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Sargent, Alvin

Works: 165 works in 512 publications in 11 languages and 17,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical films  Adventure stories  Romance films  Superhero films  Pictorial works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Alvin Sargent
Publications by Alvin Sargent
Most widely held works by Alvin Sargent
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,621 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. Relationships with all those he holds dear are unraveling, and he encounters a new foe, Doctor Octopus. Peter must use all his powers to stop this diabolical madman
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,543 libraries worldwide
The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( visu )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,386 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb( visu )
22 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,842 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( visu )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
When a chance encounter with a sexy stranger erupts into a full-blown affair, passion becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Paper moon by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in German and English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Nach dem Tode der Mutter finden die uneheliche neunjährige Tochter und ihr sich verleugnender Vater zunächst unfreiwillig zu einem Stromerpaar zusammen, das sich mit gemeinsamen Betrügereien not- dürftig durch die Krisenzeit der dreißiger Jahre in den USA schlägt. Mit poetischem Sinn und moralischer Nachsicht für den Lebenskampf der sozial Schwächeren inszenierte gemütvoll-launige Unterhaltung. Tatum O"Neil erhielt für ihr Filmdebüt einen Oscar
Other people's money by Norman Jewison( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 567 libraries worldwide
A man is known by the company he keeps. But not Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield. He's known for the companies he gets rid of. Danny De Vito hilariously deals, connives, wheedles and cajoles as Garfield, the Wall Street buccaneer. In Other People's Money, a high-yield comedy directed by Norman Jewison and based on Jerry Sterner's off-Broadway hit, Garfield's never met a donut he didn't like or a debt-free corporation he didn't want to devour. Yet he may want to think again about new England Wire & Cable. That 81-year-old company's ramrod-straight patriarch has been a fighter all his life. and to arm against a takeover, he's hired an attorney whose high style and high-stakes cunning rival Larry's. Look out, Larry: you may have met your romantic and professional match, where anything is negotiable and money is the ultimate seduction. Especially Other People's Money
Anywhere but here ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 libraries worldwide
"Adele is a flashy, flirtatious dreamer. Her daughter Ann is a quiet, no-nonsense realist. On the surface, they're like oil and water, but deep down, they are two of a kind."--Container
Spider-Man 3 : Spider-Man's new suit by N. T Raymond( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
"Spider-Man feels powerful in his new black suit. He's faster, stronger, bolder. But soon he realizes the suit has a life all its own. Will he be able to shed his evil skin or will the black suit take control?"--P. [4] of cover
Spider-man 2 by Peter David( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Struggling to balance his life as a college student, Daily Bugle photographer, and crime-fighting super-hero, Peter Parker is ready to give up the burden of being Spider-Man, until the evil Doc Ock threatens the Big Apple
The Daily Bugle stories by Jacob Ben Gunter( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Spider-Man ... hero or menace? This collection of stories from the Daily Bugle lets you decide. While the editorial staff blasts headlines about a "wall-crawling glory hound," other articles and letters to the editor give Spider-Man credit for some amazing rescues. You will also get the lowdown on rampaging lunatic, Doc Ock. Is he in league with Spider-Man? Gossip columns, advice columns--it's all here in the Daily Bugle--everything you need to know about Spider-Man and his friends. So what are you waiting for? Read it now!
Spider-Man 3 : the New Goblin by Danny Fingeroth( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Sure that his best friend Peter Parker, as Spider-Man, killed his father, Harry Osborn is driven by anger and pain to adopt his father's villainous legacy. He's the New Goblin and he's out for revenge!
Spider-man 3 : the junior novel by Jasmine Jones( Book )
15 editions published in 2007 in 5 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker has finally managed to strike a balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. But there is a storm brewing on the horizon. When his suit suddenly changes, turning jet black and enhancing his powers, it transforms Peter as well, bringing out the dark, vengeful side of his personality that he struggles to control. Under the influence of the suit, Peter becomes overconfident and starts to neglect the people who care about him most. Forced to choose between the seductive power of the new suit and the compassionate hero he used to be, Peter must overcome his personal demons as two of the most feared villains yet, Sandman and Venom, gather unparalleled power and a thirst for retribution to threaten Peter and everyone he loves
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A woman is briefly involved in the 1930's struggle against Fascism when she agrees to smuggle money to an old friend
Sterile cuckoo by Alan J Pakula( visu )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A relentlessly kooky coed and falls in love with a reserved young college student. She actively pursues the shy boyish-man and helps him through the tough first months in school. They both benefit from the relationship; he gains self-confidence and she's now able to come to grips with her unhappy home life
Straight time ( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A paroled burglar tries to get a job and keep on the straight-and-narrow. His hard-core parole officer has different ideas and sends him back to jail. When he gets out again, he goes after the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to crime
I walk the line ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A southern sheriff, intending to bring a man in for moonshining, instead falls for his young daughter and makes sure the feds don't arrest the man. With a deputy's murder and his marriage over, will the sheriff still get his girl?
Spider-Man 2 by Michael Teitelbaum( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Meet the characters from Spider-Man 2! This book contains the inside scoop on our hero, Spider-Man; his archenemy, Doc Ock; and many others from the hit movie
Love and pain and the whole damn thing ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
During a tour in Spain, a young man makes the acquaintance of a not-quite-middle-aged spinster who is looking for a reason to live. After the two fall in love, she reveals that she has a terminal illness
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English (192)
German (14)
French (10)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (3)
Spanish (3)
Danish (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
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