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Gibson, Henry

Overview
Works: 36 works in 132 publications in 3 languages and 11,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Caricatures and cartoons  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Henry Gibson
Publications by Henry Gibson
Publications by Henry Gibson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Henry Gibson
Nashville by Robert Altman( visu )
33 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music
Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
Charlotte the spider teaches Wilbur the pig and other barnyard animals lessons in friendship, trust, and love
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
E.B. White's Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
The story of Wilbur the pig and how, through his friendship with Charlotte the spider, he became famous and learned about life and death
Eloise goes to school ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Nanny enrolls Eloise in the prestigious Hawthorne Academy, but she soon finds out it isn't exactly what she was expecting. There are mean girls on the playground, very strict teachers, and so many rules. Eloise decides it is time to make school fun again, she's teaching her new friends to stand up to bullies, helping her teacher understand there are a lot of different ways to learn and having tons of adventures
The long goodbye by Robert Altman( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
For The Long Goodbye, Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all relationships need be opportunistic or squalid
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( visu )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
"A mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax."--Container
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Evil Roy Slade ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Spoof of the western film genre in which good triumphs over evil. Rascally scoundrel Evil Roy Slade (Astin) struggles to become an honest man to win the love of a beautiful women
The best of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
This was a solid mix of one liners, sight gags, and other forms of sketch comedy. Designed to be a satire of its times, this show is probably best remembered for its catch phases and the unforgettable The Groaning Wall
Big Stan by Rob Schneider( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Stan is a fraudulent real estate agent who is married to his beloved Mindy and has a seven million dollar fortune. When he is arrested for fraud, he is sentenced to a three year prison sentence. His assets are frozen by the Justice. Lew Popper is Stan's crooked lawyer. Lew negotiates six month's freedom and the weak Stan, who is afraid of being raped in prison, hires a specialist in martial arts. The Master teaches Stan self-defense. Six months later, Big Stan is sent to the Oaksburgh State Penitentiary totally confident in his expertise in martial arts. He challenges the violent leaders of the gangs and defeats them. Now, he is respected by the inmates and bringing peace on the patio. Warden Gasque has intentions of transforming the penitentiary into a luxury resort, and uses Big Stan knowledge to improve his project, promising to release him sooner using the corrupt penal system
E.B. White's Charlotte's web ( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help him
Tom and Jerry the movie by Phil Roman( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Tom and Jerry meet Robyn Starling, a runaway who desperately needs their help to find her missing father. Despite heroic efforts, Tom and Jerry are captured by Robyn's nasty Aunt Figg and the lawyer Lickboot, then tossed into pet prison by the villainous Dr. Applecheeks. Tom and Jerry brilliantly mastermind a great escape
Color of a brisk and leaping day ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
John Lee, grandson to one of the many Chinese railroad laborers, envisions saving a Yosemite short-line train. With the help of long-time railroad employees, John makes it his mission to turn the railroad around, while courting a beautiful park guide
A perfect couple by Robert Altman( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The perfect couple meets through a video dating service. Their romance is hampered by the overprotective family of the man and the close-knit rock group to which the girl belongs, but persistence wins
Luck of the Irish ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A leprechaun must retrieve the magic necklace that has been keeping his family human
TV sets ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Holiday-themed episodes from nine of viewers favorite TV comedies
The year that trembled ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A war chronicle and unconventional love story set in the shadow of Kent State's turbulent events, when passions ignited a nation and choices became a matter of life and death
Teddy bears' picnic ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The richest, most powerful men in America gather each summer in Northern California for a super secret retreat that takes them back to their sophomore year in college. They're there to unwind, but they get really unwound when that secrecy is threatened
 
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Alternative Names
Bateman, James
Bateman, James 1935-2009
Languages
English (106)
German (4)
Italian (1)
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