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Ashby, Hal

Overview
Works: 108 works in 522 publications in 7 languages and 13,962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Satirical films  Dark comedy films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Rock concert films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( visu )
118 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,710 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80 year-old woman
Being there by Hal Ashby( visu )
69 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,339 libraries worldwide
Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into being the advisor to a powerful but dying tycoon
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( visu )
75 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( visu )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
Virgil Tibbs is a renowed homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sherriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Bound for glory ( visu )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 797 libraries worldwide
In 1936 Woody Guthrie leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( visu )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Shampoo by Tang en( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 libraries worldwide
"George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter"--Container
The last detail by Hal Ashby( visu )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time
The Rolling Stones Let's spend the night together by Rolling Stones( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Film of the Rolling Stones' 1981 U.S. tour. The tenth tour of the Rolling Stones and one of the most ambitious musical presentations of all time, Let's Spend the Night Together, began on September 25, 1981, at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, and ended on December 19 in the Hampton Coliseum. Mick Jagger, Keith Richard, Ron Wood, Bill Wyman and Charlie Waters viewed by an audience of more than 90,000 fans per show. In total, more than two million people witnessed their success. Managed by the experienced Hal Ashby (Coming Home), the Stones hired him exclusively to document every second of their presentations. The result is one of the most spectacular musical concerts of all time, inspiring the megashows made in stadiums nowadays. Unprecedented in Brazil, this DVD shows the Stones' lavish musicality and songs that redefined the whole concept of rock and roll
The slugger's wife by Hal Ashby( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The marriage between an Atlanta Braves outfielder and a rock singer suddenly turns sour when their individual careers force them to make some tough choices
Lookin' to get out! ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Alex has had a good day at the track, a bad night at the poker game and he'll have a worse time if the guys he owes catch up with him. Alex and go-along pal Jerry split for Las Vegas where Lady Luck and their wits will give them the cash they need
Let's spend the night together by Hal Ashby( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The Rolling Stones' 1981 U.S. tour filmed at Sun Devil Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona and at the Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey
The landlord ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Elgar Enders, rijk en zonder enig doel in zijn leven, koopt een gebouw in Harlem om het voor zichzelf op te knappen maar verandert van gedachten wanneer hij de huurders ontmoet
Un Siècle de cinéma : portraits de cinéastes : 42 metteurs en scène répondent à un questionnaire by Tay Garnett( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
4 movie collection Hero ; The slugger's wife ; Crazy in Alabama ; I'll do anything ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Crazy in Alabama : Antonio Banderas' directorial debut opens in the sweltering summer of 1965, and everyone in Alabama has gone completely crazy, especially 12-year-old Peejoe's glamorous Aunt Lucille. Deciding not to let her abusive husband stand in the way of her dreams of television stardom, she gets rid of him in a most unusual way and leaves Peejoe with lots of questions and an explosive secret
8 million ways to die by Hal Ashby( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
An ex-cop with a drinking problem, who free-lances on jobs other cops won't touch, accepts a job to help a hooker get free of her pimp, and lands in a murder case too close to home
Oltre il giardino ( visu )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Un giardiniere timido e analfabeta viene a contatto con la high-class americana, che scambia la sua ingenuità per intelligenza e i sui silenzi per saggezza. Così viene osannato come genio della finanza e della politica. (Mereghetti)
Coming home Norma Rae ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Coming home: When her United States Army captain husband Bob goes to serve in Vietnam during the war, Sally Bender goes to work as a nurse in a veteran's hospital with her friend Violet, where she meets and begins to fall in love with an old high school friend, Luke Martin, who came home from Vietnam a paraplegic. When Violet's brother, who came home from Vietnam mad, commits suicide, Luke's obsession becomes ending the war
4 movie collection Hollywood hists ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The last detail: Two hard -boiled career petty officers, Buddusky and Mulhall, are detailed to take a young sailor, Meadows, from a Virgina naval base to a New Hampshire naval prison to serve an eight-year sentence for a trivial offense. Buddusky and Mulhall take a liking to Meadows and are determined to show him a good time on their journey north. their escapades begin in Washington where they narrowly escape a bar fight, then get blind drunk in their hotel room. In New York, they tangle with some Marines, and in Boston, Buddusky takes Meadows to a brothel for his first intimate experience. finally, after reluctantly turning in Meadows, Buddusky and Mulhall realize they are as much prisoners of their own world as Meadows is of his
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by Paul Mazursky( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Shampoo: George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter
 
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Alternative Names
Ashby, Hal William.
Ashby, William Hal 1929-1988
Hal Ashby Amerikaans filmregisseur
Hal Ashby cinéaste américain
Hal Ashby director de cine estadounidense
Hal Ashby regista statunitense
Hal Ashby US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Гел Ешбі
Хэл Эшби
هال آشبي
هال اشبی تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ჰელ ეშბი
애쉬비, 할 1929-1988
ハル・アシュビー
Languages
English (284)
German (39)
Italian (20)
Spanish (20)
Multiple languages (16)
French (15)
Polish (1)
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