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Turman, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 69 works in 254 publications in 4 languages and 8,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Interviews  Christmas stories  Film and video adaptations  Software 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Turman
The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich recent college graduate comes of age and finds himself being led into affairs with the wife and with the daughter of his father's friend
American history X by Tony Kaye ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container
The thing by John Carpenter ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
The river wild by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a suburban mom and former white-water rafting guide and her son are on a raft trip, they are abducted by wanted killers and forced to take the most dangerous stretch of river to elude the cops
What's the worst that could happen? by Sam Weisman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man catches a thief in his home, steals his ring and the thief tries to steal it back
Short circuit 2 by Kenneth Johnson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny, the Robot, is out for some "urban input," but some street hoods, a greedy banker and a gang of crooks see his naivete as their high-tech ticket to easy street
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper, who's in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he's so far down he may never come up for air
So you want to be a producer by Lawrence Turman ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of more than forty films, including The Graduate, The River Wild, Short Circuit, and American History X, and Endowed Chair of the famed Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California, answers these questions and many more." "Examining all the nuts and bolts of production, such as raising money and securing permissions, finding a story and developing a script, choosing a director, hiring actors, and marketing your project, So You Want to Be a Producer is a must-have resource packed with insider information and first-hand advice from top Hollywood producers, writers, and directors, offering invaluable help for beginners and professionals alike." "Including a comprehensive case study of Turman's film The Graduate, this complete guide to the movie industry's most influential movers and shakers brims with useful tips and contains all the information you need to take your project from idea to the big screen. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Pretty poison by Noel Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable man takes a break from arson to pursue a young girl with a big attitude. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as she uses his devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends
I could go on singing by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her last screen appearance, Judy Garland plays an American superstar who is in London for a series of concerts. Her real purpose for being in England is to see her ex-lover and their illegitimate child that she gave up in favor of her career
The best man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Running scared by Peter Hyams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force. Their unorthodox methods gets results in a tough town until they come up against a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
The mean season ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
Gore Vidal's The best man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Short circuit by John Badham ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short circuit: after a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and find a home with a young woman
The flim-flam man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lighthearted comedy about the adventures of a con man and a lonely G.I. in the rural South
Gleaming the cube ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16-year-old Brian Kelly and his buddies are rebellious, and live only for their skills in skateboarding. When Brian's brother is found dead, Brian must mature quickly as he tries to prove his brother was murdered
John Carpenter, master of fear collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince of darkness: A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister and inadvertently unleash a strange liquid. As the substance begins to turn their co-workers into zombies, the remaining members realize they have released Satan himself
News at eleven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well-respected anchorman clashes with his opportunistic news director over the public's right to know versus the inherent rights of the individual
 
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