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Herskovitz, Marshall

Overview
Works: 125 works in 321 publications in 6 languages and 16,603 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Interviewee, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Marshall Herskovitz
The last samurai by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990's Sierra Leone, Blood Diamond is the story of Danny Archer - an ex mercenary from Zimbabwe - and Solomon Vandy - a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories as different as any can be, until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives. While in jail for smuggling, Archer learns that Solomon - who was taken from his family and forced to work in the diamond fields - has found and hidden the extraordinary rough stone. With the help of Maddy Bowen, an American journalist whose idealism is tempered by a deepening connection with Archer, the two men embark on a trek through rebel territory, a journey that could save Solomon's family and give Archer the second chance he thought he would never have
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Defiance by Nechama Tec ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Love & other drugs ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Maggie, who meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. They leap into a no-strings-attached affair and discover they share a sexual chemistry that rocks the bedroom. But no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual' Maggie and Jamie can't help falling under the infulence of the ultimate drug...love." -- Back cover
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice
I am Sam by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
My so-called life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Thirtysomething ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years
Jack the bear ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's never easy being a single parent. But it's especially difficult for John Leary, because deep down, he's really just a kid himself. Danny DeVito stars as a widower who's determined to make a new life for his two sons, 12-year-old Jack and 3-year-old Dylan. They move to a quirky Oakland neighborhood where John gets a job as the monster host of a late-night horror TV show. Though all three try to cope with the great loss in their lives, Jack, in particular, finds his father's silly antics and increasing alcoholism a confusing burden
America in primetime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Frank Capra bonus disc ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
L'ultimo samurai ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Storia del Capitano Algren del 7° cavalleggeri e del suo coinvolgimento nell'epopea che decretò l'ingresso della civiltà nipponica tra le moderne potenze militari. Il prezzo da pagare fu mettere fine alla millenaria tradizione dei samurai, guardia scelta dell'Imperatore, guidata nel suo canto del cigno da Katsumoto, grande guerriero. Algren, prigioniero dei samurai, conosce un mondo fondato su valori dimenticati che imparerà ad amare. (Mymovies)
My so-called life. Guns and gossip ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dancing in the dark: Rayanne arranges for Jordan to sell Angela a fake I.D. Patty and Graham experiment with ballroom dancing to spice up their marriage. Guns and gossip: A gunshot in the hallway and a rumor about Angela and Jordan has the school buzzing
My so-called life. Dancing in the dark ; Guns and gossip ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pilot: Welcome to Angela Chase's so-called life, where the status quo of her seemingly picture-perfect teenage existence has been upset
An interview with screenwriter Marshall Herskovitz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writer, director, producer Marshall Herskovitz is one of the most prominent figures in film and television. With partner Ed Zwick, whom he met while attending the American Film Institute, Herskovitz created and executive produced the highly-acclaimed television shows thirtysomething and Once and Again, and wrote the film The Last Samurai, starring Tom Cruise. He served as producer on the films Traffic, I am Sam and Dangerous Beauty, which he also directed. In this revealing interview, you'll learn his theories on why writing is hallucinatory, directing is a samurai job, and how movies are like aircraft carriers
My so-called life. the zit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Father figures: Even the Grateful Dead coming to town won't stop Angela from giving Graham the "silent treatment", until a beef with Rayanne starts her thinking. Meanwhile, Patty has to deal with her own dad when the IRS comes calling. The zit: Do looks really matter? Angela's zit, Patty's face, Sharon's hooters and Rayanne's slut potential are under scrutiny when the release of a sophomoric list on the sophomore girls coincides with the Mother-Daughter fashion show, forcing everyone to take another glance - at themselves
Special bulletin by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anti-nuclear group has taken control of a ship in Charleston, S.C. and threatened to blow it up unless there is a disarmament of all nuclear warheads in the Charleston area
I am Sam love is all you need ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
 
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