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Allen, Karen 1951-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 901 publications in 7 languages and 24,530 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  College life films  Sports films  Historical films  Christmas films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor, Singer, Other, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Karen Allen
Publications by Karen Allen
Most widely held works about Karen Allen
 
Most widely held works by Karen Allen
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( visu )
111 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,440 libraries worldwide
"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( visu )
52 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,089 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
The sandlot : heading home by Dale De la Torre( visu )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,055 libraries worldwide
Fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town with his parents. The local kids call him a Dork because he can't even throw a baseball. That changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses, and fearsome confrontations with the dreaded Beast and its owner who live behind the left field fence. Soon nine boys have become best friends, Scotty is part of a team, and their leader has become a local legend
Scrooged by Bill Murray( visu )
50 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( visu )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
A madcap spoof of 1960s college life that follows the outrageous adventures of the Delta House fraternity
John Carpenter's Starman by John Carpenter( visu )
55 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days he'll die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
The perfect storm by Paula Weinstein( visu )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
The silent boy by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
The sky is falling by Sidney Sheldon( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
A popular, charismatic American family experiences a series of terrible tragedies, and when an anchorwoman investigates, she begins to discover evidence that seems unbelievable.--
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
The glass menagerie by Paul Newman( visu )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A drama about people who live on the fine line between fantasy and reality. A strong willed mother imposes her dreams on her shy daughter. The daughter finds solace from her brother and a gentleman friend
November Christmas ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Vanessa Marks returns to her hometown library to read to children the book that she wrote, "November Christmas." The book is about her serious illness as a child and how her family and community teamed up to move Halloween to August and Christmas to November to help her
National Lampoon's Animal house ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
The basket ( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A picturesque story of the landscapes through the territory of the human heart. A Pacific Northwest logging community in 1918 struggles to come to terms with the pain and prejudice of wartime America. Weaving an unlikely thread of forbidden love, racial tension, German opera lessons and a new game called basketball
Cruising by William Friedkin( visu )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S & M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( visu )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Agreeing to represent a respected judge in a scandalous sexual harassment suit by his secretary, wisecracking lawyer Rita Morrone Hamilton is stunned when the trial turns deadly
The Wanderers by Philip Kaufman( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 210 libraries worldwide
An Italian-American teenage gang prowl the Bronx in 1963 feeling that something is slipping away from them as they are about to graduate high school. This is a rich fabric of comedy and tragedy, fantasy and farce that recalls every mystery and complexity of adolescence. Wonderful '60's soundtrack
 
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Karen Alen
Karen Allen actress
Karen Allen actrice américaine
Karen Allen actriz estadounidense
Karen Allen Amerikaans actrice
Karen Allen amerikai színésznő
Karen Allen amerikansk skådespelare
Karen Allen amerikansk skodespelar
Karen Allen amerikansk skuespiller
Karen Allen amerykańska aktorka
Karen Allen attrice statunitense
Karen Allen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Κάρεν Άλεν
Карен Ален
Карен Аллен
Карън Алън
Կարեն Ալեն
קארן אלן
كارين ألين
کارن آلن
کارن آلن بازیگر آمریکایی
کیرن ایلن
캐런 앨런
カレン・アレン
凯伦·阿兰
Languages
English (480)
German (18)
French (12)
Spanish (11)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
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