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Cumming, Alan 1965-

Works: 318 works in 839 publications in 5 languages and 37,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Steampunk fiction  War stories  Television adaptations  Musical settings 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Producer, Vocalist, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Host, Artist, Recipient, Scenarist, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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X2 X-men united by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Emma by Jane Austen ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegeĢe, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Spy kids by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their international spy parents are kidnapped by children's television program host Fegan Floop, Carmen and Juni Cortez must criss-cross the globe in a quest to save their parents
Spy kids 2 island of lost dreams ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Spy Kids, Carmen and Juni Cortez have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. In this adventure, they team up with two other spy kids, Gary and Gerti Giggles, to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the kids gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day
Titus by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus Andronicus returns to Rome after defeating the Goths, bringing with him Queen Tamora, whose eldest son he has sacrificed. The late emperor's son Saturninus is supposed to marry Titus's daughter Lavinia, however, when his brother Bassianus runs away with her instead, Saturninus marries Tamora. Saturninus and Tamora then plot revenge against Titus. Beginning with the rape and mutilation of Lavinia, bloodshed and brutality run rampant, culminating in a cannibalistic banquet scene
Burlesque by Cher ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ali is a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship to follow her dreams to LA. After stumbling upon The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue, Ali lands a job as a cocktail waitress from Tess, the club's proprietor and headliner. After Ali finally makes her way from the bar to the stage, things take a dramatic turn when her larger than life voice causes a charismatic entrepreneur to make an enticing proposal
The tempest by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy. Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies and then unleashes her powers for revenge
Annie ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made-for-television film of the stage play, which tells the story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Sweet land ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.--Container
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts
Buddy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gertrude "Trudy" Lintz is an eccentric socialite who adopts a baby gorilla into her already-bustling animal menagerie. Along with chimpanzees Maggie and Joe, Buddy gets into all kinds of hilarious monkey business and proceeds to drive everyone bananas
Tin man by Richard Dreyfuss ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale, a.k.a. DG, is all grown up and bored. She mopes around working as a waitress and goes to school part time. Before she knows it, she's back in OZ and on the run from the evil sorceress Azkadellia, her storm troopers and clumsy bats. Along the way she falls in with some strange characters including the brainless Glitches; Raw, a cowardly and psychic lion-man hybrid; and, Wyatt Cain, a cowboy cop from Central City called a 'tin man' because of his tin badge
Anil's ghost by Michael Ondaatje ( Recording )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bodies are discovered on the island of Sri Lanka, Anil Tissera, a forensic anthropologist, born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and America, is sent by an international human rights group to work with local officials to discover the source of the organized campaigns of murder engulfing the island
Son of the mask ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ancient mask has gone missing again. It is found by Otis the Dog, who brings it home to Tim Avery and his wife Tonya. Tim wears it to bed where his wife Tonya conceived their son Alvey, who is then born with cartoonlike abilities. Meanwhile, powerful forces seek the Mask. The god Odin is furious with his son Loki for having lost the Mask in the first place, and sends him down to Earth to get it back again. Sequel to The mask
Specimen days by Michael Cunningham ( Recording )
16 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a novel of human progress and social decline, three characters are seen in three different eras: the Industrial Revolution; the 21st century and 150 years into the future as the poet Walt Whitman presides over each episode
Josie and the Pussycats ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a hot boy band discovers the truth about the subliminal messages being added to their record by the record industries, their manager, under his evil, corrupt boss, has the plane they are flying in crashed and him looking for a new band to use for their evil schemes. When Josie and the Pussycats, a small band who wants to make it big, are discovered, they give in and become big rock stars. But will they find out that they are just pawns for the record industry or will fame take them over?
Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scott Westerfeld presents the sequel to his hit steampunk novel, Leviathan. In the midst of conflict with the Clankers, the Darwinists' war efforts rely on the behemoth, the largest, most feared creature in the British navy. Deryn, posing as a boy so that she may serve in the Air Service, finds herself aboard the Leviathan along with Alek, the heir to the empire, who is also in disguise. However, when the Leviathan's mission goes awry, Alek and Deryn must team up and outrun the relentless enemy
Any day now ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a teenager with Down syndrome is abandoned by his mother, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the loving family he's never had. But when their living arrangement is discovered, the men are forced to fight a biased legal system to save the life of the child they have come to love as their own
Goliath by Scott Westerfeld ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alek and Deryn encounter obstacles on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek's throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love
The good wife by Julianna Margulies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wife and mother boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal. In Season 3, Alicia continues balancing her professional and personal lives as she strives to provide a stable home for her children in the midst of separating from her husband and contemplating finally giving in to her feelings for fellow lawyer Will Gardner
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.06 for Behemoth ... to 1.00 for Cabaret ...)
Alternative Names
Cummings, Alan, 1965-
English (258)
Spanish (28)
German (6)
French (5)
Italian (2)