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Korty, John

Overview
Works: 136 works in 276 publications in 3 languages and 5,124 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television plays  Christmas films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Science fiction films  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Photographer, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Korty
Publications by John Korty
Most widely held works by John Korty
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman ( visu )
30 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,140 libraries worldwide
The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Gift of love the Daniel Huffman story ( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Daniel is 15 years old and has a passion for football, with hopes for a college football scholarship. Raised by his grandmother since he was four, he is very close to her. Then he must make a life-altering decision, sacrificing one of his loves
A Christmas without snow by John Korty( visu )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 379 libraries worldwide
A recently divorced woman moves to San Francisco to start a new life. She joins a church choir and meets new friends and learns special life lessons
Who are the DeBolts? and where did they get 19 kids? ( visu )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Not only do parents Bob and Dorothy have six kids of their own, they have also opened up their hearts and their home to thirteen disadvantage and handicapped children. What results is an amazing mix of diversity. The multiethnic kids are heroes who belie the typical stereotype of being handicapped. They go to school, do chores, and "hang out" while simultaniously navigating the difficulties of their disablilties
Go ask Alice ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a teenage girl's downhill spiral into drug addiction and her painful struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
Star wars Ewok adventures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The battle for Endor: an army of Marauders, led by King Terak and the witch Charal, attack the Ewok village. Cindel and Wicket escape into the forest, where they meet Teek and Noa
Resting place ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
In a patriotic and racially divided Georgia community, a neighbor helps a young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place for their son, an army officer whose mysterious death is under investigation by Major Kendall Laird
Ambrose Bierce's Parker Adderson, philosopher ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Parker Adderson is a confessed spy whose philosophizing about his fate forces his executioner to confront his own mortality. In The music school, John Updike explores the turmoil of a writer in search of form and harmony in life
Oliver's story ( visu )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Love Story, widower Oliver tries to rebuild his life and finds himself falling in love again
Farewell to Manzanar ( visu )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The true story of the Wakatsuki family of Santa Monica, California, is told by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, who was seven years old when she and her family were taken by bus 250 miles to Camp Manzanar, near the High Sierras. The drama follows the family from their well-ordered, pleasant life in Santa Monica to the emotion-shattering experience of being uprooted and evacuated to camps
Twice upon a time by Avery Hall( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Two heroes with good intentions are tricked into releasing the Magic Mainspring from the Cosmic Clock, which stops time and freezes everyone in the land
Holiday 4-film collector's set ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Four heartwarming tales that will fill you with nostalgia. Relive your favorite Christmas memories from trips to Grandma's house, to performing in holiday concerts
Holiday family classics 39 features and shorts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The 20th Century-Fox hour: The Miracle on 34th Street. A Macy's Department Store Santa, who insists he is the real Kris Kringle, teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith, and the value of imagination
John Updike's The music school ( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
John Updike explores the turmoil of a writer in search of form and harmony in life
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Miss Jane Pittman is celebrating her 110 th birthday. As the civil rights movement heats up, Miss Jane, a former slave, recants her memories of the black experience to her views on the current and turbulent equal right movement
A son's promise ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"A Son's Promise is the touching, true story of an iron-willed Georgia boy who accepts the burden of a man on his young shoulders. Seventeen-year-old Terry O'Kelly (Rick Schroder) is fatherless, and his remaining parent, his mother, is dying. Anguished, the soon to be orphan makes a surprisingly grown-up decision: Terry promises to care for his six brothers and vows to keep the family together - no matter what. Steadfast to his word, Terry takes on the struggles of parenthood, which yields some difficult and unpleasant surprises. But when the family suffers a series of grim misfortunes, including : starvation, deprivation, and natural disaster, Terry's will is tested to the limits until he reaches his breaking point. Tempted to just walk away from it all, will Terry break his vow, or will he continue to fight against all odds and keep his family together as promised?"--Container
Getting out ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A drama of a young prison parolee on a harrowing quest to reclaim her life, her dignity and the child society says she's unfit to raise
Eye on the sparrow by John Korty( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Ethel and James Lee, a blind couple who successfully fought an unsympathetic system, and won the right to raise a child of their own
Deadly matrimony ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A powerful attorney weaves a web of murder and corruption reaching the highest levels of the Chicago Police Department and judicial system. Inspired by a true story
Star Wars, Ewok adventures Caravan of courage ; The battle for Endor ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The Ewoks help two human children find their parents when they are stranded on Endor ; The Ewoks must fight the army of Marauders to save their forest
 
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Alternative Names
John Korty regista, montatore e sceneggiatore statunitense
John Korty US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Kameramann und Drehbuchautor
Джон Корти
Languages
English (127)
German (1)
French (1)
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