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Cassidy, Joanna 1944-

Overview
Works: 191 works in 415 publications in 5 languages and 13,360 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television programs  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1995.9.S26, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joanna Cassidy
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
A Girl of the Limberlost by Annette O'Toole ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elnora Comstock must choose between her dreams of attending high school or helping her widowed mother's struggle to keep their farm. Through the help of Mrs. Porter, a naturalist and photographer, Elnora is encouraged to reach her goals
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and German and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachel, and removes the "uplifting" finale
Six feet under ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the dysfunctional Fisher family, including widow Ruth, sons Nate and David, baby sister Claire, and the ghost of patriarch Nathaniel, as they run the family funeral parlor in Pasadena and deal with the cycle of life--birth, death, and rebirth
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen's sister, Audrey, been affected by the supernatural curse. Audrey is trying to find the origin of the hate infected curse and find a way to free herself. The quest involves families who are living in Chicago, a photojournalist from Hong Kong, and three schoolgirls from Tokyo's International High School. This group of unrelated strangers try to find and stop the curse before it becomes too late
Barbarians at the gate ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbarians at the Gate recounts the events surrounding the 1988 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the biggest history at the time, and widely considered to be a textbook example of corporate and executive greed. This story of high stakes, betrayal, and one-upsmanship begins when RJR Nabisco's CEO F. Ross Johnson chooses to buy out his own company to deflect shareholder backlash when an expensive project fails. This attempt ignites a power struggle between Johnson and Wall Street investment banker Henry Kravis, who intends to force Johnson out and take over RJR Nabisco himself. In this film, viewers used to looking in from the outside on high-profile leveraged buyouts and mega-buck financial struggles get an insider's perspective--and not just any insider--the man at the very top
Larry the Cable Guy, Health Inspector by Larry ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry is a big city health inspector who's happy with his usual beat of greasy spoon diners and low-rent ethnic restaurants. His easygoing life is turned upside-down when he becomes saddled with a straight-laced rookie partner. They are assigned Larry's biggest case of his career: investigating an outbreak of mysterious food poisonings at the city's swankiest restaurants. Infuriating restaurateurs with his bad manners, Larry still manages to charm a sweet, shy waitress into a budding romance. But when his unorthodox methods cost him his job, Larry has to go undercover to bring the conspirators to justice
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead by Stephen Herek ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer--as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead
The reading room ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fulfilling his beloved wife's dying wish, a man restores an abandoned building they own into a reading room for a depressed community notorious for its ineffectual high school and street gangs. He is determined to give them a sense of self-respect
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final days of Somoza's Nicaragua as witnessed and experienced by three American journalists
Ghosts of Mars by John Carpenter ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen or full screen. Melanie is a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars. She and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend a dangerous criminal, and they come to discover that he is the least of their worries. The mining operation has unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans. They are determined to destroy all the invaders on the planet
The Package by Andrew Davis ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sgt. Johnny Gallagher is assigned the task of delivering a military prisoner to the U.S. for court martial, little does he know that they will be assaulted, and his prisoner will disappear. Gallagher soon finds a trail of clues leading to an international conspiracy- one that will change the course of mankind
Stolen ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Tom Adkins is a devoted cop haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his young son eight years earlier. But when Adkins discovers the buried remains of a boy who was brutally murdered more than half a century ago, he becomes obsessed with investigating the long-forgotten crime. Is the 1958 mystery surrounding down-on-his-luck family man Matthew Wakefield and his own abducted son linked in any way to Adkins' tragedy?
Hawthorne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the daily struggles of Christina Hawthorne, a nurse, a widow still grieving over the death of her husband, and mother of a troubled teenage daughter
Sex, power & the workplace ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Financial experts estimate that it may cost corporate America more than $1 billion dollars over the next five years to settle sexual harassment lawsuits. Studies conclude that 40% to 80% of working women are subjected to sexual harassment during their working lives. ... [This video] is an effective tool for both victims and employers who want to reduce or eliminate sexual harassment in their companies
Martha, Inc. the story of Martha Stewart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martha Stewart carved herself a niche in a man's world. She built an empire that inspired a generation of women and took homemaking out of the kitchen and into the stock market. From her indictment to stepping down as CEO of the company she built - Martha, Inc., and shows a side of her that you have never seen before
Carjacked by John Bonito ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorraine, a vulnerable single mom, and her 5 year-old son are carjacked by Roy, a vicious bank robber on the run. He forces her to drive to meet up with his accomplice who still has money from the heist. Lorraine's fight for survival marks the beginning of her journey towards independence
John Carpenter's ghosts of Mars ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie is a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars. She and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend a dangerous criminal, and they come to discover that he is the least of their worries. The mining operation has unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans. They are determined to destroy all the invaders on the planet
Where the heart is by John Boorman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an effort to teach his grown children responsibility, wealthy businessman Stewart McBain, forces all of them to move out on their own - and the results are not at all what McBain expected
 
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Caskey, Joanna Virginia 1945-..
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