom she has had an affair. After ending the relationship, Chad finds himself igniting a situation he may not be able to end. Millicent and Therese: Two sisters end up tangled in a spell of witchcraft with deadly consequences. Amelia: A woman is trapped in her own apartment by a Zuni hunter doll that has only one intention--to kill
Ralph S. Mouse ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn so Ralph must leave. He persudes his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and danger begin
Burnt offerings ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 194 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
 
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Black, Kareni 1939-
Black, Kareni 1939-2013
Ziegeler, Karen, 1939-2013
Ziegeler, Karen Blanche, 1939-2013
Ziegler, Karen 1939-
Ziegler, Karen 1939-2013
Ziegler, Karen Blanche 1939-2013
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