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Alda, Alan 1936-

Overview
Works: 1,184 works in 2,788 publications in 9 languages and 65,714 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television comedies  War television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Host, Performer, Vocalist, Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Contributor, Other, Singer, Scenarist, wpr, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Alan Alda
Publications by Alan Alda
Most widely held works by Alan Alda
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( visu )
35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,208 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( visu )
35 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
The longest ride by Nicholas Sparks( visu )
19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple
Tower heist ( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,838 libraries worldwide
Queens native Josh Kovacs has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage
What women want by Josh Goldsmith( visu )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Flash of genius ( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shun him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( visu )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature
If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating by Alan Alda( Book )
8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills
Wanderlust by Jennifer Aniston( visu )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
After George loses his high-stress Manhattan job, he and his wife Linda hit the road and wind up crashing at Elysium, a free-spirited community of hippies, tree-huggers, and the occasional nudist
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( visu )
28 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH unit 4077 in Korea in 1950. Eight episodes from the 1973-74 second season
And the band played on by Chicago (Musical group)( visu )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1981, few knew of the deadly disease we now call AIDS. "And the band played on" follows the struggle of a handful of strong-willed men and women who took on the fight to save lives. With little funding for a subject few will even discuss, Dr Don Francis (Modine) must not only fight the disease, but also a disinterested public, the government, the media and even the communities where the virus strikes hardest. Based on the bestseller by Randy Shilts
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 901 libraries worldwide
All episodes from the second season of the comedy television series based on the book by Richard Hooker
Nothing but the truth by John Kani( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 884 libraries worldwide
"Truth and the freedom of the press - how far would you go to protect your sources? For young reporter Rachel Armstrong it stretches all the way to the United States Supreme Court. When Washington D.C. based reporter Rachel, writes and explosive story that reveals the identity of covert CIA agent, Erica Van Doren and it's published by her paper all hell breaks loose and the government demands to know the identity of Rachel's source"--Container
Manhattan murder mystery by Woody Allen( visu )
52 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 829 libraries worldwide
A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder
The West Wing ( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
The presidential race is on, with Senator Arnold Vinick as the Republican frontrunner and Matthew Santos vying for the hotly contested Democratic presidential nomination
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH unit 4077 in Korea in 1950
Resurrecting the champ ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family
The West Wing ( visu )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
The adventures continue for the doctors and nurses of the 4077th unit during the Korean War
Murder at 1600 by Dou Li( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and German and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Detective Harlan Regis and Secret Service agent Nina Chance are investigating the murder of Carla Town, whose body is found in the White House. The story of murder leads Regis to some dark political secrets and he has to defend the USA and the whole from danger
 
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Alternative Names
Alan Alda actor y director de cine estadounidense
Alan Alda americký herec, režisér a scenárista
Alan Alda Amerikaans acteur
Alan Alda amerikai színész
Alan Alda amerykański aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta
Alan Alda attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Alan Alda cinéaste américain
Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur
Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur
Alanus Alda
Alda, Alan
Alda, Alanus 1936-
Alda, Allan.
Alda, Allan 1936-
Aldah, Alan 1936-
Aruda, Aran 1936-
D´Abruzzo, Alphonso 1936-
D'Abrut︠s︡t︠s︡o, Alʹfonso Dzhozef 1936-
D'Abruzzo, Alphonso
D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph.
D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph 1936-
D'Abruzzo Jr, Alfonso
Άλαν Άλντα
Алан Алда американский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и продюсер
Алда, Алан 1936-
Д'Абруццо, Альфонсо Джозеф 1936-
Ալան Ալդա
אלדה, אלן 1936-
אלן אלדה
אלן אלדה שחקן אמריקאי
ألن ألدا
آلن آلدا فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ალან ალდა
앨런 알다
アラン・アルダ
アラン・アルダ 1936-
アルダ, アラン 1936-
亞倫·艾達
Languages
English (493)
German (16)
Spanish (11)
French (8)
Italian (3)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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