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McShane, Ian 1942-

Works: 447 works in 1,006 publications in 8 languages and 44,765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Film sequels  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Football films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ian McShane
Shrek the third by Chris Miller ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, that is exactly what he faces. Recruiting Donkey and Puss in Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne. Meanwhile back in the kingdom, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne. Fiona and a band of princesses must stop him to ensure there will be a kingdom left to rule
The golden compass by Chris Weitz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Kung fu panda by Ethan Reiff ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Persian and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irreverent slacker panda Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around ... which doesn't exactly come in handy working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five--Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey--under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. Before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, and it's up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths
Coraline by Henry Selick ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
Pirates of the Caribbean, on stranger tides by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of truth, betrayal, youth, demise, and mermaids! When Jack crosses paths with a woman from his past, he's not sure if it's love, or if she's a ruthless con artist using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Forced aboard the ship of the most feared pirate ever, Jack doesn't know who to fear more, Blackbeard or the woman from his past
We are Marshall ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
Snow White and the huntsman ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this epic action adventure, Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the Evil Queen (Oscar?winner Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But the one girl threatening the wicked ruler's reign has been training in the art of war with the very huntsman (Chris Hemsworth - Thor) dispatched to kill her. Evil now fights destiny."--Container
Jack the giant slayer ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
The pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it
Scoop by Woody Allen ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sondra Pransky is a lowly college newspaper reporter in London for the summer visiting friends. Brought onstage by magician Sid Waterman one night during his act, Sondra is visited by the spirit of famous journalist Joe Strombel while inside one of Sid's "magic" boxes. Given the scoop of a lifetime on the possible identity of the famous tarot card serial killer by the apparition, Sondra, with Sid in tow, tries to infiltrate the aristocratic life of Peter Lyman, only to find a romantic entanglement with the gentleman puts a damper on her efforts to gather the evidence and write a career-making scoop
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The seeker the dark is rising ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers that he is anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker - a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world
Deadwood ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the aerial combat of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
Deadwood ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The town of Deadwood, South Dakota is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of Deadwood. The lives of these three intertwine with many others, the high-minded and the low-lifes who populate Deadwood in 1876
Deadwood ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For better or worse, times are changing in Deadwood, and the transformation from camp to town is imminent. In an era of hard decisions and brutal power struggles among the camp's founders, they learn the hard way that fortune comes with a price
Sexy beast by Jonathan Glazer ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High voltage crime thriller that crackles with chilling style and wit. A savage gangster named Don Logan is met with resistance when he tries to recruit a retired pal for "one last job". But Logan just won't take no for an answer
Case 39 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily, a social worker, is assigned to the unusual and disturbing case of ten-year-old Lilith Sullivan, a girl with a strange and mysterious past. When Emily opens her home in an attempt to help Lilith, it turns into a deadly nightmare she may not survive. Special features include additional scenes and a featurette
Death race by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private corporations run most of the prisons across the U.S. for profit. Jensen Ames is framed for his wife's murder on the same day that the steel mill he works at closes. Ames is sent to prison where he is coerced by Hennessey, the sadistic prison warden, to drive a Ford Mustang and become known as the famous masked driver, Frankenstein. She tells Ames that she knows his baby was left in foster care, but that prisoners are freed upon winning five Death Races. Since he will take on the mask of the legendary Frankenstein, who had 4 wins at the time of his death, he will only need to win one race. It's a race to the finish and only the winner survives
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