WorldCat Identities

Madigan, Amy

Works: 176 works in 437 publications in 6 languages and 25,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Poetry  Film and video adaptations  Baseball films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Amy Madigan
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face area drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles, and are ultimately faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Uncle Buck ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
Pollock by Ed Harris( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Se presenta la vida del pintor Jackson Pollock y su matrimonio con la artista Lee Krasner. Además se recrea algunos sucesos de su comportamiento violento y el gran reconocimiento y fama que tuvo en vida
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get set for an adventure that marked a new era in America! Film-maker Ken Burns presents the hilarious 1903 saga of the first transcontinental automobile trip. On a visionary whim and a $50 bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent. His arrival in New York City, after every imaginable breakdown and delay, proved that the "horseless carriage" really did have a future
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Places in the heart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
The Roosevelts : an intimate history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino( Recording )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out that their mothers are other types of animals
Death and the Civil War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson
A bright shining lie by Terry George( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of LTC John Paul Vann (Paxton) and his work as a military and civilian advisor in Vietnam over a ten year period (1962-72) until his death in an accidental helicopter crash. As a military advisor, Vann attempted to fight corruption in the Vietnamese army, recognizing the need to build trust among the Vietnamese peasantry. When his recommendations were ignored by the U.S. military, he exposed falsified battle reports and other deceptions to a New York Times reporter, effectively ending his military career. As the war escalated, however, Vann returned to Vietnam as a civilian advisor under Nixon's "Vietnamization" program, ending as the defacto commander of Vietnamese forces in the successful defense of the Central Highlands during the 1972 Easter Offensive. The film also examines Vann's character flaws, the chief of these being his adulterous nature and affairs with Vietnamese women which resulted in a forced marriage to a Vietnamese schoolgirl whom he had gotten pregnant
The Dark half by George A Romero( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thad, a college professor who moonlights as a writer of pop thrillers under the pseudonym George Stark, finally writes a serious novel, and decides to stop writing shockers. But George Stark has come to life and doesn't want to die. Thad is forced to battle his own creation for the control of the mind which both must share
Winter passing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being
Living proof ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon, an oncologist and researcher who must make sacrifices in his personal life while on his quest to find a cure for breast cancer
The revolt of mother ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Father is going to build a new barn, but mother wants a new house... Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard working people of the land"-Container
Frontera ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, follows Miguel, a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff. Miguel's pregnant wife lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "Coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife's death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family's future
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