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Smith, Lois 1930-

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Most widely held works by Lois Smith
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Iron Jawed Angels( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of three major films that make up James Dean's movie legacy. Cal (Dean) is a wayward Salinas Valley youth who vies for the affection of his hardened father (Massey) with his favoured brother Aron (Davalos). Dean was Oscar nominated, and Jo Van Fleet won as Best Supporting Actress
The odd life of Timothy Green( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring magical story for the whole family. Cindy and Jim Green are a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When youngTimothy shows up on their doorstep one stomy night, Cindy and Jim ... learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts"--Container
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancée, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 1,351 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
True blood by Alan Ball( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
A year down yonder by Richard Peck( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.--Container
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final season, raging Hep-Vamps battle with their prey in Bon Temps
Truman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
A dog year( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
P.s by Dylan Kidd( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic story about a divorced woman in her late 30's who gets to live her fairy tale when she is reunited with a high school sweetheart who died but is reincarnated in the body of a charming and handsome young man in his mid 20's
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in German and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
Skylark by Glenn & Walken Christopher Close( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm
Dragon country by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays by Tennessee Williams televised together as "Dragon country," both concerning psychological pain and alienation
Roadie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, a longtime roadie for the legendary Blue Oyster Cult, has been fired by the band. With nowhere else to go, he returns home to see his aging mom in Forest Hills, Queens, where a wild encounter with two old high school friends shows him that some things never change
 
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Alternative Names
Humbert, Lois Arlene 1930-

Lois Smith actrice américaine

Lois Smith Amerikaans filmacteur

Lois Smith Amerikaans filmactrice

Lois Smith attrice statunitense

Lois Smith US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lois Smith yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Лоис Смит

לואיס סמית'

لوئیس اسمیت بازیگر آمریکایی

로이스 스미스

洛伊絲·史密斯

洛伊丝·史密斯

Languages
English (130)

German (4)

French (1)

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John Steinbeck's East of EdenTrue bloodA year down yonderP.s