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Isham, Mark

Overview
Works: 872 works in 2,300 publications in 7 languages and 63,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Football films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Musicals 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Compiler, Production personnel, Creator, Conductor, Singer, Interviewer, Producer, Actor, Other, Director, Contributor, Narrator, Originator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Mark Isham
Publications by Mark Isham
Most widely held works about Mark Isham
 
Most widely held works by Mark Isham
Miracle ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,368 libraries worldwide
"The inspiring true story behind one of the greatest moments in [American] sports history - the 1980 United States ice hockey team's Olympic victory against the Soviet Union"--Container
Fly away home by Carroll Ballard( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 2,085 libraries worldwide
Amy is a young teenager when her mother is killed in a car accident. Because of it, she moves in with her estranged father. Amy finds her new life absolutely miserable. But, she finds abandoned goose eggs behind her home from when developers tore up the forest. They soon hatch and Amy becomes their 'mother' and takes care of them. Winter quickly arrives, and the geese must go south. Someone or something needs to show them the way. It is up to Amy and her father to make sure that the young geese find their way. With the assistance of her father's invention, they get the geese to fly south
Racing stripes by Frederik Du Chau( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,973 libraries worldwide
A traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The baby is then rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment Stripes lays eyes on the track, he's hooked. He knows that if he could just get a chance, he could leave all those other horses in the dust. What he doesn't know is - he's not exactly a horse. But with characteristic zeal, he devotes himself to training for the big time
Crash by Paul Haggis( visu )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
"This ... thriller tracks the volatile intersection of a multiethnic cast of characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. In the gray area between black and white, victim and aggressor, during the next 36 hours, they will all collide."--Container
Invincible by Eric Core( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team
In the valley of Elah ( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. Hank embarks on finding Mike, recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, but makes a series of discoveries, including a murder, that leads Hank into a far more confused and disturbing situation than he'd expected
The conspirator ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Hollywood, 1951. Finito sulla lista nera come comunista, senza sapere di esserlo, sceneggiatore di serie B perde la memoria e si ritrova a Lawson, cittadina ancora in lutto per l'alto numero dei suoi giovani caduti in guerra. Il padre di uno di loro riconosce in lui il figlio Luke, dato per disperso, e i concittadini gli danno ragione. Nella sua nuova identità lo smemorato fa restaurare e riaprire il cinema Majestic, riaccende le speranze, la voglia di vivere, la capacità di sognare. Riacquistata la memoria, dà una lezione di democrazia ai suoi accusatori. (Morandini)
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
Documents the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in San Francisco. Milk was shot to death, along with mayor George Moscone, by city supervisor Dan White on Nov. 22, 1978; White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and was paroled in 1985. Examines Milk's life leading up to his assassination, his successful efforts to politically represent San Francisco's gay community, and the city's reaction to the assassinations through extensive news footage and personal recollections
Kicking & screaming by Jesse Dylan( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
Major Payne (1995; PG-13) (97 min.): The marines have no more use for their killing machine, so they send him to train inept junior ROTC cadets at Madison Academy
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( visu )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed men search for work during the Depression and find themselves enjoying work on a farm despite the attitude of their supervisor's son. However, when that son's wife ends up as an innocent victim, the men are faced with difficult choices
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. Without a tail, Winter's prognosis is dire
Fame by Alan Parker( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
The Express by Gary Fleder( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Don't say a word by Gary Fleder( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that he recover a secret number from the memory of a troubled teenage girl
Lions for lambs by Robert Redford( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
The intersecting stories of an idealistic professor, two American soldiers in Afghanistan, an ambitious Congressman, and a skeptical journalist
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
The bad lieutenant port of call New Orleans by Werner Herzog( visu )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Sgt. Terence McDonagh of the New Orleans PD has been promoted to lieutenant, thanks to an act of bravery just after Hurricane Katrina. He jumped into the murky, rising waters of a flooded jail to save a prisoner, injured his back in the process, and now he's addicted to painkillers. That's OK, though, because McDonagh is also addicted to every drug on the planet, and helps himself by raiding the evidence room after drug busts. The slaughter of a Senegalese family--parents, grandmother, and two young children--lands in his lap. The prime suspect is drug dealer Big Fate, who causes Big Fear in the locals, so it's going to be almost impossible to find anyone to connect him to the crime. What with his constant search for drugs, his high-maintenance call girl girlfriend, and a father who's drinking himself to death, is it any wonder the Lieutenant's gone bad?
42 the Jackie Robinson story by Chadwick Boseman( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
 
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