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Grier, David Alan 1955 June 30-

Overview
Works: 92 works in 232 publications in 3 languages and 20,009 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Television programs  Fiction  Comedy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by David Alan Grier
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Return to me ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It took a lot of coaxing to get a recently widowed architect to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. But once there, he's smitten instantly ... not with his date, but with the sharp-witted waitress
Bewitched by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A B-list actor agrees to star in a modern-day remake of the television program "Bewitched," with unexpected consequences
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being adopted by a human family, a tiny mouse sets out to win over his resentful new brother and the family feline while fending off a gang of cats who want him out of the house
Astro Boy by David Bowers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him
The Muppets Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the Muppets put an all-new spin on the classic tale loved by millions the world over
Hoodwinked too! Hood vs. evil ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Red ... [is] training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers..., the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA. A wicked witch ... has abducted two innocent children, Hansel ... and Gretel..., and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang--Red, Granny..., the ever-clueless Wolf..., and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy..., for the search and rescue mission"--Container
Elmo palooza ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sesame Street Muppets are joined by celebrity guests to celebrate their 30th year on television
Blue collar comedy tour the movie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of highlights from standup comedy routines made during a tour across America during the summer of 2002. This comedy concert headlines the top names in so-called "redneck" humor: Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. This arrives after the four performers spent two years on the road and released the best-selling comedy record
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
Peeples ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
Dance flick ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street 'cred, ' has to step up her game and achieve her dreams in the mother of all dance-offs
King of Texas by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Baadasssss! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A candid portrait of Melvin Van Peeble's struggles as a young, black director during the society-shifting 70's. Determined to make a film that matters, Melvin deals with two-faced backers, a rag-tag crew, threatening creditors, and various shades of Hollywood hypocrisy. With everything on the line, his only choice is to stick to his guns and do whatever it takes to get his neo-blaxploitation epic to the audience for which it was envisioned
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revered for its legendary score by George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, Porgy and Bess has been reimagined and reinvigorated for the modern stage by a team that includes Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, musical adapter Diedre L. Murray and director Diane Paulus. It's the New Broadway Cast Recording of one of the most beloved works of the American musical theatre
In living color ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues to feature short, humorous skits, rap music and dance segments. Contains episodes 8-14 from the second season of In Living Color
Boomerang ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York marketing exec Marcus Graham is a wolf in chic clothing, a lady's man dedicated to life, liberty and the happiest of pursuit. But what goes around comes around when he meets a stylish career woman who treats men the same way he treats women
In living color ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The show bridged the gap between black and white audiences by at once exploiting stereotypes and then proving how ridiculous they could be, without being politically correct or preachy, and never without the aid of top-notch humor. The writing was spectacular, each of the performers were incredibly talented, and the chemistry between them showed. The first season of the comedy show that crossed every line with their crude humor and introduced a new generation of comedy talent
Angels in the infield ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of a big league pitcher on a losing streak prays for some help to restore his self-confidence. Her prayers are answered - sort of - with the arrival of the late, almost great, Bob Bugler
In living color ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third season of the popular African-American sketch comedy show that first introduced the Wayans family and Jim Carrey to the masses
 
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David Alan Grier
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English (99)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
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