WorldCat Identities

Edson, Richard

Works: 87 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 6,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Motion pictures  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Edson
Most widely held works by Richard Edson
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container
Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
61 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddie and Willie's inert lifestyle is suddenly intruded upon by Willie's Hungarian cousin. At first she's a drag, but the cousin has a few surprises for her American friends
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms!"--Container
Momma's man ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bumped from a flight back to Los Angeles and his life, Mikey returns to his childhood home, a cluttered Manhattan loft presided over by his bohemian parents. His mother tells him he may stay as long as he wants. What begins as a respite from adult responsibility becomes a premature mid-life crisis. Re-installed in a house saturated with two generations of bric-a-brac evoking days gone by, Mikey starts to regress and drift back to an awkward youth he never outgrew
The Spike Lee joint collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed and controversial directors of all time. Now five of his most provocative, thought-provoking films are available in one collection. From the breakout hit dramedy "Do the right thing" to the gritty, urban "Clockers," Lee peels away life's layers, exposing the ironies, brutalities, rhythms and prejudices of the naked city in this powerful collector's set
Super Mario Bros ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mario and Luigi face deadly challenges from a diabolical lizard king and battle to save the world from the king's sinister scheme
Land of plenty ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about a woman who works with the homeless, and a paranoid Vietnam vet who both become interested in the death of a Pakistani man killed in a drive-by shooting, but for totally different reasons
Eight men out ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life scandal of 1919, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them
Smell of success ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an accident ends the life of Mr. Roses, the scientific genius behind Roses Manure Company, his daughter, Rosemary, is forced to take control of the company. When she discovers the company is about to go under, she is determined to find a way to turn the foul into financial profits. To do so, she's going to need the help of her best salesmen, Patrick Fitzpatrick. But when the suspiciously clean-cut Jimmy St. James and his band of slick salesmen drop into town, it becomes an all-out war!
Goodnight Joseph Parker ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dream cast brings the riveting stage play to the screen! Down and out denizens of a rundown, nearly bankrupt small suburban Jersey bar meet to drink and pass their lives away. Hope appears in the form of Joseph Parker, a one-time habitue who has pursued his show business dreams and is about to make his television debut. As Parker comes back to find the girl he left behind, his triumphant return rekindles the long-forgotten dreams of the others, awakening lost suppressed memories of desperation, decline and death
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Taylor, jeune américain engagé volontairement au Vietnam, découvre très vite la réalité abjecte du conflit. Tandis que ses deux supérieurs s'épuisent dans une guerre personnelle sanglante, le dégoût, la colère et le chaos prennent possession de lui. (Source : jaquette)
Crossing the bridge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1970s, the story focuses on the relationships among three young friends from Detroit who are offered a fortune to smuggle hashish from Canada into the US
Cut off ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is cut off from her wealthy father, so she convinces her boyfriend to rob a check-cashing place. Things don't work out for the two, who are being sought by the police
What about me a film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the gradual deterioriation of Lisa Napolitano (Amodeo), a young woman forced to exist on the streets of New York, intermingling with the outcasts of society. Along the way she encounters a shell-shocked Vietnam veteran, Nick (Edson); a nihilistic East Villager, Tom (Zed); and a sympathetic good samaritan, Paul (Hell). Filmed on location in Tompkins Square Park and the Lower East Side of New York
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Howard Spence a connu des jours meilleurs... Cette ex-gloire du 7ème art mène aujourd'hui une existence solitaire, et noie son dégoût de lui-même dans l'alcool, la drogue et les femmes. Jusqu'à ce que sa mère lui apprenne qu'il a peut-être un enfant quelque part, né d'une brève liaison... Il décide alors de tout abandonner pour revenir sur les traces de son passé, dans une petite ville perdue du Montana
An occasional hell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scandal rocks a southern town when a respected professor is shot dead during a lover's tryst with a local waitress who suddenly disappears. His widow Elizabeth (Valeria Golino) is the primary suspect and she asks Ernest DeWalt (Tom Berenger), acclaimed novelist and former cop, to find the killer. The investigation heats up as he finds himself attracted to Elizabeth, and having erotic visions of the missing waitress
Joey Breaker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joey Breaker is a movie agent in New York who is traveling in the fast lane, but has left himself no time to live. Then he meets a young Jamaican woman, and embarks on a whirlwind romance
Motorcycle gang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired soldier is driving his family from Texas to California to move into their new home. As they cross the desert, they are terrorized by a gang of heroin-dealing bikers who kidnap his teenage daughter and take her across the Mexican border. He follows them to their hideout and devises a plan to rescue his daughter
Cosas que nunca te dije Things I never told you ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ann, una dependienta de una tienda de fotografía, se ha trasladado a una ciudad que le es ajena porque quiere estar cerca de Bob. Pero un día él le llama para cortar. Ann intenta suicidarse, encontrando más tarde apoyo gracias al teléfono de la esperanza, donde trabaja como voluntario Don, un vendedor de casas
Southlander the diary of a desperate musicione ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chance searches for the '69 Moletron synthesizer stolen from his car. A surreal, fragmented journey into the music underground of Los Angeles
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English (125)
German (9)
Spanish (2)
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