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Jones, James Earl

Works: 815 works in 2,071 publications in 6 languages and 82,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Genealogy  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Computer games 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Vocalist, Interviewee, Host, Artist, Conceptor, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter, Speaker, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about James Earl Jones
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Most widely held works by James Earl Jones
The lion king by Matthew Broderick( visu )
47 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 5,371 libraries worldwide
"Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'"--Container
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( visu )
48 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,698 libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
The hunt for Red October by John McTiernan( visu )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,875 libraries worldwide
A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too
The Lion King II Simba's pride by Walt Disney( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
Kiara and Kovu, the newest generation of the prides, experience the power of love and enjoy more of Timon and Pumbaa's antics. Kiara, Simba's headstrong daughter and heir to the Pride Lands, is on the prowl for adventure. While boldly exploring the Outlands - which are strictly off-limits - she meets Kovu, a young cub chosen to walk in Scar's path. Kiara and Kovu find that they may be the only hope left for healing the rift between their two prides
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,287 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
The Sandlot by David Mickey Evans( visu )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,228 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
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( visu )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,961 libraries worldwide
CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
Earth by Mark Linfield( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,727 libraries worldwide
A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals
The Trail of Tears: Cherokee legacy ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,527 libraries worldwide
A look at the forced relocation of Cherokee tribes by the United States government from their ancestral homelands (throughout the South) to Indian Territory (in present-day Oklahoma) from 1838-1839
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Jack Ryan, a retired CIA agent, is forced back into the business after he foils an assassination attempt on a member of the Royal Family. Now he has to stop the assassin's brother from killing not only him, but his family as well
Matewan by John Sayles( visu )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( visu )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Disney's American legends ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Compilation of four animated short films profiling legendary figures in American history. John Henry goes up against a machine with his hammer to help build America's railroads; Casey Jones, the brave engineer delivers the U.S. mail in record-breaking time; Johnny Appleseed plants apple trees across America to benefit the early pioneers; Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, clears the land for American settlers
Merlin by Steve Barron( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Star Wars trilogy ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Go behind the scenes and experience the journey from the earliest versions of the script to the blockbuster debut of the films that changed the face of cinema. Explore the creation of the Star Wars films, the development of the classic characters, and the birth of the lightsaber, through documentaries, featurettes, interviews, rare footage, theatrical trailers, stills collections and poster art
Our friend, Martin ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Coming to America by Shari Headley( visu )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food restaurant
Black Indians an American story ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
[This video] "brings to light a forgotten part of America's past -- the cultural and racial fusion of Native and African Americans...this presentation explores what brought the two groups together, what drove them apart, and the challenges that face them today. From the Atlantic Seaboard to the Western Plains, family memories and historical highlights reveal the indelible mark of this unique ancestry, and its continuing influence throughout the generations." -- Container
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Alternative Names
Earl Jones, James
Earl Jones, James, 1931-....
Jones, James E.
Jones, James E. Jr
Jones, James Earl Boggins, 1931-
Jones, Todd
English (392)
Spanish (15)
German (5)
French (3)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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