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Allen, Karen 1951-

Works: 239 works in 707 publications in 6 languages and 22,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Christmas stories  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Singer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
57 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,102 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
The Sandlot by David Mickey Evans( visu )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,776 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1960's, this comedy focuses on a fifth grader who can't throw a baseball but is recruited by the leader of a neighborhood gang to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a summer he'll never forget
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( visu )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,755 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, Anglo-Saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Scrooged by Richard Donner( visu )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
A cold-hearted television executive is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, who attempt to show him the error of his ways
Starman by John Carpenter( visu )
32 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,079 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 silent boy by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
The sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail and crews attempting to rescue her struggle against a powerful North Atlantic storm
The sky is falling by Sidney Sheldon( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 575 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 566 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 Tennessee Williams( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 libraries worldwide
A shy, crippled girl and her troubled brother, trapped in a claustrophobic family situation, try to escape from their mother's fantasies and find their own identities
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 489 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 basket ( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 469 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
Animal house ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 453 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 adventures of Indiana Jones ( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 358 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
November Christmas ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 330 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
Cruising by William Friedkin( visu )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 293 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
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 267 libraries worldwide
King of the hill: Set in St. Louis during the Depression, it follows the daily struggles of a resourceful and imaginative adolescent who, after his tubercular mother is sent to a sanatorium, must survive on his own in a run-down hotel during his salesman father's long business trips
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 240 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
Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( visu )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Archeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant
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