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Herskovitz, Marshall

Overview
Works: 144 works in 403 publications in 7 languages and 19,218 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Fiction  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Interviewee, Scenarist, Author, Librettist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marshall Herskovitz
 
Most widely held works by Marshall Herskovitz
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,032 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 )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,696 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 Edward Zwick( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
I am Sam by Avery Pix (Firm)( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson is a developmentally disabled adult who has been singularly raising his daughter, Lucy, for all of her seven years. Sam provides a fun and loving environment for Lucy, but is soon becomes apparent that she is intellectually surpassing him. When it becomes apparent she is stunting her own growth, a social worker steps in, removing Lucy and placing her in foster care. Sam seeks the help of self-absorbed laywer, Rita Harrison, who only agreees to take on Sams case free of charge, to save face with her colleagues. And so it begins: a battle of love versus ability, the individual againts an unbending system. In the center remains a father and daughter who just want to be together
Defiance by Nechama Tec( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,710 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 by Edward Zwick( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Maggie meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. Maggie and Jamie leap into a no-strings-attached affair, but no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual, ' they can't help falling under the influence of the ultimate drug: love!
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 637 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
My so-called life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Jack Reacher( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lee Child's bestselling novel Never Go Back, finds the itinerant problem-solver accused of murder, and learning that he may have a child he has never met
Thirtysomething( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 323 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 womanizing 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
America in primetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 240 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. Contains the following four programs: Independent Woman; Man of the House; The Misfit; and The Crusader. Features more than a hundred in-depth interviews with the creators, writers and actors
Jack the bear( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 218 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
Frank Capra bonus disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
My so-called life. Dancing in the dark ; Guns and gossip( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 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 22 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. Guns and gossip( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 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. the zit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 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 20 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
Anatomy of a script( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hosted by Robin Schiff and Winnie Holzman, this set features screenwriters tracing the creation, writing, and making of specific projects. The set follows the development of scripts for such television shows as 'My So-Called Life' (Winnie Holzman) and 'Once and Again' (Marshall Herskovitz) and such films as 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion' (Robin Schiff), 'Happy Endings' (Don Roos), 'Under the Tuscan Sun' (Audrey Wells), 'In Her Shoes' (Susannah Grant), and 'What About Bob?'(Tom Schulman)"--Insight Media website
 
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Marshall Herskovitz Amerikaans filmregisseur

Marshall Herskovitz regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Marshall Herskovitz US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

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