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Wolper, David L.

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Works: 304 works in 552 publications in 4 languages and 19,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Musical films  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer, Author, Commentator, Editor, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
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Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( visu )
62 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4,548 libraries worldwide
Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
Roots by John Erman( visu )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,915 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
L.A. Confidential by Curtis Hanson( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,971 libraries worldwide
LA in the 50's: Notorious gangster Mickey Cohen has just been put away for tax evasion, and now a bunch of his heroin is missing. Outside wise guys would love to move in on Mickey's territory; Captain Dudley Smith of the LAPD has launched a special squad to deal with them. Violent, thuggish team member Bud White's partner is murdered during a robbery at The Nite Owl coffee shop. The responding officer is rising star Detective Lieutenant Ed Exley, whose investigation intersects with that of Detective Jack Vincennes. Their leads point to Pierce Patchett, a drug dealing pimp whose prostitutes are surgically altered to look like movie stars. Nothing is as it seems in the glittering city of Angels, which, despite its open streets and warm welcoming air, is a city constructed of secrets. As Hollywood scandal sheet editor Sid Hudgens says, some things in L.A. are always going to be "Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush."
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's
North and South by John Jakes( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Epic tale of two families, one from the North and the other from the South, and the lives of two young men, one from each family. They meet as cadets at West Point and become fast friends, but the Civil War intervenes, and becomes a stern test of their friendship
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
I will fight no more forever ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The story of the Nez Percé War of 1877, during which Chief Joseph & the Nez Percé Indians fought General Oliver Otis Howard & the U.S. Army for 108 consecutive days before finally surrendering on Oct. 8, 1877
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
The Hellstrom chronicle ( visu )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A tongue-in-cheek look at the insect world, ultimately portraying the insect as an indomitable menace and potential threat to nature and the human race
Agatha Christie's Murder is easy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
On the train ride to Marylebone Station, American Luke Williams befriends elderly Lavinia Fullerton. She is en route to Scotland Yard to disclose the name of a murderer, and Luke soon finds himself caught up in a murder investigation
Roots : the complete collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The world knew Pablo Picasso's passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Francoise Gilot
Harry S. Truman : days of decision ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Dwight D. Eisenhower ( visu )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and Spanish and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Una biografía de Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) político norteamericano
Woodrow Wilson ( visu )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A documentary profile of President Woodrow Wilson. It describes his leadership through World War I and his efforts to gain ratification for the League of Nations
Imagine, John Lennon by Andrew Solt( visu )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
A biographical documentary using home movies, interviews, tv footage, songs and reminiscences of friends and family. Lennon's own voice provides the narration
Roots, the next generations, Episode 1 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 6 of a seven part series, finds restless Alex leaving college and enrolling in the Coast Guard. During World War II service in the Pacific, he discovers his gift for writing and decides to make journalism his livelihood. His single-minded career pursuit costs him his marriage to Nan
This is Elvis ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A definitive biography of the King which contains interviews from the many people who knew Elvis best, including Presley's family members, his friends and employees and Colonel Tom Parker. All of this provides a revealing look at the life of one of the most captivating men of the twentieth century
The making of the president ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace
 
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Alternative Names
David L. Wolper American television producer
David L. Wolper Amerikaans filmproducent (1928-2010)
David L. Wolper producteur de films américaine
David L. Wolper produttore televisivo e produttore cinematografico statunitense
David L. Wolper US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent
Wolper, David 1928-2010
Wolper, David Lloud 1928-2010
Wolper, David Lloyd.
Wolper, David Lloyd 1928-2010
Дэвид Л. Волпер
דייוויד וולפר
دیوید ال. ولپر تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
デヴィッド・L・ウォルパー
大衛·L·沃爾泊
大卫·劳埃德·沃尔珀
Languages
English (201)
Spanish (10)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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