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Act III Communications

Overview
Works: 11 works in 76 publications in 3 languages and 7,399 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Biography  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Act III Communications
Publications by Act III Communications
Most widely held works by Act III Communications
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and German and held by 3,953 libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, and escapes
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,662 libraries worldwide
When dowdy housewife Evelyn Couch meets endearing old lady Ninny Threadgoode, she shares with her an enthralling story of two women. The headstrong Idgie and the gentle Ruth who in the 1930's ran the Whistle Stop Cafe, a railside eatery offering great barbecues, tasty fried green tomatoes, and all kinds of love, laughter and even an occasional murder
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Explores friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up as four twelve-year-old boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Set in the small Oregon town of Castle Rock in the summer of 1959
The princess bride ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
In her own time ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood. Tells also how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews
Way past cool ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Enter the bleak turf of downtown Oakland. When a powerful 16-year-old drug dealer tries to set a group of friends against their rivals, they have no choice but to make the most difficult of decisions - and emerge as men
All in the family twentieth anniversary special ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Interviews with the cast and clips from the ground-breaking television series, All in the family, which shocked and amused the viewing audience with its taboo-breaking humor
Moonstruck ; When Harry met Sally ... ; The princess bride ; Rain man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
When Harry met Sally ... : Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?
The princess bride ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A hilarious satire of fairy tales, this one's about two people fighting to be together. A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather)
4 film favourites : Moonstruck ; When Harry met Sally ; The princess bride ; Rain man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Harry met Sally...: Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?
The princess bride Blu-Ray ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Heartbroken over the death of her beloved Westley, beautiful Buttercup finally succumbs to the advances of the wicked Prince Humperdinck. Yet, when she's suddenly kidnapped by a motley band of deviants, what gallant hero comes to the rescue? None other than Westley-- alive, well and as wonderful as ever. But before these two can live happily ever after, they must first overcome formidable odds. Will these star-crossed lovers ever fulfill their destiny? Or, this time, will Buttercup lose Westley forever?
 
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Alternative Names
Act 3 Communications
Act Three Communications
Languages
English (72)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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