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Wolper, David L.

Overview
Works: 246 works in 542 publications in 4 languages and 18,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Musical films  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Biography  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Commentator, Editor, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( visu )
62 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,538 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 Jawanza Kunjufu( visu )
36 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,307 libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's
L.A. Confidential by Curtis Hanson( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,988 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 1950. Three cops battle police corruption, a call girl, a mysterious millionaire, a tabloid journalist and the Chief of Detectives fuel a labyrinthine plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor
The thorn birds by Ann Ward( visu )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,428 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
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 916 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
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
North & south by John Jakes( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
One is from a Northern industrial family, one from a Southern plantation family. They're West Point graduates whose tried-and-true loyalty helps them survive the Mexican-American War. But their bond faces sterner tests. The issues dividing North and South can also set friend against friend
I will fight no more forever ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 445 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 )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 396 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 290 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 236 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 )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German 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 212 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 by Deirdre O'Hearn( visu )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Traces the incredible life of the man from Independence who became the engineer of a new world order. Thrust into the presidency at a moment of national crisis, Harry S. Truman led the country through the trials of war and established a framework for peace, while his no nonsense style turned him into a folk hero
Woodrow Wilson by inc Eye Gate House( visu )
4 editions published in 1961 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and withheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage
Dwight D. Eisenhower commander-in-chief by Greg Barker( visu )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Charles de Gaulle was a brilliant military leader in the Free French Army during World War II and the most powerful French leader since Napoleon
Imagine that by Vanora Leigh( 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
The making of the president ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 147 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
The man with the dream : a pictorial tribute to the life and 50-year career of David L. Wolper by Dale Olson( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Producer : a memoir by David L Wolper( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Part salesman, part visionary, Wolper began his television career in 1949 by peddling films to the newly created TV stations across the country. He left the distribution business in 1958 when he produced his first award-winning television documentary, Race for Space, about the competing U.S. and Russian space programs. From that point on, Wolper's career skyrocketed. His company, Wolper Productions, has created thousands of hours of diverse programming, including the two highest-rated miniseries of all time, Roots and The Thorn Birds; such landmark spectacles as the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics; hit comedies like Welcome Back, Kotter, the classic movies L.A
 
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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
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 (204)
Spanish (17)
German (2)
Italian (2)
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