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Jacobs, Robert Nelson

Overview
Works: 79 works in 314 publications in 7 languages and 10,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Biographical films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Children's films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PR6058.A68828, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Nelson Jacobs
Chocolat by Lasse Hallstrm( Visual )

97 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Extraordinary measures by Geeta Anand( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the fast track and ready to taste the success of corporate America, John Crowley walks away from it all in hopes of finding a cure for two of his fatally ill children. With his wife Aileen by his side, he teams up with brilliant, but unconventional scientist, Dr. Robert Stonehill, and together they form a company to develop a life-saving drug. But just when it appears that a solution may be found, the relationship between the men is tested and the fate of John's children is at stake
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinosaur tells the story of Aladar, an iguanodon who is separated from his own kind and raised by a clan of lemurs. When a meteor shower destroys their home, Aladar and his family follow a herd of dinosaurs heading for the safety of the "nesting grounds." Together they must stand strong amidst food and water shortages, the threat of Carnotaur attacks, and Aladar's run-ins with the herd's stubborn leader, Kron
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Visual )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
Out to sea( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of lonely ladies with big bank accounts, happy-go-lucky Charlie cons his cranky, widower brother-in-law Herb into joining him on an all-expense-paid, luxury cruise. But their "deluxe accommodations" are deep in the bowels of the ship and Charlie has actually signed them on as dance hosts! Under the tyranny of crooning cruise director Gil Godwyn, Charlie and Herb are in for rough weather as they romance the luscious Liz and the lovely Vivian
Chocolat : a screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop with Sunday hours across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
Adaptation( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at how to adapt written works for the screen. It examines research, visualization and dramatization, nonfiction versus fiction, the echo effect, genre material, freshness, and the externalization of characters' thoughts. It also explains which books, plays and stories make the best screenplays
The shipping news : screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words into pictures 2002 craft day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atando cabos The shipping news( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando Quoyle, un hombre solitario y desdichado, pierde a su esposa, de la que estaba separado, en un accidente de coche, decide abandonar Nueva York y trasladarse con su tía y su hija a un pequeño puerto pesquero de Terranova, la tierra natal de sus antepasados. Allí consigue trabajo como reportero en el periódico local y, a medida que pasa el tiempo, se siente cada vez más identificado con el paisaje y más a gusto consigo mismo. Además, poco a poco, surgirá un romance entre él y Wavey, una mujer que también tiene que combatir los fantasmas del pasado
The water horse : la leggenda degli abissi by Jay Russell( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Scottish boy finds an enchanted egg, which hatches to become the famous water creature of Scottish lore. Now he must face his fears to protect his secret at all costs
Medidas extraordinarias( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El valor y la determinación de John Crowley, un padre idealista, le llevan a formar una alianza con el Dr. Robert Stonehill, un solitario investigador médico. Ambos se enfrentarán al propio sistema médico y lucharán para encontrar una cura antes de que sea demasiado tarde
The cider house rules the shipping news( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipping news: An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
Finding Neverland Chocolat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding Neverland: Scottish playwright J. M. Barrie meets the Llewelyn Davies family who serve as the inspiration for his play Peter Pan
Dinosaure by Ralph Zondag( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Terre, il y a 65 millions d'années. Séparé des siens avant meme sa naissance, Aladar, un petit iguanodon, est élevé par une colonie de lémuriens. Il grandit heureux parmi cette joyeuse tribu jusqu'au jour où une pluie de météorites détruit l'ile et contraint tout le monde à l'exil. Aladar et sa famille adoptive trouvent alors refuge auprès d'un groupe de dinosaures voyageant à la recherche des terres de leurs ancetres. Bouleversé par la découverte de ses semblables, Aladar s'attache très vite à Neera, une adorable femelle, mais se heurte aussi à son frère, Kron , l'impitoyable chef redouté du clan
The art of screenwriting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative: This program teaches how to get started, the main idea and servicing it, finding a movie's spine, sources of inspiration, outlining, characters' relationship with structure, description, research, instinct vs. technique, writing a script vs. selling one. Subjects covered include: how to tell a good story; which stories are worth telling and which are not; character arcs; real and illusory; the use of myth and theme as organizing concepts"--Container
Chocolat : a novel by Joanne Harris( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenplay
Dinosaurio( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoria, hace 65 millones de años, al final del periodo cretáceo. Un iguanodonte de tres toneladas llamado Aladar se cría separado de los de su especie y crece en una isla paradisiaca al amparo de un clan de lémures. Cuando una devastadora lluvia de meteoritos provoca el caos en su pacífico mundo, Aladar pone rumbo a tierra firme y se une a un grupo de dinosaurios que buscan desesperadamente un lugar donde anidar en paz
Out to sea (1997) shooting script by Robert Nelson Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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