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Melnick, Daniel 1932-2009

Overview
Works: 31 works in 150 publications in 4 languages and 9,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Daniel Melnick
Footloose by Kevin Bacon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When city-boy Ren McCormick finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing has been banned, he revolts with best friend Willard and the minister's daughter to change everyone's mind
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abbreviated television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a middle-aged man's emotional turmoil
All that jazz by Bob Fosse ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse
Roxanne by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of romantic misadventure. C.D. Bales (Martin) has an astonishingly long nose. He harbors a secret love for a beautiful astronomy student, Roxanne, (Hannah) who is attracted to another man (Rossovich)
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American couple living in England become the victims of violence and harassment
L.A. story by Mick Jackson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Martin is Harris Telemacher, a wacky television weatherman, who thinks his life is perfect except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfriend (Marilu Henner). Then, one bright and smoggy L.A. day, an electronic freeway sign changes his life, when its advice leads him into a frivolous romance with a young and beautiful blond (Sarah Jessica Parker) and, ultimately, to true love with the woman of his dreams (Victoria Tennant)
Mountains of the moon by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical drama which follows the adventures of British explorers Richard Burton and John Henning Speke as they set out across Africa to find the source of the Nile
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The movies, the magic, the memories, the greatest moments, the brightest stars. The incomparable Golden Era of MGM musicals shines in this compilation of music and dance performances
That's entertainment ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Billy Covington accepts a job to fly planes in Laos, he expects to join a crew of civilian pilots flying in peaceful air zones. What he gets is Air America, a ragtag group of renegades dodging gunfire to run secret an shady missions for the CIA. As danger grows and the line between allies and enemies blurs, Billy turns to a wild and grizzled pilot named Gene Ryack. Together, Billy and Gene take a stand against the chaos and become something no one ever believed they could be: heroes."--Container
Punch line ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lilah, a housewife who wants to be a comedienne, teams up with Steve, a self-centered comic who teaches Lilah how to be funny
Ages of man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performing Shakespeare's legendary monologues and sonnets, one of the most accomplished actors of all time presents his acclaimed one-man tour de force in this unforgettable live broadcast
Quicksilver ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Jack Casey darts through city traffic as a bicycle messenger, he uncovers a sinister web of murder and intrigue. When he falls for Terri, a fellow messenger who has become the pawn of an unscrupulous drug dealer, it's up to Jack to act quickly
First family ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
President Manfred Link's campaign slogan is "the biggest and best of everything." His style is so hilariously deadpan you expect him to change "Hail to the Chief!" to "Hiyah, Guy." And his bargaining position with political backers is unmovable: "I want a lot more vacations," he insists. His rattlebrained wife and randy daughter are a public relations nightmare and his popularity has nose-dived
Making love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple has to come to terms when the husband finds himself falling in love with another man
Altered states by William Hurt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At one time, science allowed only a narrow definition of consciousness, but in recent years, altered states of consciousness have been recognised and their reality proved
Sam Peckinpah's straw dogs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American couple (Hoffman and George) living in England become the victims of violence and harassment
Las montañas de la luna ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Año 1850. En nombre del Imperio Británico, el capitán Richard Francis Burton y el teniente John Hanning Speke emprenden juntos la aventura de buscar las fuentes del Nilo
Perros de paja ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narra la historia de un matrimonio que se traslada a un pequeño pueblo británico y cómo se convierten en víctimas de intimidaciones y abusos por parte de sus vecinos hasta que la situación se convierte, finalmente, en una sangrienta lucha por su supervivencia
The Steve Martin 3-disc collection triple feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L.A. story: A wacky television weatherman thinks his life is perfect except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfriend. Then, one bright and smoggy L.A. day, an electronic freeway sign changes his life, when its advice leads him into a frivolous romance with a young and beautiful blond and, ultimately, to true love with the woman of his dreams
 
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Alternative Names
Melnick, Dan 1932-2009
Languages
English (124)
Spanish (10)
German (2)
French (2)
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