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Jordan, Richard 1937-1993

Overview
Works: 100 works in 316 publications in 6 languages and 8,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television plays  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Richard Jordan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Richard Jordan
Romero by John Duigan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against governments' actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder priests. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government was committing against the people of El Salvador, until his assassination
Logan's run by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2274, everyone lives a wonderful life until they're 30 years old-- then they're executed
Rooster Cogburn and the lady by John Wayne ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
Interiors ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dark drama of three sisters: a writer, an actress, and one groping for identity. When their father decides to divorce their shattered mother and remarry a spunky middle-aged widow, the three young women struggle to come to terms with each other and with themselves
The friends of Eddie Coyle by Peter Yates ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World-weary and living hand to mouth, Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld just to make ends meet. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of France
Captains and the kings an American dynasty by Taylor Caldwell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country
Dune by David Lynch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and French and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
The bunker ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
Posse by Mario Van Peebles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western about a mostly Black posse who do battle with a pompous, racist colonel, and a vicious white sheriff who wants to take over a peaceful black frontier settlement
Gettysburg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gods and generals (219 min.): "... reveals the spirited allegiances and fierce combat of earlier Civil War struggles, framing its tale with the fateful clashes of Bull Run, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville."--Container
Les Misérables by Norman Rosemont ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hugo's classic tale of the ex-convict Valjean, whose attempts at a normal life are disrupted by the fanatical police inspector Javert, and the French Revolution
John Wayne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The war wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger and a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time
Man Friday ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man Friday: Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday are marooned on a beautiful South Seas island where they face their fiercest battles with each other as they attempt to adapt and survive against all odds. Raise the Titanic: "Depicts the amazing efforts to salvage the Titanic in order to recover material vital to the United States defense. The Herculean project must be managed in absolute secrecy, despite the extreme rigors of the climate, deadly interference from a rival nation, and the need to invent technology never before conceived"--Container
The Murder of Mary Phagan by George Stevens ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of Leo Frank, a wealthy Jew from the North, who was lynched for the murder of 13-year-old Atlanta pencil factory worker Mary Phagan (played by Wendy J. Cooke). Popular prejudice controlled the legal process, posing a moral dilemma for Georgia Gov. John M. Slaton, and ending his political career
The mean season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
Solarbabies ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a future drought-stricken planet Earth in which groups of children and teenagers fight for control and battle against invaders
 
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