WorldCat Identities

Gammon, James

Works: 103 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 15,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Western films  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about James Gammon
Most widely held works by James Gammon
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enormous robot has come from space, crash-landed and followed 11 year old Hogarth Hughes home. Now Hogarth has a big friend and an even bigger problem: How do you keep a secret that's 50 feet tall? Especially with a paranoid government agent on the "alien invader's" trail
Appaloosa by Ed Harris( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
The Country Bears ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Country Bears' #1 fan is young Beary Barrington. Beary has a hard time fitting in with his all-too human family and its proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his legendary hereos, he discovers that the hall that made the Bears famous is near foreclosure. Now Beary goes all over to get the Bears in the Band back together for an all-out reunion concert to save County Bear Hall
Jesse Stone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesse Stone is a down-and-out former L.A. police detective whose biggest battle is now against the bottle, as the demons of his past rise to haunt him while he drives himself to distraction by pursuing a decade-old murder case. Finding refuge in the small town of Paradise, Chief Stone reopens an unsolved murder case, digging up clues in an old grave and pursuing the ghosts of a forgotten crime. But it's not just the victim's and killer's pasts that rise up to the surface-- it's his own, becoming the chilling focus of a riveting investigation that uncovers one shocking revelation after another
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Redford directs this absolutely delightful comedy of everyday people caught up in extraordinary circumstances. When a Chicano handyman from the Milagro Valley decides to irrigate his small beanfield by "borrowing" some water from a large and potentially destructive site, he unknowingly sets off a chain reaction that erupts into a humorous culture clash. The developers then try to stamp out the modest plantings, forcing the handyman's friends to team up with the spirited "rebel" to protect and preserve their way of life
Major league by David S Ward( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new woman owner of the Cleveland Indians wants to move the franchise to Florida, and her only chance is a losing year. So she signs a bunch of screwballs in hopes that they'll blow the season
The final season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the small town of Norway, Iowa, the high school baseball team has won 19 State Championships. The small town heroes, however, are dealt a series of unexpected blows that threaten to rob them of their 20th championship win
Life or something like it by Stephen Herek( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lanie does puff pieces on the nightly news. Ready to take on the national news, her boss suggests she hone her skills with ace cameraman Pete. Her comfortable, shallow existence begins to change the moment she and Pete do a story on Prophet Jack, a soothsayer who spouts unusually accurate predictions to passers-by in exchange for spare change. He predicts that Lanie will not get her cushy promotion, in fact, he says she'll die within a week. When Jack's other prophecies start coming true, Lanie starts living each day as if it were her last
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A continuation of the epic Lonesome Dove
The cell by Tarsem Singh( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a serial killer falls into a coma after abducting his latest victim, a child psychologist agrees to enter into his mind, using experimental methods, in order to find out where his latest victim is being held captive
Monte Walsh the last cowboy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monte Walsh and his friends are cowboys and bronco busters, plying their trade in the Wyoming Territory of 1892. The advancement of civilization has all but rendered Monte obsolete, but Monte doesn't want to change his ways. But with the corporate buy-ups of Wyoming land, Monte and his friends may be forced to move on
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Major league II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diehard Cleveland Indians who went from worst to first in a wacky season now cope with fame and its perks as the team tries to hit, hustle and joke its way back to the top
The ballad of Gregorio Cortez by Robert M Young( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 12, 1901, Gregorio Cortez, a young Mexican family man, shoots and kills a sheriff in self-defense. For the next 11 days, he eludes an inflamed posse of 600 Texas Rangers in a 450 mile chase across Texas. His manhunt captures the nation's interest and his eventual trial is tainted by the extreme emotions of the country
One man's hero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the Saint Patrick Battalion, a group of soldiers enlisted from Ireland to fight in the Mexican War. When they are treated harshly for their religious convictions, they escape across the border into the enemy territory of Mexico, where they must convince a Mexican rebel leader to let them fight against the U.S. so they can protect their beliefs
Outlaw trail the treasure of Butch Cassidy by Ryan Kelley( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixteen year old Roy Parker aims to find out what happened to his uncle, Butch Cassidy, and the treasure that he hid with the help of his best friend, his arch rival, and the girl who has stolen his heart. But they're not alone, as a dastardly villain is hot on their trail
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who was Wyatt Earp? Was he a hero? A civilized man who became a killer? A gifted lawman? A man who catechized violence? This romanticized biopic begins at the beginning, with Wyatt born on a farm with a stern but loving father, a kind but realistic mother, and many brothers. He studies law, takes a wife, buys a house, and settles into an unremarkable life. When his wife dies, he goes off the deep end--ending up in prison. Freed by his father, he flees, and begins a new life. This life will take him to Dodge City, where along with brothers Virgil and Morgan he becomes a lawman. He befriends Doc Holiday, and earns a reputation while accumulating a long list of enemies. When tragedy befalls one of the Earp brothers, Wyatt goes on a hunt to avenge his family's honor and in the process thrusts himself permanently into the folklore of the American West
Cabin boy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoiled rich kid's plans for a ritzy Hawaiian cruise backfire when he gets lost at sea with a gang of salty old sailors that teach him lessons in life
This so-called disaster Sam Shepard directs "The late Henry Moss" ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's three weeks until Sam Shepard's "The late Henry Moss" opens at the Magic theatre in San Francisco ... and tensions are rising between the show's stars Sean Penn, Nick Nolte and Woody Harrelson. As sparks begin to fly between their characters, they set off a powderkeg of emotions so explosive that the actors themselves are drawn into the fray
What I did for love ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancee, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After blundering through a bad first impression, James attempts to win over Sadie's lawyer-loathing father Karl
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Gammon, Jim 1940-2010
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